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How the Grand National Was Won...

Leighton Aspell’s reserved celebrations as he crossed the Grand National winning line on board 25/1 victor Pineau De Re may have lacked the traditional display of emotion from previous winning jockeys but this was a man accomplishing his dreams of winning the world’s greatest steeplechase and a weighing room stalwart who only a few years ago had hung up his riding boots and exited the jockey scene. 586 more words

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And the winner of the 2014 Grand National is...

It’s that time of year again, when everyone who knows I work in the betting industry asks me ‘any tips for the National?’

It’s as though they conveniently overlook the fact that it’s a 40 runner handicap and expect an inside line about who is going to win the Aintree spectacle. 1,453 more words

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2014 Cheltenham Festival Will Be Remembered for Vanquished Champions and Emerging Stars

A hush has now descended around Prestbury Park following an electrifying week that was the Cheltenham Festival and the jamboree of National Hunt racing once again provided some amazing highs but the 2014 meeting will also be remembered for some lows, particularly after four horses lost their lives and a couple of jockeys suffered injury but here’s a look back at the highlights… 1,032 more words

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Banking on Rich Ricci for a Cheltenham Payday

Pen in hand, Racing Post website open in front of me, I found myself scratching my head this past week as I looked to mastermind my annual assault on bookmakers at the Cheltenham Festival. 653 more words

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