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Horse racing Lucky 15 – Friday’s top selections

It is the final day of the Dante meeting and after giving winners priced 5/1, 10/3 and 14/1 at York on Thursday, see what we have in store on the Knavesmire for Friday. 587 more words

Aint it Grand?

Just a short post to reflect a flying visit made to Merseyside this week.  I might not have taken any pictures at all were it not for the fact that my hotel was within the grounds of a legendary Liverpool landmark. 174 more words


Team America (Landofhopeandglory)

Well I am now fully recovered from my disgusting virus and work today was a joy as I was looking out of the window counting the minutes until the weekend starts. 444 more words

Ladies Day and Kate Middleton

All girls know, when it comes to reading about what’s going on in the world of news, the Femail section of the Daily Mail is a must read. 343 more words

Being Beautiful

UK television audience of more than 10 million for 2016 Grand National

By Simon Jackson.

Aintree officials have expressed their delight following news that the 2016 Crabbie’s Grand National attracted a peak live UK television audience of more than 10 million. 339 more words

Grand National

All 39 horses come back safely from main event, but four dead overall at famous Aintree meeting

Although the 39 horses who started under orders in the 2016 Aintree Grand National steeplechase all reportedly came back safely, that cannot be said for the four horses who were killed overall at the three day event. 468 more words

Horse Racing

Racehorse deaths at the Grand National worst in five years

Four racehorses have died at this year’s Grand National, making it the most deadly race in five years .

There has already been an outcry from activists  calling for reform to make the famous and dangerous race course at Aintree safer – or ban horse racing altogether. 151 more words