In 2006 trainer Martin Brassil won the Grand National with 11/1 shot Numbersixvalverde so eight years on, could success be beckoning for the second time?
A lot has changed in eight short years including the prize fund which has shot up from…
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Sunnyhillboy caused some head-scratching when he was pulled up in the Spinal Research The Atlantic 4 Gold Cup at Cheltenham in December 2011 when he went off at favorite odds of 7-2, but was pulled up by jockey Tony McCoy before the second to…
Quiscover Fontaine is trained by Willie Mullins and owned by JP McManus and was attempting the Grand National for the second time on April 6th 2013.
Usually partnered with David Casey, Quiscover Fontaine has had mixed form with mediocre…
Even writing this this I am a little bit stunned at the fact that trainer Jonjo O'Neill has discussed the possibility of sending Sunnyhillboy to the Cheltenham Gold Cup as part of his preparations for the 2013 Grand National.
With only three…
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Bob Lingo is a very interesting horse not least because he's not very well known in the UK as he has never raced here but also because he's one of only a few horses that runs every few weeks. Clearly he's not the type who needs to be well rested…
Owned by JP McManus and trained by Grand National winning trainer Ted Walsh, Colbert Station looked like JP's best chance to add a second National win to his collection in 2013 as he was on great form and had just had two back-to-back wins.…
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When it comes to the Grand National, few owners can claim to consistently have the vast number of horses required to enter not just every year but to enter so many with so many trainers, except for JP McManus that is.
For those of you not…
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I frequently check the ante-post odds for the 2013 Grand National and when I say frequently I mean every single day - just in case I miss something! So imagine my surprise when last week I spied a very new entry on Paddy Power.
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Synchronised was the Jonjo O'Neill trained and JP McManus owned nine year old who looked like AP McCoy's best chance of winning a second Grand National. Known for being an incredibly strong chaser, Synchronised could dig deep and produce remarkable…
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