Crabbie’s Grand National: Richard Silverwood’s A-Z pinsticker’s guide to all the runners

I’ve got one more pinsticker’s guide to the Grand National runners for you. This one comes from the Ilkeston Advertiser, Where their resident racing expert Richard Silverwood casts his eye over all the runners. He provides an alphabetical run-down of the runners and alongside each horse’s name he gives the weight they’ll be carrying and the […]

BetVictor Guide To The Crabbie’s Grand National

The Banbury Guardian have teamed up with BetVictor and Carlie McCann to produce a pin-stickers guide to Saturday’s Crabbie’s Grand National. They provide a rundown for each of the runners along with the current odds available, from BetVictor, for each of the runners. BetVictor are paying ¼ odds for the first 6 places in the Grand […]

Grand National Pinstickers’ Guide

The Sporting Life have provided a guide to the runners for Saturday’s Crabbie’s Grand National. They’ve given each of the runners a mark out of 10, for how well they think they’ll run, plus a brief description to support their rating. Read their full guide, plus verdict, where they give their 5 fancied selections at: http://www.sportinglife.com/racing/news/article/465/9793469/-

The Grand National? It’s all luck

More than 600 million people will stake an estimated £500 million on Saturday’s race and according to an article on the MailOnline “40% of those who plan to have a punt on Saturday’s race will choose their horse based solely on its name”. The findings are based upon a survey by Crabbie’s, the sponsors of the Grand […]

Tony McCoy in line for fairytale farewell to Aintree after Grand National weights are announced

Marcus Armytage comments in the Telegraph about the likelyhood of Shutthefrontdoor being the shortest priced favourite since Red Rum, if 19 times (soon to be 20) champion jockey, Tony McCoy chooses him for his final ride in the Grand National in April. Shutthefrontdoor was allotted 11st 2lbs in the weights declared yesterday and has already […]