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Vicente Aims To Give Owner Hemmings A Grand Victory

Have you picked who you are backing for this year’s Grand National yet? One option many of you may have overlooked is the Paul Nicholls’ trained Vicente. Last year’s Scottish Grand National winner definitely has plenty going for it…

Nervous Wait For Highland Lodge Grand National Entry

Highland Lodge connections have an anxious wait ahead of them over the next week as they wait to find out if they will make the starting line up for the Grand National 2016. The five day confirmation stage takes place next Monday, April 4th…
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Irish Grand National 2016 Odds

The Irish Grand National takes place at Fairyhouse Racecourse on Monday 28th March 2016. There are currently 90 entries for the 3m5f marathon but except that number to get whittled down to around 28 runners on the day. It should come as no…

113 Stand Their Ground For Grand National 2016

The first Grand National 2016 scratching stage took place yesterday. It was revealed today that 13 potential runners have been withdrawn, leaving 113 still in the mix for the £1m race which takes place at Aintree Racecourse on Saturday, April…

Goonyella

From trainer Jim Dreaper comes Goonyella, a nine year old that really packs a punch on the national hunt circuit. He's a worthy chaser who finished 8th in the 2013 Coral Welsh National, 7th in the 2014 Irish Grand National, and was the winner…

Irish Gold Cup Reads Like A Mini Grand National

The Irish Gold Cup took place at Leopardstown Racecourse, on Saturday February 6th, with the line-up very closely resembling the big entries for this year's Grand National with eight of the ten runners also entered for the Aintree spectacular…

Welsh National Hangs In The Balance

The awful weather that is currently battering the UK has done more than just make us miserable. It has already been responsible for the postponement of the Coral Welsh national which was originally due to take place on December 27th 2015.…

Grand National 2016 Start Time Moved

Hitting the headlines this morning is news that the Grand National 2016 start time is to be pushed back an hour to 5.15pm. In bid to attract bigger TV audience, organisers have decided to move the time from it's original 4.15pm slot in…

Nina Carberry Lays Down Grand National Marker

Booked to ride First Lieutenant for Gigginstown House and trainer Mouse Morris in the Grand National 2015, Nina Carberry, has already bagged herself an all important Aintree Festival win and has boosted her claims to become the first female…