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The Aintree Grand National’s Most Famous Fences

We are getting closer to the final 40 for the 2017 Aintree Grand National, which is now less than a month away. Some of the world’s best jockeys and horses will take to the course and attempt to navigate one of the most difficult races in…
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Interesting Grand National Stats

Students of Grand National history can learn a lot – and this has a couple of key benefits. Firstly and most importantly – it’s absolutely fascinating. The Grand National has to have generated more stories (and statistics along with…

Anatomy Of A Racehorse

Horses are strong, majestic animals and with the help of this infographic you can push your understanding of them a little bit further, so that you know exactly what it takes to become a winning racehorse. Source: GJW Titmuss

Top 20 Horse Inspired Songs

Songs about horses have been around since man first rode bareback across the steppes, and songwriters have always had a special fascination with horses. Our facebook fans recently come up with their own favourites; so here’s our Top Twenty…

The National Lottery

There’s nothing UK punters like more than the chance to win big and it’s this that helps makes Grand National Saturday in April each year the biggest single betting day in the UK sporting calendar. It seems appropriate that the first…

Top 10 Extreme Equestrian Sports

From the chariot races of ancient Rome, to the bareback riding of the Apache Indians and the war horses that rode into battle during the First World War; a man and his horse have always faced danger and been tested together. It’s almost as…
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New Grand National Infographic

You might remember that we recently published our infographic for the 2012 Grand National. We designed the infographic because we couldn't find a single one online! Well, it seems infographics are like buses, none for ages then two turn up at…

Grand National Infographic

To view the Grand National infographic in it's full glory just click on the image above, it will then expand to fill your screen. Information graphics or infographics are graphic visual representations of information or data. We searched…

The Mascot Grand National

Yes, you read it right! The Mascot Grand National is an annual race held over hurdles between Mascots of football and other sports teams. The race began in 1999 and until 2010 was held at Huntingdon Racecourse situated in Cambridgeshire. This…