Sligo trainer hails performance of National hero Derek Fox

Sligo is still celebrating a sensational win for one of their own at Saturday’s English Grand National.

24-year-old Derek Fox from Emmet Place in Sligo town produced the ride of his life to guide 14-to-one shot One For Arthur to victory at Aintree.

Trainer Mark McNiff is an uncle of the jockey and also had a horse ridden by him in Aintree over the weekend.

He told Ocean FM’s North West Today that he is very proud of his nephew…

You can hear that interview in full, plus an exclusive interview with Derek Fox, on Monday morning’s North West Today on Ocean FM.