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Paddock Picks Podcast: Episode 3 | Leighton Aspell

Leighton Aspell landed the National back-to-back aboard Pineau De Re and Many Clouds in 2014 and 2015, respectively



EKKDTD Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool, UK. 11th Apr, 2015. Crabbies Grand National. Winning jockey Leighton Aspell lifts the Grand National Trophy Credit: Action Plus Sports Images/Alamy Live News

Two-time Grand National-winning jockey Leighton Aspell joins this week’s Paddock Picks Podcast to discuss his experience of the famous Aintree race.

Following Luke Harvey and Olly Murphy’s guest appearances, Aspell is as fitting a guest as any to preview the upcoming Aintree meeting post-Easter.

Many Clouds ridden by Leighton Aspell celebrates winning the Crabbie's Grand National Chase on Grand National Day of the Crabbies Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool.
70,000 racegoers cheer on the Grand National horses of 2015, won by Leighton Aspell and Many Clouds

Along with fellow Welsh Grand National successor Charlie Poste, he answers a series of quickfire Q&A’s, gives his views on the battle of Punchestown between Monkfish and Envoi Allen later this month, and talks about his beloved Aston Villa.

Listen on either Spotify or Captivate.

Dominic Chapman is senior content writer at Low6 with a passion for horse racing. He provides a NAP and NB every day throughout the week on selected National Hunt and Flat cards in both Britain and Ireland. Additionally, he hosts the Paddock Picks Podcast with former Welsh Grand National-winning pilot, Charlie Poste - the pair interviewing and discussing current racing topics with a special guest every week.