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Matthew Rennie

Matthew Rennie is a journalism student at the University of Sheffield who is in the final year of his degree. Since a young age he has built up experience working in Horse Racing media. His works include writing spotlight comments for Sporting Life and reporting from Yarmouth Racecourse for BBC Radio Norfolk. His overall career goal is working as a journalist in the horse racing industry, with the aim of becoming a commentator.

Aintree hopefuls set for key test in Peter Marsh Chase

A host of horses who have their sights set on the Grand National in April face a stiff trial in the Peter Marsh Chase at Haydock this Saturday. While the three-mile Grade Two contest has been recognised as a trial for the marathon steeplechase, it has not had the greatest track record since its creation […]

Breuil contests Classic Chase ahead of Aintree tilt

Le Breuil is set to his crank preparations for the Randox Health Grand National up another notch after being confirmed as a runner in the McCoy Contractors Classic Chase at Warwick on Saturday. After a stellar novice chasing season last term, the eight-year-old has had the Aintree spectacular earmarked as his main objective throughout the […]

Against the odds: Mome tops National shock wins since 2000

With the new year – and decade – now in full swing, many shrewd operators will now have their eyes turned to finding a longshot to topple Tiger Roll in this year’s Grand National. The past two decades have been no exceptions, with eight winners priced at 25/1 or above since 2000. Here are some […]