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Willie Mullins

Willie Mullins commenced training in 1988 having worked as assistant to both his father, Paddy, and to Jim Bolger. He still rates his father as the biggest influence on his career. Based out of Closutton, Kilkenny, Ireland, his stable yard is…
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Ruby Walsh

Ruby Walsh is one of the most famous and successful jockeys in the world. Son of the former champion amateur jockey Ted Walsh, Ruby Walsh won his first Irish amateur title in 1996/7 at just 18 yers of age and then again in 1997/8, before turning…

Trevor Hemmings

Worth an estimated £1 billion, Trevor Hemmings is one of the most famous names in British Horse racing. Born in 1935 in London, he grew up in Leyland, Lancashire and currently resides in the Isle of Man but also has homes in Jersey and Ireland. He…

Hedgehunter

Hedgehunter's early career in hurdles didn't produce much in the way of success, recording just 1 win in 15 races. It wasn't until he switched to chasing that the horses natural ability was discovered. He seemed particular suited to chases over…

2005 Grand National Race Story

In 2005, Hedgehunter’s decisive victory ensured a fourth Irish-trained success in the great chase since 1999. He was a very popular winner and had been well backed ante-post and then again on the day of the race, opening at 9/1 and going off…