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Dr Richard Newland

Dr Richard Newland is a former NHS GP who’s turned his hand to turning out some smart winners on the racecourse. Despite having a small string of runners, just twelve of them and most of which cost £10,000 or less, Newland’s strike rate…

Thomas Gibney

Gibney racing is based in Drumbaragh Co. Meath. Although a small yard, trainer Thomas Gibney hit the big time in 2012 when Lion Na Bearnai scored in the Irish Grand National at 33/1. As is becoming more and more popular, Gibney has a different…

Exclusive: Paddy Power Interview

He's has one of the most familiar names in the UK and Ireland and yet many still seem to surprised to learn that Paddy Power, of the Bookmakers, is actually a real person! So what is it like to head up a company that is known for it's distinctly…

73 Still On Course For Grand National

73 horses stood their ground for the 2014 Crabbie's Grand National. Today was the second scratching stage and the following horses have now been withdrawn and will not race. ON HIS OWN BOSTON BOB SEABASS KAUTO STONE CANTLOW TONER…

Ruby Walsh To Miss 2014 National

Ruby Walsh will miss the 2014 Crabbie’s Grand National after suffering a fall during the Cheltenham Festival. The Irish champion jockey was enjoying a successful festival. Scoring victories with Faugheen, Vautour and partnering Quevega…

Aintree Pairs Up With The Beatles

All roads lead to Liverpool this April and along with the 2014 Crabbies Grand National which takes place at Aintree Racecourse on Saturday April 5th, you can also be the lucky recipient of a package deal that is currently on offer from the organisers. Aintree…

Jefferson Rules Cape Tribulation Out of National

Trainer Malcolm Jefferson had the dubious task of announcing today that he has had to rule cape Tribulation out of most of the season following a haematoma on his leg. He had qualified to run in the 2014 Crabbies Grand National and had been…

Battle Group

A very experienced nine year old from trainer Johnny Farrelly, Battle Group has had 42 race starts under rules, although 24 of these have been over hurdles. In total he has had 14 chase starts, winning one and placing in six more. He's a…

4 Grand National Favourites Who Could Rule Aintree

Now that the velvet curtain has been drawn back at the BHA offices, revealing the hard work of chief handicapper Phil Smith, the market for this years Grand National is starting to have more of a solid feel to it. With a little under two months…