Racing To Return Behind Closed Doors

It seems like it's been a very long time since we saw any racing action. In fact, the Cheltenham Festival was the last major event to go ahead before the break. Thankfully there is now some good news. Racing will return but with very strict…

What Does ‘Pulled Up’ Mean In Horse Racing?

If you are a fan of horse racing you will know that it is littered with its own unique terminology that describes the different facets of the sport. Learning terms such as banker, objection, handicap, under orders and many more can help to…

How The Virtual Grand National Was Run In 2020

Like sports fans across the world, horse racing enthusiasts haven't had a lot to cheer about recently. With all race meetings called off for the foreseeable future, it was a breath of fresh air to be able to tune into ITV on Saturday April 4th…

Grand National 2020 Called Off

As of March 16th 2020, the Randox Health Grand National Festival has been cancelled. The announcement came from the Jockey Club who, after taking advice on how to deal with the recent Covid-19 pandemic, decided against holding the event. Initially…

Do’s And Don’ts Of Grand National Betting

There are some events in the sporting calendar that attract attention beyond the sporting pages and touch the lives of everyone. The FA Cup and Wimbledon Finals, for example, capture the imaginations of those who might otherwise have no interest…

Grand National 2020 Runners Head To Cheltenham

With the Cheltenham Festival 2020 taking place this week, all eyes will be turned to Prestbury Park. But savvy Grand National punters will also be keeping a close watch on those that have entries into both festivals. A good run, a solid win…

Definitly Red Makes Huge Impression in National Prep Run

Grand National 2020 may be a month away but last weekend there was only one horse on everyone’s mind. That horse was Definitly Red. Trained by Brian Ellison he had a fantastic run at Kelso to get him ready for the big race. He was entered…

Peregrine Run Continues Prep For Grand National 2020

16-time winner Peregrine Run has had a break since finishing last of five behind Douvan in the Clonmel Oil Chase. But he’s now all set and raring to go according to his trainer, Peter Fahey. The Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase, on day two…

Native River Ruled Out of Grand National Due to Injury

The Colin Tizzard trained Native River has been ruled out of running in the 2020 Grand National due to injury. The news was revealed by the yard, saying the horse had a tendon injury and would miss the remainder of the season. The Denman…