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#Aintree Grand National

# aintree-grand-national - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Broken collarbone rules Cheltenham hero Bryony Frost out of the Grand National

The 23-year-old jockey won’t be fit to ride at Aintree on 6 April.

# aintree-grand-national - Monday 25 December, 2017

'When I got the tube in my side, my lungs were punctured, I realised things were more serious then' Inspiring This post contains videos

'When I got the tube in my side, my lungs were punctured, I realised things were more serious then'

Robbie McNamara was due to ride Lord Windermere in the 2015 Aintree Grand National. The day beforehand, his life changed forever.

# aintree-grand-national - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Irish horse racing legend Tommy Carberry passes away RIP

Irish horse racing legend Tommy Carberry passes away

Tributes have been paid to the 75-year-old former jockey and trainer.

# aintree-grand-national - Saturday 8 April, 2017

3 each-way shots that could land you a jackpot in the Grand National

So you’re telling us there’s a chance?

# aintree-grand-national - Friday 7 April, 2017

Forty years on from the Grand National's first female jockey, women in sport still have fences to jump

When it comes to equality, women in sport still face a proverbial Becher’s Brook, writes Tommy Martin.

# aintree-grand-national - Friday 31 March, 2017

Barry Geraghty says he's ready for Aintree Grand National - five weeks after breaking six ribs

The jockey has been on the sidelines since the end of February following a nasty fall.

# aintree-grand-national - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Brian Fletcher -- who guided Red Rum to two Aintree Grand Nationals -- dies aged 69 RIP

Brian Fletcher -- who guided Red Rum to two Aintree Grand Nationals -- dies aged 69

The English jockey was responsible for one of the all-time great Aintree finishes in 1973.

# aintree-grand-national - Friday 8 April, 2016

The42′s Winning Post: Everything you need to enjoy Grand National Day - and pick a winner

All eyes remain on Merseyside as the Grand National festival enters its final day.

# aintree-grand-national - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Nina Carberry's Grand National ban lifted thanks to 'ambiguous wording'

BHA rule ban will not apply on Grand National day.

# aintree-grand-national - Thursday 9 April, 2015

McCoy rides his luck and claims the Aintree Hurdle on day one of the festival

However, the day’s feature went to Silviniaco Conti for the second year in a row.

# aintree-grand-national - Monday 30 March, 2015

No Punchestown for Tony McCoy as he bids for Grand farewell

The jockey will finish his career on 25 April.

# aintree-grand-national - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Grand National jockeys stage mutiny over Aintree false-start farce

All bar one failed to co-operate with the stewards enquiry.

3 each-way shots you should consider in the Grand National

40 runners go to post but there can only be one winner. Can a big-priced outsider spring a shock in this year’s Grand National?

# aintree-grand-national - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

'Small fracture' for Grand National champion Ryan Mania

The Scottish jockey is due to leave hospital today following an MRI scan on his racing injuries.

# aintree-grand-national - Saturday 6 April, 2013

All the Grand National statistics you need in one beautiful infographic

Just in case you were wondering where to stick that fiver.

5 fool-proof* ways to pick the winner of this afternoon's Aintree Grand National

*Warning: Methods advised may not be fool-proof.

From Poll: Is the Aintree Grand National cruel? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the Aintree Grand National cruel?

Despite recent safety changes to the course, horses continue to die.

# aintree-grand-national - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

BHA report: Too soon to say if Grand National needs to be made safer

The British Horseracing Authority has concluded a review of the incidents which led to the deaths of Synchronised and According to Pete this year.

# aintree-grand-national - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Neptune Collonges takes Grand National in photo-finish

Post-race celebrations were dampened by news of two fatalities, Gold Cup champion Synchronised among them.

A pinsticker’s guide to… the Aintree Grand National

If you’re one of those people who chooses horses in the most unscientific way possible, we’re here to help you in your quest.

# aintree-grand-national - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Synchronised saddled with top weight for 2012 Grand National

JP McManus’s horse heads the weights, with 31 Irish-trained runners declared for this year’s Aintree showpiece.