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Vesper Bell

Originally placed much further down the list of entries when the weights were revealed, Vesper Bell was guaranteed a spot in 2014 due to the number of withdrawals over two scratching periods. One of only two Willie Mullins trained entries…

Katie Walsh Gets Grand National Call Up

Booked to ride Vesper Bell, jockey Mikey Fogarty was due to ride out in his first Grand National later today but a fall in the Topham Chase, yesterday, has now sidelined him with Willie Mullins booking Katie Walsh to take his place on the eight-year-old.…

Mikey Fogarty

Riding out in the 2014 Crabbies Grand National on Vesper Bell for trainer Willie Mullins, will be a first for Irish jockey Mikey Fogarty. Like many jockeys, he got his first taste of racing in the point-to-point field, riding his first winner…

Mullins Tight Lipped About Grand National Jockeys

Ireland's Champion Trainer Willie Mullins may have seen his list of 2014 Crabbies Grand national entries diminish over the last few weeks but he still has two lively contenders for Saturday's contest, the problem now is who will ride them? With…

Mullins Could Raid Grand National

The one word used most frequently in conjunction with Ireland's Champion Trainer, Willie Mullins is 'raid'. Hardly an article gets written these days about the man that doesn't involve him plotting some type of raid or assault on UK racing to…

Mullins To Send Vesper Bell To Aintree

He may have fallen on his first attempt over the Grand National fences when he lined up for the 2013 Becher Chase at Aintree, but trainer Willie Mullins still believes that Vesper Bell is a solid candidate for the 2014 Crabbies Grand National…