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Paul Nicholls

Paul Nicholls, born in 1962, grew up in the village of Olveston near Bristol. From hunting and pony racing he went into full-time employment with horses at the age of 16 when he went to work at Dick Baimbridge's yard and started riding in local…

Daryl Jacob

Born in Donegal, Ireland in 1983, Daryl Jacob was put on a pony in an open field aged 8 and loved it. Unlike a lot of professional jockeys, Jacob's immediate family aren't into horses, so he spent most of his youth riding with his cousins and…

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…

Neptune Collonges Canters To Victory

He may have retired after his epic performance in the 2012 Grand National but Neptune Collonges is still a winner in the horsey world where, in a quieter change of pace, he is now a dressage horse - and a winner at that! The Paul Nicholls…

2012 Grand National Result

Neptune Collonges won the 2012 Grand National producing one of the best finishes ever seen in the history of the race. Nosing past Sunnyhillboy in the closest ever photo-finish, Neptune Collonges was declared the winner in a time of 9 minutes…

Neptune Collonges

Neptune Collonges began his career in 2005 and quickly won two races, most notably the Grade 2 William Hill Winter Novices' Hurdle at Sandown. Neptune Collonges raced six times in 2006. He won two races at the beginning and a third at end of…