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Pineau De Re

At 11-years-old, the 2014 Crabbies Grand National was the first time Pineau De Re had received an entry and with his place fully secured it looked like it was full steam ahead for the horse whose odds just kept dropping! Trained by Dr…

Kim Bailey

Kim Bailey has been training racehorses since 1979, so with 35 years in the training game it’s no wonder that he’s notched up a few winners. Back in the nineties his horses won all of the major races including the 1990 Grand National with…

Martin Brassil

Training out of Beech Park in County Kildare, Ireland, Martin Brassil has a small string of horses compared to his more high profile peers. This however does not detract from the quality he has held is his yard throughout the years. During…

Grand National Winner Auroras Encore Retired

Auroras Encore, the 2013 Grand National winner, has been retired at the age of 12 following an announcement by trainer Sue Smith that he suffered a fracture when racing at Doncaster on Saturday. The Yorkshire stable star underwent surgery…

Auroras Encore Heads to Yorkshire

When Auroras Encore romped home in the Grand National earlier this year, the 66/1 winner had the bookies smiling like Mon Mome did in 2009. Only a clever few had put their hard earned cash on him and as he hadn't even been secured a spot in…