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ITV Border has confirmed that Ryan Mania is 'conscious and speaking' but will be airlifted to hospital.
Yesterday the 23 year old won the Grand National, on a horse with odds of 66-1 of winning.
Grand National winner Ryan Mania returned to his local rugby club in the Scottish Borders last night.
The 24-year-old, who was celebrating his Aintree victory, was pictured holding the trophy and being lifted up by players in Galashiels.
Scottish Borders jockey Ryan Mania has hailed Auroras Encore after the pair won this year's Grand National at Aintree on Saturday.
The Yorkshire-based runner and his 24-year-old rider, from Galashiels, were ranked 80-1 outsiders before the race but fended off competition from 'Cappa Bleu' and 'Tea for Three' to win the race at the first attempt.
Speaking today, Mania said: "The whole way through the race I couldn't believe how well he was jumping and travelling, and when we came to the Melling Road I couldn't believe we were still there.
"At that point I thought we were going to be placed, I thought this is just tremendous. But to go on and win is just mad!"
Grand National winner Ryan Mania returned to Galashiels rugby club last night to celebrate his victory.
The 23-year-old jockey who has won the Grand National is riding at Hexham race course later.
He told ITV Border that his family and girlfriend were coming to support him, after his historic win.
His horse, Auroras Encore, was a 66-1 outsider at the start of the race yesterday.
A jockey from the Scottish Borders has won this year's Grand National at Aintree.
Ryan Mania from Galashiels romped to victory on 80-1 outsider Auroras Encore. The 24-year-old fended off competition from 'Cappa Bleu' and 'Tea for Three' to win the race in his first attempt.