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Katachenko wins Betfred Red Rum Handicap Chase at Aintree for Donald McCain

April 7th, 2016

Katachenko proved a fairytale winner for Donald McCain in the Betfred Red Rum Handicap Chase at Aintree.

Paul and Clare Rooney move horses from Donald McCain

October 12th, 2015

Grand National-winning trainer Donald McCain has been hit by the loss of a sizeable number of horses trained at his Cholmondeley yard in Cheshire for Paul and Clare Rooney.

The Last Samuri cuts rivals down at Kelso

March 21st, 2015

The Last Samuri earned a possible tilt at the Scottish Grand National when defying his inexperience to score at Kelso.

Diamond King to stay over hurdles this season

January 18th, 2015

Donald McCain's exciting prospect Diamond King will remain over hurdles this season and could go to Catterick on Friday.

Donald McCain has been left wondering over Across The Bay

April 7th, 2014

Donald McCain is still wondering what might have been with Across The Bay following his luckless run in the Crabbie's Grand National at Aintree on Saturday.

Corrin Wood is likely to head straight to Cheltenham

January 20th, 2014

Impressive Warwick winner Corrin Wood is likely to head straight to the Cheltenham Festival, with Donald McCain leaning towards the RSA Chase.

McCain weighing up the options for Our Mick and Kruzhlinin

January 20th, 2014

Donald McCain is weighing up the options for Our Mick and Kruzhlinin with both entered in the Sky Bet Chase and at Cheltenham on Saturday.

Corrin Wood likely to run in RSA Chase at Cheltenham Festival

January 13th, 2014

The RSA Chase is the most likely Cheltenham Festival target for Saturday's impressive Warwick scorer Corrin Wood.

McCain eager for Diamond King run

January 13th, 2014

Donald McCain is keen to get another run into Diamond King before committing to a run in the Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival.

Diamond King shines at Doncaster

January 8th, 2014

Diamond King made all to win the Download The All New freebets.co.uk 'National Hunt' Novices' Hurdle at Doncaster.

Welsh National favourite Sydney Paget has alternatives

November 27th, 2013

Welsh National favourite Sydney Paget has alternatives including a potential trip across the Irish Sea as he pursues even greater riches following his easy victory at Haydock on Saturday.

Diamond King maintained his unbeaten record at Wetherby

November 27th, 2013

Diamond King maintained his unbeaten record with a pleasing first effort over hurdles at Wetherby.

Donald McCain has decided to retire Weird Al

July 4th, 2013

Donald McCain has decided to retire Weird Al after the one-time top-class chaser finished unplaced at Uttoxeter on Sunday.

Ile De Re will bid to give trainer Donald McCain a third consecutive Chester Cup victory on Wednesday.

May 3rd, 2013

Last year's winner Ile De Re will bid to give trainer Donald McCain a third consecutive Stanjames.com Chester Cup victory on Wednesday.

Overturn is more likely to run at Sandown than Punchestown next week

April 21st, 2013

Donald McCain is unlikely to send Overturn to Ireland for the Ryanair Novice Chase at Punchestown on Thursday.

2011 Grand National winner Ballabriggs retired by connections

April 12th, 2013

Donald McCain has confirmed that 2011 John Smith's Grand National winner Ballabriggs has been retired.

McCain salutes retiring Lane

April 5th, 2013

Cloudy Lane, a winner at both the Aintree and Cheltenham Festivals, has been retired after running in the John Smith's Fox Hunters' Chase on Thursday.

Donald McCain says he was left "devastated" by the poor performance of Peddlers Cross

March 19th, 2013

Donald McCain has admitted that he felt "devastated" by the poor performance of Peddlers Cross in last week's World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival.

Across The Bay showed admirable resolution to win the Rendlesham Hurdle at Haydock Park.

February 16th, 2013

Across The Bay toughed it out in tremendous fashion to get the best of a thrilling battle for the Betfred Mobile Rendlesham Hurdle at Haydock Park.

Peddlers gets the job done

February 13th, 2013

Peddlers Cross registered his first win since November 2011 in the Howies Restaurants Edinburgh Hurdle at Musselburgh on Wednesday.