More Stars of the Jumps (last updated pre-Cheltenham 2011)
The Grand National
Saturday sees the staging of the world's most famous steeplechase, the John Smith's Grand National, at Aintree. At 4.15pm millions of people will tune in to this unique spectacle where 40 brave horses and jockeys compete over 4 1/2 miles and 30 fences over of unique, spruce built obstacles. Any of the 40 runners could be victorious, but we give you an insight into four leading contenders. Every National winner has a story to tell, could it be one of these? Also, look at our overview of all the horses who will be running- with their form explained in simple terms, it could help you pick a winner!
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