A nostalgic Grand National story came to our attention after it was published by Biggleswade Today. The article told of Bill Wilson, who was involved in saving the 1946 Grand National race. What is notable about that Grand National is that it…
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We all know and love Aintree Racecourse, predominantly for it's Grand National Festival every April but in order to produce such a stunning display of National Hunt Racing the amount of work that goes on in the background is absolutely phenomenal.…
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The biggest single race in the hunt season is just days away and all sights are on Aintree Racecourse where the preparations for the John Smith's Grand National meeting are in full swing.
With two courses to take care of, both the Mildmay…
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Richard Pitman is hoping to ride in the 2012 Legends Race at Aintree just weeks after donating a kidney to a total stranger.
Richard, 69, underwent the 3 hour operation to donate the kidney in January and is thrilled to now be fit enough…
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With the recent unseasonably sunny weather, most of us would have relished the prospect of standing under a water misting machine to cool down and that's exactly what the clerk of the course, Andrew Tulloch, is planning for the horses at the…
The Grand National is one of the biggest events in the horse racing calendar attracting thousands of spectators to the course itself and an audience of millions worldwide. The course is reviewed every year by Aintree and the British Horseracing…
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It's time for the horse racing greats to dust off their racing silks and get back in the saddle as the the second John Smith’s Aintree Legends Race is going to take place on Grand National Day, April 14th 2012.
3-time Irish Flat Champion…
Aintree racecourse has announced this week that it intends to honour the memory of the late Ginger McCain with a bronze bust of the legendary trainer.
Ginger McCain died in September aged 80, since his death racing fans have been calling…
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During the 2011 John Smiths Grand National two horses were tragically killed resulting in claims from animal rights campaigners that the race is unduly traumatic on horses. That, coupled with television viewers mistaking the precautionary cooling…
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