Ninety-eight remain for National

RACING: Only 13 horses withdrew from the latest scratchings stage of the Grand National yesterday, leaving 98 runners are still in the hunt to compete at Aintree on Saturday 10 April.

The trio who head the handicap on 11st 10lb; Albertas Run, Madison Du Berlais and Notre Pere, are all among the acceptors, as is last year’s winner Mon Mome.