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# Rachael Blackmore

This year
# Racing
Emotional scenes in Cheltenham as Rachael Blackmore dedicates win to the late Jack De Bromhead
Magnificent mare bows with fourth Cheltenham Festival success.
# Racing
Fairytale Cheltenham win for Henry de Bromhead and Rachael Blackmore with Honeysuckle
Magnificent mare bows with fourth Cheltenham Festival success.
# Hopeful
Blackmore hopes Honeysuckle can have 'one more big day' at Cheltenham
The nine-year-old will bid to end her career with a fourth and final Festival success before she is retired.
# Time to say goodbye
Minella Times - Rachael Blackmore's Grand National winner - retires following injury setback
The 10-year-old was being prepared for Aintree but connections have called time on his career.
# Racing
Minella Indo wins New Year’s Day thriller for Blackmore and de Bromhead
2021 Gold Cup winner back with a bang at Tramore.
Last year
# recognition
Here are the 10 nominees for RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year
Katie Taylor, David Clifford and Katie McCabe are among the nominees.
# Racing
Captain Guinness serves up treat for De Bromhead and Blackmore, shock result in Lismullen
Home by The Lee left Lismullen heavyweights in his wake.
# Ready to go
Rachael Blackmore’s Honeysuckle primed for Hatton’s Grace Hurdle record bid
Henry de Bromhead’s wondermare heads Fairyhouse entries.
# Down Royal
Rachael Blackmore steers Envoi Allen back to Grade One glory for De Bromhead
Envoi Allen took the feature race of the day at Down Royal.
# Horse Racing
Rachael Blackmore delivers poignant win for Henry de Bromhed
Ingenious Stroke won the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Beginners’ Chase at Downpatrick.
# Racing
Fairyhouse start again on the agenda for Honeysuckle
Superstar mare likely to return in Hatton’s Grace Hurdle.
# Punchestown Festival 2022
Honeysuckle and Blackmore an irresistible combination amid a week of anticipation
It is three years since the Punchestown Festival was last run with open doors, and that only serves to heighten the expectation with advance ticket sales up by 80%.
# king henry
De Bromhead hopes Blackmore and Minella Times overcome weighty National issue
Blackmore and Minella Times have a huge challenge ahead of them in tomorrow’s Grand National.
# Winner winner
Henry De Bromhead hails ‘unreal’ repeat of Cheltenham double
Trainer and jockey Rachael Blackmore claimed Champion Hurdle and Gold Cup success.
# Tipp Top
Business as usual for the champ as Rachael Blackmore enjoys Thurles homecoming
‘I feel tired, and that’s the first thing that comes to mind!’
# Gold cup
Rachael Blackmore continues to take racing and the sporting world by storm
Willie Mullins had five of the seven winners on the final day of the Cheltenham Festival, and he is not the headline act.
# Racing
Rachael Blackmore's Gold Cup glory - 'I just can't explain how lucky I feel'
A Plus Tard landed the big one at Cheltenham today.
# Star Of The Show
Rachael Blackmore makes history again as A Plus Tard wins Cheltenham Gold Cup
A Plus Tard was sent off the 3/1 favourite.
# Worth A Few Bob
Rachael Blackmore wins again - this time on Bob Olinger in dramatic Festival opener
Galopin Des Champs was clear when falling at the last.
# honey honey
Rachael Blackmore: 'I wish I had the vocabulary to explain how it felt coming back in'
The Irish star savoured every bit of applause from the Cheltenham faithful this afternoon.
# Racing
Donn McClean: Honeysuckle and Blackmore are a formidable force, unbeaten, unbeatable
Donn McClean takes a look at the contenders for the Champion Hurdle, three weeks out from the Cheltenham festival.
# preparation
'I’m happy it happened, but you’re looking forward' - Blackmore targeting more Cheltenham glory
The champion Irish jockey is preparing for the festival taking place in a few weeks.
# Don't Stop Believing
Journey With Me firmly on track for Ballymore challenge
Naas winner another Festival big gun for De Bromhead and Blackmore.
# Bob's Your Uncle
Bob Olinger sparkles for Blackmore and de Bromhead at Punchestown
Star seven-year-old won the Grade 3 Kildare Novice Chase.
All time
# Minella Magic
'She didn't have to be asked to do that. She’s just a lovely person, from good people'
John Nallen on a magical racing year for the Minella horses and the success of Rachael Blackmore.
# Winner winner
Fog fails to take shine off momentous BBC moment for Rachael Blackmore
The history-making rider was crowned World Sport Star of the Year on Sunday – but her journey across the water proved eventful.
# And The Winner Is...
Rachael Blackmore wins World Sports Star of the Year at BBC awards
Tipperary jockey tops public vote in recognition of her historic year.
# nominees
Six women included on RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year 2021 shortlist
The winner will be announced on Saturday, 18 December,
# Record Breaker
Rachael Blackmore favourite to claim World Sport Star title at BBC awards
The Tipperary jockey faces stiff competition from a host of international athletes.
# A Plus Performance
Brilliant Blackmore guides A Plus Tard to Betfair Chase glory
Gold Cup runner-up favourite to go one place better at Cheltenham in March.
# Drama
Blackmore shows incredible strength to stay on horse in dramatic Cheltenham win
Gin On Lime overcame a slip after the second last fence to capture the SSS Super Alloys Novices’ Chase.
# Winner winner
'True icon' Rachael Blackmore to be honoured with 2021 Irish Racing Hero award
‘Rachael has become more than a role model; she is a true icon of our wonderful sport and a most fitting winner of the 2021 Irish Racing Hero Award.’
# oh Captain my captain
Captain Guinness serves up Poplar Square success as Blackmore racks up Naas four-timer
De Bromhead chaser makes winning return.
# Racing
Frodon and Frost sparkle again while Envoi Allen returns to winning ways
Dynamic duo outbattle Galvin at Down Royal.
# Racing
Blackmore on board as Gold Cup hero heads classy quintet at Down Royal
Frodon and Galvin among tough opposition for De Bromhead’s Cheltenham hero.
# Wexford
Eklat De Rire provides Blackmore with comeback victory
De Bromhead’s Wexford winner has a Ladbrokes Trophy entry.
# Return
Record-breaking Rachael Blackmore pleased to be back in action at Galway
Blackmore made her comeback aboard Balko Des Flos.
# Back in the Saddle
Rachael Blackmore to return from injury layoff at Galway
The Grand National winner has one ride — on the Henry de Bromhead-trained Balko Des Flos — this Saturday.
# On The Mend
Rachael Blackmore set to make injury comeback ‘in next couple of weeks’
History-making rider has been on sidelines since fall in July.
# recuperating
Rachael Blackmore in ‘good spirits’ after undergoing surgery following Killarney fall
She suffered a fractured ankle and hip injury on Friday.