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Emily Davison, a suffragette, was badly injured on 4th June 1913 as she attempted to put a suffragette banner on the horse Anmer at the Epsom Derby. She died on the 8th June. The horse belonged to the King and was ridden by Herbet Jones. It is believed that the jockey never got over the incident and commited suicide on 17 July 1951