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John Smiths Ends Grand National Sponsorship

Aintree are in search for a brand new sponsor following the shock announcement today that John Smiths will no longer be sponsoring the greatest steeple chase in the world! The 2013 Grand National will be the last to be named after the ale…

Jockeys Oppose Changes To 2013 Grand National

Chaotic scenes preceded the 2012 Grand National, with Synchronised running off down the track being chased and reigned back in and indeed it made for uncomfortable viewing when he was urged to the starting line and although the race started…

Minimum Entry Age Rises

As part of a BHA review of the annual John Smith's Grand National, the minimum age of entries is to increase to seven from six years. Following the death of two horses in the 2011 Grand National, Ornais and Dooneys Gate, a study, designed to…