With the Grand National days away, racing fans and non-racing fans all over the country are drawing horses from a hat, or trying to decide where to plump their hard-earned mud as Saturday approaches.

With various selection strategies available, it seems any one of the forty horses could be worth a punt on. Whether you pick your specimen from an intricate goldfish selection system, blind luck, race form, expert’s columns, or even if you just like the name – we thought we’d give you a hand with the process.

Here are the five horse that might be worth putting some money on – and why!

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