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Venetia Williams

Venetia Williams has well and truly made her mark on British horse racing, firstly in 1988 when she became the eighth woman to ride in the Grand National and secondly, and most prominently, in 2009 when she became only the second woman, after…

Aidan Coleman Targeting Aintree

It took AP McCoy 15 attempts before he could claim Grand National glory and Richard Johnson has been trying for 17 years to no avail so we know it's notoriously difficult to not just win but also to get around which is why jockey Aidan Coleman…

The Story After The Glory

Where Are The Grand National Winners Now? The Grand National has produced some of the greatest horseracing winners of all time, horses whose names live on in the minds of once-a-year punters long after the race has been run and the betting…

The Rise, Fall & Rise Of Liam Treadwell

Who can forget the 2009 Grand National when little known jockey Liam Treadwell only went and won with Mon Mome at 100/1 for trainer Venetia Williams? It was an epic day for every punter who backs the long shot and would go down in history as…

Mon Mome Hoping For 2nd Win

Venetia Williams was undoubtedly looking for more from Mon Mome when he went out in Haydock in January but with rather erratic form recently, he disappointed from the offset and had to be pulled up by jockey Aidan Coleman, in the Peter Marsh…
Jockey Liam Treadwell - Grand National Winner

Liam Treadwell

On April 4th 2009 Liam Treadwell came out of the woodwork as a first time Grand National jockey and went on to stun the racing world by riding to victory on Mon Mome, the 100/1 rank outsider. Over 70,000 watched on from the Aintree crowd,…