Cheltenham Racing Irish Grand National preview: The expert view on the big race in Fairyhouse
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Cheltenham Racing Irish Grand National preview: The expert view on the big race in Fairyhouse

Racegoers, from left, Jamie Phipps, Barry Burroughs, Martin Fitzgerald and Ian Yates, from London, England, at the Fairyhouse Easter Festival at Fairyhouse Racecourse in Ratoath, Co. Meath. Photo by Matt Browne/SportsfileSnow Falcon trainer Noel Meade. Photo by Oliver McVeigh/Sportsfile There’s plenty to whet the appetite before the Irish Grand National, with the €100,000 Grade Two… […]

Cheltenham Racing Two-time Grand National winner Tiger Roll gets the hero’s treatment as he arrives home
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Cheltenham Racing Two-time Grand National winner Tiger Roll gets the hero’s treatment as he arrives home

He’s back-to-back home! Two-time Grand National winner Tiger Roll gets the hero’s treatment as he arrives at his County Meath stablesThousands lined the streets as the history-maker paraded through SummerhillThe nine-year-old reduced his usually unflappable trainer Gordon Elliott to tears It was the first horse since Red Rum in 1973/74 to win successive Nationals By Leigh Mcmanus… […]

Cheltenham Racing Your Aintree Grand National Guide
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Cheltenham Racing Your Aintree Grand National Guide

It’s the lucrative endurance test that attracts hundreds of millions of viewers around the world. First run in 1836, the Grand National is the most valuable jumps race in Europe – the prize pot is £1,000,000, including £561k for the winner. At 5.15pm, 40 horses will tackle the 4 mile 2.5f Aintree course, which has been toned down… […]