When Donald McCain pulled up in his taxi outside the Prince of Wales hotel in Southport one wet summer’s evening, he couldn’t have known that his next fare was about to change his life and make racing history.
Donald, also known as Ginger,…
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Philip Hobbs, born in 1955, is the son of Tony Hobbs who had a permit to train for many years, breeding several good horses to run in the family colours.
Unlike many trainers who went into the industry at a very young age, Hobbs opted to…
Donald McCain, more frequently referred to as ‘Ginger’ is a name that goes hand in hand with the Grand National. Ginger was the trainer of the legendary Red Rum, the most famous and greatest horse to have ever lived.
Red Rum won the Grand…
An estimated 600 million people around the globe will tune in to watch the Grand National unfold in epic fashion on Saturday afternoon. This remarkable race has captured the imagination of people with zero interest in the sport for 364 days…
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Is Total Recall your favourite movie? Is your mother named Marie? If so, there is a fair chance that you will be choosing Willie Mullin’s 10/1 co-favourite Total Recall or Gavin Cromwell’s 33/1 shot Raz de Maree as your Grand National selection…
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The official time to get excited about the Grand National is when the weights are revealed, something we saw earlier this week. The weights were revealed in London, which is always a baffling decision when the event takes place at Aintree, Liverpool.
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Ask anyone to name the world’s most famous horse race and, more often than not, the answer will be the Grand National.
The name is synonymous with the sport and gets the pulses racing for what is always an exciting weekend of racing at…
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We saw many fantastic winning performances over the festive period, but one horse who put in a very good showing, despite not winning was Minella Rocco. This is not his time of year. He will always perform better on the spring ground, where…
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Those who are already thinking about backing Blaklion for the Grand National in 2018 will have been delighted with his reappearance run at Wetherby last weekend. The current Grand National favourite ran in the Charlie Hall Chase over three miles…
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