By Marcus Townend for the Daily Mail
Published: 21:39 BST, 1 April 2019 | Updated: 21:39 BST, 1 April 2019
If Irish jockey Derek Fox wins the Randox Health Grand National on Scotland’s One For Arthur on Saturday, a little of the credit will go to Wales — and their Grand Slam-winning rugby union team in particular.
Fox has endured a problem with his back this season and an operation for a slipped disc in November forced him to miss the return of 2017 National winner One For Arthur the following month.
The 26-year-old jockey made a rapid comeback and was on board One For Arthur when he ran at Haydock in February.
Little has gone right for One For Arthur since his 2017 win in the Grand National at Aintree
But with Fox still in discomfort, trainer Lucinda