Neptune Collonges ridden by Jockey Daryl Jacob, center right, clears the Water Jump on the way to winning the Grand National horse race after a photo finish with SunnyHillBoy at Aintree Racecourse Liverpool, England, Saturday, April 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
For the second straight year, the world's most prestigious steeplechase race, was marred by the death of two horses. The Grand National at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool, England, on Saturday saw both According to Pete and favorite Synchronised euthanized by falls. Here, According to Pete, ridden by Harry Haynes, left, falls after jumping Becher's Brook
Don't look back
The gray horse Neptune Collonges, ridden by Daryl Jacob, moves clear of the mayhem behind him.
Horses jump Becher's Brook during the Grand National. Both Synchronised and According to Pete suffered fatal falls at that portion of the course.
Synchronized (No. 1) ridden by Tony McCoy, left, falls after jumping Becher's Brook.
Tony McCoy is on the turf as Synchronized gets to his feet following a spill during the Grand National. Synchronised was euthanized because of a leg injury.
On the scene
Tony McCoy is treated by paramedics after falling from Synchronized at Becher's Brook during the Grand National. The extent of McCoy's injuries was not immediately disclosed.
Hard to watch
Racegoers react during the Grand National, which was marred by two fatal injuries to horses.
Up and over
Neptune Collonges, center right, clears the water jump on the way to winning the Grand National.
Race goes on
Neptune Collonges with Jockey Daryl Jacob onboard, left, races to the line to edge SunnyHillBoy, right, in a photo finish at the Grand National.
In this handout image provided by Racetech, the official photo finish of the Grand National (with mirror image) shows gray horse Neptune Collonges, ridden by Daryl Jacob, edging a nose past Sunnyhillboy, ridden by Richie McLernon.
Moment of triumph
Jockey Daryl Jacob celebrates after being declared winner of the Grand National horse race on Neptune Collonges after a photo finish with SunnyHillBoy.
A bookmaker readies his betting stall before the Grand National. The steeplechase is run at a distance of 4 miles, 856 yards, with horses jumping 30 fences during two circuits of Aintree's National Course.
Here's looking at you
Daryl Jacob celebrates aboard Neptune Collonges after winning the Grand National.