The Aintree Grand National. The race where once a year punters come out in force, sweeps are carried out in most workplaces and the RSPCA are up in arms over the test in which the horses face.
If you’re struggling to find a winner, or are not one of many who will latch on to the Ruby Walsh factor, here are some suggestions from people who are supposedly in the know.
Rare bob and joncol my picks in big race both well in grade1 winners
— Richard Hughes (@hughesiejockey) April 5, 2013
Cappa Bleu you fools! Cappa Bleu
— John McCririck (@TheMcCririck) April 5, 2013
Want the Grand National winner? Here's a clue twitter.com/brucemillingto…
— Bruce Millington (@brucemillington) April 5, 2013
Last year I had Sunnyhill Boy (right). My each way tips in the National are Chicargo Grey,Soll, Seabass & Colbert Stn twitter.com/BroadcastMoose…
— Ian Abrahams (@BroadcastMoose) April 5, 2013
Fancy a bit of Roberto Goldback for the hottest man at Aintree Nick Henderson! What do you think will win the john smiths grand national?
— Derek Thompson (@tommoracing) April 5, 2013