Ten years old and trained by Sue Smith who won with Auroras Encore in the 2013 Grand National, Mr Moonshine is a bay gelding with 21 chase starts under his belt.
He has been to Aintree six times and ran in his first Grand National in…
When he romped home in first place on Auroras Encore in 2013 few could believe their eyes. Gone were the favourites and instead was the 66/1 long shot who had only just scraped into the National proceedings.
For trainer Sue Smith and jockey…
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On April 6th 2013, trainer Sue Smith had the incredible experience of standing on the sidelines at Aintree Racecourse watching her horse, Auroras Encore romp home as the 66/1 Grand National winner.
She very kindly took some time out recently…
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Ryan Mania was born on 23 December 1988, in Galashiels, Scotland. His father Kevin, a joiner, and his mother Lesley, a mental health worker, bought him a Shetland pony at the age of three. By the age of twelve he was working with point-to-point…
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