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Quotations about the Grand National Horse Race

Having seen the Grand National, it was always my ambition to throw a saddle over Mrs Mirabelle Topham [the racecourse owner] and ride her over those appalling Aintree fences.
Arthur Askey
On animal rights protesters - If they get on the course, let the horses gallop over them. That'll stop them. The Aintree starter Simon Morant couldn't start a race for white mice.
David Nicholson
Ten of the most pointless things in the world: No. 3: Urging your horse on while watching the Grand National on TV.
Journolists Mail on Sunday
The 1980 Grand National - a tremendous race, with four finishers out of 30 starters, so that by the end there were far more BBC commentators than horses.
Clive James The Observer (1980)

 

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