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How Do You Pick Your Grand National Runner?

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…

113 Stand Their Ground For Grand National 2016

The first Grand National 2016 scratching stage took place yesterday. It was revealed today that 13 potential runners have been withdrawn, leaving 113 still in the mix for the £1m race which takes place at Aintree Racecourse on Saturday, April…

Many Clouds

The 2015 Grand National winner, Many Clouds is heading back to Aintree to retain his crown in a bid to become the first horse since Red Rum to win back-to-back Grand Nationals. Defying all the stats and trends that usually ear mark a…

Grand National Contenders For Consideration

There’s a great deal of water set to flow under the bridge before the forty runners face the starter at Aintree on 11 April, 2015, for the £1 million Crabbie’s Grand National, but already two serious contenders have demonstrated their respective…

65 Remain In 2014 Crabbie’s Grand National

At the five day declaration sage of the 2014 Crabbie's Grand National, just eight runners have been withdrawn. There were few surprises as at least four of the non-runners had already been talked about as withdrawals by connections over the…

The Story After The Glory

Where Are The Grand National Winners Now? The Grand National has produced some of the greatest horseracing winners of all time, horses whose names live on in the minds of once-a-year punters long after the race has been run and the betting…
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Grand National Longshots

In what used to be a race that could throw up some very long odds winners, the Grand National is now so big that the money going on the horses can alter the odds so significantly as to represent absolutely no value at all for the once a year…
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Who’s Going To Win The 2013 Grand National?

It’s the question on everyone’s mind. Which of Saturday’s 40 runners is going to win the John Smith’s Grand National? If I told you that a Cambridge University maths guru has devised a formula which he thinks can pinpoint the winner…

Hello Bud Bids Farewell

The 2012 Grand National looks set to be the last outing for stalworth Hello Bud as the veteran horse bids farewell to his racing career after the event on April 14th. Now 14, the Nigel Twiston-Davies-trained gelding was fifth in the 2010…