BBC Sport - Grand National 2016: A brief history of the famous Aintree race
A brief history of the Grand National
- From the section Horse Racing
BBC Sport looks at the history of the Grand National, with the 2016 race taking place at Aintree on Saturday 9 April.
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Pictures courtesy of Great British Racing.