John McCririck: Grand National 'overshadowed' by Synchronised's death

Horse racing pundit John McCririck said this year's Grand National was "overshadowed" by the death of Synchronised. He also said that he has been campaigning for years to ensure that horses which get loose before the start of a race should be automatically withdrawn.

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Grand National fever

Controversy hits the Aintree racecourse again as two horse are put down after falling in the 2012 Grand National.