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Dr Richard Newland

Dr Richard Newland is a former NHS GP who’s turned his hand to turning out some smart winners on the racecourse. Despite having a small string of runners, just twelve of them and most of which cost £10,000 or less, Newland’s strike rate…

Michael Scudamore

Michael Scudamore has held a training license for six years, taking over the yard at Eccleswall Court from his Grandfather, Michael senior in 2008. Over the last five seasons he has sent out over 485 runners with over 40 winners in National…
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Sue Smith

On April 6th 2013, race horse trainer Sue Smith, became only the third female in history to train the winner of the Grand National when 66-1 outsider Auroras Encore claimed the Aintree spectacular, with National debut jockey Ryan Mania on board. A…

Evan Williams

Evan Williams was born on Aberogwrn Farm in The Vale of Glamorgan and from an early age showed a keen interest in stock keeping on the family’s dairy farm. His grandfather and his parents both rode and trained winners for Point to Points and…
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2014 Grand National Result

It was another thrilling display over the Aintree Grand National fences and with Pineau De Re reigning victorious in the first £1m Grand National. It was a huge win for trainer Dr Richard Newland and jockey Leighton Aspell, who almost seemed…

Murphy Keen On Quito For Grand National

Irish trainer Colm Murphy gets to saddle Quito De La Roque for the 2014 Crabbies Grand National and with all final declarations now made, Murphy is convinced Quito De La Roque's fortitude could stand him in good stead for the Aintree Showpiece.…

Mikey Fogarty

Riding out in the 2014 Crabbies Grand National on Vesper Bell for trainer Willie Mullins, will be a first for Irish jockey Mikey Fogarty. Like many jockeys, he got his first taste of racing in the point-to-point field, riding his first winner…

Brian O'Connell

This will be a second attempt at the Grand National for jockey Brian O'Connell who previously rode out in 2012 on Tharawaat for Gordon Elliott which earned him a very respectable 8th place finish. Turning professional in 2009, O’Connell…

Wilson Renwick

For the 2014 Crabbies Grand National, jockey Wilson Renwick will be on board Kruzhlinin for Donald McCain and this will be Renwicks's fourth Aintree Grand National. His first dabble over the Grand national fences was back in 2008 when on…