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Swing Bill

Swing Bill was the 11 year old from the David Pipe yard who was 10th in the 2012 National, which was won by Neptune Collonges, and so with hopes high that he could do better he was given an entry to the 2013 Grand National. Since the…

Swing Bill Last In For 2014 Grand National

It's been a tense few days for David Pipes yard as they waited to find out of 13-year-old Swing Bill would make the cut for his third successive Aintree Grand National. With the final declarations for the Aintree showpiece many anticipated…

2014 Grand National Grey Runners

Every year punters back the 40 Grand National horses in their millions and for many, how they pick their horse is as exciting and novel as a win or a place on the day. The idea that you backed a rank outsider because of the colour of his silks,…
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5 Outsiders To Back In The 2014 Grand National

The Grand National attracts millions of pounds in betting and the bookmakers love this event because of its tendency to produce a high priced winner. In 2013 and 2012, the race was won by a 66/1 shot and a 33/1 outsider respectively and as recently…

Conor O'Farrell

A stable jockey for top trainer David Pipe, Conor O'Farrell looks so young that if you start to type his name into google one of the first predicative questions is 'Conor O'Farrell jockey age" - he's actually in his mid-twenties so clearly great…

Adam Wedge

Adam Wedge originates from Halesowen near Birmingham and rode in his first Grand National in 2013 on board the Nigel Twiston-Davies trained Viking Blond. He started his career with a couple of rides on the flat for Richard Phillips before…

Exclusive: David Pipe Talks Grand National 2014

Grand National winning trainer, David Pipe, recently took some time out of his very busy schedule to talk through his thoughts on the 2014 Grand National and the prospects that he has lined up for both this year and possibly even for the 2015…

Pipe Aims To Line-Up Three

With the 2012 Grand National getting ever closer, and only two scratching deadlines remaining, trainer David Pipe is aiming to have three of his horses line-up in the starting 40 on Saturday, April 14th 2012. Pipe, who won the 2008 National…