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Tom Scudamore Backs Colbert Station

It's always interesting to hear the perspective of the Grand national from the jockey and many are quite vocal about their thoughts on changes to the course, the going as well as their potential opposition. Tom Scudamore, who was confirmed to…

Will Katie Walsh Win The Grand National

I recently interviewed jockey Carrie Ford who rode Forest Gunner to 5th place in the 2005 Grand National and when I asked her about her thoughts on turning professional she quite openly stated that she would never have been able to make a living…

Always Waining Primed For Grand National

If there's one horse to watch this coming Saturday it's the Peter Bowen trained Always Waining. Three time winner of the Topham Chase this horse knows his way around the Aintree fences like the back of his hoof and although he's 12 years old,…

Jacob Vying For Back To Back Wins

Back to back victories are not a regular occurrence in the Grand National but winning jockey Daryl Jacob is going to give it everything he has to make that particular dream come true as he partners the Paul Nicholls trained Join Together on…

Imperial Commander Heads Up 49 Entries

We started with 84 entries back at the end of January and slowly but surely they've been whittled down via the declaration stages to just 49 as of today. At the five day declaration stage, eight horses were withdrawn and include: Prince De…

Connections Pleased With Teaforthree

Trainer Rebecca Curtis is about to face the biggest challenge of her training career when she sends Teaforthree out at Aintree in the 2013 Grand National on Saturday and yesterday sent out a bulletin on his progress so far. [Racecard Teaforthree] As…

Curtis Learns Valuable Lessons

Teaforthree has been the punters ante-post favourite for the 2013 Grand National since the entries were announced back in January and even now trainer Rebecca Curtis is learning valuable lessons that should help her charge solidify an even bigger…

Sunnyhillboy Could Prep At Gold Cup

Even writing this this I am a little bit stunned at the fact that trainer Jonjo O'Neill has discussed the possibility of sending Sunnyhillboy to the Cheltenham Gold Cup as part of his preparations for the 2013 Grand National. With only three…

McCain Says Cloudy Lane Won't Run In National

It's a fantastic position to be in as a trainer - having five potential horses ready to line up for the Grand National. Donald McCain entered five, the most by any UK trainer, and has high hopes that three of them will start on April 6th. At…