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Synchronised May Have Crack At Aintree

He may just have won the much coveted 2012 Cheltenham Gold Cup but connections for Synchronised have not ruled out the possibility that he could still go to Aintree for the 2012 Grand National on April 14th. [Racecard Synchronised] And…

Le Beau Bai

Le Beau Bai appeared to be in strong form late last year when winning the Welsh National at Chepstow on December 27th 2011. The Richard Lee trained nine year old was ridden by Charlie Poste in the race. Poste said before the race that he…

Killyglen

Trainer Stuart Crawford had the then ten year old Irish gelding Killyglen on the Grand National trail and was looking to have the bay primed and ready to go by the time April 14th rolled around. Killyglen ran in the National in 2011, but fell…

Purple Plans In The Air

Evan Williams is bitterly disappointed that he 11 year old National hope, Deep Purple, sustained an injury that has thrown his Grand National preparations into disarray leaving the trainer scratching his head trying to decide if he will make…

Charity Horse Runs In National

It's fantastic to see that there are still some incredibly huge-hearted people in the world and right now my number one guy is Graham Wylie who has pledged one of his 2012 Grand National hopefuls to the Children's Heart Unit at the Freeman Hospital…

Organisedconfusion

Organisedconfusion is perhaps best known for winning the Irish Grand National in 2011 with his trainer's niece aboard. The Irish gelding took a big step up for the race, but went off at not terribly long odds of 12-1. However, Organisedconfusion…

Giles Cross

Victor Dartnall was hoping that Giles Cross can make an appearance in the Grand National in April 2012 and he did. Like many others, the trainer was waiting for the weights to be released and when Giles Cross was given 10-01 he also insisted…

Alfa Beat

County Carlow trainer John Hanlon was fortunate in having Alfa Beat be his first starter in the John Smith's Grand National at Aintree in April 2012. The grey gelding won handily in the Kerry National at Listowel in September 2011 and then made…

Mon Mome Hoping For 2nd Win

Venetia Williams was undoubtedly looking for more from Mon Mome when he went out in Haydock in January but with rather erratic form recently, he disappointed from the offset and had to be pulled up by jockey Aidan Coleman, in the Peter Marsh…