Two-time Aintree Grand National-winning jockey Leighton Aspell has announced he will retire from the saddle after his two Fontwell rides on Sunday.

Dublin-born Aspell won the Aintree showpiece aboard trainer Richard Newland's Pineau De Re in 2014 and followed it up a year later with Many Clouds for Oliver Sherwood.

Both winning horses returned at big prices of 25/1 for Aspell who grew up in Co Kildare and is a second cousin of former Irish international rugby player Shane Horgan.

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Aspell teams up with Many Clouds trainer Sherwood for the penultimate ride of his career, an extended 2m5f handicap hurdle (4.20) where he partners Ventura Dragon.

The 43-year-old's final race ride will come in the last race on the card (5.20) where he will be legged up on Itsnotwhatyouthink for trainer Nick Gifford. 

Gifford's father Josh was himself a Grand National-winning trainer. He memorably teamed up with jockey Bob Champion to win the famous handicap with Aldaniti in 1981.