10 April 2021

Aintree in pictures

10 April 2021

Rachael Blackmore made history at Aintree when becoming the first ever female jockey to win the Grand National

Riding the Henry de Bromhead-trained Minella Times, Blackmore’s triumph topped a stellar day’s racing as the famous meeting culminated memorably.

Here, the PA news agency tells the story of 2021 Grand National day in pictures:

Hometown Boy survives an error at the last to take the EFT Systems Handicap Hurdle for Ciaran Gethings and Stuart Edmunds (PA Wire)
My Drogo looks a hugely exciting prospect as he wins the Betway Mersey Novices’ Hurdle for Harry and Dan Skelton (PA Wire)
Shishkin clearing a fence on the way to victory in the Doom Bar Maghull Novices’ Chase (PA Wire)
Thyme Hill surging towards the line to win the Ryanair Stayers Hurdle for Tom O'Brien and Philip Hobbs (PA Wire)
The 2021 Grand National field shortly after the start (PA Wire)
Minella Times, ridden by Rachael Blackmore, clears the last before winning the Randox Grand National (PA Wire)
Minella Times and Rachael Blackmore cross the line to win the 2021 Grand National (PA Wire)
The first ever female winner of the Grand National - Rachael Blackmore (PA Wire)

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