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Noticeable Absentees From The 2017 Grand National

One of the most important dates on the racing calendar is approaching and fans of the Grand National will be excited to read through the entries for this year’s big race. For the third time out of the last four years, over 100 horses were…
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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 It was revealed today that 13 potential runners have been withdrawn, leaving 113 still in the mix for the £1m race which takes place at Aintree Racecourse on Saturday, April…

Many Clouds

The 2015 Grand National winner, Many Clouds is heading back to Aintree to retain his crown in a bid to become the first horse since Red Rum to win back-to-back Grand Nationals. Defying all the stats and trends that usually ear mark a…

Irish Gold Cup Reads Like A Mini Grand National

The Irish Gold Cup took place at Leopardstown Racecourse, on Saturday February 6th, with the line-up very closely resembling the big entries for this year's Grand National with eight of the ten runners also entered for the Aintree spectacular…

Lord Windermere

The highest rated horse entered for the 2015 Grand National, Lord Windermere will be embarking his first trip to Aintree and his first trip over those notoriously difficult fences on April 11th 2015. Trained by Jim Culloty in Ireland,…

Potential Grand National 2015 Runners

We may only be just into the new year but already speculation is rife as to not only who will win the Grand National 2015 but will even get an entry. With Oscar Time defying age to win the recent Becher Chase at Aintree, many thought he would…

Grand National Contenders For Consideration

There’s a great deal of water set to flow under the bridge before the forty runners face the starter at Aintree on 11 April, 2015, for the £1 million Crabbie’s Grand National, but already two serious contenders have demonstrated their respective…

Hawkes Point

One of seven entries in 2014 from trainer Paul Nicholls, Hawkes Point didn't initially make the cut when the BHA Handicapper revealed the weights, handing him 10-06 which put him in position number 48 on the list. Following two rounds…