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Jumps Racing At The Heart Of Grand National

Ask anyone to name the world’s most famous horse race and, more often than not, the answer will be the Grand National. The name is synonymous with the sport and gets the pulses racing for what is always an exciting weekend of racing at…
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Ginger McCain

Donald McCain, more frequently referred to as ‘Ginger’ is a name that goes hand in hand with the Grand National. Ginger was the trainer of the legendary Red Rum, the most famous and greatest horse to have ever lived. Red Rum won the National…

McCain Lining up Super for National Duty

Donald McCain, whose family is synonymous on Betfair.com with success in the Crabbies Grand National at Aintree, looks to have another likely candidate on his hands in the shape of promising young staying chaser, Super Duty, a horse who could…

The Story After The Glory

Where Are The Grand National Winners Now? The Grand National has produced some of the greatest horseracing winners of all time, horses whose names live on in the minds of once-a-year punters long after the race has been run and the betting…

Taxi For Red Rum

When Donald McCain pulled up in his taxi outside the Prince of Wales hotel in Southport one wet summer’s evening, he couldn’t have known that his next fare was about to change his life and make racing history. Donald, also known as Ginger,…

Memorial Bronze For McCain

Aintree racecourse has announced this week that it intends to honour the memory of the late Ginger McCain with a bronze bust of the legendary trainer. Ginger McCain died in September aged 80, since his death racing fans have been calling…

Red Rum Illuminates Blackpool

Most of us are familiar with the Blackpool Illuminations, in fact they're more popular today then ever with over 3.5million fans expected to turn up in 2011 to witness the light spectacular whilst generating over £275m for the area - that's…
Ginger McCain With Red Rum

Memorial Service For Ginger

Famous not just in horse racing but across the world, Ginger McCain, the legendary racehorse trainer was celebrated in a memorial service at Liverpool Cathedral on November 15th 2011. McCain, who recently died at the age of 80, trained Red Rum…
Ginger McCain With Red Rum

Red Rum - Rise Of A Hero

Red Rum - Rise Of A Hero is a video tribute to the legendary Aintree master. The Three times Grand National Red Rum entered the hearts of a nation with his amazing wins in 1973, 1974 and 1977. Not forgetting the Scottish National win in '74…