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#Grand National

# grand-national - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Reluctant superstar Rachael Blackmore on the crest of a wave after National heroics
# History Maker
# History Maker

Reluctant superstar Rachael Blackmore on the crest of a wave after National heroics

Wed 7:45 PM 4,942 Views 1 Comment

‘It’s still hard to process it all, to be honest. It’s been unbelievable.’

# grand-national - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Rachael Blackmore returns to action with win at Fairyhouse after Grand National heroics
# Title Race
# Title Race

Rachael Blackmore returns to action with win at Fairyhouse after Grand National heroics

Tue 7:16 PM 5,249 Views 4 Comments

Blackmore is closing in on leader Paul Townend in the race to become Champion Jockey.

# grand-national - Saturday 10 April, 2021

'I don't feel male or female right now. I don't even feel human. This is just unbelievable.'
# Rachael Blackmore
# Rachael Blackmore

'I don't feel male or female right now. I don't even feel human. This is just unbelievable.'

Apr 10th 2021, 6:52 PM 6,074 Views 5 Comments

The Tipperary native made history today at Aintree.

History maker! Rachael Blackmore wins the Aintree Grand National on Minella Times
# Record Breaker
# Record Breaker

History maker! Rachael Blackmore wins the Aintree Grand National on Minella Times

Apr 10th 2021, 5:28 PM 61,344 Views 49 Comments

More glory for trainer Henry De Bromhead.

Cloth Cap leads the way, with all set fair for National spectacular
# Grand Designs
# Grand Designs

Cloth Cap leads the way, with all set fair for National spectacular

Apr 10th 2021, 9:44 AM 2,535 Views 1 Comment

World’s greatest steeplechase is back, but taking place behind closed doors for the first time

# grand-national - Friday 9 April, 2021

Here's your TV guide for this bumper weekend of sport
# Tune In
# Tune In

Here's your TV guide for this bumper weekend of sport

Apr 9th 2021, 7:30 AM 8,333 Views 5 Comments

There’s plenty to get stuck into.

# grand-national - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

McManus to field seven runners in Grand National
# Anibale Fly
# Anibale Fly

McManus to field seven runners in Grand National

Apr 7th 2021, 3:56 PM 6,322 Views 1 Comment

A decision still has to be made on who will ride Anibale Fly at Aintree.

# grand-national - Monday 5 April, 2021

150-1 winner of Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse as Freewheelin Dylan storms to glory
# Shock Success
# Shock Success

150-1 winner of Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse as Freewheelin Dylan storms to glory

Apr 5th 2021, 5:30 PM 39,719 Views 31 Comments

Huge outsider proves unstoppable at Fairyhouse under inspired Ricky Doyle.

'Sitting in silence, coasting along thinking you're on the verge of winning the biggest race in the world'
# Barry Geraghty
# Barry Geraghty

'Sitting in silence, coasting along thinking you're on the verge of winning the biggest race in the world'

Apr 5th 2021, 8:00 AM 16,521 Views 1 Comment

Retired star jockey Barry Geraghty reflects on his memories of Irish and Aintree Grand Nationals.

# grand-national - Friday 2 April, 2021

Here's your TV sport guide for Easter weekend
# Tune In
# Tune In

Here's your TV sport guide for Easter weekend

Apr 2nd 2021, 7:30 AM 21,832 Views 8 Comments

Plenty to get stuck into over the next few days.

# grand-national - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Grand National hero Tiger Roll lands victory at Cheltenham for the fifth time
# Cheltenham
# Cheltenham

Grand National hero Tiger Roll lands victory at Cheltenham for the fifth time

Mar 17th 2021, 4:04 PM 25,284 Views 10 Comments

Keith Donoghue steered the two-time Grand National victor home in the Cross-Country Chase.

# grand-national - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Tiger Roll withdrawn from Grand National over 'unfair' weight
# Gigginstown
# Gigginstown

Tiger Roll withdrawn from Grand National over 'unfair' weight

Mar 2nd 2021, 12:21 PM 6,346 Views 2 Comments

The announcement was made by owners Gigginstown House Stud.

# grand-national - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know the racing careers of Ted and Ruby Walsh?
# It's Quizness Time
# It's Quizness Time

Quiz: How well do you know the racing careers of Ted and Ruby Walsh?

Apr 8th 2020, 6:30 PM 8,071 Views 7 Comments

It’s 20 years today since the pair were celebrating their Grand National win.

# grand-national - Saturday 4 April, 2020

Quiz: How many of these Grand National winners can you name?
# Quizzical Attraction
# Quizzical Attraction

Quiz: How many of these Grand National winners can you name?

Apr 4th 2020, 12:00 PM 24,450 Views 18 Comments

Can you recall the famous winners at Aintree?

