Red Rum was the last horse to win back-to-back Grand National runnings before Tiger Roll.Read the full story ›
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The excitement of the Grand National is like no other sporting event and many of you will have taken part in the work sweepstake.
For many of us it'll be the one time in the year that we'll actually have a gamble.
But while it's a bit of fun for most of us, for others it can become an addiction.
Our correspondent David Chisnall has been looking into the issue of problem gambling.
Women were out to celebrate at Aintree as the world-famous racecourse held its annual Ladies Day.Read the full story ›
The Grand National Festival's officially opened.
Security is tight as thousands of racegoers decend on Merseyside over the next 3 days for the Aintree Festival.
Racegoers have a feast of action today, on what's described as 'the day for Champions'.
We caught up with Sir Kenny Dalglish.
Security is tight as thousands of racegoers descend on Merseyside over the next 3 days for the Aintree Festival.
It opens later, with Ladies Day tomorrow... culminating in the world famous steeple chase on Saturday.
Superintendent Louise Harrison from Merseyside Police wants people to have a great time and to stay safe.
A cold and showery outlook to start this year's festival, but conditions look set to improve a little towards Ladies Day and the weekendRead the full story ›
Bosses say the Grand National will still go ahead as promised after mindless yobs broke in and trashed Aintree racecourse this morning.Read the full story ›
A young mother has been jailed for robbing and burgling disabled victimsRead the full story ›
Police are appealing for witnesses to a stabbing in Aintree on Saturday. The four offenders are around 18 years old, with local accents.Read the full story ›
Jamie Bridge from Aintree has been sentenced to 24 years for shooting a rival drug dealer in the head in front of Christmas shoppers.Read the full story ›