Katie Walsh will attempt to become the first female jockey to win the John Smith's Grand National when she rides Seabass April 6 at Aintree. Seabass is second-choice, at 8-1, of the 40 horses entered.
Mounting concerns over the safety of England's Grand National steeplechase have forced organizers to make modifications to the course following a review of the world's most grueling race after two horses died this year.
Aintree Racecourse in England has commissioned a bronze portrait bust of the four-time Grand National winning trainer, Donald "Ginger" McCain, who died at the age of 80 last September.
Ascot Racecourse announced Feb. 15 that Charles Barnett had been appointed to the position of chief executive.
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