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Trainers Reactions To National Weights

Above you can watch reactions to the weights handed out by Phil Smith for this years Grand National. As always some trainers are surprised, some disappointed and some walk away with a smile! The weights will change between now and the day…

Donald Talks About Ballabriggs

In 2011 Ballabriggs won the Grand National for trainer Donald McCain Jnr and Owner Trevor Hemmings. In the video above Donald talks about Ballabriggs prior to the 2012 running at Aintree. The video also features a stable tour of Bankhouse.

A.P. McCoy Tribute Video

To launch our new GrandNationalGuide YouTube channel I produced this video tribute to jockey A.P. McCoy. I'm still getting to grips with iMovie software so I apologise if the video is not quite up to broadcast quality just yet. Hopefully they'll…
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Grand National 2012 Race Video

The 2012 Grand National was the closest race in living memory, it took a photo to separate Neptune Collonges from Sunnyhillboy. The grey Neptune Collonges won the race by a nose and became the first grey horse to triumph at Aintree since 1961. You…

Jockey Style - Gangnam Style Parody

I think this video proves what I've always suspected - you have to be a little bit insane to be a jumps jockey! Watch as the lads do a parody of the insanely popular 'Gangnam Style' video. I doubt we'll ever see A.P. McCoy doing the 'Harlem…

2011 Irish Grand National Video

You can view the full 2011 Irish Grand National race video above, just click on the play button to watch. The race was won by Organisedconfusion, ridden by Nina Carberry from Ratoath in County Meath and trained by Arthur Moore at Dereens in…

Red Rum - Rise Of A Hero

Red Rum - Rise Of A Hero is a video tribute to the legendary Aintree master. The Three times Grand National Red Rum entered the hearts of a nation with his amazing wins in 1973, 1974 and 1977. Not forgetting the Scottish National win in '74…
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The Race That Never Was

Peter O'Sullevan called the 1993 Aintree renewal "the greatest disaster in the history of the Grand National". It's the only time for Grand National has been declared a void race. After a false start the course officials couldn't recall the…