Fahey targeting spoils as entries unveiled for Aintree’s Randox Health Topham Handicap Chase

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - Entries are revealed today for the two other races over the Grand National fences during the Randox Health Grand National Festival – the £45,000 Randox Health Foxhunters’ Chase (4.05pm, Grand National Thursday, April 4) and the £140,000 G3 Randox Health Topham Handicap Chase (4.05pm Ladies Day, Friday, April 5). Both chases are staged over two miles, five furlongs and 19 yards, and the maximum field size is 30. Ultragold (Colin Tizzard) has won the Randox Health Topham Handicap Chase for the last…

Defending champion Tiger Roll 8lb well-in as 81 remain on Randox Grand National trail

  Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - There is just over a fortnight until the 172nd running of the world’s greatest and most valuable chase, the £1-million Randox Health Grand National. A total of 81 horses, up from 73 at the same stage in 2018, remain engaged in the famous four mile, two furlong and 74-yard handicap chase, which takes place at Aintree at 5.15pm on Saturday, April 6, day three of the Randox Health Grand National Festival. Tiger Roll (Gordon Elliott, 11st 1lb) captured the 2018 Randox…

Anthony Honeyball & David Pipe look ahead to the £1-million Randox Health Grand National

Anthony Honeyball & David Pipe look ahead to the £1-million Randox Health Grand National Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - Anthony Honeyballhas endured a difficult season at his Mosterton base in Dorset, following a low-level virus which affected the yard from the end of November. However the horses are back in form and he looks to have two live chances in the 2019 Randox Health Grand National courtesy of Ms Parfois (10st 2lb, 25/1 with Betway, the official betting partner of the Randox Health Grand National Festival) andRegal Encore (10st…

Grand National course walks at Aintree mandatory for first and second time riders at the 2019 Randox Health Grand National Festival

  Monday, March 18, 2019 – Aintree Racecourse announces today that any rider who has not ridden over the Grand National fences more than twice at a Grand National Festival will be required to take part in an official course walk with a BHA Jockey Coach.   The Professional Jockeys Association has confirmed its support for this decision, with the course walks happening before racing on each day of the Randox Health Grand National Festival (Thursday, April 4 to Saturday, April 6 inclusive).   Andrew…

Favourite Tiger Roll among 100 remaining entries for 2019 Randox Health Grand National

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - Last year’s winner Tiger Roll headlines 100 remaining contenders, following yesterday’s scratchings’ deadline, for the £1-million Randox Health Grand National, details of which are revealed today. The 2019 Randox Health Grand National takes place at Aintree at 5.15pm on Saturday, April 6, day three of the Randox Health Grand National Festival. This year sees the 172nd running of the great chase, the most valuable run anywhere in the world. Tiger Roll (Gordon Elliott IRE, 11st 1lb) defeated Pleasant Company (Willie Mullins IRE, 10st 11lb, 25/1…

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