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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…

Aintree Fashionistas Could Win £35,000 Range Rover

Did you know that there is much more to the Grand National than just horse racing? The Aintree festival is also known for music, general entertainment and a fantastically fun atmosphere. It is also a great place for dedicated followers of…

Randox Health To Sponsor Grand National From 2017

It's doesn't instantly trip off the tongue but from 2017, the Grand National will be known as the Randox Health Grand National following the signing of a five year deal to sponsor the iconic Aintree race. The Irish company signed a multi-million…

Nina Carberry Lays Down Grand National Marker

Booked to ride First Lieutenant for Gigginstown House and trainer Mouse Morris in the Grand National 2015, Nina Carberry, has already bagged herself an all important Aintree Festival win and has boosted her claims to become the first female…
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Nina Carberry

Being daughter to legendary National Hunt jockey and trainer Tommy Carberry, who had Gold Cup and Grand National wins in the 1960s and 70s, was always going to be a good indication that Nina Carberry would have horseriding in her blood. It didn’t…
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Paul Carberry

Hailing from one of the fore-most racing families in Ireland, Paul Carberry, born on 9 February 1974, is the son of jockey Tommy Carberry, who was a famous National Hunt jockey in the 1960s and 1970s. His uncle is Arthur Moore, one of Ireland's…
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Ginger McCain

Donald McCain, more frequently referred to as ‘Ginger’ is a name that goes hand in hand with the Grand National. Ginger was the trainer of the legendary Red Rum, the most famous and greatest horse to have ever lived. Red Rum won the National…

Long Range Forecast for 2014 Grand National

We're finally into the home straight for the 2014 Crabbies Grand National and for the hundreds of thousands expected to attend the festival one thing, aside from who will win the Grand National, is of paramount importance - what will the weather…

Win Free Grand National Tickets

The Grand National is one of the world's greatest sporting events, it’s estimated that a worldwide TV audience of over 600 million will watch the drama unfold. On the 5th of April 2014 the horses will line-up to tackle those famous Aintree…