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Hurdling legend Big Bucks hit by injury

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Hurdling great Big Bucks' chances of adding a fifth World Hurdle title at the Cheltenham Festival next March were labelled as extremely doubtful by his trainer Paul Nicholls after he suffered an injury. 

Hurdling great Big Bucks, ridden by jockey Ruby Walsh, runs to win the Liverpool Hurdle on April 12 2012. Big Bucks' chances of adding a fifth World Hurdle title at the Cheltenham Festival next March were labelled as extremely doubtful by his trainer Paul Nicholls after he suffered an injury.

Big Bucks - who was due to attempt to extend his record unbeaten run to 19 at Ascot this Saturday - will be joined on the sidelines by another Nicholls star, highly-rated steeplechaser Al Ferof.

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