Tag: Grand National

See every Grand National horse of the last 50 years race each other on the same track

This is really nice unlike any of the promos we usually see in the run up the big racing event. To coincide with this year’s Grand National, Bet Victor have created an animated Aintree racecourse containing all (yes, all) of the 1,900 runners of the last 50 years. So if like many people on National […]

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Trainers of the key contenders in the 2018 Grand National

The 2018 running of the Grand National takes place on Saturday 14th April with many people looking ahead to the race and the best bets for the Grand National. Considering the race is ran over 4 miles 514 yards and the testing Aintree fences it provides a gruelling test for both horse and rider which is why […]

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Will Cheltenham Rigours Affect Grand National Hopefuls?

Cheltenham Festival is in the book and has provided great entertainment as well as some surprise results in the big events. Native River took the major prize from the Festival, delivering a brilliant performance in the Cheltenham Gold Cup to beat out the favourite Might Bite. The duel between the two horses was the highlight […]

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Blaklion and Total Recall shaping up for Grand National Showdown

Blaklion and Total Recall shaping up for Grand National Showdown Horse racing can be a curious sport: fans and punters love to see an all-conquering favourite win time and time again, yet they also like to see great horses toppled by upstart rivals. For example, everyone knows that Kauto Star’s legacy was enriched due to […]

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The Grand National is arguably the biggest race in the UK

The Grand National is arguably the biggest race of the racing calendar in the UK and it is expected that over £250 million will be placed on bets for the race. A maximum of forty horses will be allowed to compete and the current favourite for the Grand National 2018 is Blaklion, who finished in […]

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Native Rise Must Improve on the Big Stage to Win Grand National

Source: Jimbo_JumpsMan via Twitter One for Arthur’s injury has opened up the 2018 Grand National for the rest of the field. Native River is one of the horses that will be aiming to capitalise on his absence from Aintree in April. The Irish horse did not compete at the National last season, but was present […]

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One For Arthur springs another Grand National surprise

Source: ITV Racing via Twitter One For Arthur put himself into the history books with an outstanding run to win the 2017 Grand National. The bay gelding was considered among the leading contenders for the crown, but some way off the favourite for the race, Blaklion. However, the Irish horse left his rivals in his dust […]

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