Grand National


Grand National
Grand National NOUN an annual steeplechase held at Aintree, Liverpool.

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  • Grand National — Grand Na|tion|al, the a horse race that takes place every year at the Aintree race course near Liverpool, England. Many people who are not usually interested in horse racing ↑bet money on the horse they think will win the Grand National …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Grand National — The Grand National is the most valuable National Hunt horse race in the world. It is popular amongst many people who do not normally watch or bet on horse racing at other times of the year. It is also one of the most controversial, due to the… …   Wikipedia

  • Grand National — (also infml the National) the most famous and important horse race in Britain. It is a very long race, with many high fences for the horses to jump over, and it takes place every year in March or April at Aintree, near Liverpool. Many British… …   Universalium

  • Grand National — El Grand National es una competición ecuestre, la carrera de obstáculos más importante de las que se celebran en el Reino Unido. Esta competición surgió de la tradición de la caza. En Inglaterra, a partir de mediados del siglo XVIII, los prados… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Grand National — Das Grand National (eigentlich: Grand National Hunt Handicap Horse Race) ist das bedeutendste Pferdehindernisrennen im Vereinigten Königreich. Es zählt weltweit zu den Rennen mit den höchsten Wetteinsätzen und besten Gewinnprämien. Wegen seiner… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Grand National — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Grand National (homonymie). Grand National Album par The John Butler Trio Sortie Le 26 mars 2007 Enregistrement …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Grand National —    The Grand National is an annual horse race held at Aintree, near Liverpool. It is the premier steeplechasing event in Britain. Among its famous jumps are Beecher’s Brook, the Chair and the Canal Turn. These have had to be modified for reasons… …   Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • Grand National — /grænd ˈnæʃənəl/ (say grand nashuhnuhl) noun the 1. the yearly steeplechase run at Aintree, Liverpool, England, since 1839. 2. any of various other races, especially horseraces, as the Grand National Steeplechase held annually in Victoria …   Australian English dictionary

  • Grand National — noun an annual steeplechase run in Liverpool, England • Hypernyms: ↑steeplechase * * * Grand National noun A steeplechase held annually at Aintree in Liverpool • • • Main Entry: ↑grand …   Useful english dictionary

  • Grand National — El Grand National es una competición ecuestre, la carrera de obstáculos más importante del mundo, podríamos decir. Esta competición surgió de la tradición de la caza. En Inglaterra, a partir de mediados del siglo XVIII, los prados abiertos se… …   Enciclopedia Universal