Aintree Launches 2014 Crabbies Grand National Festival

As we launch ourselves into 2014 so have Aintree Racecourse as they embark on the road to the 2014 Crabbies Grand National Festival with the start of it's biggest ad campaign to date. Created by agency Loaf Creative, it began on Monday 6th…

Monbeg Dude To Miss Cheltenham Gold Cup

Michael Scudamore, trainer of the 2012 Coral Welsh National winner Monbeg Dude, is still deciding which particular preparation plan is best suited to his chaser for the 2014 Crabbies Grand National. Having decided to bypass the 2013 renewal…

Tidal Bay Heads To Grand National

Tidal Bay, the Paul Nicholls trained 12-year-old, is just days off his 13th birthday and while some may consider letting their chasers out to pasture, Nicholls has instead confirmed that he plans to send him to Aintree for the Crabbies Grand…

Mountainous Wins Coral Welsh National

A full compliment of twenty runners took to the Chepstow fences for the 2013 Coral Welsh National with the Richard Lee trained Mountainous reigning victorious after one of the closest finishes in the races history. Mountainous, Hawkes Point…

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…