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Ruby Walsh

Ruby Walsh is one of the most famous and successful jockeys in the world. Son of the former champion amateur jockey Ted Walsh, Ruby Walsh won his first Irish amateur title in 1996/7 at just 18 yers of age and then again in 1997/8, before turning…

Papillon

Papillon is an Irish racehorse formerly trained at Greenhills stables, near Naas in County Kildare. Most famous for winning the 2000 Aintree Grand National, he was a first ever ride in the race for 20-year-old jockey Ruby Walsh, and was trained…
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2000 Grand National Results

The 2000 Grand National was an all Irish affair with Jockey Ruby Walsh riding to victory on Irish chaser Papillon. Papillon became the second consecutive Irish horse to win following Bobbyjo's success last year. Walsh and his father, trainer…