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 Aintree Grand National
The Grand National Steeplechase held annually at Aintree racecourse in Liverpool, England.
Aintree Racecourse Includes news, going reports, and information about the course, The Grand National, and business and wedding facilities.
Included is a Grand National and Aintree section and also a Welsh National and Chepstow area. /encyclopedia/article-Aintree_Grand_National.html

Grand National circuit 2mile 2 furlong, is flat with big fences of which many have a drop on the landing side. /ukracecourses/aintree.html

 Grand National - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Grand National is one of ten events reserved for live broadcast on UK terrestrial television under the ITC Code on Sports and Other Listed Events.
Usually held on a Saturday in early April at the Aintree racecourse near Liverpool, the current National race is run over two circuits of the Aintree course, covering four and half miles (7.2 km).
The National is the centerpiece of a three-day meeting, one of only two run at Aintree in the racing season. /wiki/Aintree_Grand_National

 Grand National Betting Odds 2005, Form, Tips, Results, Aintree Racecourse Guide
If you have the foresight to actually pick out the winner of the Aintree Grand National it is very important that you should be getting the best value possible.
The horses generally have had little experience of the Grand National Fences and as such it is the biggest test of all for any jumper.
One of the main reasons that the Grand National is so popular with the Public is that when it comes to Grand National Form there is so little form to go on.

 Aintree Racecourse, Home of the JOHN SMITH'S Grand National
John Smith's Grand National witnessed a fairytale story for the connections of Hedgehunter, winning the John Smith's Grand National in sensational style, some 12 months after falling at the last fence in the 2004 race.
Carrie Ford's ride on Forest Gunner also captured the hearts of the Nation, completing the course to finish an eventual 5th in her first Grand National.
The date for the 2006 John Smith's Grand National meeting is 6th, 7th and 8th April.

 Grand National Betting - Aintree Horseracing Bets
The first Grand National at Aintree was won by Lottery in 1839, and since then there have been many great stories over the years and have made a number of horses and people famous.
The best known Horse Racing Betting in the world is the Aintree Grand National.
Grand National Betting is an institution and everyone of legal betting age wants to try their luck at backing the winner. /sport/grand-national-betting.php

The Grand National Meeting is one of the most widely attended in the National Hunt calendar and Aintree has a host of corporate hospitality facilities to make sure that you enjoy your day whatever your budget and whatever your requirements.
Aintree Racecourse is known to millions worldwide as the home of the Grand National, the World's Greatest Steeplechase.
The Grand National is now established as one of the great horse racing festivals. /rcaintree.asp

 The Aintree Grand National 2005
The Grand National, which has ran each spring for 160 years has a massive worldwide audience and is the one race of the year that draws attention from everyone regardless of their interest in horse racing.
The 1999 Grand National meeting was in doubt with critics reporting just a few weeks before that the ground was untraceable, fortunately for fans the world over and the winning father and son this wasn’t the case.
The 1986 Grand National was won by a horse named “West Tip” and ridden by Richard Dunwoody the jockey who was claiming his first major win while still being only a 22 years old jockey, which marked his emergence as a top rider.

 BBC News GRAND NATIONAL Aintree trivia
The winner of the first Grand National, held in 1839, was the 5/1 favourite Lottery, ridden by Jem Mason.
Outsider Choisty "won" a virtual Grand National 2000 run by bookmaker Victor Chandler on 29 March, beating Dark Stranger, Micko's Dream and Star Traveller.
Aintree fences are unusual in that the landing side is usually lower than take-off. /hi/english/in_depth/sport/2000/grand_national/newsid_696000/696778.stm

 Sport, Music, Theatre and Days Out in Britain
We went to watch the Grand National at Aintree last year whilst we were staying with friends in Liverpool and we can definitely recommend the Grand National as a fabulous day out.
Gamblers professional and amateur alike are attraced to The Grand National, with betting being the bookies favourite race of the year and millions of pounds being gambled by punters looking to bet their money.
The culmination of the Grand National Weekend is the Martell Grand National Race at 3.45 on the Saturday, which usually sees the betting shops full with excited punters trying to cash in on a little bit of luck. /event.asp?id=5183&title=Grand+National

