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Treacle

2013 was the second year that Treacle aimed for the Grand National having run in the 2012 renewal. Unsuccessful then, he fell at the 10th fence despite some good odds when he went off at 22/1. Owned by Bjorn Neilsen, a United States financier,…

A Sweet Ride For Andrew Lynch

Great news for jockey Andrew Lynch, he has been guaranteed a pairing with 2012 Grand National hopeful, Treacle. Lynch will take to the National fences for only the second time in his career, having ridden Vic Venturi in 2011. [Racecard Treacle] Trainer…

Smoking Aces

From trainer Tom Taafe came Smoking Aces, a then Irish eight year old who was hoping to head to Aintree for the first time on April 14th 2012. Before he did though he still needed horses to be withdrawn ahead of him in order to make the final…