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#Rachael Blackmore

# rachael-blackmore - Sunday 23 May, 2021

Rachael Blackmore out of luck in France as ‘amazing’ Docteur De Ballon lands Auteuil repeat
# Mixed Fortunes
# Mixed Fortunes

Rachael Blackmore out of luck in France as ‘amazing’ Docteur De Ballon lands Auteuil repeat

May 23rd 2021, 4:55 PM 6,861 Views 0 Comments

Louisa Carberry-trained nine-year-old on top again in Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris.

# rachael-blackmore - Friday 21 May, 2021

Rachael Blackmore targeting another piece of history in 'French Gold Cup' this weekend
# Grand Steep
# Grand Steep

Rachael Blackmore targeting another piece of history in 'French Gold Cup' this weekend

May 21st 2021, 5:23 PM 3,475 Views 1 Comment

National-winning jockey rides Ajas in Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris.

# rachael-blackmore - Sunday 9 May, 2021

Hat-trick of winners for Blackmore on opening card at Killarney
# Treble Winner
# Treble Winner

Hat-trick of winners for Blackmore on opening card at Killarney

May 9th 2021, 8:01 PM 4,212 Views 0 Comments

It was another successful day for the star jockey.

# rachael-blackmore - Friday 30 April, 2021

Honeysuckle and Blackmore claim Punchestown Champion Hurdle with dominant performance
# Unbeaten
# Unbeaten

Honeysuckle and Blackmore claim Punchestown Champion Hurdle with dominant performance

Apr 30th 2021, 5:56 PM 3,545 Views 3 Comments

Henry de Bromhead’s mare extended her remarkable unbeaten run this evening.

# rachael-blackmore - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Townend moves six clear of Blackmore in championship race
# Title Challenge
# Title Challenge

Townend moves six clear of Blackmore in championship race

Updated Apr 28th 2021, 6:47 PM 2,674 Views 0 Comments

Galopin Des Champs keeps up momentum for reigning champion.

# rachael-blackmore - Monday 26 April, 2021

Donn McClean: Expect fireworks as Townend and Blackmore do battle for jockey's title
# Climactic
# Climactic

Donn McClean: Expect fireworks as Townend and Blackmore do battle for jockey's title

Apr 26th 2021, 4:48 PM 15,095 Views 8 Comments

There will be intriguing clashes all week at Punchestown between the pair of leading jockeys, and their amateur equivalents, beginning tomorrow.

# rachael-blackmore - Friday 23 April, 2021

Treble for Rachael Blackmore to boost hopes in jockey title race as she reaches 91 winners for season
# Chasing Glory
# Chasing Glory

Treble for Rachael Blackmore to boost hopes in jockey title race as she reaches 91 winners for season

Updated Apr 23rd 2021, 8:15 PM 9,568 Views 2 Comments

Three winners for the Blackmore and De Bromhead partnership at Kilbeggan this evening.

# rachael-blackmore - Thursday 22 April, 2021

Rachael Blackmore edges one closer to defending champion Townend in leading jockey race
# Heating Up
# Heating Up

Rachael Blackmore edges one closer to defending champion Townend in leading jockey race

Apr 22nd 2021, 9:39 PM 6,008 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s 2021 Grand National and Cheltenham hero now trails Townend by seven.

# rachael-blackmore - Friday 16 April, 2021

Rachael Blackmore wins yet again as she closes in on leading jockey title
# Mind The Gap
# Mind The Gap

Rachael Blackmore wins yet again as she closes in on leading jockey title

Apr 16th 2021, 9:21 PM 9,215 Views 0 Comments

Blackmore now trails Paul Townend by just eight winners with just three weeks left in the Irish jump jockeys’ championship.

# rachael-blackmore - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Reluctant superstar Rachael Blackmore on the crest of a wave after National heroics
# History Maker
# History Maker

Reluctant superstar Rachael Blackmore on the crest of a wave after National heroics

Apr 14th 2021, 7:45 PM 4,996 Views 1 Comment

‘It’s still hard to process it all, to be honest. It’s been unbelievable.’

# rachael-blackmore - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Rachael Blackmore returns to action with win at Fairyhouse after Grand National heroics
# Title Race
# Title Race

Rachael Blackmore returns to action with win at Fairyhouse after Grand National heroics

Apr 13th 2021, 7:16 PM 5,399 Views 4 Comments

Blackmore is closing in on leader Paul Townend in the race to become Champion Jockey.

# rachael-blackmore - Monday 12 April, 2021

Blackmore: 'For me, in racing, the gender thing was never an issue – and I’ve just carried that forward'
# Just One Of The Greats
# Just One Of The Greats

Blackmore: 'For me, in racing, the gender thing was never an issue – and I’ve just carried that forward'

Apr 12th 2021, 5:27 PM 5,409 Views 1 Comment

The Tipperary woman became the first woman to triumph in Aintree showpiece.

# rachael-blackmore - Sunday 11 April, 2021

Ted and Katie Walsh salute Rachael Blackmore and ‘fantastic result for racing’
# Winner Alright
# Winner Alright

Ted and Katie Walsh salute Rachael Blackmore and ‘fantastic result for racing’

Apr 11th 2021, 12:25 PM 6,180 Views 1 Comment

Trainer also thrilled with effort of National third Any Second Now.

