Watch as Aintree MD, John Baker chats with Jay about Saturday’s Grand National magic

Both Grand Opening Day and Ladies Day have been a huge success with people flocking from around the country and even further afield to soak up the unique race day atmosphere here on Merseyside.

MD of Aintree Racecourse, John Baker chats with Jay as excitement builds ahead of the big race on Saturday and with more entertainment and good weather predicted, he has some handy advice for race-goers on getting the absolute most from your Grand National experience.

With brand new additions to the Racecourse we all know and love, there’s so much more to a day out at Aintree. The Red Rum Garden and Stable 46 are not only new attractions but also a nod to the rich history of this iconic three-day festival that is a huge part of scouse culture.  And that theme continues as the new Festival zone gives race-goers even more space and opportunity to soak up the electric atmosphere.

You’re invited to be part of history tomorrow as the Grand National Chase kicks off at 5:15pm. Watch the video above to get some hints and tips from Sky Bet’s Michael Shinners and click here to see our run down on the best after parties in town.

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