Saturday 22 July 2017

As it happened: All the action from the Grand National 2016

Racegoers watch the first race of the final day of the Grand National Festival horse race meeting at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool, northern England on April 9, 2016. The annual three day meeting culminates in the Grand National which is run over a distance of four miles and four furlongs (7,242 metres), and is the biggest betting race in the United Kingdom. / AFP / OLI SCARFF (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)
Racegoers watch the first race of the final day of the Grand National Festival horse race meeting at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool, northern England on April 9, 2016. The annual three day meeting culminates in the Grand National which is run over a distance of four miles and four furlongs (7,242 metres), and is the biggest betting race in the United Kingdom. / AFP / OLI SCARFF (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)
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Ruby Walsh has been ruled out of the big race but there are still plenty of interesting storylines for today's Grand National. Can jockey Leighton Aspell make it three wins in-a-row?

 

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