Huge fight breaks out at Aintree races with fists and feet flying everywhere as security just watch on | The Sun

A HUGE fight broke out at Aintree races with fists and feet flying everywhere as security just watched on.

The disgraceful scenes erupted on Becher Chase day at the famed Merseyside track – home of the Grand National.

Footage posted online has been viewed more than a million times and shows a number of racegoers throwing punches and kicks with bodies left sprawled over the floor.

The video starts showing two security workers watching as two racegoers punch and grapple in front of onlookers.

One man tries to intervene and break up the scuffle only to get walloped with a big right hand.

A second man then comes in and punches the same man flush in the face while a third bloke clutching a pint tries his best to break it up.

The original fight breaks through a door into another area as the camera spins round to capture two more bust-ups breaking out.

One man is getting kicked and punched on the floor while another racegoer attempts to land a flying kick.

Two men are then shown punching and fighting one man as a security worker attempts to break it up.

The clip ends showing one man shouting at others as the numerous fights look to come to an end.

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Sun Racing has contacted Aintree racecourse and Merseyside police for comment.

Punters online were shocked by the sickening scenes of violence during a day at the races.

One wrote: "Good day's racing yesterday at Aintree but sad to see yet more violence on racecourses."

Another said the whole incident was 'shameful' while another commented: "There's nothing more cringe than seeing grown men fighting."

The brawl broke out on one of the track's biggest racedays.

Chambard was the shock 18-1 winner of the Grade 3 Becher Chase race run over the Grand National fences.

Amateur jockey Lucy Turner made history by becoming the first woman to win the race, which was worth £85,000 to trainer Venetia Williams and owners David and Carol Shaw.

Turner said: "This is probably the best day I’ve ever had in racing.

"Aintree is such a marvellous place, so to have a winner here is fantastic."

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