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There were joyous and proud scenes at the headquarters of Sligo County Council yesterday evening as a civic reception was given for the Aintree Grand National winning jockey, Derek Fox. The reception was hosted by the Cathaoirleach, Councillor Hubert Keaney, who praised the Sligo Town native for his skill, courage…

A civic reception will be held in honour of 24 year old jockey from Emmett Place, Sligo, Derek Fox, tomorrow. Riding the Horse ‘One For Arthur’, they overcame odds of 14-1 to be crowned winners of the Grand National 2017 in Aintree, Liverpool on Saturday April 8th. Trainer Mark McNiff…

The manager of Culleenamore Stables in Sligo says his Grand National-winning nephew Derek Fox still rides for them here are at home whenever he can. The Sligo native and his team are still coming to terms with the huge win on Saturday. Speaking to Ocean FM, his uncle Mark McNiff…

Sligo native Derek Fox sensationally won the Randox Health English Grand National at Aintree on Saturday, guiding 14/1 shot One For Arthur home in his first race in the £1 million showpiece in Liverpool. The 24-year-old, who hails from Emmet Place in Sligo, is based with trainer Lucinda Russell and former…