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Stories with subject: Steeplechase
  • 2 more horses die at Aintree Festival story has photos
    Updated: Apr-08-16 5:17 pm

    Two more horses died at the Aintree Festival following falls in a race run over the fences used for the grueling Grand National Steeplechase, taking the total for the week to four deaths.

  • Aspell goes for 3 in a row at the Grand National 
    Updated: Apr-08-16 7:37 am

    Leighton Aspell made a heat-of-the-moment decision to retire from horse racing in 2007, feeling he'd lost his passion for the sport.

  • 2015 winner Many Clouds heads field of 40 for Grand National 
    Updated: Apr-07-16 6:38 am

    LIVERPOOL, England - Many Clouds heads a 40-horse field for the Grand National on Saturday and will carry top weight as he looks to become the first back-to-back winner of the world's most grueling horse race since Red Rum in 1974.