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Brian Harding

National hunt jockey, Brian harding, has the dubious honour of being one of the oldest jockeys to ride out in the 2014 Crabbies Grand National, at 41-years-old. It's been more than two decades since he arrived in Britain from his native Ireland…

Burton Port

Showed bags of determination when chasing stablemate Long Run in the Betfair Denman Chase at Newbury on February 17, 2012 but on that occasion Burton Port was unable to catch Long Run but did manage to finish only a half length behind the winner. He…

Davy Russell To Partner Burton Port

Burton port, trained by Jonjo O'Neill since October 2013 when he moved from Nicky Henderson's yard, is to have a prep run at Doncaster later today and the surprising thing about that is that jockey Davy Russell will partner him. Davy Russell…

Burton Port Out For The Season

Last week you could have had Burton Port at 25/1 ante-post for the 2013 Grand National but this week he's been ruled out of contention for both this and the rest of the season as trainer, Nicky Henderson, revealed that he has injured a hind…

Burton Port Unlikely

With the 2012 Grand National only days away, it would appear that trainers are starting to make some decisions and with Burton Port having been allocated 11-07 for the event, it's understandable that trainer Nicky Henderson may be considering…

Henderson After 1st National

Did you know that Nicky Henderson has had 31 attempts at winning the John Smiths Grand National and never done so? With two seconds (Zongalero 1979, The Tsarevich), a third (Classified 1986), a fourth (Brown Windsor 1990) and two fifths (Classified…