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Paul Townend

A native of County Cork, Ireland, Paul Townend has risen rapidly to the top flight of the Irish National Hunt circuit and is already a frequent visitor to the winner’s enclosure and has bags of talent and a mature attitude which belies his…

Quel Esprit

A classy horse, Quel Esprit is trained by Irish Champion trainer Willie Mullins and did have an entry in 2012 but was withdrawn before the final stages and didn't run. He had three more runs, one of them in a hurdle in France, before the 2013…

Treacle

2013 was the second year that Treacle aimed for the Grand National having run in the 2012 renewal. Unsuccessful then, he fell at the 10th fence despite some good odds when he went off at 22/1. Owned by Bjorn Neilsen, a United States financier,…

On His Own Solidifies 2013 Grand National Claim

With a fall at Aintree last year and no run since then, many were wondering what it was that was so special about On His Own that made him the joint ante-post favourite for the 2013 Grand National. Well wonder no more. Following a sterling…

Apt Approach

With six horses still left in with a chance of starting the 2012 Grand National, trainer Willie Mullins will have his work cut ut for him getting them all race ready and Apt Approach is just one that is i with a real chance of causing an upset…