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Grand National 2019 Betting Guide

Grand National 2019 Betting Guide

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Grand National 2019 Betting Guide



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The Grand National is without doubt the most high profile horse race of the year in the United Kingdom! Three days of top class action from Aintree culminate in the Grand National!

Howtobet4free outline the details and betting information you should know before having a punt on the big race!

WHEN IS THE GRAND NATIONAL 2019?

The Grand National Festival takes place over three days. This year's event is scheduled between Thursday 4th April 2019 until Saturday 6th April 2019. Racing starts at 1:45pm on Thursday 4th April and Saturday 6th April and then 1:40pm on Friday 5th April.

WHERE IS IT HELD?

The Grand National takes place at Aintree racecourse in Aintree, Merseyside. The address for the racecourse is Ormskirk Road, Liverpool, L9 5AS and is approximately six miles from Liverpool.

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WHY IS IT SO IMPORTANT?

Quite simply the Grand National is a unique horse racing event like no other. 40 runners, 30 fences to complete the race and £1 million prize fund! 

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The Grand National has a long history with the first contest held in 1839. Over the three days at the Grand National Festival around 150,000 people will be in attendance. 

The Grand National doesn't just spark interest in the UK, it's estimated that around 600 million people will watch the race worldwide!

HOW CAN YOU WATCH THE GRAND NATIONAL 2019?

ITV 1 will once again be broadcasting from 2pm to 5pm on Grand National Thursday and Ladies Day (Friday 5th April), as well from 2pm to 6:15pm on Grand National Day. Ed Chamberlain will be fronting the coverage. There will also be further coverage from the Opening Show from 9:30am on each of the race days. Racing TV will be showing every race at the 2019 Grand National Festival.

THE AINTREE RACECOURSE

The world famous jump race, includes an incredible 30 Grand National fences over the four and half mile course. The Aintree course is a left-handed course consisting of two tracks; the Mildmay course and the Grand National course. The Mildmay course is separated into two for races over hurdles and fences, and is just 1m3f in circumference. The Grand National course consists of 16 fences, which are jumped twice with the exception of the 'Chair' (fence 15) and the 'Water Jump' (fence 16). 

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WHAT ARE THE MAJOR RACES AT THE GRAND NATIONAL FESTIVAL 2019?

  • The Betway Bowl Steeple Chase (Thursday 4th April at 2:50pm)
  • The Betway Aintree Hurdle (Thursday 4th April at 3:25pm)
  • The JLT Melling Steeple Chase (Friday 5th April at 3:25pm)
  • The Grand National (Saturday 6th April at 5:15pm)

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GRAND NATIONAL FESTIVAL 2019 SCHEDULE

Thursday 4th April 2019 (Grand National Thursday)

1:45pm - The Manifesto Novices' Steeple Chase (Grade One), 2m4f

2:20pm - The Doom Bar Anniversary 4YO Juvenile Hurdle (Grade One), 2m1f

2:50pm - The Betway Bowl Steeple Chase (Grade One), 3m1f

3:25pm - The Betway Aintree Hurdle (Grade One), 2m4f

4:05pm - The Randox Health Foxhunters' Steeple Chase (Class Two), 2m5f

4:40pm - Red Rum Handicap Steeple Chase (Grade Three), 2m

5:15pm - The Goffs Nickel Coin Mares' Standard Open NH Flat (Grade Two)

 

Friday 5th April 2019 (Ladies Day)

1:40pm - The Merseyrail Alder Hey Handicap Hurdle (Grade Three), 2m4f

2:20pm - The Betway Top Novices' Hurdle (Grade One), 2m1/2f

2:50pm - The Betway Mildmay Novices' Steeple Chase (Grade One), 3m1f

3:25pm - The JLT Melling Steeple Chase (Grade One), 2m4f

4:05pm - The Randox Health Topham Steeple Chase (Grade Three), 2m5f

4:40pm - The Doom Bar Sefton Novices' Hurdle (Grade One), 3m1/2f

5:15pm - The Weatherbys Champion Standard Open NH Flat (Grade Two), 2m1f

 

Saturday 6th April 2019 (Grand National Day)

1:45pm - The Gaskells Handicap Hurdle (Grade Three), 3m1/2f

2:25pm - The Betway Mersey Novices' Hurdle (Grade One), 2m4f

3pm - The Doom Bar Maghull Novices' Steeple Chase (Grade One), 2m

3:40pm - The Betway Handicap Steeple Chase (Listed), 3m1f

4:20pm - The Ryanair Stayers's Hurdle (Registered as Liverpool Hurdle) (Grade One), 3m1/2f

5:15pm - The Randox Health Grand National Steeple Chase (Grade Three), 4m21/2f

6:15pm - The Pinsent Masons Handicap Hurdle (conditional and amateur riders) (Class Two), 2m1/2f

WHEN ARE THE FINAL DECLARATIONS?

The final declarations for the Grand National 2019 will be at 11am on Thursday 4th April 2019. However we have a pretty good clue as to the horses who will compete in this year's Grand National. 

GRAND NATIONAL BETTING - DID YOU KNOW?

