After three victories in recent weeks, jockey Ella McCain is proving her legendary grandfather wrong.Ginger McCain trained three time Grand National winner Red Rum.His passionate love of racing saw son Donald take over his stables in Cheshire and now Donald's daughter Ella is taking up reins.
Officers spent months investigating the drugs operation A man from Aintree was charged after more than £10 million of drugs were seized at an industrial unit in north London.Officers raided a warehouse in Enfield and discovered 109kg of cocaine and 15kg of heroin on Tuesday, April 27.
Danielle told her daughter that she 'had a sick booby' in order to explain the cancer that was making her cry A hospital worker who was once told she had a 'chest infection' was later diagnosed with breast cancer.Danielle McDermott, 37, was enjoying an awards night in 2018 for her work at Aintree University Hospital, at the time she had a chest infection but she felt that something more was happening to her.
While England unlocks, little has changed for those in care homes.Some say continued lockdown measures have eroded trust in the sector Tony is insistent that he has just 20 minutes to take part in idle chit chat.Aintree is on and he has no intention of missing the next horse race; his mock wager with staff here at Normanby House depends on the outcome.
Sharon Cooke, 51, has spent more than two decades battling her illness A powerlifting champion spoke out about her years long battle with bulimia as eating disorder cases rocketed during lockdown.Sharon Cooke, 51, from Aintree, described how her condition has left her with a torn oesophagus and gastric reflux and at its worst would involve her purging - making herself vomit - up to 10 times a day.
Manchester United ace Ferguson celebrated a treble at Aintree earlier this month and two of the winners were trained by Paul Nicholls at his Ditcheat stable Sir Alex Ferguson has hailed Paul Nicholls' hunger to achieve more in racing after 30 years in the business.The Manchester United legend has enjoyed much success on the track with the Ditcheat maestro, who will be crowned champion trainer for a 12th time on Saturday.
'We are being told to keep windows open because of Covid but there's just no way' People living in Aintree are complaining about a stench so "foul" they can't open their windows.Mick Walsh wrote on Facebook : "Is anybody else unhappy with the smell coming from the farm on Bull Bridge Lane?
'The guilt is going to stay with me for the rest of my life’: Rose Paterson’s daughter on the complex nature of suicide bereavement
Evie Paterson and her father, Tory MP Owen Paterson speak to The Telegraph’s Chopper’s Politics podcast in the hope that it will help others Rose Paterson was many things: the chairman of Aintree racecourse, a champion of women in sport, a charity trustee and a much-loved mother and wife of Conservative MP Owen Paterson.
Mighty Thunder storms home to win the Scottish Grand National as Lucinda Russell eyes a tilt at Aintree next season
Lucinda Russell was dreaming of another Grand National tilt at Aintree next season after landing the Coral Scottish National with Mighty Thunder at Ayr yesterday. Russell won the 2017 Grand National with One For Arthur, who was retired last year. But in Mighty Thunder the trainer has another talented, stamina-packed chaser on her hands. The 8-1 shot beat Sandy Thomson-trained 7-1 favourite Dingo Dollar three-quarters of a length, hitting the front just after the final fence under a perfectly timed challenge
"She will continue to suffer with significant pain, deformity, and disability for the remainder of her life" Aintree Hospital A&E A woman left with a permanently deformed neck and unable to look straight ahead is suing Aintree Hospital after doctors missed a fracture to her spine for two years. Lawyers for Lynn Carroll, 51, say she suffered a fractured spine when she fell while on the wards of Aintree Hospital where she was receiving treatment for pancreatitis. Ms Carroll's fracture was missed during an assessment
At the precise moment in her life when she was never more in control of her destiny, Rachael Blackmore was never less in control of the consequences of her actions. Happily, said consequences were of the most benign and wholesome kind. But when an estimated 600 million audience is watching you reach the pinnacle of your profession live on television around the world, that is a lot of people projecting what they want to project onto you. National star Blackmore keeps on winning ‘I started to believe I could
HOT OR NOT: Rachael Blackmore has changed the narrative around National Hunt racing after her huge win at Aintree... but UEFA have fluffed it again after banning Glen Kamara
It's Hot or Not time again as Sportsmail's RIATH AL-SAMARRAI reveals what's been making him feel warm and what's been leaving him cold this week. HOT RACHAEL BLACKMORE Six winners at Cheltenham, the big winner at Aintree. She made history at both, and with it she delivered the best body of work on British soil in this sporting year. Changing the narrative around National Hunt racing after the Gordon Elliott episode took some doing but Blackmore managed it. Rachael Blackmore was the big winner at Aintree and
Police are now appealing for information after the crash involving a car and motorbike A41 Whitchurch Road in Waverton, at the junction with Eggbridge Lane A man in his 70s had to be airlifted to Aintree hospital for treatment after being involved in a serious crash . The man is in a serious condition after the crash, which involved a motorbike he was riding and a car. Police officers are now appealing for witnesses, or anyone who may have dashcam footage, to come forward following the incident. The crash
Grand National victor Rachael Blackmore was back among the winners at Fairyhouse on Tuesday as she steered Somptueux to glory for Henry de Bromhead.Blackmore created history on Saturday when steering the De Bromhead-trained Minella Times to victory at Aintree, becoming the first female rider to win the four-and-a-quarter-mile marathon in its long history.
Editor’s letter: Being the first woman to win the Grand National is Rachael Blackmore’s honour forever
Victory on Minella Times in the world’s greatest steeplechase caps a few weeks to remember for the rider, whose every touch at the minute appears to be turning to racing gold, writes Ben Burrows Tuesday 13 April 2021 00:00 E ven with microphone in hand, Rachael Blackmore didn't put a foot wrong.
The 31-year-old became the first female winner of the world’s most famous jumps race, an historic achievement that has left her pinching herself Monday 12 April 2021 17:24 F or 76 years Elizabeth Taylor was the only female winner of the Grand National.But following Saturday's history-making ride at Aintree such a feat is no longer reserved just for the silver screen.
RACHEL BLACKMORE has been branded the ‘all-round’ package and could become horse racing’s Cristiano Ronaldo following her Grand National success.Blackmore became the first female jockey to win the National on Saturday.She rode 11-1 Minella Times to victory in the most famous race in the world at Aintree and now has more than just the eyes of the racing world on her.
Laura Hoey had the honour of leading out Minella Times at Aintree and was trackside as the horse stormed to victory, with in-form Rachael Blackmore becoming the first female rider to win the National.A teenage horse rider from Wishaw had a day to remember at Saturday’s Grand National.
History was made at Aintree on Saturday, as Rachael Blackmore put racing in the headlines for all the right reasons.For those who decided to look beyond Blackmore in the Randox Grand National, thinking she surely could not top what she achieved at Cheltenham - it was time to rip up their tickets.
‘I started to believe I could win when I heard the commentator say I was four lengths ahead’- Rachael Blackmore
Irish jockey Rachael Blackmore said she started to believe she could win the Grand National after hearing the commentator say she was four lengths ahead of the horse behind.The Tipperary native had sensational success at the Aintree Grand National on Saturday after becoming the first woman ever to win the coveted race.