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One For Arthur, ridden by Derek Fox, won the 2017 Grand National at Aintree, with Cause of Causes second and Saint Are third.
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Fred Mackey with Gold Cup favourite Native River's dam Native Mo
PICTURE: Aisling Crowe Native River win would be toast of County Down By Aisling Crowe 10:00PM 15 MAR 2017 FRIDAY is St Patrick's Day – when the whole world it seems, not just Cheltenham, is dyed green and everyone is Irish for the day. In County Down, where the man himself began his Irish mission and where his tomb lies in the shadow of Downpatrick racecourse, they will have more reason to celebrate than usual if Native River can gallop to Cheltenham Gold Cup glory.
The striking seven-year-old is from that sacred and hallowed north-eastern corner of the Irish isle, where the legend of St Patrick was first born. Native River took his first breaths a few hundred yards from the A1 dual-carriageway between Banbridge and Dromore on the dairy farm of his breeder Fred Mackey.
Mackey, who farms along with two of his sons Robert and Richard, recalls the moment he first laid eyes on the horse who come Friday could be ..