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Jamie Moore

The 2012 Grand National was the fifth attempt for national hunt jockey, Jamie Moore who was booked to ride Deep Purple, the Evan Williams trained 11-year-old and winner of six Grade 2's including the Charlie Hall and Peterborough Chase, London…

David Casey

David Casey hails from Co. Waterford, Ireland and began his riding career in 1992 as an apprentice to the Flat trainer, Tony Redmond. However, he was always going to be a National Hunt jockey and his first racecourse win came in a claiming…

Maguire Ruled Out Of Cheltenham

Jockey Jason Maguire has been ruled out of the Cheltenham Festival following a fall at Stratford which resulted in a fractured sternum and bleeding on the liver. The jockey, who won the Grand National for trainer Donald McCain on Ballabriggs…

Niall Madden

Not many jockeys can say that they were victorious on their Grand National debut; indeed many much respected and big-prize winning jockeys have battled for years to triumph at the National; but that is exactly what Niall Madden did in 2006,…

Timmy Murphy

Timothy James Murphy, born 20 August 1974 in County Kildare, Ireland, is most famous for his victory in the 2008 Grand National on Comply or Die. He won by four lengths on the David Pipe-trained horse and in the process gave punters a ‘national…

Ruby Walsh's Incredible Catalogue of Injuries

A two-time Grand National winning jockey, and considered by many to be one of the greatest sportsmen of his time, Ruby Walsh isn't just professional, it seems he's also made of steel. Speaking in an interview with the Paddy Power blog, he…

Henry Brooke

Winner of the 2013 British Conditional Jockeys Championship, Henry Brook had a fantastic season and it only got better as he prepared to ride in his first ever Grand National on board the Donald McCain trained Across The Bay. He did exceptionally…

Tom Scudamore

History and persistence play an incredible roll in Tom Scudamore's Grand National career. He has ridden in it twelve times but has yet to cross the finishing line first, in fact, placing 8th has been has best performance. He is the third…

Barry Geraghty

Irish jockey, Barry Geraghty, rode his first winner at Down Royal back in January 1997. And his career since then has been nothing short of remarkable. He has been crowned Champion Jockey on two occasions in Ireland, in 1999-2000 and 2003-2004. He…