McCain's granddaughter, 16, wins on debut

Ella McCain, granddaughter of Ginger McCain

The granddaughter of Donald ‘Ginger’ McCain, who trained Red Rum to three Grand National victories, has ridden her first winner days after her GCSEs.

Ella McCain, from Cholmondeley in Cheshire, was riding in her debut race on Friday night at Carlisle racecourse.

The 16-year-old won a seven-furlong flat race on 7-1 shot Dark Confidant.

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