20 Declared for Coral Welsh National 2013

Twenty runners have been declared for the Coral Welsh National which is due to take place at Chepstow Racecourse, tomorrow, 28 December 2013. Among those still in contention are favourites, Goonyella, Well Refreshed and Highland Lodge with…

Time For Rupert to Run Again

It has been over a year since nine-year old chaser, Time For Rupert, has had a start but having overcome a life-threatening condition in the summer, he is now set to line-up at Ascot on Saturday in the Wessex Youth Trust Long Walk Hurdle. He…

Coral Extends Welsh National Sponsorship

UK bookmaker Coral has agreed a five-year extension to its title sponsorship of the Welsh Grand National which will see them will continue their long association with the annual racing event. The latest agreement will extend Coral’s association…

Auroras Encore Heads To Wetherby

All eyes will be on the Rowland Meyrick Handicap Chase at Wetherby on December 26th as 2013 Grand National winner, Auroras Encore, hopes to make his seasonal return to competitive action. The Sue Smith trained 11-year-old, is set to compete…

Sydney Paget may bypass Welsh National

Trained by Donald McCain, Sydney Paget propelled himself to the top of the odds for the Coral Welsh National 2013 when he romped home at Haydock on November 23rd. Ridden by jockey Jason Maguire, the six-year-old was initially believed to have…

Monbeg Dude Winning After Royal Treatment

When ex-England rugby captain Mike Tindall told his wife Zara Phillips he’d purchased a quarter share in a racehorse she branded him an ‘idiot’. The Queen’s granddaughter, Zara, was not amused by the purchase. However, the £12,000 paid…

2014 Weights To Be Announced At Abbey Road

Abbey Road Studios, located in London, was established in November 1931 and is synonymous with the Beatles, one of the most famous bands to ever come out of Liverpool which also happens to be the home of the Crabbies Grand National 2014. With…

Murphy Gets 9 Days For Brawl

Jockey Timmy Murphy has been suspended for 9 days after a brawl with a fellow jockey Dominic Elmsworth. Both riders were asked to attend a meeting at an inquiry at Wincanton on Thursday where the British Horseracing Association heard that…

Chance Du Roy lands Becher Chase

At three and a half miles long and contested over the famous Aintree fences, the Becher Chase is one of the few races to give genuine clues to how a horse might perform in the Grand National. It was no surprise to see past and possible future…