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Ginger McCain

Donald McCain, more frequently referred to as ‘Ginger’ is a name that goes hand in hand with the Grand National. Ginger was the trainer of the legendary Red Rum, the most famous and greatest horse to have ever lived. Red Rum won the National…

The Finalised Field

The field has now been finalised for Saturday’s great Grand National - and what an event it promises to be. It now looks as if the ground will be slightly yielding and with former Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Long Run and 2013 Welsh National…

Mahon Aims For Glory On Hawkes Point

Young Ryan Mahon has quickly established himself as a talented horseman. He currently works in the Paul Nicholls yard at Manor Farm Stables and rides out there roughly three times a week. Born in Warwickshire, Ryan joined Team Nicholls in…

Grand National Horses For Liverpool Fans

We have a couple of Grand National runners that are perfect selections for Liverpool FC fans. With Brendan Rodgers men currently riding high in the Premier League what better time to focus on horses that can be linked to Anfield. As Liverpool…

Maguire Ruled Out Of Cheltenham

Jockey Jason Maguire has been ruled out of the Cheltenham Festival following a fall at Stratford which resulted in a fractured sternum and bleeding on the liver. The jockey, who won the Grand National for trainer Donald McCain on Ballabriggs…
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Ryan Mania

Ryan Mania was born on 23 December 1988, in Galashiels, Scotland. His father Kevin, a joiner, and his mother Lesley, a mental health worker, bought him a Shetland pony at the age of three. By the age of twelve he was working with point-to-point…

Planet Of Sound

In late November of 2011, Planet Of Sound finished a hard-fought second to Carruthers in the Hennessy Gold Cup Chase at Newbury. After the race, trainer Philip Hobbs said that the gelding might come right back to race at Cheltenham in December.…

Burton Port

Showed bags of determination when chasing stablemate Long Run in the Betfair Denman Chase at Newbury on February 17, 2012 but on that occasion Burton Port was unable to catch Long Run but did manage to finish only a half length behind the winner. He…