The most famous event in the horse racing calendar takes place this weekend - and there are high hopes that the West Country might produce a winner. This year's Grand National has a top prize of a million pounds.
Somerset trainer Philip Hobbs has never won the big race. But after a successful Cheltenham Festival, expectations are high for the two horses he has running.
Bob Cruwys went to meet him at his stables near Minehead:
Gloucester rugby stars Mike Tindall and James Simpson-Daniel, are hoping their horse Monbeg Dude wins the Grand National this weekend.
Somerset based racehorse trainer Philip Hobbs is hoping for glory at The Grand National this weekend