Tag Archive for: Paul Nicholls

Is A Grand National Win On The Cards For Sir Alex Ferguson?

Twenty years after guiding Manchester United to a famous treble, Sir Alex Ferguson is now dreaming of Aintree glory next April with Give Me A Copper. The Paul Nicholls-trained nine-year-old was backed down from 7-1 to 5-1 for the Badger Beers…

126 Entries For Crabbies Grand National 2016

It's that time of year again when the countdown to the Crabbies Grand National 2016 gets underway with the official list of entries. 126 potential runners have been given the nod this year, an increase of 28 on last years figure of 98. It's…
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Paul Nicholls

Paul Nicholls, born in 1962, grew up in the village of Olveston near Bristol. From hunting and pony racing he went into full-time employment with horses at the age of 16 when he went to work at Dick Baimbridge's yard and started riding in local…

Mahon Aims For Glory On Hawkes Point

Young Ryan Mahon has quickly established himself as a talented horseman. He currently works in the Paul Nicholls yard at Manor Farm Stables and rides out there roughly three times a week. Born in Warwickshire, Ryan joined Team Nicholls in…

Ryan Mahon

Young Ryan Mahon has quickly established himself as a talented horseman. He currently works in the Paul Nicholls yard at Manor Farm Stables and rides out there roughly three times a week. Born in Warwickshire, Ryan joined Team Nicholls in…

Sam Thomas

Sam Thomas was born in 1984 in Abergavenny, Wales and as he didn't come from a racing background had to work hard to convince his parents to allow him to attend the British Racing School. One of his first racing jobs was for trainer Venetia…

Mountainous Wins 2013 Coral Welsh National

A full compliment of twenty runners took to the Chepstow fences for the 2013 Coral Welsh National with the Richard Lee trained Mountainous reigning victorious after one of the closest finishes in the races history. Mountainous, Hawkes Point…

Neptune Collonges Canters To Victory

He may have retired after his epic performance in the 2012 Grand National but Neptune Collonges is still a winner in the horsey world where, in a quieter change of pace, he is now a dressage horse - and a winner at that! The Paul Nicholls…

A Tribute To The Great Kauto Star

Having announced that the magnificent Kauto Star was going to be retired, I can only imagine that Champion Trainer Paul Nicholls has been absolutely inundated with requests for interviews, photocalls and visits to Ditcheat. Kauto Star, who…