9 Tweets that sum up Grand National weekend 2018
What an incredible weekend we had at Aintree this year and it was captured perfectly on Twitter.
You’ve got to love social media for huge events like The Randox Health Grand National, even if you’re not at the event, you can get a real sense of the electric atmosphere, in the palm of your hand. From the moment the Aintree Racecourse opened it’s gates, until the last train home, the three day festival was all caught on camera phone, and we can’t stop watching it! The winners, the fillies, the hats and the fellas in kilts, scroll down to see the best of the bunch.
Here’s 9 tweets that sum up Grand National weekend 2018….
1 – The World Was Watching
— LauraWright (@thelaurawright) 14 April 2018
Opera Singer Laura Wright wowed the crowds with the national anthem in the sunshine while a reported 600 million turned in around the world.
2 – Robin May Quinn Won Ladies Day 2018
The queen of Aintree… 👑
— Aintree Racecourse (@AintreeRaces) 13 April 2018
Robyn May Quinn was crowned the winner of the Ladies Day Style Award, taking home a Range Rover and huge goodie bag of prizes. What do you think of her look?
3 – The Winning Feeling
— Aintree Racecourse (@AintreeRaces) 16 April 2018
Is there a better feeling than backing a winner on Grand National Day?
4 – Anton Powers rocked the The Red Rum Garden, and so did this fella!
— Anton Powers (@AntonPowers) 13 April 2018
We have watched this video at least 25 times in the office today. Utterly brilliant atmosphere and moves at the Red Rum Garden.
5 – Merseyrail kept the party spirit going into Liverpool
The train back from #Aintree to Liverpool went OFF 🎼🎙️🎶
Bet £10 on the #GrandNational > get £5 free.
— Thatsagoal ⚽ (@thatsagoal) 13 April 2018
Carrying on the party back in town, Merseyrail did a sterling job of getting us back into the city for a much needed Chinese and more cocktails.
6 – We all fell in love with Hercules
#AINTREE : #TigerRoll may have taken the #GrandNational2018 top title but it was this little legend that won the hearts of the @AintreeRaces crowds >>https://t.co/B0eyIr0656 pic.twitter.com/k0qKYSL3ge
— The Guide Liverpool (@TheGuideLpool) 14 April 2018
Providing race-goers with more info on horse welfare, and generally just melting everyone’s hearts, meet Hercules, our Grand National winner.
7 – Merseyrail – the saviour of post-Grand National nights out
Don’t forget, we have FREE flip-flops for you on your way back from the races, our team will be lining the queueline so look out for us! 🐎🐎👠 pic.twitter.com/z7eAIqd4IN
— Merseyrail (@merseyrail) 14 April 2018
Grand National without Merseyrail flip flops is like jelly without ice-cream, salt without pepper…you get it! Thank you Merseyrail on behalf of all the sore feet!
8 – The Ultimate Grand National Bragging Rights
Already sign written on Gordon Elliott’s horsebox, Tiger Roll the 2018 Randox Health Grand National winner pic.twitter.com/67tmRYP9aP
— Racenews (@RacenewsService) 14 April 2018
If you don’t paint bragging rights on the side of your ride, have you even won the Grand National 2018? Safe travels Tiger Roll!
9 – In case you missed it, we got it all on camera
— The Guide Liverpool (@TheGuideLpool) 15 April 2018
We had a ball meeting your all at Aintree this weekend, from the suited up lads from Birkenhead to the fabulous girls from Burnley, you can watch an incredible weekend of sport and style here. Thanks for having us Aintree. Roll on 2019.