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Sussex Jockey celebrates Grand National win

Popular Sussex jockey Leighton Aspell wins the Grand National on 25-1 shot Pineau de Re

Sussex village celebrates Grand National win for local jockey

Leighton Aspell celebrates at Aintree Credit: PA

Popular Sussex jockey Leighton Aspell has made regulars at his local pub very happy, by romping home in the Grand National on board Pineau de Re.

The 25-1 shot was well-backed by friends at the White Horse Inn in Pulborough, close to where the 37 year old lives.

Leighton Aspell with his family Credit: PA

A homecoming celebration is now planned for Aspell, who lives in nearby Storrington with his family.

Today though, showing true dedication, he's due to run in three races at Market Rasen.

Leighton Aspell on National winner Pineau de Re Credit: PA

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