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2012 Grand National Result

Neptune Collonges won the 2012 Grand National producing one of the best finishes ever seen in the history of the race. Nosing past Sunnyhillboy in the closest ever photo-finish, Neptune Collonges was declared the winner in a time of 9 minutes…

2012 Irish Grand National Result

The 2012 Irish Grand National was won by LION NA BEARNAI, it's was another thriller from Fairyhouse as LION NA BEARNAI and OUT NOW went neck and neck over the last two fences. IRISH GRAND NATIONAL RESULT 2012 1st LION NA BEARNAI 2nd…

Tipping Poll

Every year we run a tipping poll for our visitors, the poll gives each visitor the chance to vote for the horse they think will win the Grand National. Last year our visitors voted overwhelming for Ballabriggs with 11.2% of all votes cast.…

Richard Pitman Rides Again

Richard Pitman is hoping to ride in the 2012 Legends Race at Aintree just weeks after donating a kidney to a total stranger. Richard, 69, underwent the 3 hour operation to donate the kidney in January and is thrilled to now be fit enough…

2011 Race Result

Organisedconfusion (12/1) took a sizeable step up in distance but thrived on the extra test of stamina, staying on strongly in the closing stages to beat Western Charmer by five lengths with the favourite, Sunnyhillboy, third. Amateur female…

2011 Irish Grand National Video

You can view the full 2011 Irish Grand National race video above, just click on the play button to watch. The race was won by Organisedconfusion, ridden by Nina Carberry from Ratoath in County Meath and trained by Arthur Moore at Dereens in…

2011 Welsh National Results

The 2011 Coral Welsh National was won by 'Le Beau Bai', it was a two horse race between the eventual winner and the much fancied Giles Cross. Le Beau Bai was relentlessly in his pursuit of Giles Cross and was able catch him at the penultimate…

BHA Grand National Review

The BHA (British Horseracing Authority) has concluded it's review into the 2011 running of the Aintree Grand National. Responding to criticism over the deaths of two horses in last years race, the BHA has published a list of recommendations…

Broadcasting History Of The Grand National

Three National Hunt races were broadcast on television in 1948, and within a short space of time there was regular coverage from Kempton Park and Ascot. After years of negotiation the Grand National was televised in 1960, with the original commentators…