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Tim Vaughan

Based in the Vale of Glamorgan, Tim Vaughan is, for all intents and purposes, the new kid on the block when it comes to race horse training but that hasn't stopped him making his mark on the industry with over 350 winners to date. Vaughan…

Michael Byrne

Michael Byrne is a conditional jockey based at trainer Tim Vaughan's yard in Wales and has ridden nearly 50 winners for the yard since joining in 2011. His first mainstream Cheltenham win came on Buck Magic in 2012 with Byrne saying: “I…

Dougie Costello

Grand National jockey Dougie Costello is having a great season so far and fingers crossed that it stays that way. Jockey injuries are as common as ever but some are unfortunate enough to suffer them at all the wrong times and such was the fate…

Golan Way

From trainer Tim Vaughan comes Golan Way, a 10-year-old bay gelding who is having his first shot at the Grand National. An interesting horse who appears to be quite temperamental, Golan Way has on occasion Refused to Race and has done that…

Beshabar

With a guaranteed line-up spot for the 2013 Grand National, Beshabar looked like the biggest hope Welsh trainer Tim Vaughan had got to win the biggest race in the world. The only problem was that Beshabar hadn't run since November 2011 so form,…

Beshabar Prepping For 2013 Grand National

Trainer Tim Vaughan has made no bones about it, "It's all about that one day" he said recently about he 2013 Grand National and all his eggs have been placed firmly in the Beshabar basket. Now 11 years old, the 2011 Coral Scottish National,…

Postmaster

The second of Tim Vaughan's horses that was still left in contention for the 2012 Grand National, Postmaster was most definitely the more likely of the two, the other was Our Island, to get a start on April 14th 2012. He made the top 40 following…

Our Island

Our Island was seven years old for the 2012 Grand National and trained by Tim Vaughan and was sitting as the second reserve on the final list of 2012 Grand National entries with only a couple of days to go until the big race. He would need two…