Horse racing in the UK has been pushed to the side in the last week as an outbreak of equine influenza has cancelled all meetings until Wednesday 13 February.
Naturally with the Cheltenham Festival just four weeks away, some racing fans need their fears allayed that the showpiece jumps meeting of
With a little over a month to go until the Cheltenham Festival kicks off in all its glory, Severn Sport should now be your go to place every week as we begin our new weekly round up of Festival news from the past seven days.
This week we start with the
It's over. The Grand National has been run, the festival is over and so is the tipster league. Going into proceeds on the third and final day we knew that there were still a whole host of tipsters in the running to be crowned King Tipster.
I will be working it
The third and final day of the Grand National Festival is here, which means we are at the climax of the tipster league. After yesterday's racing we have a new leader, but it is very tight at the top. Read about how the tipsters got on yesterday here.
Today sees four
After yesterday's opening day of the tipster league at Aintree it was Mr Slimbridge AFC who was leading the way, after chalking up an impressive 10 points for the day.
He would go on to have the perfect day as Slimbridge as a club took a giant step towards Southern League
Day two of the Grand National meeting at Aintree is here. It is a pivotal day for our tipsters after a competitive and mixed first day. Read about how they got on yesterday here.
Today is ladies day at Aintree and there is a bumper crowd expected. There are difficult races