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Grand National

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(Horse Racing) the Grand National an annual steeplechase run at Aintree, Liverpool, since 1839
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Noun1.Grand National - an annual steeplechase run in Liverpool, England
steeplechase - a horse race over an obstructed course
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Rated 156 over fences and 31lb lower for hurdling, Total Recall is being aimed at the Aintree Grand National and, no matter how easily he wins tomorrow, his chase mark will be safe.
How many steeplechase fences are on the Aintree Grand National race course?
Add to that the presence of Aintree Grand National Festival winner Double W's and Arkle-fifth Forest Bihan and you have a race to get excited about.
Quoted on her website, Russell said: "One For Arthur has been monitored and scanned since the Aintree Grand National and yesterday, after his first piece of work, he was found to have disrupted fibres in his right fore superficial flexor tendon.
David Stevens, from bookmakers Coral, said: "The Coral Scottish Grand National is one of the biggest races of the year in betting terms, with only the Aintree Grand National, Cheltenham Gold Cup and Epsom Derby higher in terms of turnover.
The Aintree Grand National Meeting continues today and we have teamed up with Stan James or StanJames.
Bryan Cooper will miss the Aintree Grand National meeting after picking up two separate bans totalling 15 days on the nal day at Cheltenham.
He has won every major race in the jump racing calendar including the Aintree Grand National, the Cheltenham Gold Cup, the Champion Hurdle and the King George VI Chase.
10 Who rode Esha Ness first past the post in the 1993 Aintree Grand National that never was?
Meanwhile, Welsh trainer Tim Vaughan has high hopes of winning the world's greatest steeplechase - the Aintree Grand National.
Knotty Ash's famous son declared the Aintree Grand National Meeting officially open yesterday ahead of the first race.