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It can be very frustrating to be a national hunt trainer. One day you think you have a Grand National winner on your hands, the next the BHA Handicapper all but scuppers your chances. Case in point is trainer Phil Kirby with his chaser Top Ville Ben. Originally targeted at the Cheltenham Gold Cup, following […]

The eagerly anticipated Grand National 2020 weights were revealed at a special luncheon at Liverpool’s St George’s Hall on Tuesday afternoon and there were no surprises when it came to announcing the top weights. Tiger Roll and stablemate Delta Work, have both been allotted top weight of 11st 10lb for the 2020 renewal of the […]

For the second time, the Grand National weights lunch was held outside of London. The great and the good of the horse racing world came together at St George’s Hall in Liverpool for a bit of lunch, a few drinks and the eagerly anticipated reveal of the 2020 Grand National weights. At 3pm, the BHA […]

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 […]

For the first time in more than 40 years, the Grand National weights lunch was held outside of London. Instead, the great and the good of the horse racing world came together at the Cunard Building in Liverpool for some nice grub, a few drinks and the eagerly anticipated reveal of the 2019 Grand National […]

The weights for the 2018 Randox Health Grand National have been officially revealed by the BHA Handicapper Phil Smith and it’s Brian Ellison’s Definitly Red who will lead the pack on top weight of 11-10. Though he ran but pulled up in the 2017 event, Definitely Red has been on fantastic form this season notching […]

After a comprehensive 19-9 spanking of the British by the Irish at the Cheltenham Festival, all eyes will shortly be focusing on the Grand National meeting at Aintree, but who will take the big one? With last year’s winner of the Grand National Rule The World retired, can any other Irish trained runners step up […]