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Nina And Katie To Go Head-To-Head

It's no surprise that most of the world is waiting with bated breath to finally see a female jockey win the Grand National and with each year that passes we seem to be getting ever closer to this remarkable and historical moment. Genuinely…

Walsh Inducted Into Grand National Hall Of Fame

The accolades just keep coming for jockey Ruby Walsh, the latest of which is his induction into the Grand National Legends Hall of Fame. He is one of five to be honoured after thousands of racing fans placed their votes on the Grand National…
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2013 Grand National Stats

If you're new to the Grand National or have no idea how you go about picking a winner for 2013, then use this handy little guide to whittle down the entries so that hopefully you reasonable chance of making you a few quid on Saturday April 6th! There…

Does Cheltenham Hamper The Grand National?

This is always going to be a tricky time of year for trainers and connections as a myriad of big price races run back-to-back and all competing for a rather limited number of race horses that are good enough to seriously contend for the big…

AP Fast Approaching 4,000 Winners

Is there another jockey in history who can compare to the legendary A.P. McCoy? With nearly 4,000 winners in the bag over his illustrious career it's doubtful but it's still at least 140 winners away and as we all know, anything can happen in…

2013 Grand National Preview With Mike Foster

Mike Foster is the Racing Manager at Deva Racing Ltd and has a number of horses with Donald McCain the trainer of 2011 Grand National winner Ballabriggs - I met with Mike to discuss this years race and take a closer look at the 2013 Grand National…

Channel 4 Create New Grand National Advert

For the first time in history, the BBC will not be covering the biggest race in the world - the Grand National. Instead, the honour now falls to Channel 4 Racing who have been working tirelessly to ensure that the standard of coverage, not just…

Grand National Entrant Suffers Fatal Injury

Jessies Dream the Gordon Elliott trained entrant in the 2013 Aintree Grand National suffered a leg break during routine work on the gallops earlier this morning. Trainer Gordon Elliot speaking to the Racing Post said "Unfortunately he broke…

Katenko Out Of the 2013 Grand National

Though I'm not fully certain that he would have even been left in the running for the 2013 Grand National, it seems that we'll never know in the case of the Venetia Williams trained Katenko who has been withdrawn due to injury. Primarily…