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Aintree Grand National Meeting – Day 2 Preview

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - APRIL 09: 'The Chair' the fence in front of the grandstands on day one of the three day Grand National meeting at Aintree racecourse on April 09, 2015 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Michael Dorgan looks ahead to Day two of the Aintree Grand National Meeting, where the JLT Melling Chase (Grade 1) is the feature race on the card.  As anticipation grows towards tomorrow’s Randox Health Grand National, today is Ladies Day at the Merseyside venue in what looks like a very tricky card to dissect. In the Crabbie’s Top Novices’ Hurdle, 14:20 (2M 103Y) …

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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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Sprinter Sacre & The Return Of The King

I remember reading somewhere that “farewells can be shattering, but returns are surely worse.” The reason being that “solid flesh can never live up to the bright shadow cast by its absence.” For anyone who took the 4/6 about Sprinter Sacre close to the off of the Clarence House on Saturday, the result must have been pretty shattering. The likelihood …

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The New One To The Fore – Weekend Racing Preview

Michael Dorgan takes a look ahead to the weekend racing where star hurdlers The New One and Rock On Ruby will be on show at Cheltenham today. At Cheltenham today, last year’s unlucky Champion Hurdle third The New One aims to cement his place at the top of the 2015 Champion Hurdle market where he takes on seven others in StanJames.com International Hurdle. …

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