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…

Reaction To Grand National Weights 2018

It was billed as Phil Smith’s handicapping swan song, the Grand National weights dinner for the race he had presided over for the last twenty years, but alas things did not all go to plan. After an embargo, a single horse weights teaser and…

Total Recall Win Sets Him Up Nicely For Grand National Bid

Total Recall has long been spoken about as a Grand National contender, and at the weekend, he registered a win over hurdles that should put him spot on for the big race in April. Trainer Willie Mullins had been keen to not impact his handicap…

Jumps Racing At The Heart Of Grand National

Ask anyone to name the world’s most famous horse race and, more often than not, the answer will be the Grand National. The name is synonymous with the sport and gets the pulses racing for what is always an exciting weekend of racing at…

Seeyouatmidnight Has Credentials For Grand National 2018

The Randox Health Grand National is just a couple of months away (14th April), but already punters, tipsters and bookmakers are weighing up the potential contenders. A final field of 40 runners (and a few reserves) will be announced a couple…

Native River's Stamina Looks Ideal for the Grand National 2018

The National Hunt season is in full swing and many of the top trainers are already looking ahead to both the Cheltenham and Aintree Festivals in 2018. The Randox Health Grand National is always a huge ante-post betting event and many of the…