Alvarado to have Crabbie’s Grand National prep at Newbury

Alvarado is due to make his seasonal reappearance at Newbury next weekend as he is prepared for a third tilt at the Crabbie’s Grand National at Aintree on Saturday, April 9. The 11-year-old, who has finished fourth in the last two runnings of the £1-million spectacular, is set to race off 10st 2lb this time around at Aintree. He carried 10st 3lb (rated 140) when staying on well to be fourth to Many Clouds in 2015 and also finished strongly with 10st 2lb (rated 139)…

Many Clouds allotted top weight as he attempts to become first dual winner in over 40 years

Many Clouds (Oliver Sherwood) will have to carry top-weight of 11st 10lb, compared to 11st 9lb to in 2015, as he bids to become the first horse to win back-to-back renewals of the Crabbie’s Grand National since the great Red Rum in 1973 and 1974. The nine-year-old, who is owned by Trevor Hemmings, is the 12/1 clear favourite with Betfred, official betting partner of the Crabbie’s Grand National Festival. Weights for the world’s greatest chase, which takes place at Aintree on Saturday, April 9, are…

Weights for 2016 Crabbie’s Grand National revealed at 11.45am tomorrow

Monday, February 15, 2016 – The weights for the Crabbie’s Grand National will be revealed at 11.45am tomorrow, Tuesday, February 16. Run at Aintree on Saturday, April 9 at the later time of 5.15pm, the Crabbie’s Grand National has a prize fund of £1 million making it by far the richest Jump race run anywhere outside of Japan. The 126 entries for the 2016 Crabbie’s Grand National, the 169th running of the world’s most famous chase, were revealed on February 3. For the first time…

Fahy mulling options for Morning Assembly ahead of Crabbie’s Grand National

Irish trainer Pat Fahy is hoping talented performer Morning Assembly lines up the £1-million Crabbie’s Grand National at Aintree on Saturday, April 9, day three of the Crabbie’s Grand National Festival. The world’s greatest chase, by far the richest Jump race in Europe, takes place at Aintree over 30 fences and four miles, two furlongs and 74 yards. The nine-year-old Morning Assembly was a very talented novice two seasons ago when he defeated the high-class Don Cossack, a leading contender for this year’s Timico Cheltenham…

Terrific 126-strong entry revealed for 2016 Crabbie’s Grand National

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 – A huge entry of 126 horses, the highest number since 2008, is unveiled today for the £1-million Crabbie’s Grand National. The 2016 figure is the second highest level of entries in the last 10 years and marks a significant vote of confidence for the Crabbie’s Grand National which has a maximum field of 40 on Saturday, April 9. The detailed entry figures are 2016-126, 2015-98; 2014-115; 2013-84; 2012-82; 2011-102; 2010-112; 2009-123; 2008-150 and 2007-119. The world’s greatest and probably most…

© 2017 Racenews · One Bird Design · RSS Feed · Log in