Civic Reception for Derek Fox today at 6pm

Joysous scenes around Sligo County Council headquarters this evening for the civic reception of Aintree Grand National Winner, Derek Fox, of Emmett Place in Sligo.

He overcame odds of 14-1 to be crowned winner of the Grand National 2017 in Aintree, Liverpool on Saturday April 8th, Riding the horse ‘One For Arthur’

Derek suffered a bad fall on March 9th in Carlisle and was unsure if he could take part in the event, but was cleared to race only three days before the Grand National.

Derek will be in Sligo for the event which is on from 6pm today at County Hall in Riverside.