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  Saturday, 7 April, 2001, 17:25 GMT 18:25 UK
Grand National picture special

The race becomes a shambles as many of the horses refuse at the Chair
Many of the horses refuse at the Chair

Many riders were unseated due to the heavy conditions
Loose horses and flying jockeys as Esprit De Cotte and Tom Doyle part company

The much-fancied Edmond falters and ends Richard Johnson's race
Richard Johnson shelters under the Chair after falling from Edmond

Tony McCoy with Blowing Wind trails home in third position
Blowing Wind leads Papillon home in third and fourth place

Smarty tries to stay in front but is overtaken by Red Marauder
Smarty (left) and Red Marauder leap the final open ditch before home

Thumbs up for the winning jockey Richard Guest
Thumbs up for the winning jockey Richard Guest

An exhausted Richard Guest and Red Marauder finish first
An exhausted Richard Guest and Red Marauder


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