Mania in race for top award

GRAND NATIONAL winning jockey, Ryan Mania, has been nominated for a prestigious Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Award for Sport.

Mania, who in April this year became the first Grand National Winning jockey from Scotland in living memory, faces competition from three other nominees, tennis ace Andy Murray, runner Eilidh Child and the Scottish Women’s Curling Team.

The nominees are selected by a judging panel, but it is up to the public to decide who wins. Voting is free, but closes today. Go to to vote.