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London :: United Kingdom | over 1 year ago

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Remodelled fences are a leap forward The future of the Grand National was secured by root-and-branch reform but only literally, not figuratively. For it was largely through skilled husbandry of turf and spruce that such an edifying spectacle was

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London :: United Kingdom | over 1 year ago

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Any Currency Non finishers Fence 8 (Canal Turn): The Rainbow Hunter (unseated rider), Treacle (unseated rider), Big Fella Thanks (unseated rider) Fence 11: Ninetieth Minute (pulled up) Fence 12: Tatenen (fell) Fence 15 (The Chair): Viking Blond (

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Liverpool :: NY :: USA | over 1 year ago

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Death Again Visits a Racecourse on Trial Russell Cheyne/Reuters In the Topham Steeplechase at Aintree Racecourse on Friday, Sam Twiston-Davies, in blue, fell from Little Josh, who broke a shoulder and was euthanized. England The death of a second

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Brisbane :: Australia | over 1 year ago

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Grand Nationals, there has rarely been such scrutiny on the world's most gruelling steeplechase heading into the 2013 race on Saturday...Past winners, such as three-time champion Red Rum, have been adopted as national treasures. Forever lurking away,

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London :: United Kingdom | over 1 year ago

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Aintree's redesigned Grand National fences have been welcomed by welfare groups ahead of their full debut. But concerns still remain over the size of the 40-runner field for Saturday's big race at the Liverpool track, with calls for it to be reduced

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Cheltenham :: United Kingdom | over 1 year ago

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As the annual event approaches, the deaths of two horses last year and the same number the year before have raised questions about the ethics of a race with such a high casualty rate...The race owes its unique status precisely to its proximity to the

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London :: United Kingdom | over 1 year ago

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According to Pete injured himself during the 2012 Grand National falling over the old birch barrier and had to be put down Infamous: The new Becher's Brook fence at Aintree racecourse no longer has a hard birch core but has been covered by spruces so

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London :: United Kingdom | over 1 year ago

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30 March 2013 Grand National jockeys have been asked to slow down by Aintree bosses who want to avoid a repeat of last year's race, where two horses died. Organisers have reminded riders of their 'personal responsibility' ahead of next weekend's

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London :: United Kingdom | over 1 year ago

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They are among a number of measures aimed at dealing with accusations of animal cruelty after eight horses died in the last decade...The death, along with that of outsider According to Pete, who was brought down at the same fence on the second

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London :: United Kingdom | over 1 year ago

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Aintree to test fences in safety review Grand National: Aintree to test out fence changes Changes to Grand National fences will be trialled at Aintree on Saturday as the racecourse tries to improve safety...Four fences have been rebuilt using softer

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