Rachael Blackmore becomes first woman to win prestigious Grand National horse race

Apr 10, 2021 | INVESTING

Rachael Blackmore broke down one of the biggest gender barriers in sports by becoming the first female jockey to win the gruelling Grand National horse race.Blackmore, a 31-year-old Irish national, rode Minella Times to victory at odds of 11-1 at Aintree on Saturday in the 173rd edition of the famous steeplechase run.“I don’t feel male or female right now. I don’t even feel human,” Blackmore said. “This is just unbelievable.”Female jockeys have only been allowed to enter and race in the…

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