In 2009, David Bass, a promising young conditional rider took the chance to move to Nicky Henderson's high-powered Lambourn yard which propelled the career of then 21-year-old into the fast lane.
Bass grew up in Ringstead near Kettering and…
The only 2014 Crabbies Grand National entry from trainer Liam Cusack, Last Time D'Albain has had his prayers answered by finally making the cut to guarantee a spot in the 40 strong line-up on Saturday.
The 10-year-old was originally at number…
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Evan Williams has one of the best Grand National records of any trainer, enviable in fact when you consider that he's managed to get one of his horses home in the Top 5 for five consecutive years.
Originally hoping to have Cappa Bleu try…
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Nine year old Rose Of The Moon has just scraped into the 2014 Crabbies Grand National due to the number of withdrawals on the third round, just six days before the race takes place.
A beautiful grey gelding, Rose Of The Moon is fairly light…
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National hunt jockey, Brian harding, has the dubious honour of being one of the oldest jockeys to ride out in the 2014 Crabbies Grand National, at 41-years-old.
It's been more than two decades since he arrived in Britain from his native Ireland…
With just under two weeks to go until one of the biggest National Hunt festivals in the country, all eyes are on the potential runners for the 2014 Crabbies Grand National but with so many other fantastic races on the cards, another 70 hopefuls…
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With four back-to-back wins under his belt, you would forgiven for thinking that the Philip Hobbs trained Balthazar King would be the ante-post for the 2014 Crabbies Grand National.
For savvy punters, he's still available at 33/1 with Paddy…
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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 Today was the second scratching stage and the following horses have now been withdrawn and will not race.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
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Champion trainer Nicky Henderson has come armed for the 2014 Crabbies Grand national and up his sleeve is the 2011 Gold Cup Winner, Long Run, who seems primed to take his chances over the Grand national fences.
Second highest weighted for…
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