Grand National LIVE: Latest news and updates from the world’s most famous steeplechase as 8-1 shot Corach Rambler bids to defend his crown

Good afternoon and welcome to Mail Sport’s live coverage of the Grand National.

The evenings are getting lighter, summer is coming and the sporting action is increasing.

Another great weekend of Premier League action (look away Tottenham fans!), three Americans fly to The Masters, but here, right now, we are just a few hours away from one of the most famous horse races in the world.

Corach Rambler is bidding to win back-to-back Grand Nationals – no mean feat, as 29 other runners aim for glory.

The iconic four-mile, two-and-a-half furlong race starts at 4 p.m. Stay here at Mail Sport for all the action.