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Who can forget the historic moment that Rachael Blackmore crossed the finish line in the 2021 Grand National? The first female jockey to ever win the race, she guided Minella Times through a perfect race and in doing so capped off a remarkable season of racing. Weeks earlier she had become the Leading Jockey of […]

Despite unprecedented global circumstances, the folks at Aintree Racecourse outdid themselves with the 2021 Grand National festival. We may not have seen the usual thousands of fans in the stands on April 10th 2021, but that didn’t dim the light of the National. Giving credit where it’s due, ITV did a fantastic job covering the […]

The Grand National is a notoriously difficult race to win. More so if you are female. Be it a jockey, a trainer or a mare running in the race, the statistics are not great. But can that all change on Saturday, April 6th at 5.15pm? No female jockey has ever won the Grand National. In […]

For the first time in 30 years, at least three female jockeys will saddle up for the Grand National on Saturday April 14th at 5.15pm. With the news that Rachael Blackmore has been given the ride on the Mouse Morris trained Alpha Des Obeaux, she will now join Katie Walsh and Bryony Frost for the […]