Since turning professional back in 2015, Rachael Blackmore has been blazing a trail in the
world of horse racing, making her the perfect candidate for the role of hotel ambassador for Lyrath Estate.
In March, Rachael became the first female jockey to ride a winner in the Champion Hurdle on Honeysuckle at the infamous Cheltenham Festival, where she also became the first female to win the Ruby Walsh Trophy for leading jockey riding an incredible 6 winners across the four
Less than a month later, Blackmore went on to become the first female ever to win what is widely regarded as horse racing’s toughest race, the Randox Grand National. With 40 riders and 30 fences in the race, Blackmore captured the attention of the world as she rode Minella Times home to victory at Aintree.
“I am very happy to partner with Lyrath Estate as a hotel ambassador. I have enjoyed numerous occasions at Lyrath Estate and always noticed the elegance, the fantastic service, and the warm manner of all the staff, who go above and beyond for their guests. I’m delighted to support an Irish, family-owned hotel who are continuing to go from strength to strength and look forward to being a part of the journey” says Rachael Blackmore.
Now, as both Lyrath Estate and Rachael move forward into new chapters of their stories it seems fitting that the two should continue their growth together, as they develop and nurture their positions in their respective fields, leaving a legacy for future generations.