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Watch dramatic moment TV host Hayley Moore is sent flying by loose horse before stopping it as she recalls ‘crazy’ clip

, Watch dramatic moment TV host Hayley Moore is sent flying by loose horse before stopping it as she recalls ‘crazy’ clip

TV host Hayley Moore has recalled the dramatic moment she was sent flying by a loose horse while trying to stop it.

The Sky Sports presenter thought it was a bit ‘stupid’ at the time and now, more than two years on, feels the same about her amazing act of bravery.

Brave TV presenter Moore waited for the loose horse to run straight into her
, Watch dramatic moment TV host Hayley Moore is sent flying by loose horse before stopping it as she recalls ‘crazy’ clip
She was sent flying from the impact of the half-tonne animal
, Watch dramatic moment TV host Hayley Moore is sent flying by loose horse before stopping it as she recalls ‘crazy’ clip
The runaway horse then carried on over the top of her
, Watch dramatic moment TV host Hayley Moore is sent flying by loose horse before stopping it as she recalls ‘crazy’ clip
Moore was somehow able to hold onto the reins
, Watch dramatic moment TV host Hayley Moore is sent flying by loose horse before stopping it as she recalls ‘crazy’ clip
The presenter then got back to her feet after bringing the horse under control

Moore became an unexpected internet sensation after the clip from Chepstow racecourse in Wales went viral.

And in an interview with the Racing Post, she has opened up on exactly what happened from that crazy day in May 2018.

Racehorse Give Em A Clump had been running wild and evading stewards for almost four miles after unseating jockey Fran Berry during a race.

Moore was presenting for At The Races at the time.

But as the loose horse came galloping towards her, she darted out onto the track to try to stop it.

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Cameras captured the heart-stopping moment the horse knocked her over and then ran over the top of her.

And they were still rolling to record the moment Moore got back to her feet after somehow bringing the half-tonne animal to a standstill by holding onto its reins.

Moore, daughter of trainer Gary and brother to former champion jockey Ryan, admitted at the time it had possibly been a ‘bit stupid’ to do what she did.

And she uses the same word now to describe the moment she became an unexpected viral hit.

Describing the events again, Moore told the Racing Post: “He [the horse] headed towards me and I thought I’d go for the reins because if I stop him he’d come to a halt because he’d be exhausted.

“He circled around me and unfortunately knocked me over as well.

“I had to hold on as he needed to stop, he was exhausted.

“You’re taught to let go of a horse if you’re being dragged on the floor but I knew he was tired and held on.”

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, Watch dramatic moment TV host Hayley Moore is sent flying by loose horse before stopping it as she recalls ‘crazy’ clip

Moore then went back to presenting the rest of the day’s racing after her heroic act
, Watch dramatic moment TV host Hayley Moore is sent flying by loose horse before stopping it as she recalls ‘crazy’ clip
Moore has been round horses all her life and was an amateur jockey

Moore added: “It was a bit stupid. I’d do it at home on the gallops but never on a track again with cameras watching.

“It got a lot more attention than I thought.

“It was quite funny looking back and watching it. It was a random thing to do.”

Amazingly, Moore went back to presenting the rest of the day’s action afterwards.

Speaking to the BBC about what happened, she said: “My boss thought it was remarkable… and said it should be a new way of testing screen presenters.”

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