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Grand National Favourite Blaklion Heads To Cheltenham

The favourite for the 2018 Grand National is Blaklion, and he looks set to have one more prep run before attempting to win the big race in April. However, that prep run may come in another huge race as he is still entered in the Cheltenham Gold…
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Pleasant Company Returns To Begin Grand National Bid

Many people fancied Pleasant Company for the 2017 Grand National and a good run over the big fences helped him to finish in 9th position in the race. He is now a nine-year-old and returns to the track this weekend looking to put on a good show…

The 1993 ‘Shambles’: A Grand National Like No Other

With this year’s Grand National just a few short weeks away, you will be reading many ‘best of’ and ‘greatest ever’ type lists. Of course, we have compiled our own versions of them and we look forward to you reading each one. However,…
Rear View Pack Of Horses

Get Under Starters Orders

If you can’t wait for the Grand National – only a few days away now - then you can always download a game where you can run a simulated version of what some might say is the greatest steeplechase race in the horse racing calendar. Starters…
Ruby Walsh Grand National Master
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Past Masters of the Grand National

The Grand National is one of the most difficult races in all of world horseracing, if not the most difficult. Naturally, it is the names of the horses that endure longest in the memories of spectators. Often times this is because of a one-time…

Foinavon ~ The 1967 Grand National Winner

Foinavon was the shock winner of the 1967 National, when a mass pile-up at the 23rd fence meant that he was the only horse to come out well. On the day of the race he was a 100-1 outsider but the day before he had a 500-1 chance! In fact so…

Cartmel, Racing’s Hidden Gem

Tucked away in a secluded valley in one of England’s most outstanding areas of natural beauty is the medieval village of Cartmel. Historic Cartmel, or Kirkby in Cartmel as it was once known, grew up around its famous 12th Century medieval…
Grand National Formula

Winning Horse Formula For Grand National

What’s the word on who will win the Grand National this year, have you received a hot tip from a guy who knows a guy down the pub? Or have you studied the form and come up with a sure winner? Maybe like the majority of us you’ve struggled…
Grand National Betting Offers

Great Grand National Betting Offers

Betting each way is probably the best way to make the most out of a race like the Grand National and betting at Bet Victor gives you even more of a chance of a win as they are paying out on 6 places rather than the traditional 4! So this means…
Grand National Offers

Paddy Power's Grand National Offers

The Grand National, the sporting event that the World and it’s Gran bets on is taking place at the weekend and if you are one of the millions considering placing a bet then you should give Paddy Power a whirl as they have a couple of great…

6 Facts About The Grand National Everyone Thinks Are True

Most of the British public (of legal gambling of course!) will have had a bet, a flutter or a punt on a horse in the Grand National. Whether this is a straight win bet, each-way or in the work sweepstake, most of the general public believe in…
Seabass Grand National Return

Seabass Sends Clear Grand National Message On Seasonal Return

Last April, the Katie Walsh-ridden Seabass put up a tremendous performance to finish third behind Neptune Collonges and Sunnyhillboy in one of the most exciting races for the John Smith’s Grand National in living memory. Judging by his promising…