The race for the trainers' championship may be over but there were still lots of highlights in and outside of Aintree last week
As he attempts to hold on to his British trainers' title and gears up for Cheltenham, Paul Nicholls prepares many of his contenders at Newbury today
By Irish Field Contributor on 12 February 2016
Donn McClean selects three against the field in the Crabbie's Grand National at Aintree
Trends among the winners of the Aintree Grand National, the lack of a trend in the Irish equivalent, and the return of Flemenstar are some of this week's topics
A son of Germany, and grandson of the Arc hero Trempolino, he shares a female ancestor with one of the leading fancies for next month's Grade 3 Crabbie's Grand National
Anne Marie Duff believes Rocky Creek has all the credentials required by a Grand National favourite
After a scintillating display in the BetBright Chase at Kempton, Rocky Creek could be the horse for the Grand National
Paul Nicholls breathed a sigh of relief at Kempton when Rocky Creek returned to his best winning the Grade 3 Betbright Chase
Anne Marie Duff picks out a few horses to note in the build up to the Crabbies Grand National
It's hard to calculate an accurate rating for the win scored by The Giant Bolster (41) in the Argento Chase at Cheltenham
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