|Saturday 4th April 2020|
The Grand National all Around the World 24/10/19
The Grand National is an institution. First run in 1839, it’s a key date in the calendar for any horseracing fan, or those that don’t share an interest but fancy a punt.
2020 Grand National Bid is Tiger Roll's Main Target 06/09/19
Tiger Roll will run only twice this season before bidding to become the first horse in history to win the £1-million Randox Health Grand National for a third consecutive year, his trainer Gordon Elliott has revealed.
Has the Grand National Become Easier to Win? 29/04/19
The fences are the one thing that sets the Grand National apart from regular horse races, but it is also what has changed the most.
Will Tiger Roll win the Grand National in 2020? 08/04/19
Tiger Roll emulated Red Rum by recording back-to-back Grand National wins at Aintree on Saturday. Could he now eclipse the legendary horse with a hat-trick of wins in the race?
Tiger Roars to Second Grand National Success 06/04/19
Tiger Roll raced into the history books as he became the first horse since Red Rum to win back-to-back renewals of the Randox Health Grand National at Aintree.
Anibale Fly Runs a Perfect Aintree Prep in Gold Cup 29/03/19
If you are looking for value from those that ran at Cheltenham at a slightly bigger price then there is no need to look anywhere else other than the big race of the meeting, the Cheltenham Gold Cup.
What the Gigginstown Team for the 2019 Grand National Could Look Like 11/03/19
As winning owners of two of the last three renewals of the Grand National at Aintree, anything sporting the Gigginstown House Stud silks commands respect on Merseyside.
Grand National 2019 – Two Horses Worth Following 20/02/19
Many people are looking to discover the best tips for Grand National 2019, and there appears to be a number of horses who could be very interesting. Here we cover two horses worth keeping onside at this early stage.
Tiger Roll 25/1 to Win 2019 Grand National after 2018 Success 05/02/19
The Gordon Elliott-trained horse among the 112 entries for the 2019 Grand National, with the runner priced at 25/1 for victory.
Definitly Red Will Have to Rise to the Grand National Occasion 25/01/19
Definitly Red failed on his last outing in the Grand National, but his return to form this term could see him challenge for the crown at Aintree in April.
Tiger Roll Wins Grand National 14/04/18
Tiger Roll hangs on in a thrilling finish to give veteran jockey Davy Russell his first Grand National win.
Identity Thief Impressive in Stayers' Hurdle 14/04/18
Trainer Henry de Bromhead was delighted that the victory justified the decision to move him up in distance to three miles.
Diego Du Charmil Lands Maghull 14/04/18
Paul Nicholls expressed delighted for owner Samantha de la Hey and her husband, Johnny.
Black Op On Top in Mersey 14/04/18
Black Op was produced with a well-timed run by Noel Fehily when getting up to score by half a length.
Diego On Top in Maghull 14/04/18
Diego Du Charmil caused a minor upset in the Doom Bar Maghull Novices' Chase .
Black Op Wins Mersey Novices' Hurdle 14/04/18
Cheltenham Festival runner-up Black Op went one better with a determined display in the Betway Mersey Novices' Hurdle.
Santini Wins a Cracking Sefton 13/04/18
Nicky Henderson bagged his fifth Grade One success in the space of two days as Santini emerged victorious in the Doom Bar Sefton Novices' Hurdle.
Ultragold Does it Again in Topham 13/04/18
Ultragold landed the Randox Health Topham Handicap Chase for the second year running.
Politologue Wins the Melling Chase from Min 13/04/18
Politologue got the better of hot favourite Min in a thrilling climax to the JLT Melling Chase.
Terrefort Battles to Mildmay Success 13/04/18
Terrefort stamped his class on the Betway Mildmay Novices' Chase.
Lalor Wins for Woollacott 13/04/18
Lalor claimed an emotional success in the Betway Top Novices' Hurdle.
Balnaslow Wins Foxhunters' 12/04/18
No fairytale win for the unplaced Guy Disney on Gallery Exhibition as Balnaslow went one better than last year.
L’Ami Serge Takes Aintree Hurdle 12/04/18
L'Ami Serge won for the first time since the French Champion Hurdle in June.
Brilliant Might Bite Wins Bowl 12/04/18
Might Bite stamped his class on the Betway Bowl with a comfortable victory at Aintree.
We Have A Dream Runs Away with Juvenile Hurdle 12/04/18
Making up for missing Cheltenham with an easy success in the Doom Bar Anniversary 4-Y-O Juvenile Hurdle at Aintree.
Grand National Guide
It was clear from the first running of the race 1839 that the ‘National’ was destined to become more than just another steeplechase, the spectators who witnessed jockey Captain Becher fall at the fence which now bears his name could never have imagined that over 175 years later the nation would still be gripped by the spectacle.
National Winners 1839 -
On Tuesday February 26, 1839, Lottery became the first winner of The Grand National. In those days the field had to jump a stone wall (now the water jump), cross a stretch of plough land and finish over two hurdles.