Grand National bets may top £150 million
Animal welfare campaigners will gather outside Aintree racecourse, calling for the Grand National to be banned on the grounds of cruelty.
Your guide to all the runners in the John Smith's Grand National at Aintree.
Salford rugby league club's owner Marwan Koukash has hit out at England's treatment of Gareth Hock.
Hock was kicked out of the national team for a breach of discipline.
Meanwhile, Mr Koukash's horse is one of the favourites to win the Melbourne Cup and be the first British horse to do so.
Campaigners say they're still concerned over safety following the deaths of two horses at Aintree.
The League Against Cruel Sports is calling for organisers to bring the Grand National meeting to a halt.
None of the 40 horses involved in this year's steeplechase died or wee seriously injured but Battlefront and Little Josh died in other races.
The animal welfare charity claims the total number of deaths during the three-day Aintree meeting is 40 since 2000.
24 horses have died on the Grand National course itself.
Today has been Ladies' Day at Aintree, with thousands of women competing in the fashion stakes at the Grand National course.
The main racing event takes place tomorrow - but today was all about the dresses, the shoes, and, possibly, a little bit of fake tan.
Paul Crone has spent the day sampling the sights and sounds of the concourses at Aintree:
Liverpool One shopping centre said its stores had sold 2,000 litres of fake tan, 10,000 bags and 38,700 pairs of stilettos this week ahead of Ladies' Day at the Grand National meeting.