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NHS set to be the big winner as almost FIVE MILLION watch Virtual Grand National and raise £2.6m

2020 OLYMPIC GAMES  The 2020 Olympic Games has been postponed until 2021 on March 24 - becoming one of the last major sporting events this summer to fall victim to the coronavirus.Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe held a crucial conference call with Olympics chief Thomas Bach on Tuesday to formally decide a plan and they have chosen to postpone for 12 months.The decision also means the Tokyo Paralympic Games will be subject to a one-year delay.Despite the delay, the name of

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It’s virtual history! Potters Corner claims victory in computer-simulated Grand National

It's virtual history! Potters Corner writes new chapter in Aintree legend with victory in computer-simulated Grand National after real-life race was cancelled due to coronavirus crisisPotters Corner will forever be guaranteed to be part of a pub quiz question The 18/1 runner won the 2020 Virtual Grand National with the race cancelled There is a decent chance that the money raised for the NHS will be sizeable 17-year-old Jack Tudor never

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An eerie silence grieves the city of Liverpool’s £60million loss with the Grand National cancelled

There is an eerie silence that grieves the city of Liverpool's £60million loss with the Grand National cancelled... we can only hope that the lights will shine brightly on Aintree once againOn Grand National Saturday, venues around Aintree are typically bouncing But today the shutters are down - and there is no life where there is usually soul Sport provides escapism and heaven knows we could do with some these

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10 of the Greatest Grand Nationals: McCoy’s win on Don’t Push It

With the 2020 Grand National at Aintree understandably cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Virtual Grand National takes its place. Usually an appetiser before the main event, the virtual version of the world-famous steeplechase takes centre stage on Saturday. Ahead of Saturday’s Virtual Grand National programme on ITV which also includes a Race of Champions, Sportsmail's racing correspondent MARCUS TOWNEND relives 10 of the Greatest Grand Nationals. Sportsmail relives 10 of the Greatest Grand Nationals ahead of

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Sportsmail’s Virtual Grand National Preview: Tiger Roll is the heavy favourite

Sportsmail's Virtual Grand National Preview: Four-time Cheltenham winner Tiger Roll is the heavy favourite in search for hat-trick but Burrows Saint boasts the credentials to winTiger Roll is the heavy favourite to win but could be challenged by Burrows Saint A bold bid may be on the cards from last year's unlikely runner-up Magic of Light Definitly Red will aim to replicate Liverpool's heroics and return to his bestSam Turner

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Candy is pick of the mix to secure victory during the hotly-contested virtual Grand National 

Candy is pick of the mix to secure victory during the hotly-contested virtual Grand NationalKimberlite Candy is the best bet to secure triumph in the virtual Grand National However, Tiger Roll must also be popular to secure a hat-trick of wins in raceThis year's Grand National will be contested virtually due to coronavirus By Peter Scudamore For Daily Mail Published: 22:48 BST, 3 April 2020 |

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Tiger Roll can still make Grand National history, even if it is in a virtual world

2020 OLYMPIC GAMES  The 2020 Olympic Games has been postponed until 2021 on March 24 - becoming one of the last major sporting events this summer to fall victim to the coronavirus.Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe held a crucial conference call with Olympics chief Thomas Bach on Tuesday to formally decide a plan and they have chosen to postpone for 12 months.The decision also means the Tokyo Paralympic Games will be subject to a one-year delay.Despite the delay, the name of

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Virtual Grand National 2020 sweepstake kit featuring the 40 runners, riders and odds

2020 OLYMPIC GAMES  The 2020 Olympic Games has been postponed until 2021 on March 24 - becoming one of the last major sporting events this summer to fall victim to the coronavirus.Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe held a crucial conference call with Olympics chief Thomas Bach on Tuesday to formally decide a plan and they have chosen to postpone for 12 months.The decision also means the Tokyo Paralympic Games will be subject to a one-year delay.Despite the delay, the name of

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Virtual Grand National Q&A: Everything you need to know

With the 2020 Grand National at Aintree understandably cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Virtual Grand National takes its place.Usually an appetiser before the main event, the virtual version of the famous steeplechase takes centre stage on Saturday.Running for three years now the Virtual Grand National uses special technology to create a virtual form of the Aintree showpiece. The Betting & Gaming Council (BGC) revealed on Wednesday that betting companies will donate their profits from the Virtual Grand National to

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