Grand national thread

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  1. Sky_Blue_Daz

    Sky_Blue_Daz Well-Known Member

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    So who's picking the winner then?
     
  2. I_Saw_Shaw_Score

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    Young Master
    Saphir Du Rheu

    Got them both at 20/1 yesterday but since odds have dropped on one to 16 & others gone to 22.
    They're my 2 picks.
     
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    I got One for Arthur and Lord Windmere on my sweepstake
     
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    Saphir Du Rheu for me as well. Backed him in the Gold Cup to no avail, but the last time I did that and didn't back the same horse in the National, Many Clouds romped it and I missed out on a decent payday.
     
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  5. skyblue1991

    skyblue1991 Well-Known Member

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    My £2 ew bets:


    The last samurai
    Stella Notion
    Gas Line Boy
    Sapphir Dur Riu

    Looking for a £5 winner now!


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  6. skyblue1991

    skyblue1991 Well-Known Member

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    Cause of Causes for my winner I think!

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  7. Houchens Head

    Houchens Head Fairly well known member from the Isle of Wight

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    Stellar Notion 50/1
    Ucello Conti 20/1
    Vicente 25/1
    Raz De Maree 33/1
    All ante post and all e/w (only a quid each, mind you!)
     
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    Sky_Blue_Daz Well-Known Member

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    I'm having cause of causes and wonderful charm

    I'm in Liverpool today beautiful weather and some fine fillies to be seen
     
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    Saint Are and Saphir du Rheu both ew £20
     
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    Weak Bladder it'll piss it.
     
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    Went a bit mad, as have free bets with 365:

    Highland Lodge,
    Rogue Angel,
    Houblon Des Obeaux
    Definitely Red
    Vieux Lion Rouge
    Cause Of Causes
    Double Shuffle
    Blaklion

    :shy:
     
  12. Johnnythespider

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    One for Arthur
    Saint Are
    Drop out Joe
    Saphir du Rheu
     
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    ccfc92 Well-Known Member

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    In theory, I have a 1 in 5 chance of winning.

    But I never win the GN :joyful:
     
  14. skybluedan

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    Good luck my fellow Sky Blues
     
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    A few fallers....
     
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    Was gonna pick One For Arthur :rolleyes:
     
  17. skyblue1991

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    Stupid horses.

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    What was the top 5?
     
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    Results[​IMG]

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    2 placed at E/W :)
     
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    1st and 3rd = £108
     
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    I had a fiver e/w on Red Rum. Never heard him mentioned once!
     
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    Mine both fell within the first 10 fences! Cheers lads!!
     
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    Grendel Well-Known Member

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    Ive tried my best to avoid the thread honestly I have - but go on - how many died this time?
     
  26. skyblue1991

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    On a nice note all 40 horses were safe and sound in the cooling area at Aintree.

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  27. Johnnythespider

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    Thankfully none this year, that makes it 5 years now. That is just the National though.
     
  28. Astute

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    My Granddads name was Arthur. My sister text me to ask if I had it. Put a few quid on just before the race. I was out on the piss. Then she text me to say it had won :smuggrin:

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    Thank you Granddad.
     
  29. Houchens Head

    Houchens Head Fairly well known member from the Isle of Wight

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    It was my Dad's 100th birthday a few days ago (he's dead now), and his name was Arthur.
    Bollocks Dad! I didn't back it!!!!
    :emoji_rage::emoji_rage::emoji_rage::emoji_rage::emoji_rage:
     
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