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"Dangerous recreational activity" is not confined to non-professional sports

The appellant was a professional jockey who suffered serious injuries when his horse fell in a race at Queanbeyan Racecourse. The respondent, also a professional jockey, was riding in the same race. The appellant claimed that his injuries, loss and damage were caused by the respondent’s negligence or breach of duty by riding in such…

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Dangerous recreational activity – inherent risk

Alameddine v Glenworth Valley Horse Riding Pty Ltd [2015] NSWCA 219   On 21 May 2011 the appellant was injured while riding a quad bike at the respondents’ recreational facility at Glenworth Valley in New South Wales. The appellant claimed that the respondents were liable to her in tort for their negligence in conducting the…

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Horse racing: dangerous recreational activity….for the jockey?

Goode v Angland [2016] NSWSC 1014 TORT – negligence – personal injury – jockey injured in fall from horse during country race meeting – whether defendant negligently caused or permitted his horse to take plaintiff’s running – whether plaintiff’s horse advanced into a position of danger – Civil Liability Act 2002 s 5K – dangerous…

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