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Really? A False Start ? And the Winner Is?

In Liverpool, England the Grand National Hunt horse race is held every year. It is a steeplechase that’s over 4 miles long. The Aintree National Course, where the race is held, is extremely difficult because the fences are larger than those of other national race courses. 102 more words

Ladies Day - Crabbie's Grand National

Having been chosen as the fashion blogger winner by Crabbie’s, Friday saw me attending one of the biggest yearly events in Livepool – Ladies Day. Thousands of women from across the UK donned their finery and and headed to Aintree. 311 more words


Aintree 2014: The Fine Line Between Death And Glory

“If my auntie had a pair of bollocks she would be my uncle.”

The above quote is not only the most fantastic phrase that has ever introduced a blog in the history of the written word, but it is also a regular sentence that has been spouted an uncountable amount of times throughout the rollercoaster decade in which ive been gambling. 1,089 more words

How the Grand National Was Won...

Leighton Aspell’s reserved celebrations as he crossed the Grand National winning line on board 25/1 victor Pineau De Re may have lacked the traditional display of emotion from previous winning jockeys but this was a man accomplishing his dreams of winning the world’s greatest steeplechase and a weighing room stalwart who only a few years ago had hung up his riding boots and exited the jockey scene. 586 more words

Latest Racing News

Bailey in Hunt for second National

The Rainbow Hunter will bid to give Gloucestershire trainer Kim Bailey a second Grand National success 24 years on from Mr Frisk’s record breaking victory in the race. 293 more words

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Mountainous set for double bid

Richard Lee is hoping Mountainous can join an elite group of horses by adding the Crabbie’s Grand National to his Welsh National victory back in December. 390 more words

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Fry eyes Aintree double

Harry Fry will head to Aintree with a small but select team as he hopes both Activial and Rock On Ruby can give him further Grade One success. 399 more words

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