Blackmore becomes first woman to win Grand National

“Rachael Blackmore made Grand National history by becoming the first female jockey to win the race as she steered Minella Times across the finishing line at Aintee on Saturday. The Irishwoman, who became the first leading jockey at the Cheltenham Festival last month, timed her finish to perfection as Minella Times surged ahead after the 30th and final fence.”Source

Jockey James apologises for climbing on dead horse

“Jockey Rob James has apologised after a video of him climbing on a dead horse was published on social media. James says the incident happened in 2016 after the mare died of a cardiac arrest. The apology comes just 24 hours after Irish trainer Gordon Elliott was temporarily banned from racing in Britain when a photograph of him sitting on a dead horse circulated online.”Source

Racehorse trainer Elliott condemned for ‘appalling’ photo on dead horse

“Horseracing bodies have joined in condemnation of Irish trainer Gordon Elliott after a photograph showed him sitting on a dead horse. The picture has been called \”appalling\” and \”totally unacceptable\” while Elliott said that he was taking a phone call and \”without thinking\” sat down to sit on the horse.”Source