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Soll

Soll has had a few different trainers in the last three years and until October 2012 was trained by Irish Champion Trainer Willie Mullins. At that point he moved to the yard of Jo Hughes before being moved again in October 2014 to David…

Swing Bill

Swing Bill was the 11 year old from the David Pipe yard who was 10th in the 2012 National, which was won by Neptune Collonges, and so with hopes high that he could do better he was given an entry to the 2013 Grand National. Since the…

The Package

The Package is the eleven year old chaser from David Pipe's yard was one of four entries from him for the 2013 Grand National. He was also entered in 2012 but didn't make the final line-up as he was withdrawn by Pipe prior to the race. Unfortunately…

David Pipe

David Pipe is the son of Martin Pipe CBE, fifteen times champion National Hunt trainer, and the most successful racehorse trainer in British racing history and has fast carved a niche for himself as an extremely successful and talented National…

Swing Bill Last In For 2014 Grand National

It's been a tense few days for David Pipes yard as they waited to find out of 13-year-old Swing Bill would make the cut for his third successive Aintree Grand National. With the final declarations for the Aintree showpiece many anticipated…

David Pipe Updates On The Grand National

Writing on his website blog earlier this week trainer David Pipe ran through his plans for the 2014 Aintree Festival including his hopes for the 2014 Grand National. With four contenders still in the mix, only two are now guaranteed a spot,…

The Package Renews Grand National Hopes

The Package needed a good run and he got one last week in the Cheltenham Festival by finishing in third place in the opening day's Handicap Chase. Carrying 11-02, the David Pipe trained 11-year-old went off at odds of 16/1 but rallied on…

Junior

Trained by David Pipe, the the nine year old chestnut gelding Junior, was expected to go for his 2012 Grand National warmup at Haydock in February but instead opted for the Betfair Supports Walking With The Wounded Handicap Hurdle at Newbury…

Conor O'Farrell

A stable jockey for top trainer David Pipe, Conor O'Farrell looks so young that if you start to type his name into google one of the first predicative questions is 'Conor O'Farrell jockey age" - he's actually in his mid-twenties so clearly great…