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Grand National 2018

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Grand National 2018 is around the corner! Millions of people will witness this year’s race at Aintree, or in front of their TVs. The festival will take place between April 12-16 at Aintree Racecourse, which is the place where the horses have raced since 1839. If you’re a enthusiast of horse racing, keep reading and learn more details about the race before preparing and placing you bet at the most convenient bookie!

First day is the beginning of an exciting festival, and it’s the day a lot of fans participate, both professionals and rookies. The second day is named as “Ladies Day”, where women wear their most flamboyant dresses and turn the area into a podium. We’ll see who will be the most elegant this year. And the third day is the final day which the main race takes place. In total, 40 runners and 40 jockeys will be competing. The runners are selected by the British Horse Racing Authority Head of Handicapping among hundreds of candidates. Let’s look at the schedule:

1.45 The Gaskells Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3) 3m ½f , 75,000
2.25 The Betway Mersey Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 1) 2m 4f , 100,000
3.00 The Doom Bar Maghull Novices’ Steeple Chase (Grade 1) 2m , 100,000
3.40 The Betway Handicap Steeple Chase (Listed) 3m 1f , 75,000
4.20 The Ryanair Stayers’ Hurdle (Registered as the Liverpool Hurdle) (Grade 1) 3m ½f , 180,000
5.15 The Randox Health Grand National Steeple Chase (Grade 3) 4m 2½f , 1,000,000
6.20 The Pinsent Masons Handicap Hurdle (cond’ and amat’) (Class 2) 2m ½f , 50,000

Last year’s winner was One for Arthur, ridden by Derek Fox which won’t race this year. Here are some of the horses which will watching: Definitly Red (IRE), Bristol de Mai (FR), Edwulf, Outlander (IRE), Minella Rocco (IRE), Blaklion, Sub Lieutenant (IRE), Anibale Fly (FR), The Last Samuri (IRE) and the others.

One of the outstanding aspects of this race is the amount of the prize. Clerk of the course Andrew Tulloch stated that £3.2million will be granted to the winners at the end of the festival! You, as the bettors, also have the chance of getting huge amounts of profit by choosing the most suitable bookmaker for horse racing. While there’s still time, start preparing your bets!