Tag: Racing

Rachael Blackmore: Grand National winner reveals congratulations from Ringo Starr and Billie Jean King | Racing News

Rachael Blackmore was amazed to receive congratulatory messages from tennis legend Billie Jean King and musician Ringo Starr after becoming the first female jockey to win the Grand National. Blackmore, who rode Minella Times to victory at Aintree says her achievement still hasn’t sunk in, but she feels the win will probably change her life

Coole Cody back in action at Cheltenham | Racing News

Coole Cody bids to bag his second major prize at Cheltenham this season in Wednesday’s Ballymore Silver Trophy Handicap Chase. The Evan Williams-trained 10-year-old landed the prestigious Paddy Power Gold Cup in November and has subsequently run three sound races in defeat – most recently finishing a close-up fourth in the Paddy Power Plate at