Crabbie's Grand National News
Crabbie's Grand National
Saturday 11th April 2015 

Many Clouds Wins Grand National 11/04/15
Many Clouds wins the Crabbie's Grand National to give Leighton Aspell a second successive victory in the race.

Can JP McManus win his second Grand National? 09/04/15
He won the race in 2010 with Don’t Push It who also became the first winner for both AP McCoy and trainer Jonjo O’Neill.

AP McCoy On A Woman Winning The Grand National 08/04/15
There's no reason they can't win the Grand National if they get on the right horse.

Tony McCoy - Grand National Jockey 27/03/15
Considering that Tony McCoy will probably be the greatest jump jockey in the history of the sport of horse racing, his record in the world’s greatest steeplechase can be described as frustrating.

Stats & Trends 27/03/15
With a maximum field of 40 set to go to post, studying the trends for the big race can be a useful tool to narrow down the runners when making your selection.


Whisper Doubles Up In Liverpool Hurdle 11/04/15
Whisper comes back to form and wins the Silver Cross Stayers' Hurdle for the second successive year.

Sizing Granite Toughs It Out In Maghull 11/04/15
Sizing Granite takes the Maghull Novices' Chase with God's Own a fast finishing second.

Nichols Canyon Wins Mersey Novices' Hurdle 11/04/15
Nichols Canyon wins the opener at Aintree for the Ruby Walsh-Willie Mullins dream team.

Rajdhani Express Steams to Topham Glory 10/04/15
Robert Waley-Cohen won today's Crabbie's Topham Chase with the Nicky Henderson-trained Rajdhani Express, ridden by his son Sam.

Thistlecrack Storms Home in Sefton 10/04/15
Thistlecrack after the 25/1 shot romped to a 13 length victory in the Grade One Doom Bar Sefton Novices' Hurdle at Aintree.

Don Cossack Imperious in Melling Chase
Don Cossack cruises to victory in the Grade 1 Melling Chase under AP McCoy who was recording his 3rd win in the race.

Saphir Du Rheu Shines in Mildmay 10/04/15
Saphir Du Rheu put in a sparkling performance to win the Grade One Betfred Mildmay Novices' Chase.

The History of the Grand National - The World's Greatest Steeplechase 28/04/14
There are few sporting events more steeped in history than the Grand National. The headline race of the Aintree festival has been the highlight of the British racing calendar since 1839 and remains as vital today as it has ever been.


Cyrus Darius Bolts Up in Top Novices' Hurdle 10/04/15
Cyrus Darius extends his unbeaten record over hurdles.

On The Fringe Cruises Home in Foxhunters 09/04/15
On The Fringe, who became the first horse to complete the Cheltenham and Aintree Fox Hunters' double since Double Silk in 1993.

Jezki Does the Trick for McCoy 09/04/15
Jezki makes amends for Cheltenham by taking the Doom Bar Aintree Hurdle under Tony McCoy.

Silviniaco Bowls 'em Over at Aintree 09/04/15
Silviniaco Conti dug deep when it mattered most to register back-to-back victories in the Betfred Bowl at Aintree.

All Yours Takes Juvenile Hurdle 09/04/15
All Yours came with a sustained late run to land a surprise victory in the Betfred Anniversary 4-Y-O Juvenile Hurdle at Aintree.

Clarcam Stirkes in Manifesto Chase 09/04/15
The Gordon Elliott-trained Clarcam bounced back from a disappointing run at last month's Cheltenham Festival to win at 5/1.

Unioniste's Grand National time may be now 05/01/15
The record books may state otherwise, but Unioniste has to be given serious consideration for the Grand National after his impressive win at Sandown.

Fences Can Wait Until 2015 Crabbie's Grand National with Pineau De Re 03/12/14
Pineau De Re will not run over fences again until the 2015 Crabbie's Grand National on April 11.


