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Vicente Aims To Give Owner Hemmings A Grand Victory

Have you picked who you are backing for this year’s Grand National yet? One option many of you may have overlooked is the Paul Nicholls’ trained Vicente. Last year’s Scottish Grand National winner definitely has plenty going for it…

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it into the top 40 for the starting line-up for the 2013 Grand National, due to a number of horses ahead of him being withdrawn at the scratching stages, when trained by Tim Vaughan.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

5 Long-Shots for 2014 Grand National

With the 2014 Crabbies Grand National taking place tomorrow all eyes are firmly fixed on the shorter priced horses with Double Seven's odds diminishing faster than the speed of light with the news that AP was to partner him. Teaforthree remains…

Davy Russell To Partner Burton Port

Burton port, trained by Jonjo O'Neill since October 2013 when he moved from Nicky Henderson's yard, is to have a prep run at Doncaster later today and the surprising thing about that is that jockey Davy Russell will partner him. Davy Russell…

Quito De La Roque

Entered in 2013, connections for Quito De La Roque opted to run him at Cheltenham and he was subsequently withdrawn from the 2013 Grand National at the second scratchings stage on March 19th 2013. Instead he ran in the Betfred Bowl Chase…

Carberry Misses Trial With Monbeg Dude

With the 2014 Crabbies grand National weights revealed earlier in the week it's all go go go for trainers and connections up and down the land as they finally start full-on preparations for their potential runners, without the danger of affecting…

Curtis Happy With Teaforthree Weight

With the unveiling of the 2014 Crabbies Grand National weights came a massive surge in the betting markets, not least of which was for Teaforthree who has now been installed as the ante-post favourite with most of the leading UK bookmakers.…

Martin Brassil Going For Double Win

In 2006 trainer Martin Brassil won the Grand National with 11/1 shot Numbersixvalverde so eight years on, could success be beckoning for the second time? A lot has changed in eight short years including the prize fund which has shot up from…

115 Grand National 2014 Entries Announced

115 runners have been entered into the 2014 Crabbies Grand National, 31 more than entered last year. For the first time in the race's history, the prize fund will top £1,000,000 and it seems that many trainers and connections have decided to…