Grand National

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AP McCoy riding ‘Shutthefrontdoor’ in the Grand National last year. Photograph: Getty Images

Barry Geraghty has selected Shutthefrontdoor as his ride in the Crabbie’s Grand National at Aintree on Saturday. The Jonjo O’Neill-trained nine-year-(...)

Tony McCoy guiding Carlingford Lough to Galway Plate success in 2013. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Tony McCoy would have a “slight preference” for Carlingford Lough if he had the choice of JP McManus’ Grand National hopes at Aintree on Saturday week(...)

Many Clouds gave Leighton Aspell his second consecutive Grand National win. Photograph: PA

Many Clouds won the Crabbie’s Grand National at Aintree for trainer Oliver Sherwood and last year’s winning jockey Leighton Aspell.Successful aboard P(...)

Quarry Road winds up into the hills, on the back road between Shankill and Bray, and Aldaniti is very well positioned: high enough to get views fro(...)

Pineau de Re, ridden by Leighton Aspell, on his way to victory in the 2014 Grand National Steeple Chase at Aintree, with not a penny of  Vinny Fitzpatrick’s money on him. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Reuters

If the portly figure clinging grimly to a lamp post at twenty to five on Saturday afternoon seemed familiar to Vernon Avenue regulars, it was b(...)

Colbert Station, an Aintree Grand National entry, is one of 16 horses left in Saturday’s Webster Cup Chase at Navan.

Cheltenham wound up a bonanza but the odds are sliding dramatically against an Irish success in Saturday week’s A(...)

Seabass, ridden by Katie Walsh, leads at the last before finishing third to Neptune Collonges in 2012, but will miss this year’s race because of ligament damage.

Seabass has been withdrawn from the Crabbie’s Grand National after suffering a serious injury at Down Royal on Monday. Trained by Ted Wal(...)

Auroras Encore and Ryan Mania (left) jump into the lead at the final fence on the way to winning the  Grand National. Photograph:   John Giles/PA

Sue Smith became only the third woman in history to train the winner of the John Smith’s Grand National when 66-1 outsider Auroras Encore claim(...)

O’Regan to ride Big Fella
  • Racing
  • March 27, 2013, 12:19

Denis O’Regan has been snapped up by trainer Tom George for the ride on Big Fella Thanks in the John Smith’s Grand National. The Irish (...)

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