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Burton Port Out For The Season

Last week you could have had Burton Port at 25/1 ante-post for the 2013 Grand National but this week he's been ruled out of contention for both this and the rest of the season as trainer, Nicky Henderson, revealed that he has injured a hind…

2013 Grand National Dates

It's that time of year again when we eagerly anticipate just who will be entered into the 2013 Grand National and the good folks at Aintree have now advised that the closing date for entries is noon on Tuesday, January 29 2013. To follow…

Monbeg Dude Heads To Haydock Not 2013 Grand National

Fresh off the back of his recent 11/1 win in the Coral Welsh National at Chepstow, many had thought that the Michael Scudamore trained Monbeg Dude may take his chances in the 2013 Grand National but it seems that is not going to be the case.…
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2013 Grand National Fences Even Safer

They have come under serious scrutiny over the last couple of years and been the subject of much debate but it has now been decided the the 2013 Grand National Fences are to undergo some significant changes which, it is hoped, will lead to a…

Channel 4 Reveal 2013 Grand National Plans

It's all change for the Grand National. First the move to Channel 4, the trialling of new fences and then the announcement that John Smiths was to end their sponsorship. So with so much going on, Channel 4 have decided to let the public in on…

Ruby Picks Himself Over Katie For 2013 Grand National

All's fair in love and horse racing and though blood may be thicker than water it is isn't thicker than a 2013 Grand National win. [email protected] I'm selfish! #askruby— Racing UK (@Racing_UK) November 30, 2012 I recently tweeted…
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John Smiths Ends Grand National Sponsorship

Aintree are in search for a brand new sponsor following the shock announcement today that John Smiths will no longer be sponsoring the greatest steeple chase in the world! The 2013 Grand National will be the last to be named after the ale…

Mouse Already Planning For Aintree

After clocking up his fifth consecutive victory at Roscommon last week, it's easy to see why trainer Mouse Morris is already making big plans for his six-year-old Baily Green. Baily Green has been in the form of his life this summer and extended…
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Fences Modified For 2013 Grand National

Plans announced by the BHA to modify certain aspects of the 2013 Grand National renewal primarily centred around the start of the race and indeed that's what many news publications picked up on. There were of course, other plans announced concerning…