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Leighton Aspell

2014 & 2015 GRAND NATIONAL WINNER Leighton Aspell was born in 1976 and is a national hunt jockey who has previously ridden in six Grand Nationals and will partner Pineau De Re for Dr Richard Newland on April 5th 2014 in the hopes of winning…
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Noel Fehily

This highly rated Irish jockey from Macroom, Co Cork, is in big demand, with several trainers fighting for his services but it has taken him about 15 years to become an overnight success! Fehily began life as a jockey as many jockey's before…

Richard Johnson

It used to be that AP McCoy was the greatest jockey to have never won the Aintree Grand National but he put paid to that title in 2010 when he won on Don't Push It after 15 attempts. These days the honour goes to Richard Johnson, a fantastic…

Aidan Coleman

Retained by Venetia Williams, Aidan Coleman was born in Innishannon, Cork, Ireland and by professional jockey standards was incredibly young when he turned pro at just 21 years of age. Riding Mon Mome in the 2008 Grand National for the first…

Richie McLernon

Richie McLernon is a highly rated jockey and works for trainer Jonjo O'Neill. Each season just keeps getting better for him and last season he finished up with a total of 20 winners, earning just over £205K for connections which he has already…

Tim Vaughan

Based in the Vale of Glamorgan, Tim Vaughan is, for all intents and purposes, the new kid on the block when it comes to race horse training but that hasn't stopped him making his mark on the industry with over 350 winners to date. Vaughan…

Michael Byrne

Michael Byrne is a conditional jockey based at trainer Tim Vaughan's yard in Wales and has ridden nearly 50 winners for the yard since joining in 2011. His first mainstream Cheltenham win came on Buck Magic in 2012 with Byrne saying: “I…

Jack Doyle

Jack Doyle is a National Hunt jockey who primarily rides out for trainer Victor Dartnell and has had plenty of success over the last five seasons with his best year in 2008-09 when he rode 39 winners. He had previously obtained the majority…

Tom O'Brien

Already a winner over the Aintree Grand National fences this season, Tom O'Brien is hoping to add the 2014 National to the Becher Chase he won back in December also on board Chance Du Roy. This will be the Irish jockey's 6th Grand National…