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Walsh suffered the injury when coming to grief on Corrick Bridge at Down Royal on November 6 - just over an hour after partnering Kauto Star to victory in the JNwine.
In fact, Paul Townend was always travelling comfortably aboard Golden Silver, on whom pounds 90 was traded when Des Scahill called him rather than Mighty Massini as coming to grief five out.
However, Shining Gale raced far too freely in the Feltham at Kempton on Boxing Day before coming to grief at the 12th fence.
Lucky Nellerie was travelling like the winner when coming to grief at Kelso last time and is fancied to gain some compensation back at the course in tomorrow's Ted Harness Big 60 Novices' Chase (3.
But although coming to grief McRae did show what a competitive car it was.
It was feared at one stage that the rider might have suffered a fractured wrist after coming to grief on Master Brew.
The eight-year-old is unfortunate not to be carrying the tag of champion chaser after coming to grief at the second-last in the Queen Mother Champion Chase when looking all over the likely winner.
Crump completed his 10th win out of 10 during World Cup week when he took the chequered flag in the final heat after Polish rival Jacek Krzyaniak was excluded after coming to grief on the first turn.
O'Sullivan is being backed to make it third time lucky in the Olympic 5,000 metres final after coming to grief in Barcelona and Atlanta.
Garde La Victoire wasn't done with when coming to grief four out in the same race and can have a say, while Rock The World, third in Cheltenham's Grand Annual Chase, is capable of making the podium.
As it was, the meeting went ahead with the inside of the track liberally coated in sawdust but riders immediately hit trouble with Luke Crang falling in Heat 1 and Ashley Morris coming to grief after the chequered flag.
A decent point-to-pointer, he travelled strongly under Richard Johnson and looked to be holding winner Sivola De Sivola when coming to grief.