Sligo man Derek Fox rides One For Arthur to victory at the Grand National 5 years ago

Sligo man Derek Fox rides One For Arthur to victory at the Grand National

There's been an outpouring of support and congratulations for the Sligo-born jockey Derek Fox, who has ridden One For Arthur to victory at the Grand National at Aintree this evening.

Fox, who broke his wrist and dislocated his collarbone just a month ago, has been on receiving end of much praise online following his charge to victory on the 14-1 horse. It was impressive show of skill from Fox, who was racing in the Grand National for his first time today.

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One For Arthur was trained near Kinross by Lucinda Russell, and beat out Cause Of Causes which finished second, and Saint Are which placed third.

Here's just some of the adulation being heaped on Derek Fox today:

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