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  • The Grand National is an equestrian competition in England. It is themost valuable jump race in Europe.
  • This competition came from thetradition of hunting. Officiallythe first time was held at Aintree,near Liverpool, in 1839. It wasattended by 17 competitors, whogalloped over 6 kilometres offields, fencing pens a few sheepand three major obstacles: a walland two streams.
  • The race is held annually on a Saturday afternoon in early April.The horses have to be strong, disciplined and intelligent because theyhave to jump and gallop 30 obstacles along a rough trail of 7 kilometres.The race consists of two laps to Aintree circuit, with 16 obstacles in thefirst and 14 in the second.You can have up to 40 horses in competition. It is a race very risky View slide
  • The greatest legend of GrandNational is the horse Red Rum,winner in three editions.The race was not held between1916 and 1918 or between 1941 and1945, during the World Wars. View slide
  • The 2013 Grand National was won by Auroras Encore ridden by jockeyRyan Mania for trainer Sue Smith.
  • By Alejandra Saugar