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Will AP Cause a Shutthefrontdoor Upset?

It may look like AP McCoy has the Grand National all but sewn up with many speculating that he will almost certainly partner the Jonjo O'Neill trained, and current race favourite, Shutthefrontdoor on the day but he hasn't made any decisions…

Double Seven

If there's one horse to keep a close eye for the 2015 Crabbies Grand National then Double Seven would be it. Trained by Grand National winning trainer Martin Brassil with Numbersixvalverde in 2006, owned by JP McManus, third in the 2014…

McCoy To Ride Double Seven in 2014 Grand National

Speculation has been rife as to who 19-time Champion Jockey AP McCoy would ride for the 2014 Crabbies Grand National and now we have our answer. It will be the Martin Brassil trained Double Seven. [SOdds Double Seven] Owned by JP McManus…

Wyck Hill

When Wyck Hill originally got an entry into the 2013 Grand National, he was number 48 on the list and although pretty much guaranteed a spot in the starting line-up of 40 runners, he didn't really come to prominence until he was purchased by…

Lost Glory

The JP McManus owned, Lost Glory, ran in the 2013 National and trained by Jonjo O'Neill and was one of only two he ran in the race, the other being Sunnyhillboy. At the time he was only 8 years old and had won three of his runs prior to…

Too Little Too Late For Wyck Hill

Purchased by one of racing's biggest owners, JP McManus, back in 2012, Wyck Hill had been tipped as a future Grand National star and while things were steadily on track, a serious knock at Kempton 12 months ago continues to hamper his chances.…

McCoy Has Two Serious Contenders For National

Most jockey's are not lucky enough to be given their pick of Grand National Runners and to some extent, neither is AP McCoy but what he does have is a large pool to choose from and that's because he is retained by multi-millionaire and racehorse…

Martin Brassil Going For Double Win

In 2006 trainer Martin Brassil won the Grand National with 11/1 shot Numbersixvalverde so eight years on, could success be beckoning for the second time? A lot has changed in eight short years including the prize fund which has shot up from…

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…