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The Grand National - runner by runner

A brief summary of every runner in the 2021 Grand National, including the arguments for and against each of them. 1.Bristol De Mai Multiple Grade 1 winner, all at Haydock, stepping up to the National fences and trip for the first time. Should have the stamina but topweight in the National is a massive ask. WHY HE CAN WIN Class gets you a long way. WHY HE CAN'T WIN The last horse to carry this weight or more to victory was Red Rum in 1974 (although Many Clouds carried 11st9 in 2015). 2.Chris's Dream Good Irish chaser who has never lived up to the hype in Britain, flopping on all four occasions.  WHY HE CAN WIN At his only run in a big handicap, he won the Troytown at Navan in 2019. WHY HE CAN'T WIN Jumped terribly at Cheltenham, seems like he is here to fulfill an owner's dream rather than have a genuine chance. 3.Yala Enki Seems to save his best for very soft ground. Reliable jumper, very experienced WHY HE CAN WIN Paul Nicholls is on fire this week and in an era where
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