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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 It was revealed today that 13 potential runners have been withdrawn, leaving 113 still in the mix for the £1m race which takes place at Aintree Racecourse on Saturday, April…

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.…

70 Entries For The Topham Chase

With just under two weeks to go until one of the biggest National Hunt festivals in the country, all eyes are on the potential runners for the 2014 Crabbies Grand National but with so many other fantastic races on the cards, another 70 hopefuls…

Cambridge ‘National’ Added To Racing Schedule

Lincolnshire, Durham, Sussex already have a ‘National’ style race and on Saturday they were joined by Cambridgeshire's Huntingdon Racecourse in becoming the 13th venue to hold such a fixture. Dubbed the new Winter Ladies’ Day and sponsored…

2012 Grand National Wallpaper

Our new 2012 Grand National wallpaper is ready to download. To set the wallpaper as your new desktop background picture just click on the link below. A larger version will then load in a new window. Right click on the new larger image and…

No Luck For HBO

The HBO series “Luck” proved to be a bit of a misnomer after the cable channel cancelled the show following the deaths of three horses. The series, helmed by popular actor Dustin Hoffman, premiered on HBO in December 2011. It told the…

BHA Rapid Response Unit

The BHA is to introduce a 'Rapid Response Unit' for this years Grand National. The aim of the unit will be to monitor TV output and press coverage so that the BHA can response quickly to unfolding events. The 2011 Grand National was seen…

National Tops TV Ratings

We all know that the grand national is one of the most popular sporting events in the UK, but few realise just how big the TV audience is for the great race. In 2011 the grand national was watched by 8.8 million people, giving it a a 65%…