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Grand National 2023: All of the latest as it happens at Aintree with The Guide Liverpool

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Grand National 2023: All of the latest as it happens at Aintree with The Guide Liverpool
Grand National. Picture Mick Atkins/ Shutterstock

This is it the main event of The Grand National at Aintree Racecourse!

It’s a race like no other. There’s a reason the world stops to watch The Randox Grand National at Aintree Racecourse. From the length of the course to the size of the crowd, this is an epic event! 

As always, we at The Guide will be there giving live coverage of the action, on and off the course, so it goes without saying we’re very excited. 

Today our very own Jay Hynd is joined by Gemma Cutting and Pete Price, as they bring you the latest in what’s going on at the main event!

Keep checking our socials to see the highlights of the day, and tagging us in all of your pictures!


And that’s a wrap!

That’s a wrap from everyone at The Guide Liverpool from the Randox Grand National Festival 2023. Watch our highlights from an incredible three days. How lucky are we all to call this fine city home. Thanks for watching, and we’ll be back next year!


What a weekend Liverpool!

Jay, Gem and Pete are signing off from the Grand National 2023 and look back at their best moments at Aintree.


Corach Rambler WINS

Corach Rambler has won The National 2023.



The Randox Grand National Steeple Chase has been given the all clear and will be starting shortly!


Pete Price tries his luck as a Jockey on the VR horse at Aintree

What happens when you put a pair of VR goggles on Pete Price and put him on a virtual horse ride? Watch to find out!


The Randox Grand National Steeple Chase has been delayed

An official delay has been issued as protestors have gained access to the racecourse at Aintree.


Never mind the dress code being relaxed, the outfits at Aintree today are some of the best we’ve seen. Gem has found some of her faves.

The dress code was relaxed this year at Aintree meaning you can pretty much wear what you like, but that hasn’t impacted on the style levels today!


From Love Island to racing expert and Aintree Style Award judge, we meet Frankie Foster

Frankie Foster is at Aintree and as well as choosing the Style Award winner he also has some advice on picking that perfect horse. 


Aintree remembers the 97 on the 34th anniversary of Hillsborough

Today marks 34 years since the Hillsborough disaster and racegoers at Aintree joined in a minute-long clap of remembrance for the 97.


Pete Price is chatting with more racegoers on Grand National Day

Pete Price still out and about chatting with racegoers as they get set for the big event later on at Aintree Racecourse.


Aintree will remember the 97 on the 34th anniversary of Hillsborough

Today marks 34 years since the Hillsborough disaster and Aintree will remember the 97 at 3.20pm.


Everyone is heading to the track!

The first race is about to set off and everyone is heading over to the track at Aintree Racecourse as the event officially starts!


Aintree is also building up to Eurovision and Gem has loads more amazing outfits 

It’s Liverpool’s biggest annual event, but there’s another event coming to Aintree Races in May.

Jay has all the details and Gem is also looking for her best dressed of today. 

Grand National 1.10pm:

Tiger Roll is back!

The retired two-time winner of Aintree Grand National, Tiger Roll, has returned to the racecourse for the main event.

Grand National 12.22pm:

Pete Price is back on the loose

It’s a glorious day at Aintree Racecourse with thousands of people now in attendance, and Pete Price is back on the loose chatting to some of those people as the countdown begins for the big race.

Grand National 12.09pm:

The crowds are gathering

Everyone is arriving at Aintree Racecourse for the most anticipated annual event in Merseyside. The sun is shining and the atmosphere is phenomenal. What a boss day we’re all in for!

Grand National 11.41am:

It’s filling up

With 70,000 people expected to attend today’s iconic event, and 600million watching across the world – all eyes are going to be on Liverpool once again!

Can you spot Pete Price?

Grand National 11.30am:

Entertainment is in full swing!

There’s a brass band, there’s DJ’s including In Demand Radio at the Red Rum Garden. There’s so much happening today at Aintree and the atmosphere is absolutely electric – it’s gonna be a phenomenal day at the races.

Grand National 11.10am:

Jay, Gem and Pete are back for the main event!

Jay, Gem and Pete are back as the sun shines down on Aintree Races for the big one and get on these for the numbers about the biggest horse race in the world.

Grand National 10.45am:

Here we GO!

The Guide team – Jay Hynd, Gemma Cutting, and Pete Price – are ready to bring you all the latest updates for the Grand National at Aintree. Looking good guys!

Grand National 10.28am:

The gates are open!

Racegoers are heading into Aintree, and the atmosphere is buzzing already! You can feel the excitement in the air as everyone is preparing to have an absolute ball at the main event today! The sun is shining! We hope everyone has an incredible day.

Grand National 9.52am:

Aintree is looking great!

How about this for a change in weather from yesterday? Aintree Racecourse is about to open its gates and is looking brilliant in the sun.

Grand National 9.50am:

Advice from Merseyside Police as gates get set to open

The weather has arrived at Aintree Racecourse and we’re set for a big day ahead. Some advice from Merseyside Police.

Grand National 9.35am:

New Eurovision themed trains

Just as we are on our way to Aintree, we noticed these new Eurovision themed Merseyrail trains. Have you seen them yet?

Ladies Day recap

Jay, Gemma, and Pete sign off from a very damp day at Aintree yesterday. But the weather certainly didn’t dampen the spirits of racegoers.

Today is set for sunny skies with highs of 14°C.

Grand National 9.01am:

Travelling to Aintree

The easiest way to travel to Aintree Racecourse is by train. Merseyrail have updated their timetable for travelling to today’s Grand National. They are operating a seven-and-a-half minute service running between Liverpool city centre and Aintree station. 

Watch as Suzanne Grant from the Merseyrail team has all the info. And don’t forget you can pickup your free flip-flops on your way back into town!

Grand National 8.55am:

Here comes the sun!

It’s clear skies this morning with highs of 14°C today! There may be some cloud later this afternoon, but no rain is forecast at the moment.

Aintree Grand National 2023
Aintree Grand National 2023

Keep checking back for more updates about Ladies Day at the Grand National here at The Guide Liverpool.



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