Randox Health Grand National bid by Ziga Boy

Ziga Boy will run in the £1-million Randox Health Grand National at Aintree on Saturday, April 8.   The eight-year-old made history earlier this season when becoming the first horse to win back-to-back renewals of the valuable Listed Sky Bet Chase at Doncaster.   Ziga Boy has not been out again since his victory in that three-mile handicap chase on January 28, when he stayed on strongly to score by three and a half lengths from Looking Well.   The son of Califet is rated…

Mullins duo head weights for Randox Health Topham Chase

Ballycasey (11st 12lb) and Alelchi Inois (11st 9lb), who have both captured G2 chases this season, head the weights for the £120,000 G3 Randox Health Topham Handicap Chase (4.05pm) on Ladies Day, Friday, April 7, at Aintree’s Randox Health Grand National Festival. They are trained by Ireland’s champion Jump trainer Willie Mullins, who saddled Its Time For A Win to victory in the two mile, five furlong handicap chase over the Grand National fences in 2002. The seven Mullins’ contenders in the Randox Health Topham Handicap Chase also feature…

“All systems go” for The Young Master ahead of the Randox Health Grand National

The Young Master (Neil Mulholland) is all set for the £1-million Randox Health Grand National, staged at Aintree Racecourse in 11 days’ time, Saturday, April 8, 2017.   The Randox Health Grand National, which has 78 entries going forward, is run over four miles, two furlongs and 74 yards and 30 fences. The maximum permitted field is 40.   The Young Master enjoyed the finest moment of his career so far when the short-head winner of the valuable G3 bet365 Gold Cup at Sandown Park…

Entries unveiled for Aintree’s Randox Health Topham Chase and Randox Health Foxhunters’ Chase

   Entries are revealed today for the two races over the Grand National fences on the first two days of the Randox Health Grand National Festival – the £40,000 Randox Health Foxhunters’ Chase (Grand Opening Day, Thursday, April 6) and the £120,000 Grade Three Randox Health Topham Chase (Ladies Day, Friday, April 7).   Both contests take place over two miles and five furlongs, with 17 fences on the Grand National course scheduled to be jumped.   There are 61 entries for the Randox Health…

Randox Health Grand National latest – all the news and quotes from the Northern Media Lunch at Aintree

      Randox Health Grand National latest – all the news and quotes from the Northern Media Lunch at Aintree The 2017 Randox Health Grand National moves a step closer with the news today that 79 horses go forward for the world’s most famous race which is worth £1 million when staged at 5.15pm on Saturday, April 8 at Aintree. The David Pipe-trained Vieux Lion Rouge, one of the market leaders ever since the weights were unveiled on February 14, is the 10/1 favourite with Betway,…

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