Grand National


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Grand National

n
(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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He's a hard nail, is Jack, and a dead shot, too, but you can't leave a Grand National winner to die like that--what?"
The deaths occurred on the flat course, the hurdles course and the famous Grand National circuit.
[pounds sterling]1million is available in total prize money, whilst the winner will receive a cool [pounds sterling]561,000 for their efforts, which brings to an end the three-day Grand National racing festival.
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THE countdown is on for the 2019 Randox Health Grand National Festival, and once again Aintree Racecourse will stage an Opening Ceremony for Grand National Thursday four weeks today on Thursday, April 4.
?Easy as 1-2-3 1 Which Irish Grand National winner also gave trainer Ted Walsh his only success at the Cheltenham Festival?
The racing supremo has donated the distinctive colours of his beloved three-time Grand National winner Red Rum to the World Museum.
TIGER Roll defied 45 years of history and wrote himself into the record books when winning a second successive Grand National on Saturday afternoon, becoming the first horse to achieve the feat since the legendary Red Rum in 1974.
The Grand National is the biggest event of the year atAintree racecouse, withLadies Dayone of the most stylish - and people are already thinking ahead to 2020.
And this Saturday's Grand National promises to be another memorable event.

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