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1987 Buick Grand National WE2 1987 BUICK GRAND NATIONAL SUPER CLEAN 19644 MILES
1987 Buick Grand National WE2 1987 BUICK GRAND NATIONAL SUPER CLEAN 19644 MILES
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1987 Buick Grand National Gnx Buick Grand National Gnx
1987 Buick Grand National Gnx Buick Grand National Gnx
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1987 Buick Grand National 1987 BUICK GRAND NATIONAL PROFESSIONALLY MODIFIED 1600 Miles STREET STRIP
1987 Buick Grand National 1987 BUICK GRAND NATIONAL PROFESSIONALLY MODIFIED 1600 Miles STREET STRIP
$15,300.00 (4 Bids)
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1987 Buick Grand National Grand National 1987 Buick Grand National 38000 miles original
1987 Buick Grand National Grand National 1987 Buick Grand National 38000 miles original
$23,100.00 (7 Bids)
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1986 Buick Grand National Black Buck Grand National 38 SFI Turbo
1986 Buick Grand National Black Buck Grand National 38 SFI Turbo
$33,900.00
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1984 Buick Grand National Grand National 1984 BUICK GRAND NATIONAL 38L 231CU V6 TURBOCHARGED OHV IN GREAT CONDITION
1984 Buick Grand National Grand National 1984 BUICK GRAND NATIONAL 38L 231CU V6 TURBOCHARGED OHV IN GREAT CONDITION
$14,900.00
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1986 Buick Regal Regal Grand National 1986 Buick Regal Grand National Twin Turbo Pro Street 1200HP
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$40,000.00
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1966 Buick Grand National Red Buick Gran Sport with 9859 Miles available now
1966 Buick Grand National Red Buick Gran Sport with 9859 Miles available now
$29,900.00
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1986 Buick Regal BUICK GRAND NATIONAL BLACK TURBO V6 AUTOMATIC CASSETTE 1986 BUICK REGAL GRAND NATIONAL T TYPE SFI TURBO BLACK ORIGINAL BOOKS
1986 Buick Regal BUICK GRAND NATIONAL BLACK TURBO V6 AUTOMATIC CASSETTE 1986 BUICK REGAL GRAND NATIONAL T TYPE SFI TURBO BLACK ORIGINAL BOOKS
$24,987.00
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1969 Jeep Commando 1969 Grand National V 6 Fast PROJECT Jeepster Commando 1969 Grand National V 6 Fast Project
1969 Jeep Commando 1969 Grand National V 6 Fast PROJECT Jeepster Commando 1969 Grand National V 6 Fast Project
$10,750.00
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Buick Grand National Turbo Heat Shield
Buick Grand National Turbo Heat Shield
$89.99
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1987 buick grand national coil pack
1987 buick grand national coil pack
$40.00
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86 87 gnx Buick Grand National Leather Steering Wheel Turbo Regal T Type
86 87 gnx Buick Grand National Leather Steering Wheel Turbo Regal T Type
$499.00
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1987 buick grand national vacum block and hoses
1987 buick grand national vacum block and hoses
$70.00
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1987 buick grand national copper header gaskets
1987 buick grand national copper header gaskets
$15.00 (2 Bids)
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Buick Grand National GNX Poster
Buick Grand National GNX Poster
$29.99
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DIECAST RACING CHAMPIONS 1987 BUICK GRAND NATIONAL WITH ROCK BAND
DIECAST RACING CHAMPIONS 1987 BUICK GRAND NATIONAL WITH ROCK BAND
$2.00
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Buick Grand National 1987 1986 Turbo Regal Knock Sensor Gauge 2 1 16
Buick Grand National 1987 1986 Turbo Regal Knock Sensor Gauge 2 1 16
$70.00
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Jada 1987 Buick Grand National 1 18 Scale Diecast Black
Jada 1987 Buick Grand National 1 18 Scale Diecast Black
$19.50 (4 Bids)
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1987 BUICK GRAND NATIONAL Specification Sheet
1987 BUICK GRAND NATIONAL Specification Sheet
$3.29
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1987 buick grand national upper intake and throttle body
1987 buick grand national upper intake and throttle body
$90.00 (2 Bids)
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1987 Buick Grand National T Type accessory bracket
1987 Buick Grand National T Type accessory bracket
$50.00
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Buick Grand National T Type Grille
Buick Grand National T Type Grille
$98.00
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Racing Champions 1987 Buick Grand National
Racing Champions 1987 Buick Grand National
$7.00
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1987 Buick Grand National GNX Dash Gauge overlay Prototype Boost Gauge
1987 Buick Grand National GNX Dash Gauge overlay Prototype Boost Gauge
$66.00
