Although this is only the eleventh renewal, some pretty strong trends are already starting emerge. Despite the large field the favourite has obliged on seven occasions, and had Annie Power not fallen at the last in 2015 that would have been eight. 608 more words
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The world’s most famous horse race is contested at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool annually, some 4.5 miles approximately from Anfield. This year though, many supporters of Liverpool FC are being forced with a tough decision, to attend the match and miss the main steeplechase or to forego the match. 1,193 more words
10 days to go, and I thought it might be fun to pick 10 races that stand out to me from over the 29 years I’ve been attending the Cheltenham Festival, Actually it is bloody difficult to pick 10 so some great memories (or not so great as they won’t all be wins) won’t make it. 539 more words
There was a quick distraction from the Cheltenham Festival hype today, with entries released for the greatest steeplechase of all, the Aintree Grand National.
105 horses have been entered, including ante-post favourite Blaklion, who finished 4th in the race last year and won the Becher Chase in December. 268 more words