Quotes of the week: Blaklion, Brexit and special footwear for a special horse
'Darren, the owner, has taken it very well – or as well as you can'
Trainer Phil Kirby on breaking the news to Darren Yates his £300,000 Grand National hope Blaklion had been ruled out of the race
'When he jumped the Canal Turn he turned left so fast that I nearly went out of the side door'
Jockey-turned-trainer Jimmy Frost looks back 30 years to his Grand National victory on Little Polveir
My solution re Brexit is that each horse in the Grand National is allocated to one of the 40 solutions and whichever one wins that is what we do. Simples.— Brian Brookes (@BrianBrookes) March 29, 2019
The last time Party Politics did something pleasing was when it won the 1992 Grand National.— Just Nathan (@NathanCornfiel) March 28, 2019
'These people literally dedicate their lives to the animal'
Former international footballer Michael Owen praises stable staff in a new video promoting horse welfare, part of The Horse Comes First campaign
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