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The most unpredictable horse race in the world

By Victor Mather

12 Apr 2023 · 4 min read

Editor's Note

If you're planning to place a bet in the Grand National this weekend, you may want to read this first. The race is notoriously difficult to predict, according to The New York Times.

Millions of people around the world who seldom give a thought to horses will make an exception Saturday for Britain’s most popular race, the Grand National steeplechase. For many, it will be the only time they bet on a horse race all year.

Unfortunately for them, the Grand National is the hardest race in the world to predict.

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