Rubi Light Could Make the Grand National

The last thing you need as a trainer with a potentially winning Grand National horse is to find out that he has burst a blood vessel or needs a breathing operation, both of which have happened to trainer Robbie Hennessy's stable star, Rubi Light.…

Ruby Walsh to Partner Tidal Bay at Leopardstown

They were partners for ten years before Ruby Walsh decided to head home to Ireland and leave Ditcheat and trainer Paul Nicholls, but it looks like their partnership is to be renewed again, if only briefly, when Nicholls sends 2014 Grand National…

Mullins Could Raid Grand National

The one word used most frequently in conjunction with Ireland's Champion Trainer, Willie Mullins is 'raid'. Hardly an article gets written these days about the man that doesn't involve him plotting some type of raid or assault on UK racing to…

Mountainous May Bypass Aintree For Ireland

Coral Welsh National winning trainer Richard Lee seems to be at a cross roads with his charge and winning horse, Mountainous. He's pencilled in for all three remaining Nationals of the season, Aintree, Ireland and Scotland and to date no decision…

Exclusive: David Pipe Talks Grand National 2014

Grand National winning trainer, David Pipe, recently took some time out of his very busy schedule to talk through his thoughts on the 2014 Grand National and the prospects that he has lined up for both this year and possibly even for the 2015…

Lion Stalks Aintree

Last week Aintree received a bumper 115 entries for the 2014 Grand National. Whilst the long list of horses aiming for a run over the Grand National fences is great news for Aintree, it creates a mountain of work for me. At least 75 of those…

Lucky Number Seven For Nicholls

The Paul Nicholls duo of Tidal Bay and Rocky Creek are well suited to the Crabbie’s Grand National claims their Ditcheat based trainer. Talking about his hopes for Tidal Bay, Nicholls told AtTheRaces ‘‘The National should suit him.…

The Face Of The National

A photograph of Grand National jockey Katie Walsh has won the prestigious Taylor Wessing Photography Prize. The award and £12,000 prize money was awarded to photographer Spencer Murphy at the National Portrait Gallery. The image of Katie…

115 Grand National 2014 Entries Announced

115 runners have been entered into the 2014 Crabbies Grand National, 31 more than entered last year. For the first time in the race's history, the prize fund will top £1,000,000 and it seems that many trainers and connections have decided to…