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Ruby Backs Tidal Bay for 2014 Grand National

When Ruby Walsh makes racing predictions everybody pays attention. Well, actually not everybody but they should because back in 2012 he gave his Grand National tips to Paddy Power Bookmakers and backed Neptune Collonges to run a big race and…

Ruby Walsh to Partner Tidal Bay at Leopardstown

They were partners for ten years before Ruby Walsh decided to head home to Ireland and leave Ditcheat and trainer Paul Nicholls, but it looks like their partnership is to be renewed again, if only briefly, when Nicholls sends 2014 Grand National…

Lucky Number Seven For Nicholls

The Paul Nicholls duo of Tidal Bay and Rocky Creek are well suited to the Crabbie’s Grand National claims their Ditcheat based trainer. Talking about his hopes for Tidal Bay, Nicholls told AtTheRaces ‘‘The National should suit him.…

Sam Thomas

Sam Thomas was born in 1984 in Abergavenny, Wales and as he didn't come from a racing background had to work hard to convince his parents to allow him to attend the British Racing School. One of his first racing jobs was for trainer Venetia…

36 Entries For Cheltenham Gold Cup

The 2014 Cheltenham Gold Cup entries have been announced and there are 36 of them including new ante-post favourite Bobs Worth, Silviniaco Conti and Cue Card who all get the green light. Despite the general anticipation of who will get entered,…

Tidal Bay Heads To Grand National

Tidal Bay, the Paul Nicholls trained 12-year-old, is just days off his 13th birthday and while some may consider letting their chasers out to pasture, Nicholls has instead confirmed that he plans to send him to Aintree for the Crabbies Grand…

Mountainous Wins Coral Welsh National

A full compliment of twenty runners took to the Chepstow fences for the 2013 Coral Welsh National with the Richard Lee trained Mountainous reigning victorious after one of the closest finishes in the races history. Mountainous, Hawkes Point…

20 Declared for Coral Welsh National 2013

Twenty runners have been declared for the Coral Welsh National which is due to take place at Chepstow Racecourse, tomorrow, 28 December 2013. Among those still in contention are favourites, Goonyella, Well Refreshed and Highland Lodge with…

88 Entered For Coral Welsh National

Tidal Bay and Teaforthree head the list of 88 entries for the Coral Welsh National which will take place at Chepstow Racecourse on December 28th 2013. Trained by Paul Nicholls, 12 year old Tidal Bay has also been given entries into three…