GRAND NATIONAL 2018 NEWS, RUNNERS, ODDS AND BETTING TIPS
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The traffic of other runners has to be avoided and the conditions underfoot all play their part in what is one of the most famous horse races in the world, the Grand National.
Here we take a preview of the edition. One For Arthur took the title last year, only the second horse trained in Scotland to win the race. A full complement of 40 runners went off and of those, nineteen of them made it home. One For Arthur took the win by four and a half lengths over Cause of Causes to win the prize of just over half a million pounds. Check the bet website for full terms of any horse racing offers. The most successful horse in the history of the race is Red Rum, who is incidentally buried at the finish line at Aintree.
Perhaps the most famous of that all though is Foinavon in After a 26 race losing streak, it was a battle of survival as he managed to survive a huge pile-up at the 23rd fence to win. It was caused by a loose horse, Popham Down, who took down almost the entire field, but Foinavon who was trailing badly survived passed it all by. Many Clouds 16th Shutthefrontdoor 5th Double Seven 3rd. There have been three greys who have won the Grand National, totalling four wins.
Younger horses struggle because they generally run off speed more than stamina no horse younger than 8 has won the Grand National since No horse older than 12 years old has won it since So you are generally looking for that sweet spot between 8 and year-old runners.
There have been 45 nine-year-old winners, but with three wins in the last six editions of the Grand National, year-olds have been the most frequent winners recently. Two for the last three have been won by eight-year-olds though. This week, the eyes of the racing world are focused on Aintree racecourse in Liverpool, England. This year on April 14, the most famous horse race in the world, the Grand National , will take place. It is the one time of the year where every casual punter likes a bet which makes it a paradise for bookmakers.
The 3-day Aintree festival includes an incredible 19 Class 1 races, by far the most during any festival. In this guide, we will focus on just one race on each of the three days, including the legendary Grand National on Day 3. It takes place over a 2m 4f course and often features horses that previously ran at the Cheltenham Champion Hurdle in March.