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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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Around 15 per cent of all bets on the Grand National were placed on the 4/1 favourite, making it a costly result for bookmakers.
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, rather than all carrying the same weight -- like at the Cheltenham races -- the Grand National's handicap structure means the better the horse, the more weight it has to carry, with the aim that all should cross the line in unison.
The 2018 winner, trained by Gordon Elliott, features again at the world-famous race at Aintree on Saturday and would be the first back-to-back winner of the Grand National since the legendary Red Rum in 1973-74 if he can win.
Last year Tiger Roll, ridden by Davy Russell and trained by Gordon Elliott, won the Grand National ahead of Pleasant Company after a photo finish at Aintree.
There is excitement at every fence during the Grand National Festival
Over hurdles, fences and the Grand National course, Saint Are ran 13 times in all at his beloved Aintree, winning twice and placing on four further occasions.
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1 Who was the first female jockey to complete the Grand National and in what year?
THE Grand National had reached it's lowest ebb in 1975 under property developer owner Bill Davies, who bought the course two years earlier.
"The Grand National is probably not as much as a jumping test now as it was when Numbersixvalverde won, but Double Seven is a grand jumper.
"The Grand National is probably not as much as a jumping test now as it was when Number-sixvalverde won, but Double Seven is a grand jumper.