  • £250 million was bet on the 2018 Grand National.
  • 25% of adult will have a bet on the Grand National.
  • 74% of bettors will back their horses each way.
  • 24/1 is the average odds of the winner (based on races since 1998).
  • 15% of the favourites win the race.

FAVOURITES FOR THE MAJOR GRAND NATIONAL FESTIVAL RACES!

Best priced odds. All odds are correct at the time of publishing (00:00 2nd April 2019) and are subject to change.

THE BETWAY BOWL STEEPLE CHASE (THURSDAY 4TH APRIL AT 2:50PM)

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Clans Des Obeaux - 11/4 with William Hill!

THE BETWAY AINTREE HURDLE (THURSDAY 4TH APRIL AT 3:25PM)

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Buveur Dair - 11/8 with Coral!

THE JLT MELLIN STEEPLE CHASE (FRIDAY 5TH APRIL AT 3:25PM)

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Cyrname - 3/1 with Betfair!

THE GRAND NATIONAL (SATURDAY 6TH APRIL AT 5:15PM)

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Tiger Roll - 4/1 with Unibet!

GRAND NATIONAL 2019 ODDS!

Best priced odds. All odds are correct at the time of publishing (00:00 2nd April 2019) and are subject to change. 40 declared runners:

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Tiger Roll - 4/1 with Unibet!

 

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Anibale Fly - 12/1 with William Hill!

 

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Rathvinden - 12/1 with Boylesports!

 

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Vintage Clouds - 14/1 with William Hill!

 

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Lake View Lad - 16/1 with William Hill!

 

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Rock The Kasbah - 20/1 with William Hill!

 

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Pleasant Company - 22/1 with Betfair!

 

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Step Back - 25/1 with William Hill!

 

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Jury Duty - 28/1 with Betfair!

 

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Walk In The Mill - 33/1 with William Hill!

 

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One For Arthur - 33/1 with William Hill!

 

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General Principle - 40/1 with William Hill!

 

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Dounikos - 40/1 with William Hill!

 

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Noble Endeavor - 40/1 with William Hill!

 

 

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Minella Rocco - 40/1 with William Hill!

 

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Up For Review - 40/1 with William Hill!

 

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Go Conquer - 40/1 with William Hill!

 

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Joe Farrell - 50/1 with William Hill!

 

 

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Ballyoptic - 50/1 with Unibet!

 

 

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Folsom Blue - 50/1 with William Hill!

 

 

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Valtor - 50/1 with William Hill!

 

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Captain Redbeard - 55/1 with Betfair!

 

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Singlefarmpayment - 66/1 with William Hill!

 

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Warriors Tale - 66/1 with William Hill!

 

 

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Livelovelaugh - 66/1 with William Hill!

 

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Regal Encore - 66/1 with Paddy Power!

 

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Magic Of Light - 66/1 with Coral!

 

 

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Vieux Lion Rouge - 66/1 with William Hill!

 

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Mala Beach - 66/1 with Paddy Power!

 

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Ultragold - 66/1 with Betfair!

 

 

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Tea For Two - 80/1 with Betfair!

 

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Monberg Notorious - 80/1 with William Hill!

 

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Just A Par - 100/1 with William Hill!

 

 

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Valseur Lido - 100/1 with William Hill!

 

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Blow By Blow - 100/1 with William Hill!

 

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A Toi Phil - 100/1 with Coral!

 

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Outlander - 100/1 with William Hill!

 

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Don Poli - 100/1 with William Hill!

 

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Bless The Wings - 100/1 with Unibet!

 

 

Current Non-Runner No Bet (NRNB) & Best Odds Guaranteed (BOG):

Current Grand National 2019 Each Way terms:

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Betfred

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Key Terms of the offer:

New Customers deposit and bet a total £5; Cashed Out bets excluded. Get a £5 Free Bet, 7 day expiry. Credit/Debit Card Deposits only. Offer valid from 09:00BST on Friday 5th April until 09:00BST on Monday 8thApril. T&C’s Apply. 18+ | begambleaware.org

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Coral

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Bet with Coral at the Grand National!

Paddy Power

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From 11am Thursday 4th April 2019

Key Terms of the Offer:

New customers, place a single Sportsbook bet up to €/£10 on the Aintree Festival and get a free bet matching your stake (up to €/£10). Full T&Cs Apply. 18+|Gamble Aware.

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Money Back As Bonus Up to £40 If Your First Bet Loses + £10 Casino Bonus

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Key Terms:

T&Cs - New customers only. 18+, BeGambleAware.org. Min deposit £10. Money back as bonus. Wagering requirements: Sportsbook 3x at min. odds of 1.40 (2/5), Casino 25x. Only one bonus can be used at a time, Sportsbook bonus must be wagered before using the Casino, unless the bonus has been forfeited. Bonus will expire after 7 days of opt-in. 

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USEFUL INFORMATION - HOW TO BET!

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Francois is one of Howtobet4free’s co-founders and has written many of Howtobet4free’s popular Betting Guides. Francois also helps run the @howtobet4free_ Twitter account

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