 Free bets and ticket information for the Aintree Grand National 2003
The Steeplechase Enclosure is open on Martell Cognac Grand National day only and comprises of two areas overlooking the Grand National course, the Embankment and the Canal Turn.
It is also important to note that this enclosure is situated on the far side of the Melling Road and viewing of the races on the day other than the Grand National itself will be on large screens situated in front of the viewing areas.
The Aintree Pavilion is also home to an impressive line-up of live acts and bands throughout the three days that ensures the atmosphere is lively from the start of the day through to the end of racing. /aintree_grand_national.htm

 Aintree Martell Grand National 2005: News
Aintree Racecourse is close to selling all Grandstand and Tattersalls tickets for both Friday and Saturday, the final two days of the 2005 three-day John Smith's Grand National meeting.
Aintree Racecourse urged racegoers today to pre-purchase all tickets for their chosen enclosure for both Friday (Ladies' Day) and Saturday (Grand National Day) for the John Smith's Grand National meeting.
Last year's winner Amberleigh House is one of a record 107 entries remaining in the 2005 John Smith's Aintree Grand National after today's forfeit stage. /aintree_grand_national_news.asp

 Grand National World : Front Page
Aintree, the racecourse of the Grand National will provide all the information that you may need on the course including information on the fences, viewing areas and the visitors centre.
Grand National World is a website that is devoted to the worlds greatest steeplechase The Grand National.
The Grand National, History and Tales from the world's greatest steeplechase.

 The Aintree Martell Cognac Grand National
Aintree Racecourse is the home of the world's most celebrated, most talked about, most magical race, the Martell Cognac Grand National.
The Grand National is held at Aintree Racecourse which is one of the most sophisticated, forward thinking sporting venues in the world.
Keep up-to-date with the next Grand National by visiting The Grand National and The Grand National 2005.

 Aintree Racecourse, Home of the JOHN SMITH'S Grand National - Grand National Racing Club
Aintree Racecourse is now offering you the chance to turn your dreams into reality by inviting you to join The Grand National Racing Club, which for a one-off payment of £199 [including vat], will give you the opportunity to enjoy the thrill of part owning a number of horses through the club.
They will be campaigned throughout the 2004/05 jump racing season but their main objective will be to run in the Grand National or one of the other four races over the National fences during the season.
The Grand National is the world's most popular, exciting and best-known horserace. /racing/gn_gnrc.html

 Grand National Bet
The 1997 Grand National, which was won by Lord Gyllene, was the 150th running of the race at Aintree and Sir Peter O’Sullevan’s 50th and final commentary for the BBC.
The last permit-holder to train the Grand National winner was the late Frank Gilman, the Leicestershire-based farmer, who was responsible for Grittar in 1982.
Mely Moss, who was runner-up to Papillon in the 2000 Martell Grand National and the 1996 runner-up Encore Un Peu, came close to becoming the first French-bred winners since Lutteur III in 1909. Media Aintree delays Grand National for royal wedding
Sporting Index has wasted no time opening a book on whether the royal wedding or the Grand National will get the best ratings, predicting 18 million viewers for Charles and Camilla's nuptials and 13 million for the action from Aintree.
The clash with the Grand National left the BBC in a quandary - the horse race is one of the most popular sporting events of the calendar - and last year attracted more than 10m viewers.
The Grand National is normally broadcast on BBC1 and BBC bosses have been loth to squander the huge audiences it attracts. /Media/site/story/0,14173,1452746,00.html

 Aintree Grand National Race Course
Aintree's trick is compounded when the seventh fence comes very quickly after the shock at Becher's.
On the second circuit, these two fences are by-passed and Aintree's last obstacle has no fence on it at all.
The 494-yard long run in from the final fence to the finish is the longest in the UK and has an acute elbow halfway to further scrape the empty barrel. /course

