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Ryan Mania, the jockey who rode Yorkshire's Auroras Encore to Grand National glory spent the day celebrating his victory, before his nasty fall at Hexham.
The 23 year old scotsman was airlifted to hospital after coming off his mount in the 3:10. He was riding another of Bingley Moor trainer, Sue Smith's horses, Stagecoach Jasper.
An air ambulance was called to Hexham as Grand National-winning rider Ryan Mania had anything but a dream return to action when he suffered a nasty fall.
The Scotsman, who steered Yorkshire's Auroras Encore to a famous 66-1 success at Aintree on Saturday, was linking up once again with Bingley trainer Sue Smith in the St John Lee Handicap Hurdle.
However, his mount Stagecoach Jasper came down early on the final circuit. Some 25 minutes after the race the 23-year-old Mania was still being attended to on the track by medics. With the covers up, there was a delay to racing following the arrival of the air ambulance.
Ryan Mania, the jockey who rode Yorkshire's Auroras Encore to victory in yesterday's Grand National has been airlifted to hospital following a bad fall in the 3:10 at Hexham.
More than 40 years after he achieved fame in showjumping, Harvey Smith has again earned his place in the history books as the trainer of Yorkshire's first Grand National winning horse in 53 years. Back at his stables this morning, he spoke to ITV News about Auroras Encore's historic win.
Ryan Mania's win upon Yorkshire-trained Auroras Encore at the Grand National yesterday was even more remarkable as it was the first time the jockey had ever ridden in the race. Back at the horse's stables in West Yorkshire this morning, he reflected upon his historic win.
Yorkshire's Grand National winning horse, Auroras Encore is back at stables near Bingley in West Yorkshire after yesterday's historic race. He becomes the first horse from Yorkshire to claim the title in 53 years.
Sue Smith, the Yorkshire-based trainer of Aurora's Encore becomes only the third woman in Grand National history to train a winning horse. She's back at home at stables with the horse in Bingley today after yesterday's historic win.
Auroras Encore has become the first Yorkshire winner of the Grand National for 53 years. The 11 year old, trained by Sue Smith - the wife of former showjumper Harvey at their stables high on the Yorkshire moors above Bingley - was well placed throughout.
He jumped well clear at the last to win comfortably by nine lengths at 66-1. A notable achievement too for jockey Ryan Mania, riding in his first National.
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Auroras Encore has become the first Yorkshire winner of the Grand National for 53 years.