Evan Williams was born on Aberogwrn Farm in The Vale of Glamorgan and from an early age showed a keen interest in stock keeping on the family’s dairy farm. His grandfather and his parents both rode and trained winners for Point to Points and…
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Based in the Vale of Glamorgan, Tim Vaughan is, for all intents and purposes, the new kid on the block when it comes to race horse training but that hasn't stopped him making his mark on the industry with over 350 winners to date.
Training out of Beech Park in County Kildare, Ireland, Martin Brassil has a small string of horses compared to his more high profile peers. This however does not detract from the quality he has held is his yard throughout the years.
The Pitman family has a special association with the Grand National, with Jennifer being just 14 months old when she was first put on a pony. When she was 15 her father George Harvey who trained point-to-pointers gave his daughter her first…
Recently we had the pleasure of visiting Jackdaws Castle run by legendary trainer Jonjo O'Neill and being completely in awe of the amazing set-up that he has.
On the back of a hugely successful Cheltenham Festival he now looks to the 2014…
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Based in Co. Laois, Ireland, trainer Liam Cusack gets to field his first Grand National runner when Last Time D'Albain takes to the Aintree fences on Saturday, April 5th 2014.
No stranger to the Grand National, Liam Cusack used to be a jockey…
David spent 13 seasons as a jockey before hanging up his whip. He won the 2000 Foxhunters’ at Aintree, a race which is considered the Amateur riders Grand National. Run over the same fences but shorter in distance at just 2.5 miles instead…
Henry de Bromhead has around 50 horses in training at his yard in Knockeen, Ireland. One of the most successful horses to come out of the yard to date is the impressive Sizing Europe, winner of the Irish Champion Hurdle, Arkle Trophy, Queen…
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When asked his profession Peter Maher simply replied “horses”. The trainer admits he’s happy to turn his hand to “anything that turns a buck” - breaking horses, training for point-to-points and buying and selling.
Maher has 10 horses…
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