What a thrill the 2022 Grand National was! Crowds of fans were back at Aintree, the sun was shining and the British nation cheered on their favourite horses in the year’s biggest race. It was the 174th annual running of the National and it took place on Saturday, 9 April 2022. As the 40 runners […]

We may have just recovered from another historic Grand National with Rachael Blackmore becoming the first-ever female jockey to win the race on Minella Times, but we thought it would be good to look back on another dramatic Grand National. Every year comes with its own drama. From the moment the entries are revealed, the […]

Despite unprecedented global circumstances, the folks at Aintree Racecourse outdid themselves with the 2021 Grand National festival. We may not have seen the usual thousands of fans in the stands on April 10th 2021, but that didn’t dim the light of the National. Giving credit where it’s due, ITV did a fantastic job covering the […]

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 took place on April 6th 2019. 40 horses and jockeys lined-up in what was to be another great race. Tiger Roll went […]

Trained by Jonjo O’Neill, Go Conquer may be the answer to Paul and Clare Rooney’s quest for Grand National glory. With The Last Samuri already having had a few cracks at jumps racing’s biggest prize Go Conquer may be able to go one step further and actually win it for them. The eight year old […]