Woman Jockey in the Grand National

Charlotte Brew rode her own horse, Barony Fort at The Grand National which is held annually at Aintree, England in 1977. Brew became the first woman jockey in the Grand National steeplechase.

Date:
      1977
Name(s):
      Charlotte Brew
Occupation:
      Jockey
Location:
      Aintree, England


Additional Information:

  • List of female Grand National jockeys – Wikipedia
    Charlotte Brew: A total of 16 female jockeys have entered the Grand National since then. Charlotte Brew on her horse, Barony Fort, was the first female to compete in the race, in 1977. In 1982 Geraldine Rees became the first woman to complete the course.
  • Charlotte Brew – Wikipedia
    Charlotte Brew is a British equestrian. She made history in 1977, when she was the first woman to ride in the Grand National, on her horse Barony Fort. Women …
  • Charlotte Brew | Sport | The Observer – The Guardian
    Mar 5, 2006 – In 1977, at the age of 21, Charlotte Brew became the first woman to ride in the Grand National. Today, as Charlotte Budd, she runs a catering …
  • A history of female jockeys at the Grand National | Ladbrokes
    Mar 23, 2018 – As far back as 1977, jockey Charlotte Brew made history as the first ever female rider to compete in the Grand National. Almost 40 years later we are still awaiting a first female winner of the Aintree showpiece. But with more female jockeys on the scene than ever before, a first victory is surely not far away.

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