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Published 19/02/2016

Victoria Pendleton after being unseated from Pacha Du Polder during the Betfair Switching Saddles 'Grassroots' Fox Hunters' Chase at Fakenham Racecourse. Nigel French/PA Wire
Victoria Pendleton after being unseated from Pacha Du Polder during the Betfair Switching Saddles 'Grassroots' Fox Hunters' Chase at Fakenham Racecourse. Nigel French/PA Wire
Jockey Victoria Pendleton on Pacha Du Polder before the Betfair Switching Saddles 'Grassroots' Fox Hunters' Chase at Fakenham Racecourse, Fakenham. Nigel French/PA Wire
Jockey Victoria Pendleton at Fakenham Racecourse. Nigel French/PA Wire
Jockey Victoria Pendleton at Fakenham Racecourse, Fakenham. Nigel French/PA Wire
Jockey Victoria Pendleton at Fakenham Racecourse, Fakenham. Nigel French/PA Wire
Pacha Du Polder ridden by Victoria Pendleton (left), Vasco Du Mee ridden by Josephine Banks (centre left), Baltic Blue ridden by jockey Carey Williamson (second right) and Can Mistret ridden by jockey J. Andrews (right) during the Betfair Switching Saddles 'Grassroots' Fox Hunters' Chase at Fakenham Racecourse, Fakenham. Nigel French/PA Wire
Victoria Pendleton riding Pacha Du Polder is unseated during The Betfair Switching Saddles "Grassroots" Fox Hunters' Steeple Chase at Fakenham racecourse on February 19, 2016 in Fakenham, England. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)
Victoria Pendleton riding Pacha Du Polder (L) is unseated during The Betfair Switching Saddles "Grassroots" Fox Hunters' Steeple Chase at Fakenham racecourse on February 19, 2016 in Fakenham, England. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)
Victoria Pendleton riding Pacha Du Polder (L) is unseated during The Betfair Switching Saddles "Grassroots" Fox Hunters' Steeple Chase along with Carey Williamson riding Baltic Blue (R) at Fakenham racecourse on February 19, 2016 in Fakenham, England. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Double Olympic gold winning cyclist Victoria Pendleton has been unseated in her first race under National Hunt Rules.

The jockey was unseated from odds-on favourite Pacha Du Polder in the Switching Saddles "Grassroots" Fox Hunters' Chase.

She was unhurt.

"More than anything it's a bruised ego but it won't put me off," Pendleton told the BBC.

The 35-year-old is aiming to ride in the Foxhunter Chase at Cheltenham in March on the same horse.

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