Nick is joined by RTE and Racing TV broadcaster Jane Mangan to consider the news and events from around the racing world in the lead up to the Grand National. They are joined by 2006 Grand National hero, trainer Martin Brassil, whose confidence in Longhouse Poet is high ahead of this year’s race. Nick also catches up with Aintree Clerk Sulekha Varma, who reveals her latest watering plans. Trainer Lawney Hill tells Tom Stanley why she has acquired another string to her Aintree Foxhunters’ bow, while Goffs’ Derek O’Connor talks us through the Goffs Aintree sale on Thursday night. On the international front, JA McGrath brings us his weekly report from Hong Kong, while James Willoughby brings us up to speed on a frenetic week in the TRC Global rankings.