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Exciting news for fans of the sport horse racing this week, as it was confirmed Aintree Racecourse would be welcoming live spectators back to the stands from Friday June 11, 2021.

We must note however that pre-booking is essential, as no tickets or hospitality packages will be available at the venue on the day!

With a 100% money-back guarantee, Aintree are planning for the events to go ahead but, in the unfortunate circumstance they have to cancel, all purchases will be fully refunded.

Those who are interested in a hospitality package can enjoy a three course meal on the day, along with a full traditional afternoon tea along with complimentary tea and coffee throughout their stay, for just £150 per person including VAT.

Aintree Racecourse is one of the most famous venues for horse racing, renowned across the globe for hosting the annual Grand National steeplechase which takes place across three days every April.

Based in Merseyside, the course first opened way back in 1829, with the sport of horse racing being popular in the area from at least Tudor times.

Now, whether you simply enjoy watching the races or enjoying a bet on some of your favourites through a list of gambling sites in the UK, it’s one of the must-see destinations for all those who consider themselves a horse racing fan.

This year saw history made, as the first-ever female jockey to win the Grand National was crowned, in the form of Rachael Blackmore.

She rode eight-year-old Minella Times across the finish line at odds of 11/1, much to the delight of trainer Henry de Bromhead and owner J. P. McManus, as well as the world who watched history in the making.

The win came after a virtual race in 2020, following a cancellation of the entire event due to the coronavirus pandemic.

It seems we’re finally reaching a slither of a sense of normality in the fightback against the virus!

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