# grand-national - Friday 3 April, 2020

'There'll come a time when sport will become important again I think for people's morale'
# Tiger Roll
# Tiger Roll

'There'll come a time when sport will become important again I think for people's morale'

Apr 3rd 2020, 7:45 PM 14,375 Views 22 Comments

ITV Racing presenter Ed Chamberlin on Tiger Roll, the Grand National and racing memories.

# grand-national - Friday 7 February, 2020

Weight and see: Michael O'Leary hoping handicapper gives Tiger Roll a fair shot at history
# Roll On
# Roll On

Weight and see: Michael O'Leary hoping handicapper gives Tiger Roll a fair shot at history

Feb 7th 2020, 11:27 AM 6,288 Views 6 Comments

The Gigginstown boss will be awaiting the decision with interest, writes Johnny Ward.

# grand-national - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Champion Tiger Roll headlines Grand National entries with 45 Irish-trained runners involved
# Three In A Row
# Three In A Row

Champion Tiger Roll headlines Grand National entries with 45 Irish-trained runners involved

Jan 29th 2020, 3:38 PM 2,226 Views 2 Comments

Gordon Elliott is hoping his star can make history in April.

# grand-national - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Tiger Roll's Grand National hat-trick bid hinges on certain conditions - O'Leary
# Possibilities
# Possibilities

Tiger Roll's Grand National hat-trick bid hinges on certain conditions - O'Leary

Aug 11th 2019, 12:13 PM 6,977 Views 4 Comments

The Gigginstown racing manager says the Gordon Elliott-trained horse needs a rating of 165 or lower.

# grand-national - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Davy Russell pays poignant tribute to former Cork footballer Kieran O'Connor after Grand National win
# Class
# Class

Davy Russell pays poignant tribute to former Cork footballer Kieran O'Connor after Grand National win

Apr 6th 2019, 6:10 PM 54,623 Views 23 Comments

Moments after achieving another Grand National success on Tiger Roll, Davy Russell dedicated his win to his East Cork neighbour.

Tiger Roll powers home to become first horse since Red Rum to win successive Grand Nationals
# Aintree Great
# Aintree Great

Tiger Roll powers home to become first horse since Red Rum to win successive Grand Nationals

Apr 6th 2019, 5:31 PM 30,394 Views 32 Comments

Davy Russell rode the favourite past Magic of Light and Rathvinden to emulate the National icon.

Narrowing the field ahead of the Grand National
# Racing
# Racing

Narrowing the field ahead of the Grand National

Apr 6th 2019, 12:18 AM 7,440 Views 1 Comment

Thom Malone runs through the card ahead of the Aintree showpiece.

# grand-national - Friday 5 April, 2019

Barry Geraghty hospitalised after fall at Aintree
# Injury
# Injury

Barry Geraghty hospitalised after fall at Aintree

Apr 5th 2019, 5:31 PM 5,214 Views 1 Comment

The Meath jockey was due to ride Anibale Fly in tomorrow’s Grand National, but he is now set to miss out.

St Anthony may be needed to find a winner in the Grand National... but enjoy it
# Aintree
# Aintree

St Anthony may be needed to find a winner in the Grand National... but enjoy it

Apr 5th 2019, 1:11 PM 3,933 Views 2 Comments

Johnny Ward on the runners and riders at Aintree this weekend.

# grand-national - Thursday 4 April, 2019

A 14/1 shot and other tips to consider on Ladies Day at Aintree
# Worth A Look
# Worth A Look

A 14/1 shot and other tips to consider on Ladies Day at Aintree

Apr 4th 2019, 6:30 PM 4,927 Views 0 Comments

Thom Malone runs through his picks for Friday.

We've got 3 expert tips to consider for Grand National Day at Aintree
# Racing
# Racing

We've got 3 expert tips to consider for Grand National Day at Aintree

Apr 4th 2019, 3:08 PM 8,570 Views 2 Comments

Look ahead to the big one by reading Thom Malone’s thoughts in Heed Your Hunch.

# grand-national - Friday 29 March, 2019

Weekend tips: history against Tiger Roll as punters eye Aintree
# Racing
# Racing

Weekend tips: history against Tiger Roll as punters eye Aintree

Mar 29th 2019, 3:30 PM 4,305 Views 3 Comments

‘The Lincoln handicap starts the British flat turf season at Doncaster tomorrow, but the race in Liverpool next week will dominate the public imagination,’ writes Thom Malone.

# grand-national - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Eddie O'Leary remains coy over Tiger Roll's Grand National participation
# Up In The Air
# Up In The Air

Eddie O'Leary remains coy over Tiger Roll's Grand National participation

Mar 17th 2019, 5:34 PM 6,002 Views 0 Comments

The Cross Country Chase winner at Cheltenham may yet defend his crown on 6 April.

