History-maker Rachael Blackmore becomes the first woman to win the Grand National

History-maker Rachael Blackmore becomes the first woman to win the Grand National as she leads 11/1 shot Minella Times to a comfortable victory at Aintree just weeks after dominating the Cheltenham Festival Rachael Blackmore made history as she became the first female jockey to win the Grand National on Minella TimesThe Irish rider, who became … Read more

Grand National 2021 at Aintree LIVE: Race updates, racecard, runners and favourites

Rachael Blackmore becomes first women to win the Grand National as she leads Minella Times to victory at Aintree just weeks after dominating the Cheltenham Festival By Kishan Vaghela For Mailonline Published: 16:15 BST, 10 April 2021 | Updated: 17:31 BST, 10 April 2021 Rachael Blackmore will be hoping to make history at Grand National … Read more

Minella Indo beats Rachael Blackmore’s A Plus Tard to win the Gold Cup at Cheltenham

Minella Indo sees off a dramatic late charge from Rachael Blackmore’s A Plus Tard to claim victory in the Gold Cup as Henry de Bromhead creates history by becoming the FIRST trainer ever to win the big three feature races at Cheltenham By Pa Reporter Published: 15:15 GMT, 19 March 2021 | Updated: 16:03 GMT, … Read more

Cheltenham set to lose out £100m in revenue with Festival taking place behind-closed-doors

Cheltenham set to lose £100m in revenue with festival taking place behind-closed-doors… while prize-money has also been cut by 25 per cent as region counts the cost of the Covid-19 pandemic Cheltenham Festival will take place behind-closed-doors due to the pandemic The region is set to lose out on £100million in revenue because of the changesThe … Read more

ITV Racing presenter Oli Bell on Gordon Elliott and Cheltenham

ITV Racing’s Oli Bell believes there’s no better stage than the Cheltenham Festival to illustrate ‘everything that is great’ about the sport. The horse racing industry has been left reeling after a photo of top National Hunt trainer Gordon Elliott sitting astride a dead horse was leaked on social media last month.  Three-time Grand National winner … Read more

Gordon Elliott: Disgraced Grand National-winning trainer banned for 12 months

Gordon Elliott has been banned from training for 12 months as punishment for the shocking picture of him sat on a dead horse. The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board (IHRB) held a disciplinary hearing into the matter on Friday following the emergence of the grotesque image on social media last weekend. Elliott, who has won the … Read more

Gordon Elliott’s horses could run at the Cheltenham Festival under a caretaker

Gordon Elliott’s horses could run at the Cheltenham Festival under a caretaker with disgraced trainer set to be handed a ban on Friday over shocking photo of him sitting on a dead horse Plan to allow a caretaker to take the licence at Elliott’s stable in County MeathTrainer faces a ban at an Irish Horseracing Regulatory … Read more

Disgraced trainer Gordon Elliott can’t have runners at our courses following dead horse picture

Gordon Elliott was banned on Monday from having runners in Britain while Irish authorities investigate the shocking picture of the trainer sitting on a dead horse while talking on his mobile phone. The dramatic move by the British Horseracing Authority throws a huge question mark over Elliott’s entries at the Cheltenham Festival, which starts two … Read more

MARTIN SAMUEL: Gordon Elliott has given us a lame explanation over why he posed astride a dead horse

Gordon Elliott, trainer of three Grand National winners including Tiger Roll, has given his explanation for the photograph that appeared of him sitting on a dead horse.  And what an explanation it is, too. A cynic might even argue he is flogging a – well, you know. ‘The photo in question was taken some time … Read more