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Final Runners Declared – Grand National 2019

So, the wait is finally over as we’ve now got the final 40 (+ 4 reserves) runners that have made it into the 2019 Randox Health Grand National. Last year’s hero – TIGER ROLL – is a confirmed runner as he bids to become the first back-to-back winner of the Grand National since Red Rum […]

Top Weight Bristol De Mai Out of 2019 Grand National

The Cheltenham Gold Cup third – Bristol De Mai, who was set to shoulder top-weight of 11st 10lb in the 2019 Randox Health Grand National in April 2019, will now NOT run. However, the Nigel Twiston-Davies-trained grey will still be heading to Aintree – he’ll instead run in the Betway Bowl on Thursday 4th April. […]

Grand National Preview – Second Scratchings, Runners & News Update

With the Cheltenham Festival now behind us all the focus now switches to the Randox Health Grand National 2019, run this year on Saturday April 6th. The latest Grand National Scratchings (Weds 20th March) saw the 100 runners reduced to 81, with one of the high-profile absentees being the recent Gold Cup sixth – Elegant […]

100 Grand National Runners left in Contention

During the final week of February, the 2019 Randox Health Grand National entries were reduced from 112 to 100 runners. The first Grand National Scratchings deadline 2 days ago meant twelve horses won’t be heading to Aintree in April. There are no significant absentees at this first scratching stage, with the 2018 Grand National winner […]

Bristol De Mai Heads 2019 Grand National Weights

The 2019 Grand National Weights were released on Tuesday 12th February – but what does this actually mean? At this stage there are 112 horses entered to run in the 2019 Grand National – seven more than this time last year – and with the race being a handicap, then each horse has to be given […]

Grand National Entries Declared for 2019

The countdown towards the 2019 Grand National always picks up a bit of pace at the start of February. This is because we enter the first declaration stage where owners and trainers decide if their horses will be one of the many Grand National entries in 2019. Yes, at this stage we’ve got 112 Grand […]

Tiger Roll Roars To Grand National Success

He’s not the biggest horse but Tiger Roll showed a heart of a lion to roar to success in the 2018 Randox Health Grand National. Well-backed in the build-up to the big race the Gordon Elliott-trained 8 year-old was sent off the 10/1 joint second favourite and it was a result that cost the bookmakers […]
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