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Seabass

When aimed for the 2012 Grand National, the Ted Walsh trained, Irish runner Seabass gained huge attention due to his unbeaten record in his previous seven starts. Just prior to the 2012 National he won at Naas on February 26th 2012 and before…

Injured Seabass Ruled Out Of Grand National

The second scratchings deadline for the 2014 Crabbies Grand National was yesterday, March 18th 2014, and one of the surprise withdrawals was the Ted Walsh trained Seabass. Following a serious injury at Down Royal on Monday, in the Daily Mirror…

The Face Of The National

A photograph of Grand National jockey Katie Walsh has won the prestigious Taylor Wessing Photography Prize. The award and £12,000 prize money was awarded to photographer Spencer Murphy at the National Portrait Gallery. The image of Katie…
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Katie Walsh

Katie is the daughter of the well known amateur jump jockey, trainer and television pundit, Ted Walsh, as well as being a sister to top class jump jockey, Ruby Walsh. Hailing from a horse racing dynasty such as the Walsh's being a jockey was…

Seabass and Wyck Hill Returning To Aintree

Seabass could be making a return to Aintree for either the Becher Chase or the Grand Sefton Chase, according to trainer Ted Walsh when he spoke to At The Races recently. The 10-year-old chaser, who finished in third place in the 2012 Grand…

Seabass Clear Favourite For 2013 Grand National

It's been happening all week, the odds for Seabass have slowly but surely shortening to the point where this morning Katie Walsh was tying with her brothers mount On his OWn for the position of race favourite. [Racecard Seabass] At one…

Will Katie Walsh Win The Grand National

I recently interviewed jockey Carrie Ford who rode Forest Gunner to 5th place in the 2005 Grand National and when I asked her about her thoughts on turning professional she quite openly stated that she would never have been able to make a living…

Nina And Katie To Go Head-To-Head

It's no surprise that most of the world is waiting with bated breath to finally see a female jockey win the Grand National and with each year that passes we seem to be getting ever closer to this remarkable and historical moment. Genuinely…

Does Cheltenham Hamper The Grand National?

This is always going to be a tricky time of year for trainers and connections as a myriad of big price races run back-to-back and all competing for a rather limited number of race horses that are good enough to seriously contend for the big…