Category Archives: Grand National Prep Races

Grand National Prep Races: Paddy Power Leopardstown

Apart from the Welsh National at Chepstow, the other big handicap chase over the Festive period is the Paddy Power at Leopardstown and this is another race which can have connotations on the Grand National at Aintree. In recent years … Continue reading

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Grand National Prep Races: The Welsh National

The early entries for the Welsh National has recently been released so even though the race is still just under a month away I thought it would be good to get a page up and running. The significance of the … Continue reading

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Grand National Prep Races: The Becher Chase

The declarations for the Becher Chase have been announced and the field sees a good mix of familiar faces and interesting newcomers set to face the Grand National fences. 2007 National winner Silver Birch takes his place in the field … Continue reading

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Grand National Prep Races: The Hennessy

The Hennessy Gold Cup is just over two weeks away and it is well documented at how influential the Newbury race is on the Grand National. As things stand 84 horses are declared and with top-weight Denman’s connections indicating that … Continue reading

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Grand National Runners 2010: Cerium

This may seem like an unusual choice for the next horse to put up in our runners to discuss for the Grand National 2010 series but I’m intrigued by Cerium’s surprise performance in last year’s race. Also, I want to … Continue reading

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Grand National Prep Races: The Munster National

A good race is in prospect at Limerick on Sunday for the Munster National with a few prospective Grand National runners declared in the early card. The names that stand out at the moment include Aggies Lad Badgerlaw Ballycullen Boy … Continue reading

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Grand National Prep Races 2010: The Kerry National

The Kerry National may not be hugely influential in the outcome of the 2010 Grand National but the race has thrown up one Grand National winner in the last ten years (Monty’s Pass) and a number of other horses have … Continue reading

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Grand National Prep Races 2010: The Galway Plate

Hi Everyone, The title here may raise a few eyebrows as the Galway Plate may not be renowned as a race that throws up Grand National runners but Irish Invader, Baily Breeze and Bothar Na are three horses that have … Continue reading

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