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Aintree Grand National History

The Grand National is without doubt the most famous steeple chase in the racing calendar, as the whole nation stops to have a bet on the Aintree race, it is run over a stamina sapping 4 mile 4 furlong trip while the horses have to take in 30 of the most famous fences in horse racing. It is the one race each year never fails to attract the imagination of the public and it continues to be as popular as ever, it race takes place at Aintree in Liverpool each Spring and it is the perfect setting for a  race steeped in so much history. The Grand National was first run in 1839 and perhaps rather aptly was won by a horse called Lottery, it has continued to grow in popularity and has remained somewhat of a lottery ever since.

The Grand National is the ultimate test for any horse with the Aintree fences a tough test, while some of the obstacles have become famous in their own right with the likes of the Canal Turn and Becher's Brook particularly well known. Only horses with brilliant jumping ability coupled with stamina to burn will have a chance of going well at Aintree at the start of April.

Through the years there have been a number of notable winners who have made their mark at Aintree with Red Rum perhaps the most famous winner of all time, the horse was never out of the first two between 1973 and 1977, winning the race a record three times in the process. That is a remarkable run of results and as a result Red Rum was taken to the hearts of the nation right up until his death in 1995, his passing was honoured with a burial at the winning post at Aintree and a permanent memorial in his honour.

There have been one or two memorable Grand Nationals in recent years as well with the famous ‘race that never was’ in 1993, it occurred after 30 of the 39 runners failed to realise a false start had been called. In the end seven runners completed the course with Esha Ness the first across the line with the jockeys still unaware the race was void. While we had another historic renewal in 2009 when the bookmakers cleaned up with Mon Mome hacking up as a 100/1 shot. It was the longest price winner since Foinavon in 1967 and in truth Mon Mome won with something in hand to record one of the most memorable victories in recent Grand National memory.

Grand National Tips and Race Card

The Grand National is an institution in the UK & Ireland and we shall be making our special tips for the race once the full race card is released, there will be 40 runners at Aintree and the card will include the form line and chance for each runner. The online bookmakers will be having plenty of different markets for the the Grand National and the best of them will be available here.

Recent Grand National Winners

  •     2000 - Papillon
  •     2001 - Red Marauder
  •     2002 - Bindaree
  •     2003 - Monty's Pass
  •     2004 - Amberleigh House
  •     2005 - Hedgehunter
  •     2006 - Numbersixvalverde
  •     2007 - Silver Birch
  •     2008 - Comply Or Die
  •     2009 - Mon Mome
  •     2010 - Don't Push It
  •     2011 - Ballabriggs
  •     2012 - Neptune Collonges
  •     2013 - Auroras Encore
  •     2014 - Pineau De Re

 


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