Evening meeting is holding “Great Spring Hat Swap” in support of Women in Racing

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Lambourn open day

Equine stars on show at Lambourn

As well as visiting more than 25 yards, racing fans will get to see equine stars such as Sprinter Sacre and Kauto Star at the Lambourn Open Day

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Classic-winning racehorse sculpted at Chelsea Flower Show

Animal sculptor Edward Waites will be working on his life size statue of the racehorse Makfi at the Chelsea Flower Show

Aintree

Nick Scholfield’s blog: how it feels to ride — and fall — in the Grand National

Nick talks about his ride on Teaforthree in the Grand National

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The 25-1 shot wins the Crabbie’s Grand National in a race where all runners and riders came home safely

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Nick Scholfield’s blog: riding in the Grand National

Nick explains what it feels like to be riding the favourite in Saturday’s big race — The Grand National

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Past 10 Grand National winners: Where are they now? [PICS]

Enjoy pictures of former Grand National winners in their heyday at Aintree and enjoying their retirement in recent weeks

Week in pictures: 4 April 2014

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