Armed cops form ring of steel around Aintree racecourse as Grand National Festival kicks off

Published Apr 08 2021 at 11:47 AM GMT
  • THE GRAND National meeting kicks off this afternoon at Aintree Racecourse.
  • And the police are taking no chances with the first behind closed doors running of the three-day Festival.
  • The authorities have warned punters to stay away and from trying to get a peep of the action.
  • Local police have even told racing fans not.


  • Published Apr 8, 2021 11:47 AM GMT