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5 Tips For Picking A Winner At This Year’s Grand National

Some say picking a winner at the Grand National is a little bit like playing the National Lottery – you choose a random horse and hope for the best. However, this needn’t be the way. Over 100 horses were entered into this year's race and…

Aintree Racecourse - Home of the Grand National

Aintree has become one of the most famous courses in the world.  It is recognised by horse riding enthusiasts around the world. The reason for this is that it has been the home of the Grand National since its inauguration in 1939. Over the…

Aintree Grand National Festival

The Aintree Grand National race meeting is one of the most exciting race events in the history of horse racing. Few other meetings have the variety of races, the quality of horses and the spectacle of the Grand National, the world’s oldest,…
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Long Shots Who Won The National

The Grand National is often billed as ‘The Greatest Steeplechase In the World’ and a contributing factor to this accolade is its unpredictability. In fact throughout its history the race has had a significant number of winners on which the…

Neptune Collonges National Winner

2012 was a year of record breaking racing for The Grand National with the highest attendance on record, highest number of previous champions and the closest ever finish which saw Neptune Collonges win by a nose. Sunnyhillboy was the horse that…

Picking A Grand National Horse

The Grand National is a wild and unpredictable race at the best of times so just how do you pick a winner? Well, you could spend some time studying the form but if you are a once a year punter like the majority who bet on the Grand National…

National Race Guide Infographic

For those of you who love a good statistic or just like to have a few facts for pub banter then take a look at the excellent Grand National Race Guide info graphic by www.grand-national.me.uk. The graphic features great facts such as all the…

National Option For Burton Port

The John Smith's Grand National still remains on the agenda for the classy Burton Port who ran with plenty of credit in finishing fourth to Synchronised in last week's thrilling renewal of the Cheltenham Gold Cup, writes Elliot Slater. The…

Pick The Winner At The Grand National

Once the Cheltenham Festival is over race fans turn their thoughts to the next big event in the jump calendar ‘The John Smiths Grand National’. The race, held at Aintree since 1839, is easily the most famous steeple chase in the world and…