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Nina Carberry Lays Down Grand National Marker

Booked to ride First Lieutenant for Gigginstown House and trainer Mouse Morris in the Grand National 2015, Nina Carberry, has already bagged herself an all important Aintree Festival win and has boosted her claims to become the first female…

Jockeys Confirmed for Grand National 2015

As we move ever close to the big day on April 11th, jockeys up and down the land, and across the pond, are being booked to ride what they will no doubt hope is the future winner of the Grand National 2015. Paul Nicholls was first out…

Will AP Cause a Shutthefrontdoor Upset?

It may look like AP McCoy has the Grand National all but sewn up with many speculating that he will almost certainly partner the Jonjo O'Neill trained, and current race favourite, Shutthefrontdoor on the day but he hasn't made any decisions…

Nick Luck To Head Grand National Coverage

Ending months of speculation as to who was going to replace Claire Balding for Channel 4's coverage of the Grand National 2015, the broadcasters have announced today that it will be Nick Luck who gets the job. There was plenty of debate…

The Druids Nephew Not Without A Prayer In 2015 Grand National

The countdown is well and truly on to the world famous Grand National at Aintree on April 11 and more serious contenders are starting to emerge as the final warm-up races produce performances that make punters sit up and take notice. One…

Four To Follow Grand National 2015

With just over one month to go before the Grand National 2015, it's time to start forming some idea of the potential winner. Our contributor, Stephen Boardman gives his thoughts on four of the runners who should provide a good run for your…

Godsmejudge

Winner of the Scottish Grand National back in 2013, Godsmejudge was fast becoming one of the favourites for the 2014 Crabbies Grand National despite only being 8-years-old. Trained by Alan King, Godsmejudge had his ups and downs last…

Between A Rock And A Door For Grand National 2015

The Grand National 2015 hype and excitement truly got underway this week with the revealing of the weights by the BHA Handicapper Phil Smith. In a day that saw Cheltenham Gold Cup contenders Lord Windermere and Carlingford Lough get joint…

Don't Shut The Door On McCoy Yet

On the week that A.P McCoy announces to the racing world that he’s hanging up his boots and calling time on his amazing career, I take a look at his Grand National record and assess whether or not it was equally as glittering as his lifetime…