This week the weights were announced for the world’s greatest steeplechase, The Randox Health Grand National. Listen in to this week’s #LoveTheJumps to hear the thoughts of Phil Smith, Gordon Elliot, Patrick Mullins and Fergal O’Brien, plus we chat to Aintree Ambassador Sam Quek.
In this week’s #LoveTheJumps Rupert Bell caught up with trainer Jonjo O’Neill at his Jackdaws Castle. With over 900 winners as a jockey, O’Neill tells us which Gold Cup win he most enjoyed - as a jockey or as a trainer. We also talk to jockey Derek Fox about how he ended up in Scotland with trainer Lucinda Russell.
In this week’s #LoveTheJumps Rupert Bell chats to Glamorgan based trainer Evan Williams about Welsh racing and what it means to be part of the thriving season. We also caught up with a northern powerhouse of racing, jockey Brian Hughes, who is closing in on a century of winners for the 5th consecutive season.
In this week’s #LoveTheJumps we speak to the team behind Sam Spinner, Jed O’Keefe and jockey Joe Colliver, who talk about the thrill of having the favourite for the Stayers’ Hurdle. We also catch up with the teenage sensation, James Bowen, following his Welsh Grand National win.
In this week’s #LoveTheJumps former gold cup winning jockey Sam Thomas talks about his life as a trainer in Lambourn. We also look ahead to Warwick’s big day with the course’s General Manager Andre Klein and relive the Christmas highlights with Matt’s Top 5 Festive Moments.
In the latest #LoveTheJumps we talk living up to the family name and Thistlecrack’s return with top jockey Tom Scudamore. We also look ahead to where we are racing over the Christmas period and chat about the history of the King George with Kempton’s Clerk of the Course Barney Clifford.