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Gigginstown Controversy Continues As Eight Withdrawn From National

The ongoing feud between Gigginstown House Stud and the Grand National Handicapper, Phil Smith, continued this week as eight horses from the yard were withdrawn from this year’s spectacle. Fifteen horses in total were withdrawn at this…

Teaforthree Tops Timeform Ratings for National

The analysis that generally follows the reveal of the Grand National weights can often been very in dept and accurate, but also jargon-loaded and difficult to understand if you're just a once-a-year punter who likes to have a flutter on the…

2014 Grand National Weights Revealed

The weights for the 2014 Crabbies Grand National have been revealed by BHA Handicapper, Phil Smith, at the weights launch held at Abbey Road studios today at noon. Top weight goes to 13-year old Tidal Bay who has been given a hefty task…

2014 Weights To Be Announced At Abbey Road

Abbey Road Studios, located in London, was established in November 1931 and is synonymous with the Beatles, one of the most famous bands to ever come out of Liverpool which also happens to be the home of the Crabbies Grand National 2014. With…

Does Cheltenham Hamper The Grand National?

This is always going to be a tricky time of year for trainers and connections as a myriad of big price races run back-to-back and all competing for a rather limited number of race horses that are good enough to seriously contend for the big…