The Tim Radford-owned Mister Whitaker could well be making his way to Aintree next April for a pop at the Grand National according to his connections. Winner of the Close Brothers Novices’ Handicap Chase at Cheltenham in 2018, Mister Whitaker has always loed like a decent stayer in the making and may well progress into […]

After a curious number of years being held at the other end of the country in London, the Grand National weights lunch finally came back to Liverpool last year. And the great news is that it will held once again in 2020 in the heart of the city. Liverpool‘s St George’s Hall has been chosen […]

Rocky’s Biggest Fight Yet Trainer Kim Bailey, who saddled Mr Frisk to win the 1990 Grand National, is plotting another path back to the Aintree showpiece, this time with his eight-year-old Rocky’s Treasure. Bailey, who recently trained The Last Samuri to finish second in the Grand National in 2016, is very excited about have another […]

By any measurement, trainer Jonjo O’Neill has been going through a lean period over the last couple of seasons. From the dizzying heights of third place in the Trainer Championship in the 2009-10 season to a 20th place finish in the 2018-19 season, there have been plenty of ups and downs for the team at […]

One prevailing recent trend about the Grand National is that the winner of the world’s most famous steeplechase has been a horse competing in its second season over fences in four of the last five years. The exception was Tiger Roll, who in winning the Aintree showpiece for a second time, did than simply […]

One of the biggest questions that gets asked around Grand National time is: When is it on? That is because each year, depending on the horse racing schedule, the date changes. The Randox Health Grand National 2020 will take place on Saturday, 4th April 2020. The race takes place at Aintree Racecourse and will start […]

Although we are only in September, and there are months before the Grand National takes place in April 2020, the news we have all been waiting for has finally been confirmed. Tiger Roll, the horse that has lit up Aintree Racecourse when winning the race for the past two seasons will head back to Liverpool […]

I spend quite a lot of time loing at the news, potential runners and ante-post odds for the Grand National 2020. So I found it interesting when Burrows Saint was added to the betting market. Especially as he went in as the second favourite, behind Tiger Roll, on odds of 20/1 with Paddy Power. Burrows […]

Black Corton ran a great race in the Galway Plate for trainer Paul Nicholls. And there is every reason to be excited about what is to come this winter for him. He ran well last season, and with the exception of one race, he was a mo of consistency and a horse to be proud […]

The 2020 Grand National doesn’t take place until April next year, but already the betting market is heating up with punters loing to get the ultimate value in their bet. Of course, there are no runners that are guaranteed to be running at this stage with the official announcement only made a week before the […]

The entries for the 2020 Grand National will not be announced until next year. But one can safely assume that if Tiger Roll is deemed eligible to race by his owner, then he will once again be the main favourite. Tiger Roll won two consecutive Grand Nationals and he is the first winner to have […]