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Beshabar: a 33-1 chance for the Grand National in April

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Beshabar being readied for shot at National

BESHABAR is back in training for the John Smith's Grand National with Tim Vaughan admitting that it is "all about that one day" for the 11-year-old.

Winner of the 2011 Coral Scottish National, Beshabar has been off the track since damaging a tendon in last year's Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury.

Vaughan has been steadily building up Beshabar's workload in preparation for April's big race where he will head without a prep run.

Speaking in the Racing & Football Outlook Trainer File, Vaughan said: "He's back in after straining a tendon when fifth in last season's Hennessy. He's done loads of road work and is cantering now.

"Touch wood, he seems fine and the plan is a racecourse gallop or two and then straight to the Grand National. It all revolves around that one day."

Beshabar is generally available at 33-1 to win this year's Grand National.

For all the inside information on Tim Vaughan's team, make sure you pick up a copy of the Racing & Football Outlook - available to buy from Tuesday

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