Grand National love

Definitions

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  • proper noun The premier steeplechase (horse race over fences) in the United Kingdom

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Examples

  • This year's Grand National will have a record prize fund of £975,000, yet when the entries were published last week it attracted 86 names, the lowest figure for 16 years.

    Life begins at forty for future of Grand National's unique appeal | Greg Wood

  • The modern Grand National is as safe as it is ever likely to be in its familiar, 40-runner form but all the factors that make it unique also mean that the chance of a fatality in any given year – though odds-against – is still significantly higher than in any other major jumps race.

    Life begins at forty for future of Grand National's unique appeal | Greg Wood

  • The assumption is that of course I am, because I am a rock critic, and not to go is like not going to Wimbledon if you are a tennis writer or missing the Grand National as a racing correspondent.

    Paul Morley: Perhaps I'll finally give Glastonbury a go

  • The Cheltenham Gold Cup and the Grand National in Aintree, both National Hunt meetings, are two of the year's iconic sporting fixtures.

    A Showdown at the Horses

  • The Cheltenham Gold Cup and the Grand National in Aintree, both National Hunt meetings, are two of the year's iconic sporting fixtures.

    A Showdown at the Horses

  • A single package offering the rights to all the best racing would have the potential to attract new bidders to the table, including ITV and Sky, in an attempt to maximise the selling price, although the attraction to Sky could depend on the continuing status, or otherwise, of the Derby and Grand National as "listed" events for free-to-air television.

    British racing plans 'premier league' style revolution

  • While meetings such as the Grand National and Royal Ascot are among this country's most iconic sporting events, these are one-off events and some people feel the rest of the racing season lacks a coherent narrative.

    Horse Racing's Final Furlong?

  • Shortly thereafter, the Feds think, some money was transferred to another tiny Asian bank in California, the Grand National, where it was deposited into the account of the Hollywood Metropolitan Hotel.

    Connecting The Dots

  • I'd like to ask him or her who is going to win the Grand National.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • I'd like to ask him or her who is going to win the Grand National.

    Scottish Foresight

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