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Colbert Station Straight In At 18/1

I frequently check the ante-post odds for the 2013 Grand National and when I say frequently I mean every single day - just in case I miss something! So imagine my surprise when last week I spied a very new entry on Paddy Power. Colbert Station…

Career Change For McCoy!

A.P. McCoy must be able to work every hour of the day if the latest revelation about the 17 times Champion jockey is to be believed! Not content to have ridden in nearly 4,000 races in the last five years as well as writing his own auto biography,…

Teaforthree Ideal For Aintree Says McCoy

He may have gone off at a ridiculously short 3/1 in the recent Coral Welsh National at Chepstow and although he gave it everything was pipped at the post but Champion jockey AP McCoy believes that Teaforthree could be ideally suited to Aintree.…

AP And The Christmas Jumper

It's always nice to see jockeys doing something a little less stressful and it's even better when it's for charity which is exactly what AP McCoy has being doing lately. Getting right into the spirit of things, AP recently donned his Christmas…

AP Gets His 100th Win Of The Season

When you're one of the world's best jockeys the wins can come in thick and fast but even so, the National Hunt season has only been underway fully for a couple of months and already legendary Grand National Winning jockey AP McCoy has notched…

A.P. McCoy Tribute Video

To launch our new GrandNationalGuide YouTube channel I produced this video tribute to jockey A.P. McCoy. I'm still getting to grips with iMovie software so I apologise if the video is not quite up to broadcast quality just yet. Hopefully they'll…

AP Will Never Forget Synchronised

Speaking recently to the BBC, Champion jockey AP McCoy says he will never forget Synchronised, the Cheltenham Gold Cup winner who died in the 2012 Grand National. McCoy told BBC Sport he was reluctant to speak about the Aintree contest. "It…

Synchronised

Synchronised was the Jonjo O'Neill trained and JP McManus owned nine year old who looked like AP McCoy's best chance of winning a second Grand National. Known for being an incredibly strong chaser, Synchronised could dig deep and produce remarkable…

History Making 2012 Grand National

We love a great Grand National story and what better in 2012 than Synchronised doing the double, defying history and becoming the first horse to bag the Cheltenham Gold Cup and the Grand National, in the same year, since Golden Miller in 1934. Despite…