Racing News

  • National-winning owner turns to Preston task

    By Ian Chadband LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) - Trevor Hemmings, the multi-millionaire leisure magnate with the magic touch of spotting Grand National winners, now plans to steer his oth...

    April 13, 2015, 6:46 am
  • Aspell storms to second National on Many Clouds

    Liverpool (AFP) - Leighton Aspell, last year's winning Grand National jockey, struck again on Many Clouds in Saturday's Aintree marathon as Tony McCoy's bid for a fairytale send-off ended in gallant failure.

    April 12, 2015, 5:09 am
  • Grand National glory for Many Clouds

    By Ian Chadband LIVERPOOL, (Reuters) - Jockey Leighton Aspell and owner Trevor Hemmings celebrated Grand National history on Saturday as the Oliver Sherwood-trained Many Clouds courageo...

    April 12, 2015, 3:49 am
  • Champion jockey McCoy enjoys another Aintree winner

    Liverpool (AFP) - British champion jump jockey Tony McCoy enjoyed more success over the Aintree course fences as Don Cossack cruised to a dominant 26-length victory in the Melling Chase on the second day of the Grand National meeting on Friday.

    April 11, 2015, 6:53 am
  • McCoy steals Aintree spotlight again

    By Ian Chadband LIVERPOOL, April 10 - Tony McCoy warmed up for his final Grand National by winning the big race at the Aintree festival meeting for the second day in succession on Frida...

    April 11, 2015, 5:13 am
  • Aintree record for great Corinthian Waley - Cohen

    By Ian Chadband LIVERPOOL, April 10 - Sam Waley-Cohen, one of the great Corinthians of modern sport, made history on Friday by becoming the most successful rider in the modern era over ...

    April 11, 2015, 5:05 am
  • Carberry aims to turn ‘National Velvet’ into reality

    By Ian Chadband LIVERPOOL, England, April 10 - When Velvet Brown, in the shape of a young Elizabeth Taylor, won the Grand National on The Pie in 1944, it could only be a fairytale forge...

    April 11, 2015, 2:47 am
  • McCoy farewell fever dominates National build-up

    By Ian Chadband LIVERPOOL (Reuters) - A giant illuminated image of Tony McCoy beams out from Liverpool's famous Liver Building this week as the Grand National, Britain's most iconic hor...

    April 10, 2015, 2:42 pm
  • McCoy factor sparks Shutthefrontdoor National plunge

    Liverpool (AFP) - Bookmakers are praying the Grand National's propensity to pen fairytale storylines will not result in Tony McCoy heading off into retirement after success with Shutthefrontdoor on Saturday.

    April 10, 2015, 2:39 pm