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Godsmejudge

Winner of the Scottish Grand National back in 2013, Godsmejudge was fast becoming one of the favourites for the 2014 Crabbies Grand National despite only being 8-years-old. Trained by Alan King, Godsmejudge had his ups and downs last…

Alan King

Born into a farming family in 1966, Alan King developed a love for the racing game. Over the years he took that passion further and that led to him gaining his first big break in racing when landing a job in former trainer David Nicholson's…

Wayne Hutchinson

Wayne Hutchinson is a national hunt jockey who is employed at trainer Alan King's yard where he rides out alongside other fantastic jockeys such as Robert 'Choc' Thornton and Sam Thomas. Unlike many other jockeys who've had roots in horse…

Godsmejudge in Doubt For Grand National

A run in the Grimpthorpe Chase at Doncaster on March 1st was supposed to give Godsmejudge a much needed stretch of the legs in time for his bid to win the 2014 Crabbies Grand National at Aintree on April 5th. Unfortunately for trainer Alan…

Walkon

From trainer Alan King comes Walkon the ten-year-old grey gelding that is hoping to do better in the Grand National 2015 than he did in 2014 when he had to be pulled up by jockey Wayne Hutchinson despite his proven ability to get around…

Godsmejudge Looking For Second National Title

Winning a Grand National title is no mean feat, just ask the countless trainers and jockeys who've tried and failed over the years so to look for a win in both the Scottish National and the Aintree Grand National may seem rather optimistic but…

Jockey Robert Thornton Out For Season

This is the time of year when no jockey wants to get injured, at least not badly enough to rule them out of the most lucrative festivals of the season but that's just what happened to top jockey Robert Thornton who broke his right arm in a heavy…

Hold On Julio

Although Hold On Julio was forced to miss the Sky Bet Chase, thanks to a dirty scope, trainer Alan King is still pointing him dead on towards the Grand National. The nine year old gelding recently demolished his rivals at Sandown and earned…

Walkon For Totesport Trophy

Alan King's horses are in good form at present but few of his horses can have given him more pleasure of late than seeing the classy Walkon very nearly defy a 22-month absence with a superb effort in defeat at Ascot on Saturday in the Grade…