Tag: Hollie Doyle

Rachael Blackmore and 11/1 Minella Times brought home more than winning Grand National tickets. The first woman jockey in the 182-year history of the world's most famous steeplechase captured the world's fancy. (Image: PA)

Blackmore-Mania Hits Grand Peak After Barrier-Breaking National Win

This is what awaited Rachael Blackmore after she became the first woman jockey to win the Grand National in the 182-year history of the world’s most famous steeplechase. A congratulatory tweet from Ringo Starr. Calls for her to receive a damehood – the female equivalent of a knighthood. Odds on […]

It may not rank up with winning the Arc for champion jockey Frankie Dettori. But the Racing League does give the world's top rider another trophy to ride for. (Image: AFP)

New UK Racing League Turns Riding Into a Team Sport

Jockeys racing as teams for more than £2 million in prize money will provide the latest horse racing twist when the inaugural Racing League season opens in the United Kingdom this summer. What is the Racing League? How does it work? And who will we see riding for that prize […]

First, Hollie Doyle captured her first Royal Ascot title in June. Now, the 23-year-old became the first British female jockey to win five races in a day. (Image: Royal Ascot)

Take Five: British Jockey Hollie Doyle Makes History at Royal Windsor

British jockey Hollie Doyle’s remarkable 2020 season can’t be considered a breakout campaign in light of her record 116 victories last year. But Saturday at Royal Windsor, Doyle broke out bigger than ever, becoming the first woman in the history of British horse racing to win five races in one […]