Barry Geraghty out of Grand National after breaking leg in fall at Aintree

• Jockey was due to ride top weight Anibale Fly
• Mark Walsh expected to deputise for rider

Barry Geraghty is expected to miss the ride on leading fancy Anibale Fly in Saturday’s Grand National after suffering a suspected broken leg in a crashing fall from Peregrine Run in the Topham Handicap Chase at Aintree on Friday.

Geraghty appeared to be kicked by another runner in the race after falling at the 16th fence and was seen to be holding his leg after the incident. He was taken to Aintree University Hospital for assessment and missed the winning ride on Champ in the subsequent Sefton Novice Hurdle.

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