The Grand National 2012

The biggest horse race in the world

Bookies reckon we'll spend £200million pounds on bets for the Grand National on Saturday.

150,000 people are expected to head to the Merseyside course during the three day festival which includes Ladies Day on Friday.

Earlier in the year Heart went along to the Cheshire stables of the 2011 Grand National winner Ballabriggs. Angela from Heart Breakfast had a chat with trainer Donald McCain

Heart's Alison Spooner as a firefighter Call For More Women Firefighters

Greater Manchester Fire Service are using International Womens Day to try to bust the myth that firefighting is a macho male occupation

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