Horse racing: Women jockeys make their mark at Cheltenham
CHELTENHAM, England (Reuters) – Women jockeys impressed at this week’s Cheltenham Festival, claiming four wins which include a remarkable two in top-stage Grade One races, highlighted via Bryony Frost’s step forward triumph on Frodon. Frost accumulated the most important cheer of the week while she has become the primary female jockey to win a Grade One race over jumps at The Festival on Thursday. The 23-yr-vintage claimed one of the toughest fought battles to win the Ryanair Chase with the aid of little more than a duration over Charlie Deutsch and Aso.
“I can’t provide an explanation for how an awful lot I love that horse. He is Pegasus, he has wings, and he is the maximum amazing battler,” Frost stated. Lizzie Kelly gained the Handicap Chase in a while Thursday with a formidable front-going for walks overall performance. Irish jockey Rachael Blackmore claimed some other Grade One race victory on Gold Cup Friday, her 2nd win of the week. The 29-12 months-old is currently 2d within the conflict to become Ireland’s Champion Jockey, claiming eighty-four winners on Irish turf.