Bradley Lowery's mum recalls his Grand National joy as horse racing festival approaches

Bradley Lowery's mum has said she wishes she could hold him one last time as the anniversary approaches of his Grand National day out.

Monday, 9th April 2018, 10:07 pm
Updated Monday, 9th April 2018, 10:51 pm
Derek Fox, who rode One For Arthur to victory at last year's Grand National, pictured with Bradley Lowery on his shoulders following his win.

Gemma Lowery is preparing to attend the festival when it is held at Aintree from Thursday to Saturday.

"Bradley loved it last year and Aintree really did make it special.

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"They have something planned this year to which I am very grateful for."

She also posted a photo of him celebrating with jockey Derek Fox after he rode One For Arthur to a four-and-a-half-length victory.

She added: "This is Bradley on the grand national winner's shoulders last year.

"I wish this could be this year, I wish I could hold him one last time."