Those familiar with Vintage Clouds will be ighted to hear that the plan is to send him back to Aintree for the 2020 Grand National. One of the few grey horses to take part in 2019, hopes were high for the Sue Smith trained nine-year-old. Despite Tiger Roll being the clear favourite for the race, […]

If there is a trainer who knows a thing or two about the North Yorkshire Grand National it is Sue Smith. She has won the race for the past four years, including the 2019 renewal. Yesterday she won it with Sharp Response. This is clearly a race she targets with a nice horse. Plus those […]

The Sue Smith trained Vintage Clouds came back on his seasonal reappearance at Haydock last Saturday. He quickly advertised his Grand National claims by winning the staying handicap chase by half a length. But than that, he ran over a trip that was shorter than he needs. Plus he had to make the running […]

Getting to grips with how horses are performing early in the season when their main aim is the Grand National in April is always tough for punters. I Just Know is a horse that is hoping to be at the Aintree showcase in April. So far it appears that the horse hasn’t been performing as […]