The Grand National – The most prestigious horse racing event of the year – every year. 40 jockeys, 40 horses, 4 miles 2 furlongs and 30 jumps, what an event!
Everyone enjoys the National whether you are placing money on the race or not. It is a time where the whole family sits together, cheers their chosen horse on and have a great 15 minutes together.
The Grand National, the largest of all the Nationals started in 1839 and has gone on to be a huge race throughout the world of horse racing. Winners like Red Rum and Aldaniti are not just winners of the Great Race but the stories behind these fantastic horses and jockeys will remain in memories forever. The year of 93 will never be forgotten, unfortunately for the wrong reasons.
The road to the Grand National starts with other great races such as the Irish, Welsh and Scottish Nationals, many that brave these races go on to take part in the great race, not to mention the Cheltenham Festival which is really the springboard for the Grand National, including the Gold Cup – another wonderful race in the racing calendar.
The most important aspect of betting on the Grand National is that you enjoy it and bet responsibly, it is such a beautiful race that the best way is to bet a little and enjoy each race as though it will be the last.