The race that stops a nation.
Historically the day when bookies take money from people who never bet the rest of the year. While the race can be a lottery (though less so than it used to be), I am all for anything that increases and improves the profile of the sport. As long as there are not multiple fatalities tomorrow, that should be the case.
Many of the spectators at Aintree will not even see the race. They will be busy in the bar, or already suffering from the consequences of having been earlier in the . . .
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