The virtual grand national with a difference.

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The virtual grand national with a difference.

Post by conyoviejo » Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:07 pm

Being run this Saturday on the TV .. I will run a sweep for this If I can get forty names on this thread before Saturday.. If more than forty apply ,then the first forty names down will be taken...

NOW THE TWIST .... The first five horses home the owners will have to donate a tenner to the NHS charity by their own means.. So it's actually all down to the persons own honesty.. 8-)

I'm in,come on everybody lets have a laugh to cheer us up and help the NHS.. 8-)

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Re: The virtual grand national with a difference.

Post by tim_noone » Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:14 pm

conyoviejo wrote:
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:07 pm
Being run this Saturday on the TV .. I will run a sweep for this If I can get forty names on this thread before Saturday.. If more than forty apply ,then the first forty names down will be taken...

NOW THE TWIST .... The first five horses home the owners will have to donate a tenner to the NHS charity by their own means.. So it's actually all down to the persons own honesty.. 8-)

I'm in,come on everybody lets have a laugh to cheer us up and help the NHS.. 8-)
I'm in...though I think the 35 losers should chip in also. Win Win.

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Re: The virtual grand national with a difference.

Post by Bosscat » Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:23 pm

conyoviejo wrote:
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:07 pm
Being run this Saturday on the TV .. I will run a sweep for this If I can get forty names on this thread before Saturday.. If more than forty apply ,then the first forty names down will be taken...

NOW THE TWIST .... The first five horses home the owners will have to donate a tenner to the NHS charity by their own means.. So it's actually all down to the persons own honesty.. 8-)

I'm in,come on everybody lets have a laugh to cheer us up and help the NHS.. 8-)
The Bosscat has entered the Building

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Post by tim_noone » Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:32 pm

Bosscat wrote:
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:23 pm
The Bosscat has entered the Building
Loser... :D
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Re: The virtual grand national with a difference.

Post by Bosscat » Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:40 pm

tim_noone wrote:
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:32 pm
Loser... :D
Knob :D

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Post by tim_noone » Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:55 pm

Bosscat wrote:
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:40 pm
Knob :D
:lol:
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Post by Clarets4me » Thu Apr 02, 2020 8:25 pm

I'm in ... and could you enter " Iluvmywife " also ? He's not very well at present, but he loves a flutter !!
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Re: The virtual grand national with a difference.

Post by Clarets4me » Thu Apr 02, 2020 8:30 pm

conyoviejo wrote:
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:07 pm
Being run this Saturday on the TV .. I will run a sweep for this If I can get forty names on this thread before Saturday.. If more than forty apply ,then the first forty names down will be taken...

NOW THE TWIST .... The first five horses home the owners will have to donate a tenner to the NHS charity by their own means.. So it's actually all down to the persons own honesty.. 8-) I'm in,come on everybody lets have a laugh to cheer us up and help the NHS.. 8-)
Brilliant idea, if you have the time, you could give everyone a 2nd chance on the same terms in the " National legends " virtual race, that's being broadcast in the same show. Tiger Roll up against Red Rum, Reynoldstown, L'escargot and Golden Miller ....

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Post by Roger Mellie » Thu Apr 02, 2020 9:09 pm

Great shout.. I’m in..

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Post by THEWELLERNUT70 » Thu Apr 02, 2020 9:53 pm

It's a pretty decent representation of the "proper" race.

Here are the 3 winners of the Virtual Grand Nationals run so far


2017 Cause Of Causes (2nd in the race proper)

2018 Tiger Roll (winner in the race proper)

2019 Rathvinden (3rd in the race proper)

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Post by Carnsmerry12 » Fri Apr 03, 2020 8:02 am

Its a yes from me, hoping for a walk in the mill later!

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Post by claretburns » Fri Apr 03, 2020 8:55 am

I'm in, I will do a £5 e/w bet also on the horse that I am given and any winnings will be donated also.

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Post by Local cricketer » Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:00 am

If we work for the nhs do we have to pay?

I know Charity begins at home etc

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Re: The virtual grand national with a difference.

Post by conyoviejo » Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:59 am

Local cricketer wrote:
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:00 am
If we work for the nhs do we have to pay?

I know Charity begins at home etc
No mate ,just keep up the good work. 8-)

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Post by Tall Paul » Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:34 pm

In

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Re: The virtual grand national with a difference.

Post by Clarets4me » Fri Apr 03, 2020 7:46 pm

Bump ....

