Hooves pounding, hats waving, hearts racing: there’s nothing like a day at the races.

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Find out what they had to say about the fashion, food and atmosphere at two of the country’s most exciting events.

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The complete Grand National winners list

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The Grand National has been run almost every year since the first race in 1839, with every rider eager to make their way onto the prestigious winners list. The only...
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Betting tips and advice for the Grand National 2018

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Get all the Grand National tips for 2018! The 2018 Grand National is nearly upon us. It is one of the most prominent sporting events of the entire year. And...
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Grand National Runners List 2018

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There’s no other race in the calendar quite like the Grand National. The renewal, run over 4m2f at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool, is one of Britain’s sporting crown jewels and…

A history of female jockeys in the Grand National

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Horse racing is one of a still very limited number of sports where men and women are able to compete against each other on a level playing field. Since the...