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Ride in the Grand National
Experience the thrills and spills of riding in the Grand National with BBC Liverpool's Jockey Cam. Jump over Bechers Brook and The Chair, cross the Melling Road and race to the finish line.
Race around the Grand National course from a riders view point with the Jockey Cam.
Jump the fabled Aintree fences, 30 times in all, experiencing the thrill of racing in the world's greatest steeplechase.
The Grand National course is unique, and part of the reason that the race holds its magical position in the nation's sporting calendar.
The famous fences represent one of the biggest tests for a racehorse, as shown by the number of horses from the 40 runners that fail to complete the circuit each year.
The full race takes approximately ten minutes to complete as the 40 entrants compete to take the prize of being first to complete the Aintree course.
The jockey cam was filmed on a horse taking part in the 1999 Grand National. Aintree's fences have undergone major revision in recent years, including the Canal Turn.
last updated: 04/03/2008 at 12:39