Rachael Blackmore is the first woman to win the prestigious Grand National Horse Race

Rachael Blackmore is the first woman to win the prestigious Grand National Horse Race




Rachael Blackmore broke one of the greatest gender barriers in sport by becoming the first female jockey to win the grueling Grand National horse race. Blackmore, a 31-year-old Irish national, drove the Minella Times 11-1 to win Aintree on Saturday in the 173rd edition of the famous steeplechase: “I don’t feel male or female right now. I don’t even feel human, ”Blackmore said. “That’s just amazing.” Female jockeys were only allowed to participate in the … and race.

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Rachael Blackmore broke one of the greatest gender barriers in sport by becoming the first female jockey to win the grueling Grand National horse race. Blackmore, a 31-year-old Irish national, drove the Minella Times 11-1 to win Aintree on Saturday in the 173rd edition of the famous steeplechase: “I don’t feel male or female right now. I don’t even feel human, ”Blackmore said. “That’s just amazing.” Female jockeys were only allowed to participate in the … and race.

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