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In Compliance

In Compliance was the 12 year old who is having his second shot at the Grand National following a 13th place finish in 2011. He also previously ran in Aintree in the John Smiths Topham Chase in 2010 where he finished in 6th place having started…

Minimum Entry Age Rises

As part of a BHA review of the annual John Smith's Grand National, the minimum age of entries is to increase to seven from six years. Following the death of two horses in the 2011 Grand National, Ornais and Dooneys Gate, a study, designed to…

State Of Play

State of Play ran all guns blazing to come fourth in the 2009 Grand National at Aintree, where he challenged for the lead at the second last and for a short while even looked like he could win it. …

The Midnight Club

The Midnight Club was the then the Irish, 11 year old, trained by Willie Mullin's who was one of the ante-post favourites for the 2011 Grand National. With incredibly consistent form under his belt, The Midnight Club was one of the dark horses…
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Mon Mome

Mon Mome (Our Kid) became the first 100-1 shot to win the Grand National since Foinavon's lucky win at the Aintree course in 1967, when a loose horse caused a pile up at a fence and left Foinavon with a clear run to the finishing line. In…