Rachel Blackmore: will continue her pursuit of the jockeys’ championship at the Punchestown festival.Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

A decision on whether or not champion jockey Paul Townend can ride at Punchestown next week will be left until as late as possible. Townend hurt his (...)

Rachael Blackmore guides Somptueux to victory at Fairyhouse. Photograph: Caroline Norris/Inpho

Grand National victor Rachael Blackmore was back among the winners at Fairyhouse on Tuesday as she steered Somptueux to glory for Henry de Bromhead. (...)

Rachael Blackmore in action aboard Somptueux on their way to winning the Follow Fairyhouse On Social Media Rated Novice Steeplechase. Photograph: Caroline Norris/Inpho

Grand National victor Rachael Blackmore was back among the winners at Fairyhouse on Tuesday as she steered Somptueux to glory for Henry de Bromhead. (...)

 Rachael Blackmore: “I just can’t believe I’m after winning the Grand National.” Photograph: Tim Goode/Getty Images

After winning the English Grand National on Saturday, Rachael Blackmore couldn’t believe she was after winning it and, saying so in those terms, confu(...)

Rachael Blackmore celebrates winning the  Grand National  on Minella Times at Aintree, Liverpool, on  Saturday. Photograph: Tim Goode/PA Wire

Grand National winner Rachael Blackmore admits she was unable to sleep on Saturday night as she relived her Aintree heroics. Just weeks after breakin(...)

Rachael Blackmore celebrates winning the Grand National on Minella Times. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/PA

Within minutes of Rachael Blackmore passing the Randox Grand National winning post first on Minella Times, Ringo Starr had tweeted “Well Done Rachel.”(...)

Rachael Blackmore: The Grand National saw a Tipperary double this year as not only was the winning jockey reared in the county, so too was the winning horse, Minella Times. Photograph: Tim Goode/PA

Up until Saturday evening, Killenaule was known as a hurling stronghold but from now on the Tipperary town will be known as the home of horseracing su(...)

Jockey Rachael Blackmore celebrates with the trophy after winning the Randox Grand National at Aintree. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

Rachael Blackmore created sporting history on Saturday on becoming the first woman to ride the Randox Aintree Grand National winner on board the Henry(...)

Secret Reprieve ridden by Adam Wedge goes on to win the Coral Welsh Grand National Handicap Chase at Chepstow Racecourse on January 9th, 2021 in Chepstow, Wales. Photograph: David Davies/Getty Images

A total of 18 Irish-trained horses are assured of a spot in Saturday’s Randox Aintree Grand National, although the raiders could yet become 19. Co Mea(...)

Leona Maguire has been named The Irish Times/Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the month for March. Photograph: Michael Owens/Getty

When Leona Maguire went to the top of the leaderboard in the early stages of the first LPGA major of the season, we were beginning to wonder if a tren(...)

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