Tiger Roll and Delta Work Head Grand National 2020 Weights

The Grand National 2020 weights have been revealed. Tiger Roll and Delta Work have been handed joint top weight of 11st 10lb for the renewal. Delta Work is unlikely to run as his aim is the Cheltenham Gold Cup. That leaves Tiger Roll as sole…

Arguing For and Against Tiger Roll’s Historic Grand National Bid

Now all the furore around weights has subsided (for now), we can look forward to the build-up to the 2020 Grand National and Tiger Roll’s pursuit of Red Rum’s record. For weeks owner Michael O’Leary has played chicken with the handicapper,…

2020 Grand National: 105 Horses Get Entries in the World’s Most Famous Steeplechase

Entries for the 2020 Grand National have now been revealed as the world-famous Aintree handicap steeplechase is an early closing race. With the weights to follow, defending champion Tiger Roll is the headline name among a pool of 105 racehorses…

Vintage Clouds and Definitly Red Dominate Peter Marsh Chase

The Peter Marsh Chase at Haydock is often a race that points towards staying chasers to keep an eye on. Many of those that run well will end up going back to the same track for their Grand National trial before going to Aintree. The two horses…

Vintage Clouds Aimed At Grand National 2020

On the run up to last season’s Grand National, there was a lot of buzz about the Sue Smith trained Vintage Clouds. As one of the few grey’s to even get an entry, he garnered a lot of fans very quickly. And for good reason. He ticked a lot…

Aidan Coleman Rides a Winner at Every British Jumps Course

We often see strange records and milestones set in British horse racing. Another big one was landed by a jockey on Wednesday afternoon. Aidan Coleman began riding 13 years ago, and he has now completed the unique milestone of riding a winner…

History Of Favourites In The Grand National

For the first time, in a very long time, there is a Grand National favourite on odds as short as 7/2 to win the race. Tiger Roll is the phenomenal horse that is just a couple of weeks away from doing the nearly impossible – winning back-to-back…

Grand National 2019 Scratching Dates

The horse racing world is gearing up for the Grand National 2019, which is just 43 days away. The entries for the 172nd renewal of the famous race were announced on the 30th January. Over 100 horses were given a provisional entry into the world's…

Grand National 2019 – The Top Trainers

For an outsider, horse racing might just be about the horses, but any enthusiast will know that it’s a team effort that takes the winning horse past the finish line. From the trainer to the jockey and finally the horse, it takes hours of practice…

Abolitionist Back On Grand National Track

The national hunt season is back in full swing. And with that comes the plans for many potential 2019 Grand National runners. While it may too early to speculate just who will make the cut, plenty of trainers are getting plans underway. Dr Richard…