Friday, April 08, 2011
The Intelligent Punter's Guide to the 2011 Grand National
This piece of mine appears in the First Post.
And they're off! Or at least they will be at 4.15pm tomorrow when the 164th running of the Grand National, the world's most famous steeplechase, takes place at Aintree. Forty horses and jockeys will line up before the starter, all in search of the £521,000 first prize.
Picking a winner to your money is a daunting task, but a few rules can help weed out the realistic contenders from the also-rans.
You can read my horse-by-horse assessment of tomorrow’s 40 runners here.
Good luck with your selections!