GRAND NATIONAL: preview and top tips from our expert
It’s the day when millions of us are tempted into having a flutter. A bet down at the bookies or online, or a go on the sweepstake at work. Even Grandma has been known to splash out with her 50p each/way.
REVEALED: the horse most likely to win the Grand National (statistically speaking!)
As punters saddle up for the return of the Grand National on Saturday, historical research into previous winners has unearthed the horse with the best chance of grabbing the £561,300 prize. And it’s VIRGILIO!
Cyclist from Doncaster Swift by name and by nature
A former Thorne school student and triathlete who bounced back from an horrific crash to become a top cyclist is geared up to compete in the men’s race when the Tour de Yorkshire cruises into Doncaster on May 3.