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Paul Carberry - Autobiography

Des Gibson

Published October 10th 2011
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Kindle Edition
319 pages
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Paul Carberry is one of the greatest jockeys the world has ever seen.But that is only part of his amazing life story.This book is about much more than his outstanding career as a jockey.Paul tackles everyday life in the same fearless manner as heMorePaul Carberry is one of the greatest jockeys the world has ever seen.But that is only part of his amazing life story.This book is about much more than his outstanding career as a jockey.Paul tackles everyday life in the same fearless manner as he does his day job.He has been no angel, and he refuses to hide from any of this.Coming from one of Irelands leading racing families, his unique riding style and natural talent have set him apart from his rivals.A Grand National winner and two-time Champion Jockey, Paul has amassed almost 1,600 winners in a professional career spanning 20 years.From the highs at the racecourse to the lows off it, Paul talks candidly about his struggle with alcohol, his failed breath tests and his countless injuries and broken bones.He also discusses the circumstances which led to his brush with prison for starting a fire aboard an airplane in 2005.But it is Pauls unique connection with the horses he loves and his warrior attitude to riding that have set him aside.Here is the real Paul Carberry: Gifted, fearless, and brutally honest.