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A.P. McCoy

Anthony Peter "A.P." McCoy MBE is widely regarded as the greatest National Hunt jockey ever. He rode his first winner, "Legal Steps", at Thurles on 26 March 1992 and he has never looked back. He has broken numerous records including a record…

Arbor Supreme

Arbor Supreme is one of those horses that is specifically trained to enter and win a Grand National. He moved from trainer Willie Mullins to the yard of Jonjo O'Neill in November 2011 by owner JP McManus. …

2010 Grand National Results

The John Smiths 2010 Grand National threw up some incredible results, least of which was that Tony McCoy finally won the race on his 15th attempt!. With only 14 finishers, it's interesting to see where the rest of field ended up. It may even…

King Johns Castle

Runner up to Comply or Die in the 2008 Grand National, trainer Arthur Moore has set about preparing his eleven year old for another crack at the whip in the upcoming Aintree steeplechase. While he was 20/1 for the 2009 race and Comply or…

Can't Buy Time

Given that he is owned by JP McManus and trained by Jonjo O'Neill, Can't Buy Time was seen as a formidable opponent on a racecourse. However these are not the only credentials that held Can't Buy Time in good stead for the 2010 John Smiths Grand…

75 Remain In 2010 National

The deadline for the second official scratchings for the 2010 Grand National was on March 23rd and it was announced that a further 23 horses have been withdrawn leaving 75 runners still in contention for the big race on Saturday, April 10th…

Dont Push It

Don't Push It is a smart novice chaser, who in the 2006-07 season lost by just three quarters of a length to Denman in the Jim Brown Memorial Chase at Cheltenham. He proved a frustrating bet for punters following his promising beginnings,…

Grand National 2010 Weights Declared

The Grand National 2010 weights have been declared and it looks lonely at the top for Albertas Run, Madison Du Berlais and Notre Pere who all jointly head the handicap on 11st 10lb for the world’s most famous Jump race which takes place on…

112 Grand National 2010 Entries

The closing date for entering runners in the 2010 Grand National was Tuesday February 2nd and all 112 were declared today, the 3rd, with weights to be announced on February 16th 2010. Excitement surrounds State of Play, the fourth place in…