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5th November, 18:06Courtesy of sponsors Virgin Bet the Liverpool ECHO has five pairs of tickets to Aintree's Saturday raceday up for grabs
The Liverpool ECHO has teamed up with sponsors Virgin Bet to offer readers the chance to win one of five pairs of tickets for this Saturday's Virgin Bet Autumn Raceday at Aintree Racecourse.
It is the second afternoon of the new jumps season at the home of the Randox Health Grand National.
There are seven National Hunt contests at Aintree featuring the Pertemps Network (Supporting BTRC) Handicap Hurdle, the Tennis Betting At Virgin Bet Hurdle and the Virgin Bet Handicap Steeple Chase due off at 1.35pm, 2.10pm and 2.40pm respectively. The 2.40pm contest is set to be screened live as part of ITV4's afternoon racing programme.
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Following the seasonal opener, the Virgin Bet Monet's Garden Old Roan Chase day, at the end of last month there is another afternoon of top quality jumps racing on offer.
Some previous course and distance winners, like Tom George's Baby King, the Harry Fry-trained Bags Groove and Philip Hobbs' War Sound are currently among the entries for Aintree's Saturday action.
Gates open at 10.25am with the first race, the The Casino At Virgin Bet EBF Stallions 'NH' Novices' Hurdle, due off at 12.25pm.
The finale, The Virginbet.com 'Junior' Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race, is due off at 3.55pm.
Do you want to be close to the Winning Post, as the victorious horse and jockey cross the line? Or would you rather take it easy in the over-21s lounge?
There are advanced tickets on sale for a selection of enclosures available now and you can save on the gate price.
General admission starts at £20 per person.
To buy tickets and for more details go to Aintree's website at https:// www.thejockeyclub.co.uk/aintree/events-tickets/community-day/ or call the ticketing line on 0344 579 3001. Hospitality packages from £82.50 are also available on 0151 522 2911.
But if you would like to be in with a chance of winning one of the five pairs of tickets on offer courtesy of Virgin Bet, simply answer the following question:
Who has ridden Tiger Roll to victory in the Grand National for the past two seasons?
Then send your answer - along with your name, address and contact phone number - via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with 'Virgin Bet Autumn Raceday Competition' in the subject line of the e-mail. Closing date for the competition is at 12pm (noon) on Friday (November 8).
Winners, who will be notified by e-mail on Friday afternoon, must collect their tickets at Aintree Racecourse from the main entrance on Ormskirk Road on Sunday before racing. You will need relevant ID - passport, driving licence etc - to claim your tickets.
Only one entry permitted per person and entrants must be over 18 years old.
Usual Liverpool ECHO Competition rules apply.