Vicente - Scottish Grand National

Vicente goes for a hat-trick of Scottish Grand Nationals

The Paul Nicholls trained Vicente will go for a hat-trick of Scottish Grand Nationals. If he does justify favouritism, he’ll be the first horse in over 100 years to win the race three times in a row.

More history would be made if Vicente triumphs in the historical race as Sam Twiston-Davies will be the most successful Scottish Grand National at Ayr, along with Mark Dwyer.

In last year’s race, Sam Twiston-Davies’ father, Nigel, looked to have the race won with Cogry […]


2018 Grand National Sweepstake Kit

It’s that time of year again. Excitement is in the air. The Randox Health Grand National, the World’s most famous race, is just around the corner!

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The ultimate guide to the 2018 Grand National

The world’s most famous race, the Randox Health Grand National takes place at 5:15pm, Saturday 14th April and it will be shown live on ITV 1. Last year 600 million people tuned in to watch One For …

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The Grand National’s leading ladies

Photo courtesy of Grand National Guide Jenny Pitman was the first female trainer to win the Grand National in 1983 with Corbiere, and she followed up with another success in 1995, Royal Athlete the …

Red Rum – Aintree’s Hero

WHERE IT ALL BEGAN Foaled at Rossenarra Stud in Ireland, Red Rum was initially bred to contest races over a mile and as a two-year-old the future legend raced over both five furlongs and seven furlongs; …

Most successful siblings in British racing

The phrase ‘it runs in the family’ is wholly appropriate when it comes to horse racing as both the past and the present is littered with family combinations landing many of the most coveted …

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Where are our Grand National heroes now?

Photo courtesy of Horse and Hound With the Grand National just a few days away, we caught up with a few of the winners of Aintree’s prestigious race to see how they are getting on.

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QUIZ: Can you name these Grand National winners

We will find out who will win the 2018 Randox Health Grand National next Saturday at 5:15pm at Aintree Racecourse which will be live on ITV. But how good is your knowledge of past winners of the race? …


Five Outrageous Grand National Upsets

With its marathon course, huge fences and massive field, the Grand National is by a distance the most thrilling race in the sporting calendar. These testing elements combined with the cauldron like …

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Stobart Jockey of the Month – March

The vote to elect the Stobart Jockey of the Month for March is now open! Reigning Stobart Champion Jockey Richard Johnson, rising star Lizzie Kelly and Cheltenham top jockey Davy Russell are the three …

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QUIZ: Can you name these grey racehorses?

Everyone loves a grey! There have been many successful and highly decorated grey racehorses over years both on the Flat and over Jumps. But how well do you know your grey racehorses? 10 pictures, 10 …

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QUIZ: How much do you know about the Lincoln Handicap?

This weekend sees the UK Flat turf season spring back into life as the traditional curtain raiser, the 32Red Lincoln Handicap takes place at Doncaster Racecourse. A huge field will charge down the straight …

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The leading contenders for the 2018 Silk Series

The Silk Series was launched by Arena Racing Company in 2017 as a new race series specifically for female jockeys. 2018 will see the Series boast more races than ever following the introduction of race …