Your complete guide to the Aintree Grand National

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The Grand National 2021

Welcome to your unofficial guide to the Aintree Grand National.

Find an indispensable aid to finding the winner of the World’s most famous and prestigious horse race. The Grand National 2020 has unfortunately been cancelled due to Coronavirus and Grand National betting will need to look forward to Grand National 2021 with new antepost betting markets yet to appear.

We have tipped six of the last 14 winners, including Rule The World at huge odds of 50-1 in 2016. Again with Pineau De Re at 33-1 in 2014 and Neptune Collonges at 40-1 in 2012.

The 2020 Grand National, was set to take place on Saturday 4th April at 5:15pm. A total of 21 races were supposed to run during the Grand National 2020 Festival. The festival always starts with Grand Opening Day on Thursday, Ladies Day on Friday, before Saturday’s Grand National Day.

Aintree Racecourse usually hosts over 150,000 racegoers across the 3 days. An estimated worldwide audience of over 600 million people usually tune in to watch on TV.

Our site contains everything you need to know about this magical race. It is one of the highlights of the sporting year. The four-and-a-half mile marathon event captures the imagination of millions of watchers around the world. It has the ability to consistently produce thrilling finishes and heart-warming stories.

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Grand National and Coronavirus

With the recent developments in the UK’s response to further outbreaks, many people are asking, will the Grand National 2020 be cancelled due to Coronavirus? For now, the Grand National has been cancelled: Grand National in Doubt Due to Coronavirus, UPDATE: Aintree Grand National and Coronavirus – Cancelled or Crowd-less?

At the time of writing, bookmakers are backed a 60% chance that the Randox Health Grand National 2020 will be postponed. Unfortunately the event was completely cancelled with developments in the spread of COVID-19 and the British Government’s response to minimise the spread of the virus. Keep up to date with our daily news updates about racing and Coronavirus in our news section.

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We are advocates of learning lessons from the past when trying to find the winners of the future. Experience counts in the Grand National and 18 of the last 22 winners (including 11 of the last 13) were aged either 9, 10 or 11. In that period there have also been three eight-year-old and one twelve-year-old winner. The last teenager to win the race was over 90 years ago (Sergeant Murphy in 1923), although 13-year-old Vics Canvas was a gallant 3rd in 2016 at odds of 100/1.

Grand National Course

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Aintree Grand National Course

For those wanting to see this magnificent event live next year, we have all of the information you’ll need to make the most of your visit to Aintree, including information on getting to the racecourse, ticket details, and a summary of all of the enclosures and facilities, many of which have been significantly upgraded in recent seasons.

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