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2015 Grand National runner profile: Wyck Hill

| 10.04.2015

Wyck Hill

Age: 11

Weight: 10st 4lb

Owner: J P McManus

Trainer: David Bridgwater. Grand National record – no previous runners

Jockey: Tom Cannon. Grand National record – no previous rides.

Form: 666/34493/11F2/1103/99P16-2F

*Won the 2013 Eider Chase at Newcastle, but fell in the same race this year on his last start

*Bought by leading Irish owner J P McManus in early 2013 from the SAB Partnership, becoming the first horse McManus has in training with David Bridgwater

*Aimed at the 2013 Crabbie’s Grand National but incurred an injury to a hind leg during at race at Kempton in February 2013 and missed the race

Race record: Starts: 23; Wins: 5; 2nd: 2; 3rd: 3; Win & Place Prize Money: £88,842



David Metcalf

A lifelong Manchester United supporter, David has over 25 years’ experience in the media industry having worked for regional and national newspapers. He is a huge horse racing, football and greyhound fan and has done interviews on various radio and TV stations, including talkSPORT and Sky Sports, whilst working as a PR front man for a betting firm. David has also written for most of the top Premier League football fan websites, and produced a Cheltenham Festival guide with former eight-times champion national hunt jockey Peter Scudamore, MBE, after helping him to set up a syndicate for his trainer son Michael.