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Rebecca Curtis upbeat about chances of Teaforthree as 73 horses remain entered for Grand National

By Simon Jackson

Trainer Rebecca Curtis is upbeat about the chances of Grand National favourite Teaforthree as 73 horses remain in contention to line up in the world’s greatest steeplechase. 1,468 more words

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Grand National 2014: Preview

The spring time of April may seem a long way off as the harsher temperature batter Britain to its knees but it’ll be here before you know it and along with it comes one, if not the, biggest event in the horse racing calendar: The Grand National. 389 more words

Boxing Day at Wetherby

Cloudy Too ran out an impressive winner in the William Hill Rowland Meyrick Chase at Wetherby under a perfectly executed ride by Jonathan England.

Sue Smith’s seven year old made light work of the opposing field to bounce back from a disappointing performance in the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury, a surprise result having displayed impressive characteristics at Carlisle just three weeks earlier. 351 more words

Auroras Encore: Boxing Day Return

Last year’s Grand National winner Auroras Encore is set to make his seasonal debut at Wetherby. The 11 year-old is set to return for the Rowland Meyrick Handicap Chase on Boxing Day, where he finished a promising fourth behind classy hurdler Cape Tribulation in the feature race last December. 361 more words

Saturday's best-backed horses to take Paddy to the cleaners

Sean Goff | Horseracing

The last time an Aintree Grand National winner followed-up in the 4m Scottish National the Godfather II was in post-production, Leonardo Di Caprio… 372 more words

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The Saturday Sermon - Scottish National and Champion Hurdle Tips, Newbury 40/1 Spring Cup Tip... Plus, over-reaction

Good morning from the Major who writes to you from a Worcestershire scene bathed in Springs awakening.  A glorious chorus of blazing light from an azure blue sky with a freshening cool breeze and the land comes to life. 1,518 more words

Ryan Mania welcomed home.

With the Scottish Grand national just round the corner hopes are high that Scotland’s top jockey Ryan Mania can recover in time to take part. 153 more words

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