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  • Tidal Bay (IRE)

  • Age: 13 (Foaled May 12th, 2001)
  • Sex: Bay Gelding
  • Breeding: Flemensfirth - June's Bride (Le Moss)
  • Trainer: P F Nicholls
  • Owner: Andrea & Graham Wylie

News Clippings

Tidal confirmed for Ayr mission

April 10th, 2014

Paul Nicholls has confirmed Tidal Bay as an intended runner in Saturday's Coral Scottish Grand National at Ayr.

Tidal Bay left in Scottish National field with 57 possible rivals

April 7th, 2014

Tidal Bay heads 58 entries left in the Coral Scottish National at Ayr following the latest six-day declaration stage.

Paul Nicholls galloped Tidal Bay and Rocky Creek at Wincanton

March 24th, 2014

Leading Crabbie's Grand National hopefuls Tidal Bay and Rocky Creek pleased trainer Paul Nicholls in a racecourse gallop at Wincanton on Monday with their big-race jockeys in the saddle.

Graham Wylie believes Tidal Bay could stay in training "for another two seasons"

February 24th, 2014

Owner Graham Wylie believes Tidal Bay has the enthusiasm and drive to stay in training "for another two seasons".

Tidal wave of optimism for Nicholls

February 11th, 2014

Trainer Paul Nicholls was "delighted" at the weight allotted to Tidal Bay for the Crabbie's Grand National at Aintree on April 5.

Ruby Walsh believes that Tidal Bay can be a big player in the Crabbie's Grand National

February 10th, 2014

Ruby Walsh believes that Tidal Bay would have a leading chance in the Crabbie's Grand National if connections decide to head to Aintree.

Tidal Bay heading straight to Aintree for Grand National

December 29th, 2013

Tidal Bay will head straight to the Crabbies Grand National on April 5 following his excellent run in defeat at Chepstow on Saturday.

Unioniste is on course to clash with Long Run at Wetherby

October 21st, 2013

Paul Nicholls is preparing Unioniste and Tidal Bay for the bet365 Charlie Hall Chase Meeting, which takes place at Wetherby on Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2.

Tidal Bay looks set to run in the World Hurdle and then the Grand National.

February 10th, 2013

Tidal Bay looks set to bid for a big spring double with tilts at the Ladbrokes World Hurdle and John Smith's Grand National.

Paul Nicholls has confirmed Tidal Bay won't run in the Irish Hennessy at Leopardstown

February 3rd, 2013

Paul Nicholls has confirmed Tidal Bay won't run in the Irish Hennessy at Leopardstown on Saturday.

Tidal Bay still in Argento mix

January 25th, 2013

Tidal Bay will be declared for the Argento Chase at Cheltenham on Saturday despite his injury scare.

All options remain open for Tidal Bay

January 11th, 2013

Tidal Bay's Cheltenham Festival plans are set to become clearer after the popular performer lines up at the track on Trials Day at the end of the month.

Ground key to Tidal Gold run

January 7th, 2013

Owner Graham Wylie insists Tidal Bay will not run in the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup in March if "the ground is good or faster".

Tidal Bay could bid for both the World Hurdle and the Grand National

December 30th, 2012

Paul Nicholls believes Tidal Bay could be the horse to try for the unique double of the World Hurdle and the Grand National.

Paul Nicholls has set his sights on the Gold Cup following Tidal Bay's Lexus Chase win

December 28th, 2012

Paul Nicholls has set his sights on the Cheltenham Gold Cup after Tidal Bay got up in the final strides to land the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown.

Tidal Bay snatched victory in the final strides of the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown

December 28th, 2012

Tidal Bay snatched victory in the final strides of the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown for Paul Nicholls and Ruby Walsh.

Tidal Bay is on course for the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown

December 11th, 2012

Tidal Bay remains on course to challenge for the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown on December 28.

Tidal Bay and First Lieutenant could clash in the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown

December 2nd, 2012

Paul Nicholls tweeted on Sunday morning that his Hennessy Gold Cup runner-up Tidal Bay returned unscathed from Newbury.

Tidal Bay blows rivals away

November 3rd, 2012

The popular and enigmatic Tidal Bay rolled back the years to land the John Smith's Hurdle at Wetherby.

Tidal Bay wins bet365 Gold Cup

April 28th, 2012

Paul Nicholls' enigmatic 11-year-old Tidal Bay bounced back to form with a facile win in the bet365 Gold Cup Chase at Sandown.