Richard Aylward and horse Diore Lia.
Richard Aylward's Epsom Derby dream is back on as the Kilkenny man has confirmed that outsider Diore Lia will run i on Saturday - but with a different jockey.
As the British Horseracing Authority ruled out apprentice Gina Mangan, Aylward has now turned to Paddy Pilley to ride the 1,000-1 outsider which is running in the Derby to create awareness for a fund raising drive for Great Ormonde Street Children's Hospital.
Diore Lia is number 20 in the 20-horse race, which includes some of the finest horses on the planet and a number of Aidan O'Brien's horses are in strong contention for a Derby win.
Aylward, a former Kilkenny minor hurler, is the son of Dick and Mary Aylward, postmasters in Knocktoper.
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