Don Poli tops weights for Becher Handicap Chase at Aintree on December 8

  Multiple G1 winner Don Poli heads the weights on 11st 12lb for the £150,000 G3 Becher Handicap Chase (58 entries), run over the world-famous Grand National fences at Aintree (1.30pm) on Saturday, December 8, Becher Chase Day. Don Poli, one of six entries for dual Randox Health Grand National-winning trainer Gordon Elliott, captured the 2015 G1 RSA Chase at the Cheltenham Festival and finished third in the following year’s G1 Cheltenham Gold Cup when trained by Willie Mullins. The nine-year-old has been restricted to just three…

One For Arthur among 58 entries for Randox Health Becher Handicap Chase

Excellent entries are revealed today for the two races over the Grand National fences at Aintree on Randox Health Becher Chase Day, Saturday, December 8. The 2017 Randox Health Grand National hero One For Arthur (Lucinda Russell) is one of 58 entries for the feature £150,000 Randox Health Becher Handicap Chase over just shy of three and a quarter miles. Now a nine-year-old, One For Arthur has not raced since that memorable success for Scotland in April 2017, having sustained a tendon injury when being prepared for…

All the news from Grand National Day 2018

RANDOX HEALTH GRAND NATIONAL FESTIVAL 2018 RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE AINTREE, GRAND NATIONAL DAY, SATURDAY, APRIL 14   NON-RUNNERS TODAY AT 9.45am   1.45pm Gaskells Handicap Hurdle 3  DREAM BERRY (FR) (Self Certificate, Going) 21  STAMP YOUR FEET (IRE) (Going)   4.20pm Ryanair Stayers Hurdle 3   L’AMI SERGE (IRE) (Going)   5.15pm Randox Health Grand National 14  REGAL ENCORE (IRE) (Vet’s Certificate, Blood Analysis Not Normal) 24  WALK IN THE MILL (FR) (Self Certificate, Lame)   6.20pm Pinsent Masons Handicap Hurdle 2  CHESTERFIELD (IRE) (Self Certificate,…

All the news from Ladies Day 2018

RANDOX HEALTH GRAND NATIONAL FESTIVAL 2018 RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE AINTREE, LADIES DAY, FRIDAY, APRIL 13           GROUND CHANGE AHEAD OF LADIES DAY   A wet Friday morning has seen the going descriptions change ahead of Ladies Day on the second day of the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree.   Andrew Tulloch, Clerk of the Course at Aintree, reported at 8.30am: “We had four millimetres of rain between 4.00am and 8.00am.   “The ground is now Soft on all courses…

All the news from Grand National Thursday 2018

RANDOX HEALTH GRAND NATIONAL FESTIVAL, AINTREE RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE GRAND NATIONAL THURSDAY, APRIL 12   EARLY GOING NEWS ON GRAND NATIONAL THURSDAY   The going for the first day of the 2018 Randox Health Grand National Festival, Grand National Thursday, April 12, remains:   Mildmay Course – Good to Soft, Soft in places Hurdle Course – Good to Soft, Soft Stands’ side Grand National Course – Soft   There was 1.5mm of rain overnight.   All rails are on the outer line, adding the following…

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