Horse racing: Women jockeys make their mark at Cheltenham


CHELTENHAM, England (Reuters) – Women jockeys inspired at this week’s Cheltenham Festival, claiming 4 wins such as an remarkable two in top-degree Grade One races, highlighted by means of Bryony Frost’s step forward triumph on Frodon.

Frost gathered the most important cheer of the week whilst she became the primary woman jockey to win a Grade One race over jumps at The Festival on Thursday.

The 23-yr-old claimed one of the hardest fought battles to win the Ryanair Chase through little greater than a period over Charlie Deutsch and Aso.


“I can’t give an explanation for how a whole lot I love that horse. He is Pegasus, he has wings and he is the most brilliant battler,” Frost stated.

Lizzie Kelly gained the Handicap Chase in a while Thursday with a bold the front-strolling performance.

Irish jockey Rachael Blackmore claimed another Grade One race victory on Gold Cup Friday, her 2nd win of the week.

The 29-12 months-old is presently 2nd inside the war to turn out to be Ireland’s Champion Jockey having claimed 84 winners on Irish turf.

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