Grand National

Grand National Winning Jockey 2014: Ryan Mania

Auroras Encore’s 66/1 shock victory in the 2013 Grand National was a fairytale result for his young pilot Ryan Mania, who became the first Scottish-born jockey to triumph since 1896, having quit working in racing just under two years earlier. It was his first ride in the Aintree showpiece, but the 23-year-old did nothing wrong, …

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Grand National 2018

A Brief History and Interesting Stories on Grand National Betting

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] The Grand National is such a famous race that there are loads of interesting stories surrounding the race. It is a popular event with punters who like to have a flutter on the Aintree race and as such there have been a number of examples of people winning big at the event, …

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Grand National Grey Horses

Ten things you didn’t know about the Grand National

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.95″ background_layout=”light”] Ten things you didn’t know about the Grand National (Published 2010) In 2009, Mon Mome became only the fourth ever Grand National winner bred in France and the first for exactly 100 years. The last winner trained in France was in 1867. The last grey horse to win the Grand …

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Grand National Guide 2016

Grand National A-Z

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.95″ background_layout=”light”] Grand National A–Z: Fascinating Facts about the world’s greatest steeple chase! (Originally Published 2010) AMATEURS: Plenty of amateur jockeys have upstaged their professional rivals in the Grand National, with the last member of the unpaid ranks to taste victory being journalist Marcus Armytage, who won on Mr Frisk in 1990. …

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