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Victory parade for Grand National winner

Grand National champion Neptune Collonges will receive a hero's welcome when he returns to the Somerset village of Ditcheat later. Neptune's photo-finish win at Aintree marks another stunning victory for trainer Paul Nicholls.

But the triumph was accompanied by tragedy following the death of Gold Cup winner Synchronised. The horse trained in Gloucestershire by Jonjo O'Neill was fatally injured in a fall at the notorious Becher's Brook.

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