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David Bass

In 2009, David Bass, a promising young conditional rider took the chance to move to Nicky Henderson's high-powered Lambourn yard which propelled the career of then 21-year-old into the fast lane. Bass grew up in Ringstead near Kettering and…

Shakalakaboomboom

Trainer Nicky Henderson threw his two cents worth into the 2012 race and ear-marked Shakalakaboomboom as a potential 2012 Grand National Runner and, having been given 10-12 by the BHA Handicapper, was tipped to make his mark in the race. On…

Henderson Hopeful With One Entry

Fresh off the back of unparalleled success at the 2012 Cheltenham Festival, things are looking fantastic for trainer Nicky Henderson so I wouldn't be too quick to dismiss his one and only 2012 Grand National runner, Shakalakaboomboom (it's easier…

Burton Port Unlikely

With the 2012 Grand National only days away, it would appear that trainers are starting to make some decisions and with Burton Port having been allocated 11-07 for the event, it's understandable that trainer Nicky Henderson may be considering…

Henderson After 1st National

Did you know that Nicky Henderson has had 31 attempts at winning the John Smiths Grand National and never done so? With two seconds (Zongalero 1979, The Tsarevich), a third (Classified 1986), a fourth (Brown Windsor 1990) and two fifths (Classified…