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Once again the folks at Aintree Racecourse outdid themselves with the 2019 Grand National festival. Thousands packed out the racecourse and basked in the sunshine as the 172nd renewal of the Grand National to place on April 6th 2019. 40 horses and jockeys d-up in what was to be another great race. Tiger Roll went […]

There are less than six weeks to go until the Grand National. We are now at the stage where many horses are being seen on the racecourse, putting together the final touches of their preparation. Last Sunday we saw Tiger Roll make a reappearance in a Grade Two hurdle race at Navan racecourse. And what […]

No horse has done it since Red Rum. Winning back-to-back Grand Nationals has proved to be almost impossible. And that’s exactly what jockey Davy Russell says about the 2018 winner, Tiger Roll. Trained by Gordon Elliott, the win was by the smallest of margins when a photo finish was needed to determine the winner in […]

When Tiger Roll romped home to win the Grand National earlier this year, it solidified an epic seasonal campaign for trainer Gordon Elliott. Not only did he have a superb Cheltenham Festival but he also won the Irish Grand National. What he did not do, however, was win the Irish Trainers Championship. That went, once […]

On July 25th, the ruler of Dubai announced that the horse racing World Cup prize purse will be raised to $12 million in 2019. The increase cements the World Cup’s place as one of the richest events on the horse racing calendar. The Dubai World Cup is set to take place in March next year. […]

With a larger gap between the Cheltenham and Aintree Festivals this year there will be plenty of noteworthy horses winging their way over to Merseyside to contest their feature races. There will also be horses entered who for one reason or another missed Cheltenham and will be completely fresh and raring to go when they […]