No Delay For Grand National 2021

The Jockey Club has confirmed that the Grand National UK will be held on April 10, 2021, as scheduled before. The horse racing event will occur at the stated time even though there were mixed opinions on the event’s holding. The event…

Weights Revealed for 2021 Grand National

106 entries were confirmed for the 2021 Grand National and so began the wait for the BHA Handicapper to work his magic. Two weeks later and via a live broadcast aired on Racing TV, Ed Chamberlain sat down with Martin Greenwood and we all become…

5 Of The Grand National’s Most Daunting Fences

The Grand National is the most famous steeplechase in the world for a reason, because its 16 fences – 14 of them must be tackled twice – have remained almost as challenging today as they were over a century ago. Here we take a more in-depth…

Grand National 2021 Gets 106 Entries

This is where the road to Aintree begins - the entries. Every year we wait for the end of January to roll around to find out just how many hopefuls have been given the green light. For this year and the 2021 Grand National, it is 106. And unsurprisingly,…

Betting On The Grand National For The First Time

When it comes to horse racing, there is no race more famous or more highly anticipated than the Grand National. Held at Aintree Racecourse, the Grand National is an annual National Hunt horse race that was first run in 1839, and it has been…
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Secret Reprieve Wins The Welsh Grand National

We hoped to round off 2020 with an actual Grand National and it was the turn of the Welsh to host one of the biggest races on the calendar. However, mother nature did not play ball, and following a deluge of rain courtesy of Storm Bella, the…

Trainer Championship Off To Flying Start

While we may only be a little way into the new jumps season, the Trainer Championship is looking particularly good. For Dan Skelton that it! Paul Nicholls former assistant has taken the racing world by storm and is giving the big guys a run…
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2020 Welsh Grand National Postponed

In a year that has thrown up more chaos than we could ever have possibly imagined, the bright spot in the jumps season was supposed to be the 2020 Welsh Grand National. Due to take place at Chepstow Racecourse on Sunday 27th December, it…
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King George VI And Welsh Grand National, What Are The Odds?

The recent addition of spectators at racing events has lots of people rightly excited about the upcoming December meetings. The Grand National’s cancellation earlier this year was a massive blow for the sport, with bookmakers taking a huge…