Vicente Aims To Give Owner Hemmings A Grand Victory

Have you picked who you are backing for this year’s Grand National yet? One option many of you may have overlooked is the Paul Nicholls’ trained Vicente. Last year’s Scottish Grand National winner definitely has plenty going for it…

124 Entries For Irish Grand National

With a bumper prize pot in 2017, the BoyleSports Irish Grand National has attracted 124 entries for it's annual renewal at Fairyhouse on April 17th. There was no real surprise that trainer Gordon Elliott dominated the entries with 28 potential…
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The Aintree Grand National’s Most Famous Fences

We are getting closer to the final 40 for the 2017 Aintree Grand National, which is now less than a month away. Some of the world’s best jockeys and horses will take to the course and attempt to navigate one of the most difficult races in…

The Last Samuri Excites Ahead Of Grand National

Tips for this year’s Grand National have been commonplace over the last few weeks and understandably so; the race is less than a month away and most punters are starting to look through the list of entries for a potential winner. One stand…

Early Look At The Grand National And Cheltenham Gold Cup

It is that time of year again. We’re now into March and the major National Hunt meetings at Aintree and Cheltenham are fast approaching. The Grand National is one of the oldest races on the planet and the best stayers in the business will…

Gigginstown Controversy Continues As Eight Withdrawn From National

The ongoing feud between Gigginstown House Stud and the Grand National Handicapper, Phil Smith, continued this week as eight horses from the yard were withdrawn from this year’s spectacle. Fifteen horses in total were withdrawn at this…

Gigginstown Stars Set To Swerve Aintree

It seems fairly safe to assume after the recent furore that surrounded the announcement of the 2017 Grand National weights that Michael O'Leary and Phil Smith won't be exchanging Christmas cards this year. Whether or not the Ryanair and Gigginstown…

Noticeable Absentees From The 2017 Grand National

One of the most important dates on the racing calendar is approaching and fans of the Grand National will be excited to read through the entries for this year’s big race. For the third time out of the last four years, over 100 horses were…

Freddy Tylicki Looks Back On His Racing Career

The racing world was shaken last October when jockey Freddy Tylicki was involved in a major collision. The four horse pile up cost Tylicki the use of his legs but he still has a passion for racing. This injury was one of the worst last season…