# rachael-blackmore - Saturday 10 April, 2021

'I don't feel male or female right now. I don't even feel human. This is just unbelievable.'
# Rachael Blackmore
# Rachael Blackmore

'I don't feel male or female right now. I don't even feel human. This is just unbelievable.'

Apr 10th 2021, 6:52 PM 6,182 Views 5 Comments

The Tipperary native made history today at Aintree.

History maker! Rachael Blackmore wins the Aintree Grand National on Minella Times
# Record Breaker
# Record Breaker

History maker! Rachael Blackmore wins the Aintree Grand National on Minella Times

Apr 10th 2021, 5:28 PM 61,440 Views 49 Comments

More glory for trainer Henry De Bromhead.

# rachael-blackmore - Saturday 20 March, 2021

'It's an honour to be involved in a small way in the story. She's a great person and a super jockey'
# Rachael Blackmore
# Rachael Blackmore

'It's an honour to be involved in a small way in the story. She's a great person and a super jockey'

Mar 20th 2021, 10:15 AM 29,088 Views 18 Comments

It was a week where Rachael Blackmore dominated racing and soared to new heights.

# rachael-blackmore - Friday 19 March, 2021

Johnny Ward: Blackmore's heroics, Kennedy's outstanding win and soul-searching for British racing
# Expert View
# Expert View

Johnny Ward: Blackmore's heroics, Kennedy's outstanding win and soul-searching for British racing

Mar 19th 2021, 7:58 PM 4,472 Views 9 Comments

Our columnist reflects on the final day of the 2021 Festival.

Rachael Blackmore: 'Getting an award from AP McCoy in the shape of Ruby Walsh – that’s crazy!'
# Star Of The Show
# Star Of The Show

Rachael Blackmore: 'Getting an award from AP McCoy in the shape of Ruby Walsh – that’s crazy!'

Mar 19th 2021, 5:28 PM 11,541 Views 9 Comments

The Tipperary jockey becomes first woman to be leading rider at the Cheltenham Festival.

'The Queen of Cheltenham' Rachael Blackmore wins her sixth of the week
# Insane
# Insane

'The Queen of Cheltenham' Rachael Blackmore wins her sixth of the week

Mar 19th 2021, 1:49 PM 5,512 Views 3 Comments

The Tipperary jockey has stolen the show across the water.

# rachael-blackmore - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Amazing Allaho rockets to Ryanair glory
# Raiders
# Raiders

Amazing Allaho rockets to Ryanair glory

Mar 18th 2021, 2:32 PM 3,188 Views 1 Comment

All-the-way victory is another for Rachael Blackmore.

# rachael-blackmore - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Rachael Blackmore continues sensational Cheltenham start with Grade 1 double
# Flying Form
# Flying Form

Rachael Blackmore continues sensational Cheltenham start with Grade 1 double

Updated Mar 17th 2021, 5:37 PM 39,973 Views 17 Comments

Champion Hurdle-winning team in unstoppable form.

# rachael-blackmore - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

‘She’s delivered on the biggest stage’: McCoy and Walsh heap praise on Rachael Blackmore
# Cheltenham 2021
# Cheltenham 2021

‘She’s delivered on the biggest stage’: McCoy and Walsh heap praise on Rachael Blackmore

Mar 16th 2021, 5:24 PM 3,771 Views 3 Comments

Tipp jockey makes history as the first woman to win Cheltenham’s Champion Hurdle.

# rachael-blackmore - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Rachael Blackmore and Honeysuckle defend Irish Champion Hurdle crown in style
# Leopardstown
# Leopardstown

Rachael Blackmore and Honeysuckle defend Irish Champion Hurdle crown in style

Feb 6th 2021, 3:43 PM 14,282 Views 19 Comments

Unbeaten record continues for brilliant mare.

# rachael-blackmore - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

Limerick double for De Bromhead and Blackmore
# Yurt
# Yurt

Limerick double for De Bromhead and Blackmore

Dec 30th 2020, 5:04 PM 4,075 Views 2 Comments

Kalkas and Atlantic Fairy both won well.

# rachael-blackmore - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Honeysuckle digs deep to retain Hatton’s Grace crown
# Fairyhouse
# Fairyhouse

Honeysuckle digs deep to retain Hatton’s Grace crown

Nov 29th 2020, 3:12 PM 2,351 Views 1 Comment

Unbeaten mare holds off late surge from Ronald Pump at Fairyhouse.

# rachael-blackmore - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Abacadabras weaves Morgiana magic as Elliott lands big-race Punchestown treble
# Clean Sweep
# Clean Sweep

Abacadabras weaves Morgiana magic as Elliott lands big-race Punchestown treble

Nov 15th 2020, 3:28 PM 3,770 Views 4 Comments

Abacadabras, Fury Road and Pencilfulloflead make it a day to savour for Gordon Elliott.

