The feature race on the opening day is the Champion Hurdle with favourite Hurricane Fly (3.20) bidding to become the first horse since Comedy Of Errors in 1975 to regain the crown having first landed the prize in 2011.
Tony McCoy sported a bandage protecting his nose as he got back in the saddle at Kempton racecourse on Monday. McCoy had
Despite my camp rain dance in the Ormskirk Premier Inn (think a naked floral dance with moobs and you're close) Aintree again
Synchronised, ridden by AP McCoy, has won the Gold Cup at Friday's Cheltenham Festival. It is McCoy's second Gold Cup win