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Last Updated: Friday, 7 April 2006, 13:07 GMT 14:07 UK
Aintree day two photos

A lady race-goer on a bench ahead of the racing

A lady rests her feet before the fashion show and racing commences on Ladies' Day

Two men wear horses heads at Aintree

Men in fancy dress horse costumes mingle amongst entrants in the queue for the best-dressed competition

Race goers await the chance to join the fashion show in Red Rum Garden

Queues of ladies await their chance to join the fashion show in the Red Rum Garden

Colleen McLoughlin

Wayne Rooney's girlfriend Colleen McLoughlin enjoys a tipple as she watches the best-dressed race-goer contest

Last year's Grand National winner Hedgehunter

Last year's Grand National winner Hedgehunter is a favourite in tomorrow's race, but holds more weight this time

Liverpool footballer Peter Crouch

Liverpool footballer Peter Crouch arrives and may have a flutter on the second day of the three-day event

Andrew McNamara rides Hi Cloy in the Melling Chase

Michael Hourigan's Hi Cloy holds off 4-1 Fota Island to win the feature race, the John Smith's Melling Chase

Tony McCoy rides Black Jack Ketchum

Black Jack Ketchum becomes the second dual-festival winner in the Citroen C6 Sefton Novices' Hurdle

Barry Geraghty and Star De Mohaison

Barry Geraghty and Star De Mohaison clear the last fence before winning the Mildmay Novices' Steeple Chase

Horses and jockeys fall at Bechers Brook

Bechers Brook proves to be difficult in the John Smith's And Spar Topham Chase, as plenty of jockeys and horses fall

Sam Wahley-Cohen riding Liberthine

Despite the casualties, Sam Wahley-Cohen on Liberthine goes on to beat favourite Hakim by one-and-a-half lengths

A fence attendant rebuilds the Chair fence

A fence attendant rebuilds the Chair fence prior to the running of tomorrow's John Smith's Grand National

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