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Terry Biddlecombe (1941- 2014) A Racing Enigma

                Terence Walter Biddlecombe was born on 2nd February 1941, in the City of Gloucester.

The possibilities of Terry becoming a jockey were double fold from the day of his birth, his mother Nancy a keen racing enthusiast who also rode to hounds. 883 more words

Horse Racing

Style Stakes

Photos: Kelly Irvine
Article: Georgia Staunton

For Liverpool girls, the Grand National isn’t about horses, or even the Irish jockeys. The racing weekend, which falls on the 9th-11th April this year, is all about fashion. 327 more words


Early thoughts on the Grand National

I’ve been keeping an eye on the Grand National ante post market since last April but the publishing of the weights this week means the pace now quickens in search of the 2015 winner. 17 more words

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Gold Cup hero Lord Windermere amongst 98 entries for 2015 Grand National

By Simon Jackson.

The 2014 Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Lord Windermere is amongst 98 entries revealed on Wednesday for the 168th running of the Grand National at Aintree on April 11. 1,113 more words

London24 Simon Jackson

Monbeg Dude on target for Crabbie’s Grand National as entries set to be revealed this week

By Simon Jackson.

Entries close on Tuesday for the £1million Crabbie’s Grand National at Aintree in April where Monbeg Dude bids to improve on his seventh place finish in last year’s race. 424 more words

London24 Simon Jackson

The Grand National's Best Moments

This is a guest post by London-based writer Dom Smith. He is a longtime follower of U.K. horse racing with a particular fondness for the Grand National event. 664 more words



13:30 Aintree
We start the day off with a race over the most famous fences in jumps racing as we tackle what is seen as the mini-national The Becher Chase. 1,798 more words

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