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Daryl Jacobs Prepares For Operation

The 2014 Cheltenham Festival seemed to take it's tow on many participants last week not least of whom was Daryl Jacob who as cantering Port Melon to the start for the Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle when the six-year-old crashed through a running…
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Nick Scholfield

Nick Scholfield was brought up on the Pony scene and has being tasting success from a very young age, winning at the illustrious HOYS (Horse Of The Year Show) at just 14 years of age. In 2006, aged 16, he was champion novice rider, breaking…
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Jason Maguire

Jason Maguire was born on 13th April 1980 and is a native of Kilmessan, County Meath, Ireland. He is a nephew of Adrian Maguire who won the Irish Grand National on Omerta and is now a trainer. From messing about with ponies at his grandfather…

Bryan Cooper

Jockey Bryan Cooper is the son of Tom Cooper, the trainer of Cheltenham Festival winners Total Enjoyment and Forpadydeplasterer. Like many other jockeys, he started on the show jumping and pony racing circuits before being trained by Kevin Prendergast. At…

Dougie Costello

Grand National jockey Dougie Costello is having a great season so far and fingers crossed that it stays that way. Jockey injuries are as common as ever but some are unfortunate enough to suffer them at all the wrong times and such was the fate…

Ruby Walsh To Miss 2014 National

Ruby Walsh will miss the 2014 Crabbie’s Grand National after suffering a fall during the Cheltenham Festival. The Irish champion jockey was enjoying a successful festival. Scoring victories with Faugheen, Vautour and partnering Quevega…

Daryl Jacob

Born in Donegal, Ireland in 1983, Daryl Jacob was put on a pony in an open field aged 8 and loved it. Unlike a lot of professional jockeys, Jacob's immediate family aren't into horses, so he spent most of his youth riding with his cousins and…

Andrew McNamara

Andrew McNamara is an Irish National Hunt jockey, from Limerick, who had his first winning ride on La Captive in a bumper at Wexford in July 2002. He turned professional at the beginning of the 2004-05 season and has raced in seven previous…

Paddy Brennan

Born in County Galway in May 1981, Paddy Brennan wants, more than anything, to win the Grand National. After winning the Conditional Champion Jockey title in the 2004/05 season, Brennan turned professional and his first season started off well,…