Grand National Schooling Fences Available To Trainers

The Grand National fences are notoriously difficult to navigate and so the introduction of reproduction fences was a welcome addition to trainers across the UK and Ireland. Known as Schooling Fences, they are located at four venues and have…

2018 Grand National Trainer Profiles

The running of the 2018 Grand National is just a few weeks away. The race takes place at the famous Aintree racecourse where the horses battle it out over 4 miles. The prize money on offer has now reached £1 million and the big purse is…

Definitly Red Out Of The National

It has been confirmed that Definitly Red will miss the 2018 Grand National, with connections favouring a tilt at the Aintree Bowl instead, after seeing his performance in the Cheltenham Gold Cup. He was to carry top weight in the National, and…

Tiger Roll Jumps Into Grand National Frame

The Cross Country Chase at the Cheltenham Festival was supposed to provide Grand National clues on both Cause of Causes and The Last Samuri. However, one horse that wasn’t considered in the race was Tiger Roll, who won and propelled himself…

Leading Cheltenham Jockeys

There is some great value this year at Cheltenham that many might not have seen and it could potentially sway you to have a bet on the Cheltenham Races. If you’re looking for great value you should look no further than the Top Jockey odds.…

Grand National Clues At Cheltenham

The Cheltenham Festival is a huge occasion in the national hunt calendar, with many of the best horses from both the UK and Ireland clashing to determine who is the real champion. While the feature races each day will grab the headlines, elsewhere…

Will Twiston-Davies And Blaklion Rise To The Grand National Occasion?

Sam Twiston-Davies has been handed the challenge of riding Blaklion to victory in the Grand National. The bay gelding is considered the favourite for the event at Aintree, with 2017 champion One For Arthur sidelined due to injury. Nigel Twiston-Davies…

Blaklion Beaten In Grand National Trial

The 2018 Grand National ante-post favourite Blaklion suffered a set back in his prep run at Haydock on Saturday. Despite the sunshine at the course, the Grand National Trail was run on heavy ground and that, combined with the big weight Blaklion…

Grand National Weights Revealed As Build Up Begins

The official time to get excited about the Grand National is when the weights are revealed, something we saw earlier this week. The weights were revealed in London, which is always a baffling decision when the event takes place at Aintree, Liverpool. Onto…