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Monday, 3 February, 2003, 09:59 GMT
Grand National win for Red Marauder
Red Marauder wins the Martell Grand National at 33/1 as only four horses complete the Aintree course.
Racing defends Grand National
Racing leaps to the defence of the Grand National in the wake of criticism that it should not have been run.
Marauder set for National repeat
Red Marauder is being earmarked for another crack at the Grand National after his 33-1 shot success in the Aintree spectacle.
Aintree hero 'almost quit Britain'
Winning jockey Richard Guest speaks exclusively to BBC Sport Online after his Grand National triumph on Red Marauder.
A remarkable partnership
BBC Sport Online reports on the partnership which produced one of the most memorable Grand National wins ever.
Aintree's big-race drama
BBC Sport Online's Frank Keogh reflects on one of the most astonishing Grand Nationals ever.
Where your horse fell at Aintree
See how the runners and riders fared and how far they got around the course at the 154th Grand National.
Grand National picture special
Images of the Grand National as Red Marauder wins an amazing race, with only four finishers.
Red letter day for Chinese
BBC Sport Online's Frank Keogh discovers that Red Marauder's Grand National win went down well in the Far East.
Aintree 2001 race highlights
BBC Sport Online gives you the chance to see the race again and relive all the best interviews and reaction from Aintree.
Grand National - starting prices
BBC Sport Online presents the starting prices that were on offer for the Martell Grand National at Aintree.
Top tips for the National
BBC Sport Online's Frank Keogh discovers what racing's top names are backing in the Grand National.
Ticket to ride with the winner
BBC Sport Online's Frank Keogh meets police inspector Kath Calverley, who has a special mission on Grand National day.
National betting oddities
As Britain goes on a betting bonanza for the Grand National, some punters will be looking for more interesting ways to win.
Beau heads National field
The Whitbread Gold Cup winner tops the weights in the 40-strong Grand National field which boasts 10 Martin Pipe runners.
Heavy going on the cards
BBC Sport Online's Frank Keogh sees torrential rain for the second day running force a change in the going at Aintree.
Fadalko triumphs in the rain
Ruby Walsh negotiates the atrocious conditions to steer Fadalko to victory in the Martell Melling Chase at Aintree.
BBC to show Grand National online
BBC Sport Online has secured rights to webcast the world's most famous steeplechase, the Grand National, live.
Rain thwarts Inn at the Top
The fancied Inn at the Top pulls out of the rain-soaked Martell Grand National meeting.
First Gold shines at soggy Aintree
French wonder horse First Gold sweeps aside a top-quality field in in the Martell Cup Chase at the Grand National meeting.
Grand National needs to lift gloom
BBC Sport's Cornelius Lysaght previews the Martell Grand National and he explains why the race is vital for the sport.
Irish horses face quarantine
Irish horses racing in the Grand National could be quarantined for up to six months, an Aintree spokesman says on Thursday.
McCoy choice sparks gamble
Smart punters face £100,000 windfall as they sting bookies on news that Tony McCoy's Grand National ride is Blowing Wind.
Aintree gains from Cheltenham loss
The abandonment of the Cheltenham Festival will mean the Martell Grand National Meeting boasts even more competitive cards.
Punchestown gets thumbs-down
Ireland's major national hunt meeting, the Punchestown Festival, is cancelled after failing a course inspection.
National winner Bobbyjo dies
The 1999 Grand National winner Bobbyjo dies after suffering complications whilst recovering from an injury.
Irish Grand National postponed
The foot-and-mouth crisis means the traditional Easter meeting at Fairyhouse has to be rescheduled.
Sandown set for showpiece event
Sandown Park's Whitbread Gold Cup meeting is boosted by the addition of four top races previously set for the Cheltenham Festival.
Timeline: Racing's foot-and-mouth crisis
BBC Sport Online charts the devastation of the foot-and-mouth outbreak and the effects of the on-going crisis on the racing calendar.
Aintree legend bounces back
Bob Champion, the jockey who beat cancer to famously win the National in 1981, talks to BBC Sport Online as he recovers from a heart attack.
The good, Brad and the ugly
Former top jockey Graham Bradley gives BBC Sport Online a revealing insight into the Grand National.
Putting on the Fitz
Mick Fitzgerald speaks to BBC Sport Online about his hopes for the Grand National and that famous "sex is an anti-climax" statement.
McCain chases fourth National win
Ginger McCain, who masterminded Red Rum's astonishing Aintree treble, is aiming for yet more Grand National glory.
Phillips eyes up Noble victory
Emma Collings speaks to Noble Lord trainer Richard Phillips and assesses his prospects at this year's Grand National.
Keeping it in the family
Emma Collings investigates the blood ties that have brought father-and-son success at the last two Grand National meetings.
Llewellyn aims for National treble
Welsh jockey Carl Llewellyn is hoping to make it a hat-trick of Martell Grand National wins with the help of big-jumping ride Beau.
The buzz of the bookies
BBC Sport Online's Anna Thompson, a former betting shop cashier, recalls the wonder of Grand National day.
National heads betting bonanza
Aintree's big race is just one of a host of major sporting events making this year's Grand National weekend a punters' paradise.
Worth their weight in gold?
BBC Sport Online examines the handicapping system in the Grand National.
It's a three-day affair
Such is the focus on the Grand National that the quality of the rest of the three-day Aintree meeting is often overlooked.
Racecourse plays it safe
BBC Sport Online looks at the modifications being made to limit the danger faced by competitors in the Grand National.
Three-day tripper by the Mersey
Liverpool is a popular tourist destination and the three-day Grand National marks the pinnacle of the visitors' invasion of the city.
There's no place like Aintree
The home of the Grand National retains a special place in the hearts of all racing followers, as David Holding explains.
National outrage at mighty fences
Animal rights activists have stepped up their campaign against what they call the "cruel spectacle" of the Grand National.
National winner on the ultimate racing prize
Bob recalls 1981 and Aldaniti
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