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Twirling Magnet

Twirling Magnet is an eight-year-old bay gelding and despite the cutsie name, which is most likely derived from the fact that it was sired by Imperial Ballet, he is all chaser and has notched up 12 starts over fences earning connections in excess…

Merry King

He was given just 10-02 by the BHA Handicapper for the 2014 Grand National which put him at number 72 on the list of entrants, making things incredibly difficult for trainer Jonjo O'Neill as historically, horses placed that far down the list…

Burton Port

Showed bags of determination when chasing stablemate Long Run in the Betfair Denman Chase at Newbury on February 17, 2012 but on that occasion Burton Port was unable to catch Long Run but did manage to finish only a half length behind the winner. He…

Davy Russell To Partner Burton Port

Burton port, trained by Jonjo O'Neill since October 2013 when he moved from Nicky Henderson's yard, is to have a prep run at Doncaster later today and the surprising thing about that is that jockey Davy Russell will partner him. Davy Russell…

Alfie Sherrin

Trained by Jonjo O'Neill, who won the Grand National with Don't Push It back in 2010, and owned by JP McManus, Alfie Sherrin is an eleven year old bay gelding sired by Kayf Tara. Originally hopes were high that he would get a place for the…

Mark Walsh

National hunt jockey, Mark Walsh had his first ride in 2002 and in just over seven weeks he had his first win on the racecourse, with him riding the Marcus Callaghan-trained Shrug to success in a 3m handicap hurdle at Punchestown. He only…

Sunnyhillboy

Sunnyhillboy caused some head-scratching when he was pulled up in the Spinal Research The Atlantic 4 Gold Cup at Cheltenham in December 2011 when he went off at favorite odds of 7-2, but was pulled up by jockey Tony McCoy before the second to…

Sunnyhillboy Could Prep At Gold Cup

Even writing this this I am a little bit stunned at the fact that trainer Jonjo O'Neill has discussed the possibility of sending Sunnyhillboy to the Cheltenham Gold Cup as part of his preparations for the 2013 Grand National. With only three…

Albertas Run

One of the most successful horses entered into the 2013 Grand National, 12 year old Albertas Run is trained by Jonjo O'Neill and has earned nearly £1,000,000 for his connections over his career. Of his 27 chase starts, Albertas Run has…