The ultimate social event is back, and the countdown is officially on. From 3-5 April, the 2008 John Smith’s Grand National is a major part of the sporting calendar.
The fun starts on Thursday, when top class racing is welcomed back to Aintree. This is the opening day to Style 2008, with live music in the Aintree Pavilion followed by the racing. style competition – for the chance to win a lifestyle package worth £35,000.
Friday can mean only one thing: Ladies’ Day, one of Aintree’s most popular occasions, featuring the Style 2008 catwalk – Aintree’s raceday.
Saturday is John Smith’s Grand National Day – the world-famous steeplechase watched by 600 million people worldwide.
Tickets for all three days of the race festival are still available, along with limited tickets to Aintree’s exclusive Winner’s Party, open to the public for the first time in a special party for ’08, Liverpool’s year as Capital of Culture.
This takes place at Alma de Cuba. Tickets cost £29 and are limited, so call 0151 522 2929 to book now.
Aintree Racecourse have teamed up with Planet Confidential to offer one lucky reader and a friend the chance to win a day and night out at John Smith’s Grand National Day (Saturday 5 April) with a pair of County Stand tickets, on offer along with a pair of tickets to the John Smith’s Grand National Winner’s Party at Alma De Cuba on Grand National night.
This competition has now closed. Congratulations to our winner Clifford Taylor, have a great time.