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Is A Grand National Win On The Cards For Sir Alex Ferguson?

Twenty years after guiding Manchester United to a famous treble, Sir Alex Ferguson is now dreaming of Aintree glory next April with Give Me A Copper. The Paul Nicholls-trained nine-year-old was backed down from 7-1 to 5-1 for the Badger Beers…

Paul Nicholls Already Targeting The Grand National 2020

Up and down the country, yards are opening their doors for Owners Day and Paul Nicholls is no exception. While always interesting, it's not often that trainers talk of plans for Festivals so far in advance. However, this time Nicholls was quite…

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…

126 Entries For Crabbies Grand National 2016

It's that time of year again when the countdown to the Crabbies Grand National 2016 gets underway with the official list of entries. 126 potential runners have been given the nod this year, an increase of 28 on last years figure of 98. It's…

Rocky Creek

Last season David Pipe told me that he thought that Rocky Creek had all the right credentials to win the Grand National. The fact that he doesn't even train him speaks volumes as to how highly regarded he is. He is in fact trained by…
Man Works Out Trends For 2015 Grand National
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Savvy Punters To Profit From 5 Revealing Grand National Trends

The chart below may remind you of your old school timetable but this lesson of “double maths” reveals some interesting trends which could place savvy punters at the top of the class come April the 11th. It's worth noting that trends are…
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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…

Hawkes Point

One of seven entries in 2014 from trainer Paul Nicholls, Hawkes Point didn't initially make the cut when the BHA Handicapper revealed the weights, handing him 10-06 which put him in position number 48 on the list. Following two rounds…

Mahon Aims For Glory On Hawkes Point

Young Ryan Mahon has quickly established himself as a talented horseman. He currently works in the Paul Nicholls yard at Manor Farm Stables and rides out there roughly three times a week. Born in Warwickshire, Ryan joined Team Nicholls in…