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78 87 buick regal limited t type turbo Grand National Dash Plaque plate bezel
78 87 buick regal limited t type turbo Grand National Dash Plaque plate bezel
$50.00
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hot wheels 2007 new models Buick grand national  10 black
hot wheels 2007 new models Buick grand national 10 black
$1.49 (2 Bids)
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hot wheels 2007 new models Buick grand national 10 maroon
$1.49
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hot wheels 2007 new models Buick grand national 10 gray
$1.49
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118 Diecast Car GMP 1986 Buick Grand National 8005
118 Diecast Car GMP 1986 Buick Grand National 8005
$59.99
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Buick grand national transmission linkage
Buick grand national transmission linkage
$15.00
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Buick Grand National Diecast Con Cor GN GNX
Buick Grand National Diecast Con Cor GN GNX
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Hot Wheels 2009 Buick Grand National Grey
Hot Wheels 2009 Buick Grand National Grey
$3.95
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Buick Grand National Billet Aluminum Plenum Spacer
Buick Grand National Billet Aluminum Plenum Spacer
$19.99
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JOHNNY LIGHTNING 1987 BUICK GRAND NATIONAL 1 64 DIECAST LOOSE
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1987 grand national air bag pump or air shocks
1987 grand national air bag pump or air shocks
$20.00
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Buick Grand National Brass Proportioning Valve
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1 18 GMP BUICK GRAND NATIONAL TRAILER BLACK gd 3
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$40.00
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ERTL Busch Grand National Super Stars Transporter
ERTL Busch Grand National Super Stars Transporter
$6.68
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1987 Buick Grand National T Type Turbo T oil cooler adapter
1987 Buick Grand National T Type Turbo T oil cooler adapter
$20.00
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1987 buick grand national reverse groove TA cambearing
1987 buick grand national reverse groove TA cambearing
$60.00
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Buick Regal Sport Coupe Grand National T Type Turbo T  GNX poster
Buick Regal Sport Coupe Grand National T Type Turbo T GNX poster
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New 15 Oz 1987 Buick Grand National mug
New 15 Oz 1987 Buick Grand National mug
$15.99
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1987 Buick Grand National Owners Manual
1987 Buick Grand National Owners Manual
$275.00
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1987 87 Buick Grand National Decals Sticker GN Turbo 6 Motorsports 86 Regal 1986
1987 87 Buick Grand National Decals Sticker GN Turbo 6 Motorsports 86 Regal 1986
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NEW 1987 Buick Grand National Mousepad
NEW 1987 Buick Grand National Mousepad
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HOT WHEELS RACING CIRCUIT BUICK GRAND NATIONAL 6 10
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Hot Wheels BUICK GRAND NATIONAL Custom Paint Loose
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Vintage Monogram model kit 1987 Buick Grand National BUILT
Vintage Monogram model kit 1987 Buick Grand National BUILT
$10.00
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Buick Regal Custom Door Handle Inserts Grand National GNX Turbo T Type 1984 1987
Buick Regal Custom Door Handle Inserts Grand National GNX Turbo T Type 1984 1987
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84 87 BUICK GRAND NATIONAL 2DR CARPET
84 87 BUICK GRAND NATIONAL 2DR CARPET
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Buick Grand national NOS tail pipes
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$350.00
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$110.00
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Buick Grand National Jim Ruggles Book Rare
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Buick Grand National Engine Fresh Machined Shortblock
Buick Grand National Engine Fresh Machined Shortblock
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1986 87 Buick Grand National Sun Visor Decal NOS NR
1986 87 Buick Grand National Sun Visor Decal NOS NR
$9.99
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1987 Buick Grand National GNX Dash Gauge 2 Overlay Fuel Level
1987 Buick Grand National GNX Dash Gauge 2 Overlay Fuel Level
$66.00
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Buick Grand National Ignition Bracket
Buick Grand National Ignition Bracket
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The famous fences of the Grand National by Gen Wright

