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Watch: Former Olympic champion Victoria Pendleton unseated at Fakenham races

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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