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Former cyclist Pendleton second in initial ride


LONDON Britain’s former Olympic cycling champion Victoria Pendleton finished second in her initial float as an pledge manoeuvre during Ripon on Monday.

The 34-year-old, who won dual Olympic bullion medals, directed Royal Etiquette to second place after being awarded her Category A looseness carrying done her entrance in a gift eventuality during Newbury in July.

Royal Etiquette, a 14-1 shot, started solemnly though done adult belligerent to pierce spin with a personality Chocolate Diamond.

The span dull a home spin good transparent and Pendleton took her mountain to a front before being beaten by Jordaura during a finish.

“I was pulling with all we had and mislaid my change a bit on a undulations, that was frustrating. we finished adult only cheering during him to keep him going,” Pendleton told reporters.

“It’s given me certainty and we feel sanctified to have been given this chance, we feel like a genuine jockey. we am positively gay to be placed and Ripon will always reason a special place in my heart.

“It’s been a illusory knowledge so far,” combined Pendleton.

I had an extraordinary cycling career though roving a equine is so most fun. My family keep carrying to tell me to close up, we speak about it so much.”

Pendleton perceived a toll publicity from 20-times British champion burst manoeuvre Tony McCoy.

“I suspicion @v_pendleton did really good in her 1st competition in public, good feat in such a brief time,” McCoy pronounced on Twitter.

(Reporting by Ed Osmond; Editing by Tony Jimenez)

Article source: http://uk.reuters.com/article/2015/08/31/uk-horse-racing-pendleton-idUKKCN0R01VS20150831?feedType=RSS&feedName=sportsNews

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