Grand National

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Is Randox a suitable sponsor for Grand National after Paterson sleaze row?
Disgraced MP started work as a paid consultant for company seven months before they signed up to back the world’s most famous race

Greg Wood

05, Nov, 2021 @8:01 AM

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Rachael Blackmore’s Grand National win underlines Ireland’s dominance | Greg Wood
Blackmore’s superb ride on Minella Times was notable as was 10 of the first 11 horses to finish being from across the Irish Sea

Greg Wood

11, Apr, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Festival favourite Rachael Blackmore writes a Grand National fairytale
After a fraught few months of negative publicity, racing desperately needed Blackmore’s historic victory at Aintree

Barry Glendenning

10, Apr, 2021 @8:43 PM

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Rachael Blackmore wins Grand National on Minella Times – as it happened
Rachael Blackmore pulled away from the pack on Minella Times to become the first female jockey to win the Aintree classic

John Brewin, Tony Paley and Greg Wood at Aintree

10, Apr, 2021 @5:25 PM

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Rachael Blackmore is first female jockey to win Grand National, on Minella Times
Rachael Blackmore created history when she became the first female jockey to win the Grand National when riding Minella Times to victory

Greg Wood at Aintree

10, Apr, 2021 @4:53 PM

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Talking Horses: Any Second Now can win second Grand National for Walsh
Trainer who won with Papillon in 2000 has runner who looks set to improve for marathon trip in Aintree spectacular

Greg Wood

09, Apr, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Follow the money: why Grand National punters are backing Rachael Blackmore
Once-a-year backers will be getting behind the Cheltenham Festival’s leading jockey on Minella Times at Aintree

Greg Wood

09, Apr, 2021 @5:41 PM

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Grand National 2021: horse-by-horse guide to all the runners
Hot favourite Cloth Cap heads the betting for the world’s most famous race at Aintree on Saturday

Greg Wood

08, Apr, 2021 @6:25 PM

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Talking Horses: Tiger Roll is back at Aintree, but not in the right race
The dual Grand National winner lines up over traditional fences on Thursday and misses his chance for Aintree immortality

Greg Wood

08, Apr, 2021 @8:34 AM

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Talking Horses: Some Neck backers face anxious wait ahead of National
Trainer faces a nervous time to discover if late gamble Some Neck is guaranteed a run in the Grand National on Saturday

Greg Wood and PA Media

07, Apr, 2021 @4:42 PM

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Grand National’s enduring charm embodied by stirring Worsley story
Tabitha Worsley is aiming to become first female jockey to triumph in Grand National, four years after breaking her back

Greg Wood

03, Apr, 2021 @2:44 PM

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Talking Horses: Tiger Roll withdrawn from Grand National in handicap row
Tiger Roll has been withdrawn from this year’s Grand National by his owner, Michael O’Leary, ending hopes of a hat-trick of Aintree wins

Greg Wood

02, Mar, 2021 @11:59 AM

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