Aintree

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Champ ridden by jockey Barry Geraghty on his way to winning the Doom Bar Sefton Novices’ Hurdle on Friday at Aintree. Photograph: PA

Barry Geraghty is expected to miss the ride on leading fancy Anibale Fly in Saturday’s Grand National after suffering a suspected broken leg in a cras(...)

Min ridden by Ruby Walsh wins the JLT Chase. Photograph: PA

Ruby Walsh led his rivals a merry dance once again when making all the running on Min in the JLT Chase at Aintree. Narrowly touched off in the race (...)

 Jockey Robbie Power riding Supasundae  towards victory. Photograph: Getty Images

Supasundae went one better than 12 months ago in the Betway Aintree Hurdle for Jessica Harrington and Robbie Power. After a rare poor run in the Sta(...)

 Trainer Willie Mullins says he will not be bringing a big squad to Aintree next month. Photograph: Getty Images

Willie Mullins has no plans to descend upon Aintree next week with an army of horses. The County Carlow handler was last season well represented at t(...)

 On The Fringe, with Nina Carberry up, jumps the last on the way to winning the Foxhunter Chase at the Cheltenham Festival in 2015. Photograph: Getty Images

Enda Bolger is hoping a return to the Aintree fences will help On The Fringe bounce back to winning form after he was beaten at Cheltenham last week. (...)

Buveur D’Air ridden by jockey Noel Fehily and Petit Mouchoir ridden by jockey David Mullins clear a fence during the Imagine Cruising First In The Frame Top Novices’ Hurdle during Ladies Day of the Crabbie’s Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA

Buveur D’Air showed his resolve for a battle when posting a tenacious success in the Imagine Cruising First In The Frame Top Novices’ Hurdle at Aintre(...)

Richard Johnson with Balthazar King in the winners enclosure after victory in the Glenfarclas Handicap Steeplechase at Cheltenham Racecourse in 2012. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

Dual Cheltenham Festival winner and Grand National runner-up Balthazar King has been retired. The Philip Hobbs-trained veteran landed the Glenfarclas(...)

Tony McCoy guiding Carlingford Lough to Galway Plate success in 2013. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Tony McCoy would have a “slight preference” for Carlingford Lough if he had the choice of JP McManus’ Grand National hopes at Aintree on Saturday week(...)

Jockey Nina Carberry celebrates after winning the Crabbie’s Fox Hunters’ Chase with On The Fringe during the Grand Opening Day of the Crabbies Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse. Photo: Mike Egerton/PA

On The Fringe gave Nina Carberry a dream outing over the Grand National fences when posting a stylish success in the Crabbie’s Fox Hunters’ Chase at A(...)

Arctic Fire ridden by Ruby Walsh (L) falls at the last before Jezki ridden by Tony McCoy go on to win the 15.25 Doom Bar Aintree Hurdle. Photo: Andrew Boyers/Reuters

Jezki gave Tony McCoy a winner at what is his final Grand National Meeting when landing the Doom Bar Aintree Hurdle.Volnay De Thaix ensured that any s(...)