When it comes to picking a Grand National winner do you follow the form, browse the internet looking for hot tips, or just choose a name that appeals to you?

With a field of 40 runners jumping 30 fences around 4 miles 4 furlongs of the famous Aintree course, even experienced punters don’t always get it right, so make sure you don’t miss our form guide in tomorrow’s Horse & Hound magazine (4 April, 2013) for expert analysis of the runners.

And as all eyes turn to Aintree, this great infographic from Mirror.co.uk crunches the stats behind the world’s most famous steeplechase. Whether you want to show off your knowledge to your friends, or want to pack away the information for a future pub quiz, it wraps up all you need to know, including the fact that H&H’s very own Marcus Armytage still holds the record for the fastest winning time on board Mr Frisk.