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2009 Grand National Wallpaper

Grab the free 2009 Grand National wallpaper! To set the wallpaper as your new desktop backround picture just click on the one of the pictures below. A larger version will then load in a new window. Right click on the new larger image and…

2008 Grand National Results

With the 2009 Grand National fast approaching it's interesting to look back at where the runners ended up last year - will some have better luck this time around? Before you put a bet on this year why not take a peek at where your favourite…
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Red Rum - National Legend

In the history of horse racing, few horses have captured the affection of the British public like Red Rum. The spirited horse rose from an early life of anonymity to become the only three-time Grand National winner. Today, three decades after…
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Picking A National Horse

The Grand National will be with us sooner than we think and as the most popular race in the calendar it is always a good exercise to go back to basics and look at the most important factors when selecting your bet. In the past the National…

2006 Grand National Results

With the Grand National fast approaching it's interesting to look back at where the runners ended in the past. Though the line up changes every year, many horses are entered multiple times e.g. Hedgehunter. Although in 2012, there definitely…

1999 Grand National Results

Bobbyjo an Irish bred and trained 9 year old won the 1999 Martell Grand National in a time of nine minutes and 14.1 ridden by jockey Paul Carberry. Bobbyjo had won the Irish Grand National the previous year and was thought to be the best contender…

1996 Grand National Results

Rough Quest won the 1996 Grand National by a distance of 1 1/4 lengths in a time of 9 minutes 0.8 seconds. The horse was trained by Terry Casey in Dorking Surrey and ridden by Irish jockey Mick Fitzgerald. Twenty seven horses ran in the 1996…

1995 Grand National Results

The winner of the 1995 Martell Grand National was Royal Athlete, a 12 year old trained by Jenny Pitman. The horse was ridden by Jason Titley and won by a distance of 7 lengths in a time of nine minutes and 4.1 seconds. It was trainer Jenny Pitman's…