AP McCoy - Only a matter of Time Before a Female Wins the Grand National
There are just four days to go until the biggest horse race in the world and Champion Jockey AP McCoy thinks a female rider will win the Grand National one day. It follows Katie Walsh’s win in the Irish Grand National on Monday.
Speaking to William Hill Radio, McCoy said: “There’s more female jockeys competing now, the likes of Nina Carberry, Katie Walsh and Lucy Alexander. They are three to name who have done well over the jumps, so I think it’s only a matter of time before a woman wins the Grand National. I think they are very capable, those three in particular and there’s no reason they can’t win the Grand National if they get on the right horse.”
McCoy is set to ride Shutthefrontdoor in Saturday’s Grand National at Aintree. He’s the current 7-1 favourite with William Hill, but bookmakers are braced for a monumental gamble on the horse.
William Hill spokesman Jon Ivan-Duke said: “The Grand National is a unique sporting event which brings people together, whole families watch the race and many people have their one and only bet of the year. And this year we are expecting that bet to be on AP McCoy, the greatest jockey of all time.”
William Hill Odds - Female Jockey To Win The Grand National By End Of 2020: 6/1
What Will The Starting Price Of AP McCoy’s Ride In The Grand National Be:
5-4 5/1, 11/2 or 6/1
6-4 9/2 Or Less
11-4 13/2 Or Bigger
William Hill Odds - Crabbie’s Grand National: 7-1 Shutthefrontdoor, 10-1 Balthazar King, Rocky Creek, 14-1 The Druids Nephew, 16-1 Cause Of Causes, 20-1 Alvarado, Godsmejudge, Soll, Spring Heeled, 25-1 Many Clouds, Pineau De Re, Unioniste, 33-1 Al Co, Broadway Buffalo, First Lieutenant, Goonyella, Monbeg Dude, Night In Milan, Rebel Rebellion, Royale Knight, Saint Are, The Package, 40-1 Across The Bay, Ballycasey, Chance Du Roy, Court By Surprise, Dolatulo, Gallant Oscar, Lord Windermere, 50-1 Any Currency, Carlito Brigante, Duke Of Lucca, Gas Line Boy, Mon Parrain, Mountainous, Oscar Time, Owega Star, Portrait King, Raz De Maree, Standing Ovation, Wyck Hill, 66-1 Baileys Concerto, Corrin Wood, Guess Again, Rubi Light, Super Duty, Tales Of Milan, The Rainbow Hunter, Tranquil Sea, Vintage Star, 100-1 Alpha Victor, American Spin, Ballyoliver, Bob Ford, Ely Brown, Glenquest, Harry The Viking, Ikorodu Road, Lackamon, Maggio, Mart Lane, Neptune Equester, Rigadin De Beauchene, River Choice, Rose Of The Moon, (EW ¼ Odds Places 1,2,3,4 – Non Runner Money Back, Best Odds Guaranteed)