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Going news & non-runners on Grand National Day

Press Release 6th April 2019 Aintree

By Racenews

The going for the third and final day of the 2019 Randox Health Grand National Festival, Grand National Day, Saturday, April 6, is:
Grand National Course - Good to Soft, Soft at Canal Turn (from Good to Soft)
Mildmay and Hurdle Courses - Good to Soft, Good in places (from Good to Soft)
All landings on the Grand National Course have been watered overnight.
Andrew Tulloch, Clerk of the Course at Aintree, said: "It has just dried out since yesterday. We have had a dry night.
"We have watered all of the landings on the Grand National course.
"The Grand National Course is Good to Soft, Soft at the Canal Turn. The Mildmay and Hurdle courses are Good to Soft, Good in places.
"I think going forward, I can see it drying out a bit. It is forecast to be a dry day with temperatures of up to 13 degrees Celsius, some sunny spells and not much of a breeze.
"The ground may just quietly dry out, especially towards the Randox Health Grand National, as it is due off at 5.15pm
"I am looking forward to a great day."
All bends and hurdles have been moved in a minimum of four yards to provide fresh ground.
1.45pm Gaskells Handicap Hurdle (Class 1) (Grade 3)
22 Maximiser (IRE) (Vet's Certificate, Blood Analysis Not Normal)
5.15pm Randox Health Grand National Handicap Chase (Grade 3)
25 Mall Dini (IRE) (Self Certificate, Lame) - replaced by first reserve Just A Par (IRE)
6.20pm Pinsent Masons Handicap Hurdle (Conditional Jockeys' and Amateur Riders' Race)
3 All Yours (FR) (Self Certificate, Temperature)


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