The Grand National is a four mile and four furlongs course with 30 fences, which has no more than 40 horses racing. This is a lot of horses going over fences at pretty much the same time! Winning the Grand National is a huge aspiration for all horse breeders, trainers, jockeys and the first place winning prize of 506,970 is not least of the race's appeal. The most famous fences of the Grand National are fence 15, fence 16, fences 9 and 25, fences 6 and 22, fences 7 and 23, and fences 8 and 24. But why are these the most famous fences of the great race?

Fence 15 is known as The Chair and is one of the only two fences of the race to be jumped twice, alongside the Water Jump. The Chair is the biggest fence of the course at 5 foot 2 inches and also the widest at 3 foot. Fence 15 is named The Chair as a chair was situated next to the fence, where a judge used to sit to see if any horses had been beaten by a distance. Sounds pretty dangerous!

Fence 16, known as the Water Jump stands 2 feet, 9 inches high and has a 9 foot, 6 inch expanse of water directly after the fence. The Water Jump is the shortest fence on the course, and jockeys perceive it to be the easiest obstacle on the course. Having said that, four horses came down on the Water Jump in 1968.

Fences 9 and 25, the Valentines as it is known, requires a near faultless jump and is named after Valentine who attempted to pull himself up at the obstacle, only to pirouette over the fence and brook!

Fences 6 and 22 is named Becher's Brook after Captain Martin Becher, the first rider to come off horse Conrad into the brook in the first Grand National in 1839. Becher commented afterwards that the water should not be ingested without brandy or whisky! Over the years the fence has been modified to cover the brook and the landings side raised so is not quite the test it used to be but is still considered by jockeys to be one of the most difficult of the course.

Fences 7 and 23 Foinavon are so named after his surprise win by 15 lengths at odds of 100/1. The riderless Popham Down veered across the whole field , bringing down virtually all the remaining runners of the 44 starters, allowing jockey John Buckingham to steer Foinavon around the pileup and jump the fence!

Fences 8 and 24 are a 5 foot jump which usually causes problems due to the 90 degree turn after the Canal Turn and is especially devastating if there are loose horses nearby. New screening at the Canal Turn prevents the horses from being able to see the sharp left hand turn and encourages jockeys to spread out along the fence, rather than take the tight left side route, thereby minimising the risks to both the horses and the jockeys.

Do you want to know how to pick a winner in the Grand National 2010? Our free guide to the Grand National at Aintree can help you pick a champion.

Article Source: http://www.earticlesonline.com/Article/The-famous-fences-of-the-Grand-National/555787

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Did any horses die during this years aintree grand national?

I know 4 died in the 2 days before but did any die in the Grand National?

No, thankfully all the horses came home safe and well.

It's a sad fact but horses don't just die in the Grand National, it happens in smaller races all over the country every day of the year, in fields and out on gallops.

If you are truly concerned about horse welfare, don't listen to the mischief makers who raise their voices about a high profile race such as the Grand National to gain support, join a group of people making the world a better place for horses everywhere, not just in racing, like World Horse Welfare formerly knows as the ILPH (International League for the Protection of Horses)
Here is the link:-
http://www.worldhorsewelfare.org/

The fact that no horses were injured this year shows that the safety measures that Aintree racecourse are putting in place, like filling in the dreaded ditch the other side of the jump known as The Chair which has claimed many horses are in fact working.
It's a black day for racing when any horse dies or jockey gets injured and I find it difficult to come to terms with, but up to that point those horses have been loved and cared for unlike some poor creatures left starving in a field without shelter or water, or shut in a dirty stable with no veterinary care or attention...Jac x