Tag Archives: Blackmore

Rachael Blackmore finds the gap and steers Honeysuckle to success | Sport

Rachael Blackmore celebrates.

Two Gold Cup-winning jockeys got a lesson in tactics from Rachael Blackmore, who pinched the Mares Hurdle with a decisive move around the home bend on board Honeysuckle. Cheltenham’s favourite female jockey was delighted to get a winner on day one, having been the subject of very high expectations in …

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Rachael Blackmore set for thrills up the hill on Cheltenham favourites | Sport

Dozens of Irish horses live in the racecourse stables during the Cheltenham Festival and early each morning they need to be ridden out to the middle of the track to stretch their legs and get a pick of grass before the punters flood into the grandstands. Rachael Blackmore’s total involvement …

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Could Rachael Blackmore scoop the Cheltenham top jockey award? | Talking Horses | Sport

Cavalry Master

There are always a few runners at the Cheltenham Festival that line up less than 14 days after their prep race – 44 in the last five years, in fact, including Wicklow Brave and Call The Cops, who took the County Hurdle and Pertemps Final respectively in 2015. For practical …

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