The Welsh Grand National can be one of the most demanding Grand Nationals owing to the fact that it is often cold, wet and there are generally unforgiving and unrelenting conditions over the three mile and six-furlong trip. Today will be no exception as the rain is expected to fall on what is already soft […]

One of the biggest festivals of the year, the King George takes place at Kempton Parl on Sunday 26th December 2021. Here we feature a roundup of who we think will make a big splash on the day across all the races. 12:45 Kempton – Play Ladbrokes 5-A-Side On Football Novices’ Hurdle Broomfield Burg is […]

The last Grand National of the year, or the first of the season, depending on which way you look at it and we’re off to Chepstow for the 2021 Coral Welsh National. The race is scheduled to take place on Monday, 27th December 2021 at 14.50pm. UK viewers can watch it live on iTV4. History […]

The stunning grey Snow Leopardess (4-1 fav) made history at Aintree at the weekend by becoming the first mare to win the Grade Three Becher Handicap Chase over the Grand National fences, but unless her doting breeder has a major change of heart, it’s highly unlikely we’ll see her line up in the 2022 Grand […]

Run over the same fences as the National at Aintree Racecourse, this is a race that really excites National hunt fans. Often seen as a preview to the big race, this is where punters get to see some of the Grand National hopefuls in action. For 2021 the race will take place on Saturday, December […]

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How great is it to see racing back in full swing? It seems like only yesterday we had to watch the biggest festivals in the UK with no crowds. Of course, crowds create atmosphere and while the lack of racegoers didn’t detract from the racing or the excellent tv coverage, it’s good to finally see […]

It’s always a sad day when a beloved member of the National Hunt racing family passes away. Today is no exception with the news that Lancashire native, Trevor Hemmings has sadly died aged 86. The news of his passing was confirmed in a statement released by Preston North End, the football club owned by Hemmings […]

The historic Grand National is one of the most hotly anticipated race days of the year and 2022 will be no different. It is also one of the biggest betting events on the sporting calendar. In fact, the Grand National is one of the biggest races in the world, with an estimated £250 million bet […]

Who can forget the historic moment that Rachael Blackmore crossed the finish line in the 2021 Grand National? The first female jockey to ever win the race, she guided Minella Times through a perfect race and in doing so capped off a remarkable season of racing. Weeks earlier she had become the Leading Jockey of […]

Last season produced some epic wins and breakout stars for National Hunt racing. Who can forget Rachael Blackmore and Minella Times’ historic win in the Grand National? Or Irish trainer Henry De Bromhead finally winning his first Cheltenham Gold Cup? Paul Nicholls may have pipped Dan Skelton to the Jumps Trainer title but De Bromhead […]

It would seem that gone are the days when all you had to do to place a bet was to head to your local bookies. Even then the number of them around were few and far between and they certainly were not as glossy or as inviting as they are these days. And while it […]