Minella Rocco Pulled From Grand National

There has been bad news for anyone who fancied Minella Rocco’s chances at this year’s Grand National, as Jonjo O’Neill has announced that the horse will not run at the Aintree showcase. Minella Rocco was the market leader for the race, priced at 8-1 after an impressive run in the Cheltenham Gold Cup, where he […]

Top Horses That Could Smash The Grand National In 2017

This week, information on the weights that each horse will carry was released by Grand National organisers. This has led to a great amount of speculation on which horse is best placed to win the race, check out our top picks for the horse that could speed to the finish. One of the most interesting […]

Who Are the Leading Contenders for the 2017 Grand National?

We are just a couple of months away from the 2017 Grand National at Aintree where a maximum field of 40 runners will be taking on the bigger fences at the Merseyside racecourse in what is the most exciting race of the year in the sport. At the latest declaration stage, there were 110 entries […]

Play The Statistics As Well As The Odds

There is an old saying in horse betting circles, ‘play the odds’. It may be a simple saying but it is one that still rings true. Successful betting on any sport revolves around punters being able to utilise and interpret the odds given to them by bookmakers. This does not, necessarily, mean that one should […]

What Are The Chances Of A Back-to-back Grand National Victory?

Last year, the Grand National was won by Pineau de Re who, priced at 25/1 just before the race, was by no means the favourite to win. However, looking ahead to this year’s race, which will take place on 11 April, what chance does Pineau de Re have of producing back-to-back Grand National victories? If […]

Stats All Against Pineau Repeating National Victory

On April 11, 2015, last year’s surprise 25/1 winner Pineau de Re will bid to land the £1 million Crabbie’s Grand National for the second year running. However, all the stats suggest that, despite the best efforts of connections, he has little chance of repeating his tremendous success of last year under Leighton Aspell. Some […]

The Glass Was Always Half Full For Pineau de Re

Pineau de Re was the unfancied winner of the 2014 Grand National, trained by Dr Richard Newland the horse was widely available at odds of 25/1 before the race started. The big price was generous when you consider he was very likely to win (statistically speaking). Just like the 2013 Grand National winner (Auroras Encore) […]

73 Remain For The 2014 Grand National

It’s a little over two week until the Aintree Grand National and the second scratching stage of the race has just taken place. The original list of entrants contained well over 100 horses with notable names such as Long Run, Seabass and Teaforthree all in the mix. 73 horses have stood their ground after the […]