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2018 Grand National Trainer Profiles

The running of the 2018 Grand National is just a few weeks away. The race takes place at the famous Aintree racecourse where the horses battle it out over 4 miles. The prize money on offer has now reached £1 million and the big purse is…

Will Twiston-Davies And Blaklion Rise To The Grand National Occasion?

Sam Twiston-Davies has been handed the challenge of riding Blaklion to victory in the Grand National. The bay gelding is considered the favourite for the event at Aintree, with 2017 champion One For Arthur sidelined due to injury. Nigel Twiston-Davies…

Blaklion Beaten In Grand National Trial

The 2018 Grand National ante-post favourite Blaklion suffered a set back in his prep run at Haydock on Saturday. Despite the sunshine at the course, the Grand National Trail was run on heavy ground and that, combined with the big weight Blaklion…

Becher Chase Offers Valuable Grand National Clues

This weekend we have the first real trial for the 2018 Grand National and that is the Becher Chase. Although the race is only over the distance of three miles and two furlongs, six furlongs less than the big event in April, it is seen by many…

Blaklion Makes Perfect Return At Wetherby

Those who are already thinking about backing Blaklion for the Grand National in 2018 will have been delighted with his reappearance run at Wetherby last weekend. The current Grand National favourite ran in the Charlie Hall Chase over three miles…