Grand National Tips

Our Grand National tip for 2020 will be on this page just as soon as we have the final declarations for the big race at Aintree in the spring.

Picking the Winner

The most import criteria that we are looking for in a Grand National winner are:

  • AGE - year on year the winning horse is aged between 8 and 11 year old.
  • WEIGHT - always a crucial factor as it's very tough to carry a big weight in such a marathon contest.
  • NOT A PREVIOUS WINNER - no horse has won back-to-back Grand National's since Red Rum in 1973 and 1974
  • NOT A NOVICE CHASER -  a novice hasn't won the Aintree Grand National since Mr What in 1958

These pointers should help you to narrow down your shortlist and help you to settle on your predicted winner. The trends are always good to look at but remember that they are not set in stone. Any horse can win the Grand National with the 2009 winner returned at odds of 100/1!

Other Ways To Pick A Grand National Winner

As well as the usual ways to pick your horse there are some more interesting ways to have a bet on the big race. This site allows you to narrow down the field based on where they are trained, who the jockey is, and even the colour of the horse. Browse around to help find the bet that appeals to you.

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