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Aintree Grand National Meeting – Day 3 Preview

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - APRIL 09: David Mullins clears the water jump on Rule The World on their way to victory in the 2016 Crabbie's Grand National at Aintree Racecourse on April 9, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Michael Dorgan looks ahead to Day three of the Aintree Grand National Meeting. The Aintree Grand National Meeting comes to its conclusion today with the highlight being the most valuable jumps race in Europe; the 40 runner Randox Health Grand National Handicap Steeplechase (17:15). Ran over a stamina-sapping four miles, two furlongs and 74 yards with 30 obstacles for horse and …

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Make-Up Of A Grand National Winner

LOTTOLAND TAKE THE CHANCE OUT OF THIS YEAR’S GRAND NATIONAL  All stats point to Paul Nichols-trained 33/1 shot for Aintree ‘lottery’ The Grand National is the ultimate lottery in sport and over the past 50 years, only one horse (Red Rum) has won the Grand National more than once. As experts in probability and numbers, the lottery betting brand Lottoland.ie …

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Aintree Grand National Meeting – Day 1 Preview

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - APRIL 10: Don Cossack ridden by Tony McCoy and Cue Card ridden by Daryl Jacobs compete in the Betfred Melling Steeple Chase at Aintree Racecourse on April 10, 2015 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Nearly three weeks have passed since the thrills and spills of the 2017 Cheltenham Festival and national hunt racing fans have had time to dust themselves down and refocus their attentions on the next major festival of the season – the three-day Aintree Grand National Meeting. While Cheltenham was notably devoid of some of racing’s major stars, Aintree has fared …

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Ten Thoughts From Sport This Weekend

The Masters, Andy Lee’s title defence, Man City capitulation and a pesky train. Here’s ten thoughts to consider from the weekend’s sport.    1. Rory McIlroy Isn’t The Only Young Usurper  Jordan Spieth didn’t just win the Masters, he won it in style. Victory in such a manner propels him to the higher echelons of Golf now. Rory, watch out, …

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