Tag Archive | "Grand National"

AP McCoy

Saturday, April 10, 2010

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AP McCoy

The Grand National always seems to get the story it deserves in the end. Prior to this year’s race it seemed a fairytale story might have been success for the 17 year old Sam Twiston-Davies on Hello Bud. Or maybe a first female triumph in the race, courtesy of Nina Carberry on Character Building. The [...]

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Nigel Twiston-Davies. Dead Stars and Bloody Silly Horses

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

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Nigel Twiston-Davies. Dead Stars and Bloody Silly Horses

He came close to quitting training altogether and once famously told the nation that he ‘doesn’t do interviews’. What would I find then when I paid a visit to Gold Cup winning trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies’ Cotswold yard in the week before he bids for a third Grand National?

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John Hunt, Grand National Commentator

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

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John Hunt, Grand National Commentator

John Hunt He’ll call the Grand National winner home for millions on the BBC. His face is familiar to At The Races viewers everywhere and his voice has been heard on racecourses throughout the land but how did top course commentator John Hunt get the racing bug, what first got him betting and how did he [...]

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