Witness the drama unfold in person and to watch the hero come through at the end on Grand National Day. The Grand National is a National Hunt horse race held annually at Aintree Racecourse near Liverpool, England. First run in , it is a handicap steeplechase Sponsor : Randox Health. Three days of top class racing and entertainment culminating with the world's greatest Steeple Chase. International edition switch to the UK edition switch to the US edition switch to the Australia edition. Lord Sefton Upper Seats. You could be at Aintree to witness the drama unfold in person and to watch the hero come through at the end. Duke of Alburquerque Jack Anthony Martin Becher Tommy Carberry Bob Champion Richard Dunwoody Brian Fletcher Dick Francis Josh Gifford Bruce Hobbs Count Karl Kinsky Jem Mason Tony McCoy Tom Olliver Ernest Piggott Richard Pitman Ruby Walsh Fred Winter. Those requiring more specialist care can be transported by specialist horse ambulances, under police escort, to the nearby Philip Leverhulme Equine Hospital at the University of Liverpool at Leahurst. Mitmachen Artikel verbessern Neuen Artikel anlegen Autorenportal Hilfe Letzte Änderungen Kontakt Spenden. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. We suggest you split thewinnings as follows: For every 1, horses taking part in modern steeplechase races, the number of fatalities is just over four, according to the British Horseracing Authority ; research by Anglia Ruskin University states the rate is six per 1, horses. Grand National Day 14th April Witness the drama unfold in person and to watch the hero come through at the end. Course officials tried to stop the runners by waving red flags, but many jockeys thought that they were protesters some had invaded the course earlier and so continued to race. By the penultimate fence this number had reduced to three, with Great Span looking most likely to win ahead of Billy Barton and Tipperary Tim.