Jason Maguire was born on 13th April 1980 and is a native of Kilmessan, County Meath, Ireland. He is a nephew of Adrian Maguire who won the Irish Grand National on Omerta and is now a trainer. From messing about with ponies at his grandfather…
Ballabriggs was the Irish, 12 year old that headed to the Grand National for the third consecutive year in 2013. Trained by Donald McCain, he was aiming for his second win at the National having already won it in 2011.
Mike Foster is the Racing Manager at Deva Racing Ltd and has a number of horses with Donald McCain the trainer of 2011 Grand National winner Ballabriggs - I met with Mike to discuss this years race and take a closer look at the 2013 Grand National…
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It's a fantastic position to be in as a trainer - having five potential horses ready to line up for the Grand National. Donald McCain entered five, the most by any UK trainer, and has high hopes that three of them will start on April 6th.
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Having had a chance to look over the 84 entries for the 2013 Grand National, I did little count on how many ran last year and the answer is 17.
So although they are not all guaranteed to run, it looks like a lot of trainers and indeed owners,…
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In 2011 Ballabriggs won the Grand National for trainer Donald McCain Jnr and Owner Trevor Hemmings. In the video above Donald talks about Ballabriggs prior to the 2012 running at Aintree. The video also features a stable tour of Bankhouse.
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Worth an estimated £1 billion, Trevor Hemmings is one of the most famous names in British Horse racing. Born in 1935 in London, he grew up in Leyland, Lancashire and currently resides in the Isle of Man but also has homes in Jersey and Ireland.
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