Grand National winner Ballabriggs and Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Long Run are due to parade at Sandown Park next weekend.

The equine heroes will parade around the paddock at 12.30pm prior to racing on bet365 day (Saturday 23 April).

Also joining them will be triple World Hurdle-winning Big Buck’s, 2008 winner Cup winner Denman, dual Queen Mother Champion Chase winner Master Minded, Ryanair Chase winner Albertas Run, Arkle winner Captain Chris and Albert Barlett winner Bob’s Worth.

Stambrook Marquesa, winner of the 2010 Charles Owen Pony racing final will be there as well, in recognition of the grassroots of the sport.

The day is unique in that the card features both Flat and Jump racing.

For more information visit: www.sandown.co.uk.

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