BBC Sport - Grand National: Is there any difference between male & female jockeys?
Walsh v Thornton: The jockey challenge
- From the section Horse Racing
Is there really any difference between male and female jockeys? We decided to let the science do the talking as Katie Walsh and Andrew Thornton take on a three-part challenge at Liverpool John Moores University.
It is just under a month until the 2016 Crabbie's Grand National at Aintree. Katie Walsh, who finished third on Seabass in 2012, is a part-host of the Grand Women's Summit on Ladies Day - highlighting the impact women have had in horse racing.
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