Retained by Venetia Williams, Aidan Coleman was born in Innishannon, Cork, Ireland and by professional jockey standards was incredibly young when he turned pro at just 21 years of age.
Riding Mon Mome in the 2008 Grand National for the first…
Venetia Williams has well and truly made her mark on British horse racing, firstly in 1988 when she became the eighth woman to ride in the Grand National and secondly, and most prominently, in 2009 when she became only the second woman, after…
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Entered last year by trainer Venetia Williams, Katenko was subsequently withdrawn due to injury but at eight years old is back again for another shot at making the final line-up for the 2014 Crabbies Grand National.
A very experienced horse…
It took AP McCoy 15 attempts before he could claim Grand National glory and Richard Johnson has been trying for 17 years to no avail so we know it's notoriously difficult to not just win but also to get around which is why jockey Aidan Coleman…
Who can forget the 2009 Grand National when little known jockey Liam Treadwell only went and won with Mon Mome at 100/1 for trainer Venetia Williams? It was an epic day for every punter who backs the long shot and would go down in history as…
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Though I'm not fully certain that he would have even been left in the running for the 2013 Grand National, it seems that we'll never know in the case of the Venetia Williams trained Katenko who has been withdrawn due to injury.
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With the deadline for the 2013 Grand National fast approaching, many are speculating on not only who will be entered but who will ultimately make it to the starting 40 on April 6th.
Before Saturday trainer Venetia Williams had all but confirmed…
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Venetia Williams was undoubtedly looking for more from Mon Mome when he went out in Haydock in January but with rather erratic form recently, he disappointed from the offset and had to be pulled up by jockey Aidan Coleman, in the Peter Marsh…
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Mon Mome (Our Kid) became the first 100-1 shot to win the Grand National since Foinavon's lucky win at the Aintree course in 1967, when a loose horse caused a pile up at a fence and left Foinavon with a clear run to the finishing line.
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