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Grand National 2012

I have said everything I would ever have to say about the Grand National in the past. The only thing, I might add, is that I don’t think it’s a race for a Gold Cup winner and if I think about it too hard it makes me feel sick.

Here’s a picture instead; I prefer Degas’ racehorses to the ballerinas, although I can appreciate those too.

Knowing the Aintree crowd, there’ll be both on the course this afternoon.

Degas: pastels on paper, National Gallery of Canada