 Aintree Grand National 2005 - Result
The 158th Grand National will be run at Aintree racecourse on Saturday April 9 2005.
The winner of the first National held in 1839 was called Lottery and the race is often described as being such.
Obviously the going on the day will be a major determinant of the winner and indeed the final field, as several of the fancied candidates operate best on extremes of going and will not run should the going turn against them. /national2003.htm

 2005 Aintree Grand National - Placing your bet online
Aintree racecourse holds the 2005 Grand National on the first Saturday of April.
The Grand National is the main race of the three-day meeting and is the leading steeplechase race of the year.
Will a Previous Winner Win the Grand National? /aintree-grand-national.html

 Grand National Day
The Aintree Grand National Day which was scheduled to take place at Naas Racecourse on Saturday 5th April, has now unfortunately been cancelled. /fixtures/aintree_03.htm

 List of historical horses - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Red Rum, only horse in the history of the Aintree Grand National to win the race three times (he also came second on two other occasions).
Ruffian, a filly who won every race she started, except the one that killed her.
Nijinsky II, last horse to win the English Triple Crown (1970). /wiki/List_of_historical_horses

 The Racing World - The Lifestyle Guide to the Horse Racing World - Martell Grand National
Aintree - The Home of the Martell Grand National - 1st, 2nd and 3rd April 2004.
The Home of the Martell Grand National - The History, Facts and Figures,Legengs such as Red Rum,Course layout and all the Latest News.
BBC Sport presents a review of where all the runners and riders finished in the last Martell Grand National 2004. /Martell_Grand_National.shtml

 Martell Grand National - Aintree
1839- The first Aintree Grand National, won by the 5-1 favourite Lottery.
when Red Rum at 9-1 won his third Grand National.
This remains the most moving piece of Aintree's history as this horse captured the heart of the nation. /martell-grand-national.html

 aintree grand national. - UK Horse Racing Directory
On the portal of aintree grand national, there are numerous articles and results from UK race courses, meetings and special features on Jockeys.
On the aintree grand national website, you can find the latest live up to date race results, and bookmaker's final odds to confirm your winnings - UK.
The aintree grand national has all UK horseracing news, tips review, reviews, results of todays races. /bet/aintree-grand-national.html

 RTÉ.ie Sport - Racing: Record Prize money for 2001 Aintree Grand National
Record prize money of £1.5million will be on offer over the three days of the 2001 Grand National meeting, Aintree announced today.
Speaking at the stable of last year's Grand National-winning trainer Ted Walsh, Aintree's managing director, Charles Barnett, said: "This is yet another record for Aintree and I am delighted that year on year we have been able to significantly improve prize money levels."
RTÉ.ie Sport - Racing: Record Prize money for 2001 Aintree Grand National /sport/2000/1114/grandnational.html

 The Aintree Grand National
W) War and the unfortunate fact the Grand National had to be postponed from 1941 to 1945 due to World War two, with it recommencing again in 1946.
For many, this was the most emotional Aintree moment, as Champion had bravely fought an even bigger challenge than the National fences in cancer.
The unthinkable happened in 1993 when due to the runners not being recalled after a false start, Jenny Pitman's Esha Ness won the hollowest of victories in the Grand National that never was. /atoz

 Aintree : UK directory
Aintree Village Parish Council - Includes council information, a history of the village, photos, a guestbook, and community pages covering the library, churches, pubs, recreation, health services, events, schools and businesses.
This directory is powered by the Limey Search UK directory, which includes modified data from the Open Directory Project. allows you to compare bookmakers odds to get the best price, plus claim over £200 in free bets. /England/Merseyside/Aintree

The Grand National was first run in 1839 and is a 4 1/2 miles handicap steeplechase
The War National Steeplechase run at Gatwick over the Grand National distance
The Racecourse Association Steeplechase run at Gatwick over the Grand National distance /grandnational.html

 RTE News - Sport: Papillon wins Aintree Grand National
Over 50,000 racegoers flocked to the Aintree course this afternoon to witness what was touted as the most open Grand National in years.
The Ted Walsh trained and Ruby Walsh ridden Papillon has won the Martell Grand National at Aintree.
RTE News - Sport: Papillon wins Aintree Grand National /news/2000/0408/sport.html

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