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Nina Carberry

Being daughter to legendary National Hunt jockey and trainer Tommy Carberry, who had Gold Cup and Grand National wins in the 1960s and 70s, was always going to be a good indication that Nina Carberry would have horseriding in her blood. It didn’t…
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Paul Carberry

Hailing from one of the fore-most racing families in Ireland, Paul Carberry, born on 9 February 1974, is the son of jockey Tommy Carberry, who was a famous National Hunt jockey in the 1960s and 1970s. His uncle is Arthur Moore, one of Ireland's…

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…

Win Free Grand National Tickets

The Grand National is one of the world's greatest sporting events, it’s estimated that a worldwide TV audience of over 600 million will watch the drama unfold. On the 5th of April 2014 the horses will line-up to tackle those famous Aintree…

Ginge Army Marching Towards Grand National

The brilliantly named Splash Of Ginge sprang a surprise in the Betfair Hurdle at Newbury on Saturday. The horse trained by Nigel Twiston-Davis went off at 33-1 and landed the £86,848 purse for owner John Neild. Liverpudlian John Neild grew…

Shoppers Bag Free Grand National Tickets

Lucky shoppers at Liverpool One bagged free Grand National tickets over the festive period. Aintree racecourse placed fifty pairs of tickets for Ladies Day in a range of retail outlets throughout the shopping centre. Customers were rewarded…

Aintree Launches 2014 Crabbies Grand National Festival

As we launch ourselves into 2014 so have Aintree Racecourse as they embark on the road to the 2014 Crabbies Grand National Festival with the start of it's biggest ad campaign to date. Created by agency Loaf Creative, it began on Monday 6th…

Chance Du Roy lands Becher Chase

At three and a half miles long and contested over the famous Aintree fences, the Becher Chase is one of the few races to give genuine clues to how a horse might perform in the Grand National. It was no surprise to see past and possible future…

Aintree The Long Term Aim For Long Run

After a good showing in the Betfair Chase at Haydock, the Nicky Henderson trained Long Run may be aimed at the Aintree showcase race on the 5th April 2014. Long Run finished fourth behind the impressive Cue Card at Haydock in what many consider…