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Nervous Wait For Highland Lodge Grand National Entry

Highland Lodge connections have an anxious wait ahead of them over the next week as they wait to find out if they will make the starting line up for the Grand National 2016. The five day confirmation stage takes place next Monday, April 4th…

Many Clouds Delivers At Kelso To Stay On Track For Grand National

Many Clouds is on course to try and become the first horse since Red Rum to win back-to-back Grand Nationals after passing his final preparation run at Kelso with flying colours when scoring by 10 lengths. Since winning the world’s most…

113 Stand Their Ground For Grand National 2016

The first Grand National 2016 scratching stage took place yesterday. It was revealed today that 13 potential runners have been withdrawn, leaving 113 still in the mix for the £1m race which takes place at Aintree Racecourse on Saturday, April…

Many Clouds Tops Weights For Grand National 2016

Last year's Grand National winner, Many Clouds, has topped the weights for the Grand National 2016 after they were revealed today by the BHA Handicapper, Phil Smith, at a special weights lunch held at the Sky Garden in London. Just one pound…

Seabass

When aimed for the 2012 Grand National, the Ted Walsh trained, Irish runner Seabass gained huge attention due to his unbeaten record in his previous seven starts. Just prior to the 2012 National he won at Naas on February 26th 2012 and before…

Saint Are

Saint Are just made it into the top 40 for the starting line-up for the 2013 Grand National, due to a number of horses ahead of him being withdrawn at the scratching stages, when trained by Tim Vaughan. Saint Are was only seven years…

Many Clouds

The 2015 Grand National winner, Many Clouds is heading back to Aintree to retain his crown in a bid to become the first horse since Red Rum to win back-to-back Grand Nationals. Defying all the stats and trends that usually ear mark a…

Shutthefrontdoor

In 2015 Shutthefrontdoor became the clear favourite for the Grand National. Trained by Jonjo O'Neill he was the mount of Champion jockey AP McCoy for his last ever National and went off as short as 6/1 across all of the major UK bookmakers.…

126 Entries For Crabbies Grand National 2016

It's that time of year again when the countdown to the Crabbies Grand National 2016 gets underway with the official list of entries. 126 potential runners have been given the nod this year, an increase of 28 on last years figure of 98. It's…