Bryony Frost and Harry Cobden latest after horror falls on Grand National day

Jockeys Bryony Frost and Harry Cobden are both “absolutely fine” despite needing hospital treatment on Saturday.

Cobden missed out on the chance to ride Give Me A Copper in the Grand National having came off Lucky One in a Grade 1 earlier in the card.

Frost was going well on Yala Enki in the National before they fell with both jockeys treated at Aintree Hospital.

The pair both ride for powerhouse trainer Paul Nicholls, and his assistant Harry Derham had positive news on the latest condition of both.

He said: "Happy to report that both Harry and Bryony are both absolutely fine.

"A little battered and bruised but will to fight another day. Thank you for all the messages."

While Nicholls added: "Just seen Bryony she little stiff and sore but will hopefully be able to ride from the middle of next week and be fit to ride Frodon at Sandown.

"Another positive update have just spoken to Harry and he is up and about and feeling ok and just a little sore.

"He will give an update in the next few days as to when he can ride again. Great News."

Rachael Blackmore made history by becoming the first woman jockey to ever win the Grand National.

She rode Minella Times to glory, and said: "I don't feel male or female right now. I don't even feel human. This is just unbelievable.

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  • "My first memory of racing was when I was about seven or eight watching the Grand National round a friend's house and it had that special kind of hype.

    "I took out my amateur jockey's licence and didn't even dare to dream I would get a ride in the race, let alone ride the winner of it.

    "It's such a special race. I finished 10th last year and got a kick out of that. To finish with your head in front is beyond belief, to be honest."

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