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Ruby & Katie Walsh Named Racing Ambassadors For Next Year’s Grand National Festival

Former jockeys Ruby and Katie Walsh have been named as the Racing Ambassadors for the 2020 Grand National Festival, 20 years after their family’s iconic Aintree win with Papillon. The siblings are notable figures in the world of horse racing,…

Five Key Facts Of Grand National 2018

An estimated 600 million people around the globe will tune in to watch the Grand National unfold in epic fashion on Saturday afternoon. This remarkable race has captured the imagination of people with zero interest in the sport for 364 days…

Seabass

When aimed for the 2012 Grand National, the Ted Walsh trained, Irish runner Seabass gained huge attention due to his unbeaten record in his previous seven starts. Just prior to the 2012 National he won at Naas on February 26th 2012 and before…

Vesper Bell

Originally placed much further down the list of entries when the weights were revealed, Vesper Bell was guaranteed a spot in 2014 due to the number of withdrawals over two scratching periods. One of only two Willie Mullins trained entries…

Katie Walsh Gets Grand National Call Up

Booked to ride Vesper Bell, jockey Mikey Fogarty was due to ride out in his first Grand National later today but a fall in the Topham Chase, yesterday, has now sidelined him with Willie Mullins booking Katie Walsh to take his place on the eight-year-old.…

Injured Seabass Ruled Out Of Grand National

The second scratchings deadline for the 2014 Crabbies Grand National was yesterday, March 18th 2014, and one of the surprise withdrawals was the Ted Walsh trained Seabass. Following a serious injury at Down Royal on Monday, in the Daily Mirror…

The Face Of The National

A photograph of Grand National jockey Katie Walsh has won the prestigious Taylor Wessing Photography Prize. The award and £12,000 prize money was awarded to photographer Spencer Murphy at the National Portrait Gallery. The image of Katie…
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Katie Walsh

Katie is the daughter of the well known amateur jump jockey, trainer and television pundit, Ted Walsh, as well as being a sister to top class jump jockey, Ruby Walsh. Hailing from a horse racing dynasty such as the Walsh's being a jockey was…

Seabass Clear Favourite For 2013 Grand National

It's been happening all week, the odds for Seabass have slowly but surely shortening to the point where this morning Katie Walsh was tying with her brothers mount On his OWn for the position of race favourite. [Racecard Seabass] At one…