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Shutthefrontdoor

In 2015 Shutthefrontdoor became the clear favourite for the Grand National. Trained by Jonjo O'Neill he was the mount of Champion jockey AP McCoy for his last ever National and went off as short as 6/1 across all of the major UK bookmakers.…

Will AP Cause a Shutthefrontdoor Upset?

It may look like AP McCoy has the Grand National all but sewn up with many speculating that he will almost certainly partner the Jonjo O'Neill trained, and current race favourite, Shutthefrontdoor on the day but he hasn't made any decisions…

Between A Rock And A Door For Grand National 2015

The Grand National 2015 hype and excitement truly got underway this week with the revealing of the weights by the BHA Handicapper Phil Smith. In a day that saw Cheltenham Gold Cup contenders Lord Windermere and Carlingford Lough get joint…

Don't Shut The Door On McCoy Yet

On the week that A.P McCoy announces to the racing world that he’s hanging up his boots and calling time on his amazing career, I take a look at his Grand National record and assess whether or not it was equally as glittering as his lifetime…

Double Seven

If there's one horse to keep a close eye for the 2015 Crabbies Grand National then Double Seven would be it. Trained by Grand National winning trainer Martin Brassil with Numbersixvalverde in 2006, owned by JP McManus, third in the 2014…

McCoy To Ride Double Seven in 2014 Grand National

Speculation has been rife as to who 19-time Champion Jockey AP McCoy would ride for the 2014 Crabbies Grand National and now we have our answer. It will be the Martin Brassil trained Double Seven. [SOdds Double Seven] Owned by JP McManus…

2014 Grand National Jockey Watch

With the 2014 Crabbies Grand National a mere days away, jockeys are being secured up and the down the country in the hopes that the perfect combo will result in one of the biggest racing prizes in the world and as jockeys are confirmed, out…

McCoy Rides Triolo In Gold Cup

Initially Champion Jockey, AP McCoy was pencilled in to partner Teaforthree in the 2014 Cheltenham Gold Cup but through various circumstances, trainer Rebecca Curtis released him from the ride so that Nicky Henderson could book him for Triolo…

Can Carlingford Triumph At Cheltenham

He may be entered into the 204 Crabbies Grand National but AP McCoy reckons that Carlingford Lough could be one his best chances at the upcoming Cheltenham Festival and the chances of him going to both are relatively slim so don't rush to back…