JOE’S NATIONAL BID NO JOKE FOR JESTERS

Owner Robert Aplin admits to feeling ‘nerve-wracked’ ahead of Drop Out Joe’s tilt at the Randox Health Grand National this Saturday at Aintree. Bristol-based Aplin, who heads up The Jesters partnership, owns the nine-year-old together with business associates Josh Llewellyn, who lives in Barry Island, and Steve Corcoran, who hails from Knutsford, with the aim of winning a race. But the trio are now looking forward to having a runner in the world’s greatest chase after Drop Out Joe showed himself to be more than…

70 go forward for Saturday’s Randox Health Grand National

There are 70 horses going forward for Saturday’s £1-million Randox Health Grand National at Aintree, with a maximum of 40 runners able to line up at 5.15pm before a sold-out 70,000 racegoers on the course, a live British television audience of over 10 million with ITV the broadcaster for the first time and more than 600 million watching worldwide. Nine horses came out of the most famous chase this morning at the confirmation stage – top-weight Carlingford Lough, Alelchi Inois, Foxrock, Maggio, Vic’s Canvas, Ziga…

The second 10 factfiles for the 2017 Randox Health Grand National

THE SECOND 10 FACTFILES for the £1-million Randox Health Grand National, 4m 2f 74y, 30 fences, at 5.15pm on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at Aintree Racecourse. BLAKLION DEFINITLY RED DOUBLE SHUFFLE HIGHLAND LODGE LE MERCUREY MAGIO ONE FOR ARTHUR PERFECT CANDIDATE PLEASANT COMPANY SAPHIR DU RHEU   Factfiles can be found below and can also be accessed as a PDF document here  About Aintree Racecourse / The Jockey Club Aintree is home to The Randox Health Grand National, the most famous horse race in the world…

Fox Norton and God’s Own head 13 entries for G1 JLT Melling Chase on Ladies Day at Aintree

Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase runner-up Fox Norton and defending champion God’s Own headline 13 contenders for the two and a half-mile £200,000 G1 JLT Melling Chase (3.25pm), one of the highlights of Ladies Day at Aintree’s Randox Health Grand National Festival on Friday, April 7. Fox Norton (Colin Tizzard) went down by a head to Special Tiara in the two-mile chasing championship contest at Cheltenham on March 15 and has finished first or second on all four of his appearances so far this season, including when the decisive…

Cue Card among the entries for fabulous Grand Opening Day at Aintree’s Randox Health Grand National Festival

Entries are unveiled today for Grand Opening Day, Thursday, April 6, which gets the 2017 Randox Health Grand National at Aintree underway.   Cue Card (Colin Tizzard) is one 10 entries for the G1 £150,000 Betway Bowl Chase (2.50pm) over three miles and a furlong. The 11-year-old is a nine-time G1 winner, including in the 2016 Betway Bowl.   Cue Card comes to Aintree, having fallen three fences from home in the G1 Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup and doing exactly the same 12 months earlier….

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