Camilla’s Country Life leaves viewers divided over the Duchess of Cornwall

Camilla’s Country Life has divided opinion – with some viewers claiming the Duchess of Cornwall appeared ‘full of herself’ and a ‘hypocrite’ for telling people to ‘be considerate’ after her affair with Prince Charles, while others said she’ll be an ‘amazing’ Queen Consort. The ITV documentary, which aired last night, followed the royal as she … Read more

Exciting duo L’Homme Presse and Royal Pagaille head Venetia Williams’ strong team for Cheltenham

Venetia Williams might be an excellent trainer of racehorses but when it comes to shouting about her successes from rooftops she is relegation fodder. The most successful female trainer in the history of jump racing with almost 1,600 winners including a Grand National to her name will head into next week’s Cheltenham Festival with a … Read more

Paul Nicholls’ young star Bravemansgame set to make chasing debut at Newton Abbot on Sunday

Paul Nicholls’ young star Bravemansgame set to make eagerly-awaited chasing debut at Newton Abbot on Sunday Bravemansgame emerged as one of the hottest young stars last season  Grade One Challow Hurdle winner to make chasing debut at Newton Abbot Paul Nicholls wants to use race as preparation for Rising Stars Novices’ Chase By Marcus Townend … Read more

Clan Des Obeaux holds off favourite Al Boum Photo to clinch victory in the Punchestown Gold Cup

Sir Alex Ferguson co-owned Clan Des Obeaux holds off favourite Al Boum Photo to clinch victory in the Punchestown Gold Cup Nicholls could have run Clan Des Obeaux at Sandown on Saturday  The trainer opted to take on the Irish in their own back yard on Wednesday  The 100-30 shot, ridden by Sam Twiston-Davies, won by … Read more

Jockey Bryony Frost completes superb double on Frodon and Greaneteen at Sandown

Bryony Frost completes stunning Sandown double on Frodon and Greaneteen just two weeks after being kicked in the head at Aintree Frost landed the two most prestigious races in the jumps finale at Sandown Frost conjured a late rally from Frodon to claim the Grade Two Oaksey Chase She then guided Greaneteen to a Grade One success in … Read more

Thunder storms home to win the Scottish Grand National as Lucinda Russell eyes a tilt at Aintree

Mighty Thunder storms home to win the Scottish Grand National as Lucinda Russell eyes a tilt at Aintree next season Linda Russell also won the Grand National in 2017 with One For Arthur  Tom Scudamore rode Mighty Thunder to victory in  Blair Campbell’s absence  Harry Skelton rode Allmankind to victory at Future Champions Novices’ chase  By Marcus Townend for … Read more

History-maker Rachael Blackmore becomes the first woman to win the Grand National

History-maker Rachael Blackmore becomes the first woman to win the Grand National as she leads 11/1 shot Minella Times to a comfortable victory at Aintree just weeks after dominating the Cheltenham Festival Rachael Blackmore made history as she became the first female jockey to win the Grand National on Minella Times The Irish rider, who … Read more

Grand National 2021 at Aintree LIVE: Race updates, racecard, runners and favourites

Grand National LIVE: Rachael Blackmore looks to write herself into the history books on board Minella Times while Tom Scudamore aims to steer favourite Cloth Cap to victory… follow all the action on the final day at Aintree By Kishan Vaghela For Mailonline Published: 16:15 BST, 10 April 2021 | Updated: 17:24 BST, 10 April … Read more

Grand National revellers mark Ladies Day from home

It’s Fabulous Friday! Glamorous Grand National revellers mark Ladies Day from home by donning colourful frocks and cracking open the bubbly Would-be racegoers marked Ladies Day at home as Aintree is closed to visitors Second day of Grand National Festival one of most popular race days in calendar Fans posed in their gardens dressed up … Read more

World famous Grand National meeting gets underway without crowds as Aintree racecourse lies deserted

The Grand National meeting gets underway without crowds as Aintree lies deserted at the time thousands of punters would usually be piling through its doors ready for a beer and bacon sandwich! The Grand National’s first meeting will take place without fans on Thursday   Aintree racecourse was empty ahead of the event with the UK … Read more