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Many Clouds Tops Weights For Grand National 2016

Last year's Grand National winner, Many Clouds, has topped the weights for the Grand National 2016 after they were revealed today by the BHA Handicapper, Phil Smith, at a special weights lunch held at the Sky Garden in London. Just one pound…

Shutthefrontdoor

In 2015 Shutthefrontdoor became the clear favourite for the Grand National. Trained by Jonjo O'Neill he was the mount of Champion jockey AP McCoy for his last ever National and went off as short as 6/1 across all of the major UK bookmakers.…

Will AP Cause a Shutthefrontdoor Upset?

It may look like AP McCoy has the Grand National all but sewn up with many speculating that he will almost certainly partner the Jonjo O'Neill trained, and current race favourite, Shutthefrontdoor on the day but he hasn't made any decisions…

Between A Rock And A Door For Grand National 2015

The Grand National 2015 hype and excitement truly got underway this week with the revealing of the weights by the BHA Handicapper Phil Smith. In a day that saw Cheltenham Gold Cup contenders Lord Windermere and Carlingford Lough get joint…

Don't Shut The Door On McCoy Yet

On the week that A.P McCoy announces to the racing world that he’s hanging up his boots and calling time on his amazing career, I take a look at his Grand National record and assess whether or not it was equally as glittering as his lifetime…