Grand National: Aintree reduced to 34 runners in 2024 and changes made to first fence amid horse welfare focus | Racing News
Racing’s most famous contest, the Randox Grand National at Aintree, will be reduced from 40 runners to 34 from next year as part of a focus on horse welfare. Three of this year’s Grand National field died after sustaining injuries in the race, leading to criticism from animal rights activists Animal Aid. The race was…Read More
Royal Ascot: Six of the best runners to win for Ballydoyle handler Aidan O’Brien as he hunts down all-time record!
With Aidan O’Brien now one away from Sir Michael Stoute’s Royal Ascot record of 82 winners, we take a look at some of the Ballydoyle handler’s best winners. Giant’s Causeway – St James’s Palace Stakes (2000) On the back of two gallant second-placed efforts in both the English and Irish 2000 Guineas, Giant’s Causeway would…Read More