# grand-national - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Gordon Elliott '10 or 15' for Aintree Grand National
# The National
# The National

Gordon Elliott '10 or 15' for Aintree Grand National

Feb 13th 2019, 12:15 PM 4,860 Views 0 Comments

The Irish trainer may have a third of the field on 6 April.

# grand-national - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Michael O'Leary bought a load of passengers a drink after he delayed their flight
# Ryanair
From The Daily Edge
# Ryanair

Michael O'Leary bought a load of passengers a drink after he delayed their flight

Apr 15th 2018, 2:26 PM 6,693 Views 1 Comment

He had a good excuse, in fairness.

# grand-national - Saturday 14 April, 2018

'I've won this race a thousand times in my head in my dreams as a child'
# Joy
# Joy

'I've won this race a thousand times in my head in my dreams as a child'

Apr 14th 2018, 7:03 PM 5,918 Views 6 Comments

Davy Russell was in a jubilant mood after winning the Grand National.

O'Sullivan and Walsh: Husband and wife team chasing 'fairytale' Grand National run
# Family Affair
# Family Affair

O'Sullivan and Walsh: Husband and wife team chasing 'fairytale' Grand National run

Apr 14th 2018, 10:00 AM 22,502 Views 19 Comments

Kildare trainer Ross O’Sullivan will have his first ever Aintree Grand National runner today, with his wife Katie Walsh riding Baie Des Iles in the iconic race.

# grand-national - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Grand National contender A Genie In Abottle found dead inside stable
# Grand National
# Grand National

Grand National contender A Genie In Abottle found dead inside stable

Apr 7th 2018, 1:04 PM 9,691 Views 0 Comments

The seven year old passed away on Friday afternoon, however a cause of death is still unknown.

# grand-national - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Ireland's Derek Fox rides One for Arthur to Grand National victory
# Aintree
# Aintree

Ireland's Derek Fox rides One for Arthur to Grand National victory

Apr 8th 2017, 5:35 PM 32,512 Views 27 Comments

Who did you back?

Conor McGregor just rolled up to the Grand National in an unbuttoned shirt wearing these shades
# Strolling In
From The Daily Edge
# Strolling In

Conor McGregor just rolled up to the Grand National in an unbuttoned shirt wearing these shades

Apr 8th 2017, 4:14 PM 15,114 Views 16 Comments

He knows how to make an entrance.

Great news for Katie Walsh as she's passed fit to ride in the Grand National
# All Clear
# All Clear

Great news for Katie Walsh as she's passed fit to ride in the Grand National

Apr 8th 2017, 1:26 PM 3,531 Views 1 Comment

Daryl Jacob has also been cleared to take part in the big one at Aintree today.

# grand-national - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Cancer-stricken boy in need of funds given honorary spot on Grand National card
# Lovely Gesture
# Lovely Gesture

Cancer-stricken boy in need of funds given honorary spot on Grand National card

Apr 5th 2017, 4:09 PM 2,890 Views 0 Comments

Sunderland and England striker Jermain Defoe has been listed as Bradley Lowery’s trainer.

# grand-national - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Grand National-winning trainer pays tribute to his late son in emotional interview
# Reflections
# Reflections

Grand National-winning trainer pays tribute to his late son in emotional interview

Apr 16th 2016, 10:07 AM 28,993 Views 5 Comments

Mouse Morris’ 30-year-old son Christopher was tragically found dead in his apartment in Argentina last June.

# grand-national - Saturday 9 April, 2016

'He's doing overtime for me up above' - Mouse Morris pays tribute to late son after Grand National win
# Emotional
# Emotional

'He's doing overtime for me up above' - Mouse Morris pays tribute to late son after Grand National win

Apr 9th 2016, 7:13 PM 32,930 Views 12 Comments

Rule The World’s trainer was nearly speechless after today’s win at Aintree.

33/1 shot Rule The World claims victory in the Grand National
# Winner Alright
# Winner Alright

33/1 shot Rule The World claims victory in the Grand National

Apr 9th 2016, 5:35 PM 28,711 Views 35 Comments

Jockey David Mullins stormed home to give Michael O’Leary and the Gigginstown Stud a win at Aintree.

# grand-national - Friday 8 April, 2016

The42′s Winning Post: Everything you need to enjoy Grand National Day - and pick a winner
# Grand Day For It
# Grand Day For It

The42′s Winning Post: Everything you need to enjoy Grand National Day - and pick a winner

Apr 8th 2016, 9:00 PM 5,627 Views 0 Comments

All eyes remain on Merseyside as the Grand National festival enters its final day.

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