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Off to the Grand National races

Jonathan Moore is unseated from Newsworthy during the 16:05 Randox Health Topham Handicap Chase during the Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool. REUTERS/Andrew Yates

Jonathan Moore is unseated from Newsworthy during the 16:05 Randox Health Topham Handicap Chase during the Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool. REUTERS/Andrew Yates

Jonathan Moore is unseated from Newsworthy during the 16:05 Randox Health Topham Handicap Chase during the Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool. REUTERS/Andrew Yates
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Politologue ridden by Sam Twiston-Davies in action before winning the 15:25 JLT Melling Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

Politologue ridden by Sam Twiston-Davies in action before winning the 15:25 JLT Melling Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

Politologue ridden by Sam Twiston-Davies in action before winning the 15:25 JLT Melling Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs
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General view during the 14:20 Betway Top Novices' Hurdle. REUTERS/Darren Staples

General view during the 14:20 Betway Top Novices' Hurdle. REUTERS/Darren Staples

General view during the 14:20 Betway Top Novices' Hurdle. REUTERS/Darren Staples
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Jester Jet ridden by Robert Dunne (R) wins the 13:45 Alder Hey Children's Charity Handicap Hurdle. Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

Jester Jet ridden by Robert Dunne (R) wins the 13:45 Alder Hey Children's Charity Handicap Hurdle. Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

Jester Jet ridden by Robert Dunne (R) wins the 13:45 Alder Hey Children's Charity Handicap Hurdle. Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff
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Mystifiable ridden by Paddy Brennan (C) clears the fence at Canal Turn during the 16:05 Randox Health Topham Handicap Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

Mystifiable ridden by Paddy Brennan (C) clears the fence at Canal Turn during the 16:05 Randox Health Topham Handicap Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs

Mystifiable ridden by Paddy Brennan (C) clears the fence at Canal Turn during the 16:05 Randox Health Topham Handicap Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs
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Politologue ridden by Sam Twiston-Davies in action during the 15:25 JLT Melling Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

Politologue ridden by Sam Twiston-Davies in action during the 15:25 JLT Melling Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

Politologue ridden by Sam Twiston-Davies in action during the 15:25 JLT Melling Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff
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General view of a bookmaker setting up during the Grand National Festival. REUTERS/Andrew Yates

General view of a bookmaker setting up during the Grand National Festival. REUTERS/Andrew Yates

General view of a bookmaker setting up during the Grand National Festival. REUTERS/Andrew Yates
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Ultragold ridden by Harry Cobden clears a fence on the way to winning the 16:05 Randox Health Topham Handicap Chase. REUTERS/Andrew Yates

Ultragold ridden by Harry Cobden clears a fence on the way to winning the 16:05 Randox Health Topham Handicap Chase. REUTERS/Andrew Yates

Ultragold ridden by Harry Cobden clears a fence on the way to winning the 16:05 Randox Health Topham Handicap Chase. REUTERS/Andrew Yates
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Politologue ridden by Sam Twiston-Davies (R) leads Min ridden by Paul Townend before winning the 15:25 JLT Melling Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

Politologue ridden by Sam Twiston-Davies (R) leads Min ridden by Paul Townend before winning the 15:25 JLT Melling Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

Politologue ridden by Sam Twiston-Davies (R) leads Min ridden by Paul Townend before winning the 15:25 JLT Melling Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff
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Racegoers during Ladies Day at the Grand National Festival. Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

Racegoers during Ladies Day at the Grand National Festival. Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

Racegoers during Ladies Day at the Grand National Festival. Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff
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Top Gamble ridden by James Bowen clears a fence during the 16:05 Randox Health Topham Handicap Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

Top Gamble ridden by James Bowen clears a fence during the 16:05 Randox Health Topham Handicap Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

Top Gamble ridden by James Bowen clears a fence during the 16:05 Randox Health Topham Handicap Chase. Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff
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General view during the 13:45 Alder Hey Children's Charity Handicap Hurdle. Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

General view during the 13:45 Alder Hey Children's Charity Handicap Hurdle. Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

General view during the 13:45 Alder Hey Children's Charity Handicap Hurdle. Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff
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