Cheltenham Festival 2017

Please add all your thoughts and tips to this page for the 2017 Cheltenham Festival

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Grand National 2017 – Weights Revealed

I am setting this thread up in anticipation of the upcoming announcement of the Grand National weights for 2017.

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New Threads

Hi all,

Unfortunately I don’t get a lot of time anymore to update the pages for this blog so if you want any new pages setting up please let me know on this page and I’ll try and check it as often as I can.

It might be easier if someone could email me at and let me know what is required and I’ll try and do it asap



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Grand National 2017

Please add your thoughts on the Grand National 2017 to this page.

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Write an article for Grand National Blog

The National Hunt season is slowly moving into gear and that means our thoughts will turn to the 2017 Grand National.

We have a wealth of knowledge here on Grand National Blog and we’d like to give our contributors the chance to write an article on the Grand National that we will post on this site.

If you would be interested in writing a Grand National themed post then please send your completed article to me at the following address:

Unfortunately we won’t be able to add them all to the site but we will publish up to three articles from different contributors as long as they meet the standards we are looking for. As long as the content is Grand National based we will consider all articles so if you want to explore trends and stats in more detail for this year’s Grand National or want to wax lyrical about your favourite Grand National horse from the past we will be happy to hear from you. Other possible themes could be the recent changes to the Grand National fences or trainers and jockeys to follow in the Grand National etc etc.

Please remember we need to remain objective and we can’t print anything that is inflammatory or may cause offence.

I don’t want to add too many other restrictions but please try and keep your submissions relatively short as we want them to appeal to the casual blog reader as well.

We may even be able to throw in a prize for the article we like the most!

We reserve the right to edit your submissions in any way we see fit. If you are not happy with that please don’t send an entry in.

If you have any questions please email at the above address.

I look forward to hearing from you.


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Horses to follow in the 2016/17 National Hunt Season

The wealth of knowledge our contributors on Grand National Blog make it the number one source of statistics and analysis for anyone who is serious about trying to back the winner of the world’s greatest race.

The National Hunt season is starting to wind itself now up as the nights start to draw in and this weekend’s meeting at Chepstow will definitely see an improvement in the quality of horses on view. With that in mind I thought it would be a good idea to tap in to our loyal band of Grand National experts and see if they can turn their hand to highlighting some horses to follow for the fledgling new season.

It would be great if our contributors could add a few (let’s say no more than five to begin with) horses they expect to show a profit in the months to follow. These can be anything from well bred bumper horses, to novices you expect to take high rank or even experienced horses who you feel are well handicapped.

I’ll update a list of any suggestions at the end of this thread for easy reference.

Why not let us know your horses to follow and the horse that returns the best level stakes profit from Saturday 8th Ocotber until Bet365 Gold Cup day will win a prize – more details on the prize to follow – so get adding your stable of winners for 2016/17.

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General racing and sport tips 2016

Please add your non Grand National tips to this page.

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Bet365 Gold Cup 2016

The Bet365 Gold Cup takes place at Sandown on 23rd April.

Please add your thoughts and tips to this page

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Scottish National 2016

Apologies for the delay.

Please add your thoughts (Thurs eve onwards) to this thread for the 2016 Scottish Grand National

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Grand National 2016: The Final Furlong

Only days to go now before the 2016 Grand National and the betting is really starting to heat up with last year’s winner Many Clouds being challenged for favouritism by former King George winner Silviniaco Conti and new kid on the block The Last Samuri.

Who do you think will win the 2016 Grand National?

Please add your tips, systems, trends and questions to this page.

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