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Sam Waley-Cohen

Born in 1982, Sam Waley-Cohen is an English National Hunt amateur jockey and businessman. Son of the very prominant racehorse breeder and trainer Robert Waley-Cohen, he is also the grandson of the ex-Lord Mayor of London, Bernard Waley-Cohen. Waley-Cohen…

Richard Johnson

It used to be that AP McCoy was the greatest jockey to have never won the Aintree Grand National but he put paid to that title in 2010 when he won on Don't Push It after 15 attempts. These days the honour goes to Richard Johnson, a fantastic…

Moore Delighted With Mountainous in Grand National

Jockey Jamie Moore is fresh off the back of his biggest career win to date on board Sire Du Grugy at Cheltenham Festival is hoping that he can add another monumental victory to his tally when he lines up with Mountainous for Saturday's 2014…

Murphy Keen On Quito For Grand National

Irish trainer Colm Murphy gets to saddle Quito De La Roque for the 2014 Crabbies Grand National and with all final declarations now made, Murphy is convinced Quito De La Roque's fortitude could stand him in good stead for the Aintree Showpiece.…

Mikey Fogarty

Riding out in the 2014 Crabbies Grand National on Vesper Bell for trainer Willie Mullins, will be a first for Irish jockey Mikey Fogarty. Like many jockeys, he got his first taste of racing in the point-to-point field, riding his first winner…

Brian O'Connell

This will be a second attempt at the Grand National for jockey Brian O'Connell who previously rode out in 2012 on Tharawaat for Gordon Elliott which earned him a very respectable 8th place finish. Turning professional in 2009, O’Connell…

McCoy To Ride Double Seven in 2014 Grand National

Speculation has been rife as to who 19-time Champion Jockey AP McCoy would ride for the 2014 Crabbies Grand National and now we have our answer. It will be the Martin Brassil trained Double Seven. [SOdds Double Seven] Owned by JP McManus…

Swing Bill Last In For 2014 Grand National

It's been a tense few days for David Pipes yard as they waited to find out of 13-year-old Swing Bill would make the cut for his third successive Aintree Grand National. With the final declarations for the Aintree showpiece many anticipated…

Newland Fields First Grand National Runner

It's been a long time coming but finally, trainer Dr Richard Newland will be fielding his first ever Grand National runner when Pineau De Re takes to the Aintree Fences on Saturday, April 5th. Signs are good that Pineau De Re can put in a…