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Grand National Changes Announced

Following two successive years where two horses died at the Aintree Grand National, the pressure was on to adapt the course and make it safer for all concerned, including the magnificent horses that make this race one the best in the world.…

Jockeys Oppose Changes To 2013 Grand National

Chaotic scenes preceded the 2012 Grand National, with Synchronised running off down the track being chased and reigned back in and indeed it made for uncomfortable viewing when he was urged to the starting line and although the race started…
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New MD At Aintree

We all know and love Aintree Racecourse, predominantly for it's Grand National Festival every April but in order to produce such a stunning display of National Hunt Racing the amount of work that goes on in the background is absolutely phenomenal.…

Betfair And BHA Sign Landmark Funding Deal

The British Horseracing Authority and betting exchange Betfair have completed a new profit-sharing deal that will guarantee racing £40m over the next five years. Importantly it is to apply pressure on fixed-odds bookmakers who have relocated…

Clare Balding Moves To Channel 4

With the BBC recently foregoing it's rights to air horse racing, including the annual renewal of the Aintree Grand National, and the subsequent news that Channel 4 had won the right to televise it instead, many questioned whether or not the…