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Is It The Walsh's Grand National?

A triple threat this year for the 2013 Grand National as the Walsh family dominate in the racing headlines. With siblings Ruby and Katie riding the two race favourites - On His Own and Seabass and father training two hopefuls - Seabass and…

Ruby Walsh Weighs Up Opposition

Fresh off the press and by by press we mean the Paddy Power Blog and Ruby Walsh has been weighing up his opposition in anticipation of the 2013 Grand National on Saturday. Starting with On His Own, though he hasn't yet been officially confirmed…

Walsh Inducted Into Grand National Hall Of Fame

The accolades just keep coming for jockey Ruby Walsh, the latest of which is his induction into the Grand National Legends Hall of Fame. He is one of five to be honoured after thousands of racing fans placed their votes on the Grand National…

Join Together Prep Race Doesn't Go To Plan

Ready and willing to fill the void left by Neptune Collonges, Join Together looks like Paul Nicholls' best hope of achieving back-to-wins in the Grand National and the prep race he was aimed at was the Grimthorpe Chase at Doncaster last Saturday.…

Ted Backs Katie For Seabass

A recent interview with Ted Walsh in The Telegraph highlighted just how badly he wants his daughter, and jockey, Katie Walsh to win at the 2013 Grand National. When asked if he would prefer another Grand National win or the elusive Cheltenham…

Tidal Bay Continues Winning Ways

A few weeks ago, on our Grand National facebook page, I joked about the chances of Tidal Bay winning the 2013 Grand National to which some of our friends comprehensively shot me down telling me he didn't have a chance in hell and for all of…

Ruby Picks Himself Over Katie For 2013 Grand National

All's fair in love and horse racing and though blood may be thicker than water it is isn't thicker than a 2013 Grand National win. [email protected] I'm selfish! #askruby— Racing UK (@Racing_UK) November 30, 2012 I recently tweeted…

Ted Walsh

Ted Walsh is most famous these days for his 2000 Grand National win with Papillon, trained by himself and ridden by his son Ruby. His victory by one and a half lengths from Mely Moss, was the winning debut in the National for Ruby and was also…

Ruby Walsh Pranks Davy Russell

Horse racing is serious enough at the best of times, especially if you've seen the recent injuries that AP McCoy has suffered when getting a kick in the face, so it's great to see the lads having a laugh and pranking each other. That's exactly…