Mullins To Send Vesper Bell To Aintree

He may have fallen on his first attempt over the Grand National fences when he lined up for the 2013 Becher Chase at Aintree, but trainer Willie Mullins still believes that Vesper Bell is a solid candidate for the 2014 Crabbies Grand National…

Goonyella Looking For Grand National Glory

Back in December speculation was rife regarding the racing plans for the Jim Dreaper trained Goonyella. He was favourite for both the Coral Welsh National and the Paddy Power Chase, though both were to be run only one day apart, and eventually…

Tranquil Sea Aiming for 2014 Grand National

January is undoubtedly one of the most exciting and interesting months on the racing calendar as pundits, sports writes and fans alike all try to determine just who will be entered into the Grand National. Trainers and connections become…

36 Entries For Cheltenham Gold Cup

The 2014 Cheltenham Gold Cup entries have been announced and there are 36 of them including new ante-post favourite Bobs Worth, Silviniaco Conti and Cue Card who all get the green light. Despite the general anticipation of who will get entered,…

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…