Walsh looks to become 1st female to win National

Updated: April 5, 2013, 4:30 PM ET
Associated Press

AINTREE, England -- Katie Walsh will attempt to become the first female jockey to win the Grand National when she rides Seabass on Saturday.

Walsh's father Ted (trainer) and brother Ruby (jockey) won the National, and she'll aim to complete the family set aboard Seabass, who finished third last year.

"There's a lot of fences to be jumped," Walsh said. "You need a lot of luck. But I'm looking forward to it again, and it's good to have last year's experience under my belt."

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