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Apr 07

Southern, Merseyrail and Arriva Rail North strike under way

Workers at three rail companies begin a 24-hour strike on the day of the Grand National horse race.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-39529018

Apr 07

Treadwell out of Grand National after fall

Jockey Liam Treadwell will miss Saturday’s Grand National after a fall in the Topham Chase at Aintree on Friday.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39535635

Apr 07

Grand National 2017: The Last Samuri heads 40-horse line-up at Aintree

A field of 40 horses headed by The Last Samuri is set to contest the 170th running of the Grand National on Saturday.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39530709

Apr 07

Fox Norton heads Tizzard Aintree treble on Ladies’ Day

Fox Norton and Robbie Power help give trainer Colin Tizzard a 4,334-1 treble on Ladies’ Day at Aintree.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39530135

Apr 07

Family cash in Grand National Red Rum bet from 1974

The betting slip – for £1 on Red Rum – was found in a late relative’s paperwork.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-39528083

Apr 07

Grand National 20 years on: Lord Gyllene’s trainer loved his ’15 minutes of fame’

Lord Gyllene’s trainer will never forget the day they won the Grand National 20 years ago – even if everyone else virtually always does.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39494015

Apr 06

Imperial Commander: Cheltenham Gold Cup-winning horse dies

Imperial Commander, winner of the Cheltenham Gold Cup in 2010, dies of a heart attack at the age of 16.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39522332

Apr 06

Grand National 2017: Katie Walsh fit for Aintree race despite fall

Top female jockey Katie Walsh is passed fit for Saturday’s Grand National despite injuring her arm in a fall at Aintree on Thursday.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39520254

Apr 06

Tea For Two and jockey Kelly bounce back from Gold Cup tumble with Aintree win

Lizzie Kelly guides Tea For Two to victory in the Betway Bowl on day one of the Grand National meeting at Aintree.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39514802

Apr 06

Runners, riders, trainers and form – Pinstickers’ guide to the Grand National

Runners, riders, trainers and form – all the key details you need to know for Saturday’s big race at Aintree.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39454325

Apr 06

Grand National 2017: Scudamore hopes brother can end family drought at Aintree

They have one of the most famous family names in British racing, but it has been almost 60 years since a Scudamore won the Grand National.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/wales/39504597

Apr 06

‘When I woke from my coma, I was mentally 12 years old’ – Murphy’s powerful story

When jockey Declan Murphy suffered a disastrous fall, his death was reported in the Racing Post. But 18 months later he raced again – and won.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-39507939

Apr 05

Nick Skelton: Two-time Olympic gold medallist retires

Show jumper Nick Skelton, who became Britain’s second-oldest Olympic gold medallist with victory at Rio 2016, reflects on his remarkable career after confirming his retirement.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/equestrian/39509599

Apr 05

Final Grand National line-up named

The 40-strong line-up for Saturday’s Grand National at Aintree is confirmed with Pendra the only withdrawal.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39504237

Apr 05

‘He is the horse everyone remembers’ – Red Rum’s third win, 40 years on

BBC North West Tonight marks the 40th anniversary of Red Rum’s third Grand National win by telling the story of that day.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39501984

Apr 05

Terminally ill boy made honorary Grand National ‘runner’

Terminally ill five-year-old Bradley Lowery is to be given honorary 41st place in the racecard for the Grand National at Aintree on Saturday.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/horse-racing/39502662

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