Donald McCain Blog – Weekend Runners

It was fantastic to see Tiger Roll win back-to-back Grand Nationals and who knows he might emulate Red Rum next year by adding a third National. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to add my name to the score...

Richard Hannon Stable Tour

Peter Thomas unearths the secrets of Richard Hannon's powerful Wiltshire yard Richard Hannon's biggest win of 2018 came from an unexpected source but there was no fluke about that victory or the rest of a highly successful fifth...

Mark Johnston Stable Tour

Julian Muscat gets the lowdown from Britain's winningmost trainer A spate of records tumbled last year as Mark Johnston posted his best-ever season. He set new benchmarks by winners (226) and prize-money (£4.329 million), while on August...

Aintree Festival 2019 Preview – Saturday

It's Grand Nation day one of the biggest days in the National Hunt calendar. this years race see Tiger Roll try and land back to back renewals of the Grand National but there is plenty of opposition...

Donald McCain Aintree 2019 Preview – Saturday

This is probably the best days racing in the year for me and obviously the Grand National has given me some of the best days both as a kid watching and as a trainer.

Aintree Grand National 2019 – Runner By Runner Guide

The 2019 running of the Grand National is nearly upon us and we al know how difficult it is to pick the winner. There will be people up and down the country and even world sticking a...
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Donald McCain Aintree 2019 Preview – Friday

I have my first runners of the week at Aintree with Mount Mews on a retrieval mission in the first and I run a very likeable horse in the bumper. Both horses have but of chances but...

Aintree Festival 2019 Preview – Friday

Merseryrail Handicap Hurdle Brio Conti Nicky Henderson has won three of the last six renewals of this race, most recently with Rather Be in 2017. The Seven Barrows trainer...

Donald McCain Grand National Memories | Racebets

There’s no name attached to the Grand National more so than the McCain family and Donald McCain shares his memories of the great race including Red Rum, Amberleigh House and Ballabriggs We’re geared up...

The 5 Greatest Grand National Races

The Grand National is on;y days away now and if the Melbourne Cup is the "race that stops the nation" the Grand National is the race that stops the world! It's always a fascinating...