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Grand National Weights Revealed As Build Up Begins

The official time to get excited about the Grand National is when the weights are revealed, something we saw earlier this week. The weights were revealed in London, which is always a baffling decision when the event takes place at Aintree, Liverpool. Onto…

Total Recall Win Sets Him Up Nicely For Grand National Bid

Total Recall has long been spoken about as a Grand National contender, and at the weekend, he registered a win over hurdles that should put him spot on for the big race in April. Trainer Willie Mullins had been keen to not impact his handicap…

Blaklion Makes Perfect Return At Wetherby

Those who are already thinking about backing Blaklion for the Grand National in 2018 will have been delighted with his reappearance run at Wetherby last weekend. The current Grand National favourite ran in the Charlie Hall Chase over three miles…

Minella Rocco Begins Grand National Campaign

We nearly saw the first move in the Grand National market this week when Minella Rocco began his campaign with a run in the Grade Three Irish Daily Star Chase at Punchestown. The run was respectable, and of course he will come on a bundle for…