Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Friday 9 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Rachael Blackmore

All time
# Killarney
Rachael Blackmore taken to hospital for assessment on leg injury after heavy fall
The Grand National-winning jockey was described as being ‘fully conscious’ by Dr Richard Downey.
# Mixed Fortunes
Rachael Blackmore out of luck in France as ‘amazing’ Docteur De Ballon lands Auteuil repeat
Louisa Carberry-trained nine-year-old on top again in Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris.
# Grand Steep
Rachael Blackmore targeting another piece of history in 'French Gold Cup' this weekend
National-winning jockey rides Ajas in Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris.
# treble winner
Hat-trick of winners for Blackmore on opening card at Killarney
It was another successful day for the star jockey.
# unbeaten
Honeysuckle and Blackmore claim Punchestown Champion Hurdle with dominant performance
Henry de Bromhead’s mare extended her remarkable unbeaten run this evening.
# title challenge
Townend moves six clear of Blackmore in championship race
Galopin Des Champs keeps up momentum for reigning champion.
# climactic
Donn McClean: Expect fireworks as Townend and Blackmore do battle for jockey's title
There will be intriguing clashes all week at Punchestown between the pair of leading jockeys, and their amateur equivalents, beginning tomorrow.
# Chasing Glory
Treble for Rachael Blackmore to boost hopes in jockey title race as she reaches 91 winners for season
Three winners for the Blackmore and De Bromhead partnership at Kilbeggan this evening.
# heating up
Rachael Blackmore edges one closer to defending champion Townend in leading jockey race
Ireland’s 2021 Grand National and Cheltenham hero now trails Townend by seven.
# mind the gap
Rachael Blackmore wins yet again as she closes in on leading jockey title
Blackmore now trails Paul Townend by just eight winners with just three weeks left in the Irish jump jockeys’ championship.
# History Maker
Reluctant superstar Rachael Blackmore on the crest of a wave after National heroics
‘It’s still hard to process it all, to be honest. It’s been unbelievable.’
# title race
Rachael Blackmore returns to action with win at Fairyhouse after Grand National heroics
Blackmore is closing in on leader Paul Townend in the race to become Champion Jockey.
# just one of the greats
Blackmore: 'For me, in racing, the gender thing was never an issue – and I’ve just carried that forward'
The Tipperary woman became the first woman to triumph in Aintree showpiece.
# Winner alright
Ted and Katie Walsh salute Rachael Blackmore and ‘fantastic result for racing’
Trainer also thrilled with effort of National third Any Second Now.
# Rachael Blackmore
'I don't feel male or female right now. I don't even feel human. This is just unbelievable.'
The Tipperary native made history today at Aintree.
# Record Breaker
History maker! Rachael Blackmore wins the Aintree Grand National on Minella Times
More glory for trainer Henry De Bromhead.
# 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'
It was a week where Rachael Blackmore dominated racing and soared to new heights.
# expert view
Johnny Ward: Blackmore's heroics, Kennedy's outstanding win and soul-searching for British racing
Our columnist reflects on the final day of the 2021 Festival.
# Star Of The Show
Rachael Blackmore: 'Getting an award from AP McCoy in the shape of Ruby Walsh – that’s crazy!'
The Tipperary jockey becomes first woman to be leading rider at the Cheltenham Festival.
# insane
'The Queen of Cheltenham' Rachael Blackmore wins her sixth of the week
The Tipperary jockey has stolen the show across the water.
# Raiders
Amazing Allaho rockets to Ryanair glory
All-the-way victory is another for Rachael Blackmore.
# Flying form
Rachael Blackmore continues sensational Cheltenham start with Grade 1 double
Champion Hurdle-winning team in unstoppable form.
# Cheltenham 2021
‘She’s delivered on the biggest stage’: McCoy and Walsh heap praise on Rachael Blackmore
Tipp jockey makes history as the first woman to win Cheltenham’s Champion Hurdle.
# Leopardstown
Rachael Blackmore and Honeysuckle defend Irish Champion Hurdle crown in style
Unbeaten record continues for brilliant mare.
# yurt
Limerick double for De Bromhead and Blackmore
Kalkas and Atlantic Fairy both won well.
# Fairyhouse
Honeysuckle digs deep to retain Hatton’s Grace crown
Unbeaten mare holds off late surge from Ronald Pump at Fairyhouse.
# clean sweep
Abacadabras weaves Morgiana magic as Elliott lands big-race Punchestown treble
Abacadabras, Fury Road and Pencilfulloflead make it a day to savour for Gordon Elliott.
# Tipp Top
Townend gets the season off to winning start with Aramon
At the Curragh, both Wayne Lordan and Joseph O’Brien warmed up for tomorrow’s Irish Derby with a treble apiece.
# Rachael Blackmore
'It’s pretty cool' - Jump queen Blackmore warms up for first Irish Derby bid with winner
Blackmore will be on board King Of The Throne at the Curragh on Saturday.
# Horse Racing
Rachael Blackmore claims biggest career success on Flat and Lord North wins feature at Ascot
There was racing at home at Limerick and Gowran Park today.
# decision made
Honeysuckle camp choose Mares’ Hurdle over Champion at Cheltenham
Henry De Bromhead’s six-year-old had won the Irish Champions Hurdle at Leopardstown last month.
# Leopardstown
A 'magic' day - Blackmore celebrates again as Honeysuckle takes Irish Champion Hurdle
Henry De Bromhead trained the winner of the big race of the day.
# Horse Racing
2017 Gold Cup hero Sizing John falls on his long-awaited return at Punchestown
Another festive win for Rachael Blackmore.
# Leopardstown
Rachael Blackmore's magical Christmas continues as A Plus Tard scoops Grade 1
Blackmore and de Bromhead cause another shock at Leopardstown.
# Five for Fighting
Johnny Ward: Strong field goes to post in the race to be Ireland's next top jockey
Paul Townend will step into the void left by Ruby Walsh, but there are a host of other pretenders to the throne.
# keep an eye on
5 horses to follow over the next 12 months after the Cheltenham Festival
Klassical Dream, A Plus Tard, Delta Work, City Island and Minella Indo are all worth watching.
# Double Down
Rachael Blackmore rides 50/1 outsider to Grade One glory in Albert Bartlett
Henry de Bromhead’s charge held on for a deserved two-length victory.
# Racing
Champion trainer Mullins aims to continue his brilliant winning run at Fairyhouse
A Grade 3 Mares Novice Hurdle is the highlight of the card at the Meath race track today.
# Winning
Drama in Thurles, as Noel Meade-trained Tout Est Permis triumphs
Jockey Sean Flanagan had more joy later in the day.
# Tune in
A new Laochra Gael series, Jump Girls racing documentary, live rugby and soccer coverage
The spring sporting schedules of TG4 and Virgin Media One were released today.