Pineau De Re Wins Crabbie's Grand National 05/04/14
Pineau De Re wins the Grand National, trained by Dr Richard Newland, ridden by Leighton Aspell.

Ma Filleule Takes Topham Chase 04/03/14
The Nicky Henderson-trained mare Ma Filleule ran her male rivals ragged in the Crabbie's Supporting Everton In The Community Topham Chase.

Silviniaco Takes Bowl Prize 03/04/14
Silviniaco Conti got back on the winning trail with a determined victory in the Betfred Bowl at Aintree for Paul Nicholls and Noel Fehily.

The New One Lands Aintree Hurdle 03/04/14
The New One repelled the persistent challenges of Rock On Ruby and Diakali in a thrilling climax to the Doom Bar Aintree Hurdle.

Boston Bob Takes Melling Prize04/04/14
Paul Townend proved a more than able deputy aboard Boston Bob when riding the Andrea and Graham Wylie-owned nine-year-old to victory in the Betfred Melling Chase.

Two Serious Chances for Wylie Grand National Victory 02/04/14
Leading National Hunt owners Andrea and Graham Wylie are no strangers to big success but a victory in the Grand National would be the icing on the cake.

Vintage Star Shooting for National Glory 01/04/14
Sue Smith's charge should prove to be a live oustider if taking to the unique Aintree fences on Saturday.

Dynaste and The New One On Target for Aintree Assignments 28/03/14
The dust may only just be settling after the Cheltenham Festival but already attention in the racing world turns towards the upcoming Grand National Meeting at Aintree.

The Rainbow Hunter Seeks Aintree Gold 28/03/14
The Rainbow Hunter was bought with the long-term objective of winning the holy grail of jump racing.

Teaforthree Can Get Welsh Party Started 27/03/14
Teaforthree will attempt to become first Welsh trained winner of the Crabbie's Grand National since Kirkland in 1905.

Carberry Can Guide the Dude to National Glory 26/03/14
Paul Carberry has been book by trainer Michael Scudamore to ride Monbeg Dude in the Crabbie's Grand National at Aintree on April 5.

Class May Tell in the Long Run 25/03/14
In Long Run, Nicky Henderson has a class performer, more than capable of landing the trainer his first win in the Crabbie’s Grand National.

Newland Aiming for Aintree with Pineau De Re 10/03/14
Dr Richard Newland is hoping to saddle his first runner in the Grand National, with Pineau De Re being prepared for a tilt at the £1-million event.

Greatest National Winners Ever 21/01/14
To be in with a chance of winning the famous event, both jockey and horse must display incredible technique and stamina, along with a good amount of luck.

Sam to Partner Tidal Bay in Grand National 19/03/14
Sam Twiston-Davies appears to be at the head of the queue to ride top weight Tidal Bay in the big one on April 5.

Which Horse to Back as a Grand National Winner 17/03/14
It’s something about the coverage of the Grand National on TV and the race’s long history that makes all kinds of people have a flutter.

Five Grand National Contenders Not To Overlook Amidst The Cheltenham Build Up 06/02/14
It's worth taking time to take an eye off Prestbury Park for five minutes and look for any possible value in the Grand National market.

Mountainous Aimed at First £1-million Crabbie’s Grand National 24/01/14
Herefordshire trainer Richard Lee is planning to enter Welsh National hero Mountainous in the Crabbie’s Grand National, entries for which close on Tuesday, January 28.

Crabbie's to Sponsor Grand National 28/08/13
Crabbie’s, the UK’s number one selling Alcoholic Ginger Beer, was unveiled today as the new official title sponsor of the Grand National and Grand National Festival at Aintree. The three-year deal between Crabbie’s and Aintree will see the world’s most famous steeplechase run for a £1 million purse for the first time.

Mathematician Betting

red rumGrand National Winners 1839 -
On Tuesday February 26, 1839, Lottery became the first winner of The Grand National. In those days the field had to jump a stone wall (now the water jump), cross a stretch of plough land and finish over two hurdles.