Usually far outnumbered in the Grand National, grey runners have a massive following with plenty of punters willing to back them simply because of their colour. Unfortunately, they don’t have the greatest record of winning the race with Neptune Collonges the last to reign victorious in 2012. In fact, other than the Paul Nicholls trained […]

Has there ever been a better year for female jockeys in jumps racing? Following a Cheltenham Festival that was rich with female talent fingers are crossed that their success can be repeated at the Aintree Festival and in particular, the 2018 Grand National. Katie Walsh, the race’s most successful female jockey, will once again be […]

It’s common knowledge that no female jockey has ever won the Aintree Grand National. Katie Walsh came closest when finishing in third place on Seabass in 2012, giving her the highest finish for a female competitor. It now looks very likely that she will once again be taking to the Aintree fences on board Baie […]