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Post by Carnsmerry12 » Sat Apr 04, 2020 9:06 am

Bump again, calling all regular Nap league members

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Post by Damo » Sat Apr 04, 2020 9:10 am

I'll join if theres room

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Post by Spijed » Sat Apr 04, 2020 9:11 am

Will they be having a virtual shooting of any horse that comes a cropper going over Becher's Brook ?

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Post by I luv my wife » Sat Apr 04, 2020 9:45 am

Clarets4me wrote:
Thu Apr 02, 2020 8:25 pm
I'm in ... and could you enter " Iluvmywife " also ? He's not very well at present, but he loves a flutter !!
Not very well ,can I just point out I have just decanted 3 tonne of nutty slack from a spillage on Lakeland way this morning to the rear of my house in preparation for any forth coming cold snap
Actually my dear wife did help by holding the side gate open

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Post by conyoviejo » Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:23 am

Bump..

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Post by Damo » Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:47 pm

Surprised this didn't take off

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Post by conyoviejo » Sat Apr 04, 2020 4:04 pm

My apologies and a big sorry to all those who had put their names down,but due to a lack of entrants I have decided to cancel the virtual grand national draw..Shame really,but never mind ..

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Post by Clarets4me » Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:02 pm

We've done a sweep with seven of our family, £10 in each ..... £35 for the winner, £25 2nd, £15 for 3rd and a £5 for fourth .....

All picked at random, with 5 horses left out, including interestingly Tiger Roll !!

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Post by Bosscat » Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:02 pm

My moneys on Red Rum..
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Post by Funkydrummer » Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:06 pm

Where's Arkle ?

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Post by Bosscat » Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:13 pm

Bosscat wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:02 pm
My moneys on Red Rum..
Get in :D

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Post by IanMcL » Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:13 pm

Had to be Red Rum!

Would have been an inquest!

There's only one statue!

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Post by FactualFrank » Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:13 pm

Great race.

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Post by tim_noone » Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:16 pm

conyoviejo wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 4:04 pm
My apologies and a big sorry to all those who had put their names down,but due to a lack of entrants I have decided to cancel the virtual grand national draw..Shame really,but never mind ..
Bring back ty!!! Have I missed it...watching Burnley beat blackburn.

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Post by Funkydrummer » Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:20 pm

What are we watching now ?

Thought it had just happened !!!!!

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Post by FactualFrank » Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:22 pm

Funkydrummer wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:20 pm
What are we watching now ?

Thought it had just happened !!!!!
Last race was champions of champions race. This one is 2020 race.

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Post by Funkydrummer » Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:24 pm

Oh, silly me.

It doesn't look real to me tbh.

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Post by JohnMac » Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:54 pm

No difference at all. I lost.

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Post by IanMcL » Sat Apr 04, 2020 6:02 pm

JohnMac wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:54 pm
No difference at all. I lost.
That makes it realistic!

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Post by Longsidelenny » Sat Apr 04, 2020 6:32 pm

Backed two horses the both got shot not my day utc

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Post by paulatky » Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:09 am

Clarets4me wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:02 pm
We've done a sweep with seven of our family, £10 in each ..... £35 for the winner, £25 2nd, £15 for 3rd and a £5 for fourth .....

All picked at random, with 5 horses left out, including interestingly Tiger Roll !!
You will be £10 short !!!!

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Post by evensteadiereddie » Sun Apr 05, 2020 9:29 am

Nothing virtual about the £20 I lost.
Still, all in a good cause and it will be interesting to see how much has been raised. No figure released yet, I don't think.

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Post by Clarets4me » Sun Apr 05, 2020 9:54 am

paulatky wrote:
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:09 am
You will be £10 short !!!!
:o You're right ! It was actually £35, £20, £10, £5 .... Brother in Law won ! :roll:

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Post by texasbrit » Sun Apr 05, 2020 10:23 pm

Did any of the horses virtually die? if not then it’s nothing like the real thing

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Post by Devils_Advocate » Sun Apr 05, 2020 10:26 pm

texasbrit wrote:
Sun Apr 05, 2020 10:23 pm
Did any of the horses virtually die? if not then it’s nothing like the real thing
Sort of. If the virtual horse fell really badly and got a serious virtual injury then they shot the real horse.

Dont quote me on this but I think 4 actual horses got shot

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Post by dsr » Sun Apr 05, 2020 11:27 pm

texasbrit wrote:
Sun Apr 05, 2020 10:23 pm
Did any of the horses virtually die? if not then it’s nothing like the real thing
Apparently there were no deaths in the virtual race.

Which, strangely, is the same as in 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, and 2013. Nothing like the real thing?

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