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Timmy Murphy

Timothy James Murphy, born 20 August 1974 in County Kildare, Ireland, is most famous for his victory in the 2008 Grand National on Comply or Die. He won by four lengths on the David Pipe-trained horse and in the process gave punters a ‘national…

Timmy Murphy Misses Cheltenham Due To Injury

There's never a good time to get injured when you're a National hunt Jockey but the run up to two of the biggest festivals in the calendar is certainly less than ideal. Unfortunately for jockey Timmy Murphy, he suffered a dislocated shoulder…

Murphy Gets 9 Days For Brawl

Jockey Timmy Murphy has been suspended for 9 days after a brawl with a fellow jockey Dominic Elmsworth. Both riders were asked to attend a meeting at an inquiry at Wincanton on Thursday where the British Horseracing Association heard that…

Weird Al

Trained by Donald McCain Jnr, Weird Al was the fourth highest weighted horse in the 2012 Grand National having been given 11-08 by the BHA Handicapper. Despite this he still ran on the day, going off at 28/1, and was so close to making it all…