Race meeting begins at Aintree

The world's most famous steeplechase is less than 48 hours away.

A staggering two-thirds of us are expected to have a bet on the Grand National this Saturday.

The race meeting started today and our sports reporter David Chisnall has been among the crowds.


John Smith's Grand National

The John Smith's Grand National takes place at Aintree Racecourse on 6 April 2013.