Not all the focus this weekend was on the Cheltenham festival at Kelso, thoughts were on the Grand National next month as last year's winner Many Clouds had his final prep race in their Premier Chase.
The racecourse executive was widely praised for rescheduling the fixture which was succumb to water-logging
The Becher Chase at Aintree is always one of the pre-Christmas highlights on the National Hunt calendar as punters and fans of the sport get their first chance of the season to see the legendary Grand National fences in action. That was certainly the case last Saturday with a thrilling
As Ryan Mania knows too well, success in the Grand National can propel you into the sporting limelight as the Scot, who was only a recognisable figure within the racing cocoon, piloted shock 66/1 winner Auroras Encore to success in last year’s Aintree marathon and on Saturday, 40 jockeys will