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Nina Carberry at home in Ratoath, Meath with her daughter Rosie (3) and Daisy Doodles. Photo: Steve Humphreys

Nina Carberry at home in Ratoath, Meath with her daughter Rosie (3) and Daisy Doodles. Photo: Steve Humphreys

Nina Carberry at home in Ratoath, Meath with her daughter Rosie (3) and Daisy Doodles. Photo: Steve Humphreys

Horses and racing were the family business. The Irish Grand National was family business too, though meeting up with friends on Easter Monday and heading down to Fairyhouse together to ride the hurdy-gurdies held just as much primacy in her list of priorities as the action itself.

That evolved, of course. This year marks the 10th anniversary of Nina Carberry’s Irish Grand National victory.


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