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Tom O’Brien

Already a winner over the Aintree Grand National fences this season, Tom O'Brien is hoping to add the 2014 National to the Becher Chase he won back in December also on board Chance Du Roy. This will be the Irish jockey's 6th Grand National…

65 Remain In 2014 Crabbie’s Grand National

At the five day declaration sage of the 2014 Crabbie's Grand National, just eight runners have been withdrawn. There were few surprises as at least four of the non-runners had already been talked about as withdrawals by connections over the…

Brian Hughes

The 2014 Crabbies Grand National will be the fourth attempt for jockey Brian Hughes when he rides out on the Sue Smith trained Vintage Star. His first National was back in 2010 when he pulled-up on Beat The Boys. He subsequently partnered…

Andrew Tinkler

The 2014 Grand National will be the seventh for jockey Andrew Tinkler when he gets on board the Nicky Henderson trained Hunt Ball on April 5th 2014. Working for Henderson, Tinkler is quite frequently mistaken for another famous 'Andrew Tinkler',…

Peter Buchanan

The 2014 Crabbies Grand National will be the fifth time jockey Peter Buchanan has participated and this year he will be on the Peter Maher trained Big Shu. Primarily he rides for Lucinda Russell and he first rode in the National back in 2005…

No Joy For Sunnyhillboy

Trainer Jonjo O’Neill announced earlier today that Sunnyhillboy will not be taking part in the 2014 Crabbie’s Grand National. The trainer posted a brief message on his Facebook page which simply read “Unfortunately Sunnyhillboy will…

Long Range Forecast for 2014 Grand National

We're finally into the home straight for the 2014 Crabbies Grand National and for the hundreds of thousands expected to attend the festival one thing, aside from who will win the Grand National, is of paramount importance - what will the weather…

2014 Grand National Grey Runners

Every year punters back the 40 Grand National horses in their millions and for many, how they pick their horse is as exciting and novel as a win or a place on the day. The idea that you backed a rank outsider because of the colour of his silks,…

Ryan Mahon

Young Ryan Mahon has quickly established himself as a talented horseman. He currently works in the Paul Nicholls yard at Manor Farm Stables and rides out there roughly three times a week. Born in Warwickshire, Ryan joined Team Nicholls in…