For so many years it was only the Grand National that brought the name of Aintree to worldwide attention. One race - the most watched in the world - attracted viewers and punters to watch or have a bet. That remains the case.
But the two days leading up to the Saturday, the Aintree Festival as a whole, has become a success in its own right and Aintree racecourse deserves great credit for that. As a punter, the last few April meetings in Liverpool have been profitable ones. I have enjoyed them, especially the Thursday and . . .
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