# rachael-blackmore - Friday 26 June, 2020

Townend gets the season off to winning start with Aramon
# Tipp Top
# Tipp Top

Townend gets the season off to winning start with Aramon

Jun 26th 2020, 8:20 PM 2,547 Views 0 Comments

At the Curragh, both Wayne Lordan and Joseph O’Brien warmed up for tomorrow’s Irish Derby with a treble apiece.

# rachael-blackmore - Thursday 25 June, 2020

'It’s pretty cool' - Jump queen Blackmore warms up for first Irish Derby bid with winner
# Rachael Blackmore
# Rachael Blackmore

'It’s pretty cool' - Jump queen Blackmore warms up for first Irish Derby bid with winner

Jun 25th 2020, 6:34 PM 3,394 Views 2 Comments

Blackmore will be on board King Of The Throne at the Curragh on Saturday.

# rachael-blackmore - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Rachael Blackmore claims biggest career success on Flat and Lord North wins feature at Ascot
# Horse Racing
# Horse Racing

Rachael Blackmore claims biggest career success on Flat and Lord North wins feature at Ascot

Jun 17th 2020, 9:10 PM 5,898 Views 1 Comment

There was racing at home at Limerick and Gowran Park today.

# rachael-blackmore - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Honeysuckle camp choose Mares’ Hurdle over Champion at Cheltenham
# Decision Made
# Decision Made

Honeysuckle camp choose Mares’ Hurdle over Champion at Cheltenham

Mar 3rd 2020, 12:21 PM 2,860 Views 6 Comments

Henry De Bromhead’s six-year-old had won the Irish Champions Hurdle at Leopardstown last month.

# rachael-blackmore - Saturday 1 February, 2020

A 'magic' day - Blackmore celebrates again as Honeysuckle takes Irish Champion Hurdle
# Leopardstown
# Leopardstown

A 'magic' day - Blackmore celebrates again as Honeysuckle takes Irish Champion Hurdle

Feb 1st 2020, 4:12 PM 3,502 Views 4 Comments

Henry De Bromhead trained the winner of the big race of the day.

# rachael-blackmore - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

2017 Gold Cup hero Sizing John falls on his long-awaited return at Punchestown
# Horse Racing
# Horse Racing

2017 Gold Cup hero Sizing John falls on his long-awaited return at Punchestown

Dec 31st 2019, 2:17 PM 4,074 Views 1 Comment

Another festive win for Rachael Blackmore.

# rachael-blackmore - Friday 27 December, 2019

Rachael Blackmore's magical Christmas continues as A Plus Tard scoops Grade 1
# Leopardstown
# Leopardstown

Rachael Blackmore's magical Christmas continues as A Plus Tard scoops Grade 1

Dec 27th 2019, 2:13 PM 4,227 Views 1 Comment

Blackmore and de Bromhead cause another shock at Leopardstown.

# rachael-blackmore - Friday 14 June, 2019

Johnny Ward: Strong field goes to post in the race to be Ireland's next top jockey
# Five For Fighting
# Five For Fighting

Johnny Ward: Strong field goes to post in the race to be Ireland's next top jockey

Jun 14th 2019, 1:41 PM 4,743 Views 1 Comment

Paul Townend will step into the void left by Ruby Walsh, but there are a host of other pretenders to the throne.

# rachael-blackmore - Thursday 21 March, 2019

5 horses to follow over the next 12 months after the Cheltenham Festival
# Keep An Eye On
# Keep An Eye On

5 horses to follow over the next 12 months after the Cheltenham Festival

Mar 21st 2019, 12:00 PM 11,566 Views 2 Comments

Klassical Dream, A Plus Tard, Delta Work, City Island and Minella Indo are all worth watching.

# rachael-blackmore - Friday 15 March, 2019

Rachael Blackmore rides 50/1 outsider to Grade One glory in Albert Bartlett
# Double Down
# Double Down

Rachael Blackmore rides 50/1 outsider to Grade One glory in Albert Bartlett

Mar 15th 2019, 3:28 PM 6,651 Views 2 Comments

Henry de Bromhead’s charge held on for a deserved two-length victory.

# rachael-blackmore - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Champion trainer Mullins aims to continue his brilliant winning run at Fairyhouse
# Racing
# Racing

Champion trainer Mullins aims to continue his brilliant winning run at Fairyhouse

Jan 26th 2019, 6:30 AM 2,377 Views 4 Comments

A Grade 3 Mares Novice Hurdle is the highlight of the card at the Meath race track today.

# rachael-blackmore - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Drama in Thurles, as Noel Meade-trained Tout Est Permis triumphs
# Winning
# Winning

Drama in Thurles, as Noel Meade-trained Tout Est Permis triumphs

Jan 20th 2019, 6:24 PM 3,189 Views 1 Comment

Jockey Sean Flanagan had more joy later in the day.

# rachael-blackmore - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

A new Laochra Gael series, Jump Girls racing documentary, live rugby and soccer coverage
# Tune In
# Tune In

A new Laochra Gael series, Jump Girls racing documentary, live rugby and soccer coverage

Jan 8th 2019, 4:05 PM 9,901 Views 4 Comments

The spring sporting schedules of TG4 and Virgin Media One were released today.