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McCain Lining up Super for National Duty

Donald McCain, whose family is synonymous on Betfair.com with success in the Crabbies Grand National at Aintree, looks to have another likely candidate on his hands in the shape of promising young staying chaser, Super Duty, a horse who could…

Exclusive: Donald McCain Interview

As a Grand National winner and one of the most successful National Hunt trainers in the UK, Donald McCain is an incredibly busy man so when he took time out from his hectic schedule to sit down and have a chat with us, we were absolutely delighted,…

Maguire Gets The Jump On McCoy

For the last 18 years A.P. McCoy has dominated the racing world, in 2013 McCoy landed the Champion jockey title once again with a total of 185 wins at a strike rate of 22% from a total of 848 rides. Hot on his heels was Jason Maguire with 144…

Weird Al

Trained by Donald McCain Jnr, Weird Al was the fourth highest weighted horse in the 2012 Grand National having been given 11-08 by the BHA Handicapper. Despite this he still ran on the day, going off at 28/1, and was so close to making it all…

Ballabriggs

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. Ballabriggs, hardened…

More Than Just Owning A Horse - Interview With Mike Foster

Deva Racing offer Managed Syndicates and Racing Partnerships with two of the best young trainers in Britain - Tom Dascombe and Donald McCain. I recently interviewed Mike Foster, the Racing Manager, at Deva Racing about his love of racing and…

National Veteran Cloudy Lane Retired

Some horses capture the imagination of the public like no other and after what can only be described as an amazing career, a real punters favourite, Cloudy Lane, has been retired. Trained by Grand National winning trainer Donald McCain and…

McCain Says Cloudy Lane Won't Run In National

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. At…

Donald Talks About Ballabriggs

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.