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  • Junior

  • Age: 12 (Foaled April 11th, 2003)
  • Sex: Chestnut Gelding
  • Breeding: Singspiel - For More (Sanglamore)
  • Trainer: N J Tinkler
  • Owner: Middleham Park Racing Li

News Clippings

Royal Ascot options for versatile Junior

June 2nd, 2013

David Pipe's enigmatic veteran Junior is to bid for a second Royal Ascot triumph later this month.

Junior has been given the go-ahead to attempt to defy top weight in the Ladbrokes Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse on Monday.

March 28th, 2013

Junior has been given the go-ahead to attempt to defy top weight in the Ladbrokes Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse on Monday.

Supplementary entry will look to make full use of stamina in King George

December 24th, 2012

Junior will attempt to drag the stamina out of the opposition when he aims to justify a late entry for the William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day.

Junior is bound for the Rowland Meyrick Handicap Chase at Wetherby on Boxing Day following his victory on Saturday

December 3rd, 2012

Junior is bound for the Rowland Meyrick Handicap Chase at Wetherby on Boxing Day following his victory at Newcastle on Saturday.

Junior thrives in Rehearsal

December 1st, 2012

Conor O'Farrell benefitted from Tom Scudamore's switch to Newbury as he rode Junior (3/1) to a fluent success in the At The Races Rehearsal Chase at Newcastle on Saturday.

Junior team examine options for the chaser's seasonal reappearance

November 28th, 2012

Connections of Junior have yet to decide whether the high-class chaser will make his seasonal reappearance at Newbury or Newcastle this weekend.

Junior team wait on Ayr decision

April 18th, 2012

Connections of Junior will monitor the horse's condition ahead of the Coral Scottish Grand National.

Pipe's Package not guaranteed

March 27th, 2012

The Package's participation in next month's John Smith's Grand National at Aintree is not guaranteed his trainer David Pipe has revealed.

Road to success in Grimthorpe

March 3rd, 2012

Ikorodu Road came out on top in a dramatic race for the Download William Hill From The App-Store Grimthorpe Chase at Doncaster.

Grimthorpe test for Junior

March 2nd, 2012

Leading John Smith's Grand National fancy Junior continues his Aintree preparations in the William Hill-sponsored Grimthorpe Chase at Doncaster.

Pipe waits on Grands decision

February 21st, 2012

Trainer David Pipe will not decide until much nearer the Cheltenham Festival next month which race Grands Crus goes for.

Hurdles option for Junior

February 7th, 2012

A spin over hurdles is favoured for Middleham Park Racing's Junior as a comeback run ahead of the John Smith's Grand National.

Junior nearing return

January 12th, 2012

Junior is building up towards a return as connections of the staying chaser plot a route towards the Grand National at Aintree in April.

National campaign for Junior

November 22nd, 2011

Junior is unlikely to be seen until the build up to the John Smith's Grand National, as connections believe he is poorly handicapped over fences.

Junior given break

June 24th, 2011

Junior will be given an extended break by connections before being brought back for a tilt at the John Smith's Grand National.

Junior back to defend title

June 6th, 2011

The remarkable Junior will bid to win the Ascot Stakes on Tuesday week for the second successive season.

Best and worst racing buys

April 6th, 2011

Following JP McManus' purchase of Bluesea Cracker, Nic Doggett takes a look at some of the best and worst purchases of the last few years.

Junior lands Kim Muir gamble

March 17th, 2011

Junior sent punters home happy when he landed the Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup Handicap Chase at Cheltenham on Thursday.

Goodwood target for Junior

July 2nd, 2010

Royal Ascot winner Junior is set to head to Goodwood after connections resisted the temptation of going for the Northumberland Plate.

Junior Lands Ascot Stakes

June 15th, 2010

Seb Sanders and Junior made every yard of the running in the Ascot Stakes.