Major Race Calendar

All eyes will head to Merseyside at the start of April as the three-day Grand National meeting will kick off on April 3 and we are set for some top class racing in which a host of runners who strutted their stuff at the Cheltenham Festival will look to shine in what is a cracking national hunt showpiece.

The Betfred Bowl is the obvious highlight on day one and Ryanair Chase winner Dynaste could lock horns with Silviniaco Conti and First Lieutenant, whilst the Topham Chase will give the jockeys their first taste of the National fences as we build up to the Crabbie's Grand National on April 5 in which the likes of Teaforthree, Tidal Bay and Long Run are all set to do battle in the world's greatest steeplechase.

A week later Ayr will take over the national hunt reins and the Scottish Grand National will be another devilishly difficult conundrum for punters to work out, but then the Flat season will take over and the Craven Stakes could well produce a genuine contender for the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket the following month.

Sandown Park will shine at the end of April in their superb mixed card and whilst the Bet365 Classic Trial could see some notable runners emerge, the Bet365 Gold Cup will be the feature event as the curtain is drawn shut on what has been a fabulous jumps season.

April

3rd Anniversary 4-Y-O Novices' Hurdle

3rd Betfred Bowl

3rd Aintree Hurdle

3rd Manifesto Novices' Chase

4th Sefton Novices' Hurdle

4th Melling Chase

4th Mildmay Novices' Chase

4th Topham Chase

5th Liverpool Hurdle

5th Maghull Novices' Chase

5th Mersey Novices' Hurdle

5th Crabbie's Grand National

12th Scottish Grand National

12th Greenham Stakes

16th Nell Gwyn Stakes

17th Craven Stakes

25th Bet365 Mile

25th Bet365 Classic Trial

25th Gordon Richards Stakes

26th Celebration Chase

26th Bet365 Gold Cup

Todays Race Odds

Cheltenham
2:05 | 2:40 | 3:15 | 3:50 | 4:25 | 5:00 | 5:30
Newmarket
1:45 | 2:20 | 2:55 | 3:30 | 4:05 | 4:40 | 5:10 | 5:40
Ripon
1:55 | 2:30 | 3:05 | 3:40 | 4:15 | 4:50 | 5:25 | 5:55
Tipperary
4:35 | 5:05 | 5:35 | 6:05 | 6:35 | 7:05 | 7:35

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