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'Horrendous' track at Thoroughbred Park may have caused horse fall that killed Riharna Thomson

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By Blake Foden
June 3 2022 - 7:30pm
Riharna Thomson, who was studying political science at the Australian National University. Picture: Facebook

The condition of a track described as "horrendous" potentially caused a horse to fall at a Canberra racecourse, leaving its rider with a fatal head injury, a coroner has found.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.

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