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Brian Harding

National hunt jockey, Brian harding, has the dubious honour of being one of the oldest jockeys to ride out in the 2014 Crabbies Grand National, at 41-years-old. It's been more than two decades since he arrived in Britain from his native Ireland…

Brian Hughes

The 2014 Crabbies Grand National will be the fourth attempt for jockey Brian Hughes when he rides out on the Sue Smith trained Vintage Star. His first National was back in 2010 when he pulled-up on Beat The Boys. He subsequently partnered…

Andrew Tinkler

The 2014 Grand National will be the seventh for jockey Andrew Tinkler when he gets on board the Nicky Henderson trained Hunt Ball on April 5th 2014. Working for Henderson, Tinkler is quite frequently mistaken for another famous 'Andrew Tinkler',…

Peter Buchanan

The 2014 Crabbies Grand National will be the fifth time jockey Peter Buchanan has participated and this year he will be on the Peter Maher trained Big Shu. Primarily he rides for Lucinda Russell and he first rode in the National back in 2005…

Ryan Mahon

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…

Davy Russell

Davy Russell hails from Youghal, County Cork and is established as one of Ireland's top jump jockey's. He has followed a well trodden path for aspiring jockey's, beginning his riding career riding in point to point races. In 2002 Davy was…

Davy Condon

Davy Condon is a National Hunt jockey who is a native of Glengoura, East Cork, Ireland. He followed the popular route for aspiring jockey's, having been something of a star on the pony racing scene. Both his grandfather and father were jockey's…

Wayne Hutchinson

Wayne Hutchinson is a national hunt jockey who is employed at trainer Alan King's yard where he rides out alongside other fantastic jockeys such as Robert 'Choc' Thornton and Sam Thomas. Unlike many other jockeys who've had roots in horse…

Maguire On The Mend

It's never easy when you take a fall as a National Hunt Jockey and I suspect that most consider themselves more than just lucky to be able to get up and walk away but over the last few week, particularly at the Cheltenham Festival the number…