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Six things we loved about Aintree today

THE sun shone, Conor McGregor made an appearance and Arthur became Merseyside’s favourite name - it was all happening at Aintree on Grand National day. The 2017 festival drew to a close with a special appearance by Bradley Lowery , the little boy from Sunderland who has captur...

Grand National 2017 runners: The horses to race at Aintree

The Last Samuri heads the final field of 40 runners in Saturday's Randox Health Grand National at Aintree. Sportsmail's Sam Turner analyses all the runners and riders who are due to take part in the world's greatest steeplechase.

Grand National 2017 live: Runners, results, odds and betting tips from Aintree

All horses are rated out of 10. Fine second in last year’s National, and third over the big fences in the Becher in December. Can go close again but may have to settle for place. 2. MORE OF THAT (Jonjo O’Neill/Barry Geraghty) High-class staying hurdler but in and out over ...

Fox Norton dazzles in Melling Chase at Aintree

Fox Norton finally came of age on the big stage as he relished a step up in trip to run out a decisive winner of the JLT Melling Chase. After just failing to reel in Special Tiara in the Queen Mother Champion Chase at the Cheltenham Festival, the seven-year-old gained a deserved...

Fox Norton marvellous in Melling win

Fox Norton finally came of age on the big stage as he relished a step up in trip to run out a decisive winner of the JLT Melling Chase. After just failing to reel in Special Tiara in the Queen M...

Grand National 2017: Norton outfoxes rivals in the JLT Melling Chase at Aintree

Fox Norton (4-1) powered to an impressive success in the JLT Melling Chase to provide trainer Colin Tizzard, jockey Robbie Power and owners Ann and Alan Potts with a Grade One double on Ladies Da...

Pinstickers' Guide to Grand national runners and riders 2017

Here is your pinstickers’ guide to all the 40 runners (plus four reserves) for the 2017 Randox Health Grand National. All horses are rated out of 10. Fine second in last year’s National, an...

Your pinstickers' guide to this weekend's Grand National at Aintree

Prominent throughout last year, it was heartbreaking to see him run down close home and finish second. He also ran another excellent race in the Becher in December, but the worry is he is much hi...

Grand National 2017: What Time Is The Race, How To Watch And Latest Weather Forecast

The three-day Grand National meeting, best known for the eponymous Grand National race, is almost upon us. The four-and-a-half mile course will see 40 runners take on 30 fences at Aintree racecou...

Grand National 2017: Fox Norton and God's Own head JLT Melling Chase runners

Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase runner-up Fox Norton and last year's winner God's Own head the nine entries for the JLT Melling Chase on Ladies' Day at Aintree Racecourse. Colin Tizzard’s F...

Grand National 2017: Barry Geraghty to ride More Of That at Aintree

Barry Geraghty looks set to partner More Of That in Saturday’s Randox Health Grand National at Aintree Racecourse. As retained rider to powerful owner JP McManus he had four contenders to choo...