Grand National Information


Grand National Fences 2023

Grand National Fences 2023

Beyond that basic nugget of knowledge though, what people know decreases considerably – and that’s not just amongst the layman punter. The course itself, which we’ll touch on in more detail further down the article, spans a total of 7,200 meters; that means that, on average, the horses will need to tackle a jump every 240 meters.


Grand National 2023 Entries

Grand National 2023 Entries

Well, unlike many horse races, this event uses weights to level the playing field. This means standout horses will be saddled with extra weight to bring them in line with horses running in lesser form; those horses would carry less weight in the National. The Grand National handicap weights still operate within a tolerance though; horses in exceptional form can’t be weighed down by anything more than 11th 10lbs and out of form horses can’t carry any lighter than 10st.


Grand National Prize Money 2023

Grand National Prize Money 2023

There is an awful lot that comes to those who win the Grand National whether that be the jockey or the trainers. Not only do they receive a period of fame and attention but they also scoop a cool pot of money courtesy of the Grand National Prize Money. Here we’ll be looking at how much that is, how it’s varied over the years, and at the overall Grand National prize fund. Let’s go. What is the Grand National prize money? Let’s start with the current year, 2023. The total Grand National prize fund stands at a handsome £1 million; well, actually, it’s just under that at £983,700. Not all […]


Grand National Stands: Plan your day for Grand National 2023

Grand National Stands: Plan your day for Grand National 2023

Whether you’re sitting at home watching television or whether you’re at Aintree looking out at another enclosure, there is always a pang of ‘what if’ and sometimes even jealousy as you ponder if the other spectators are having a better time of it than you. Well, our guide to the Grand National Stands should go some way to answering that question as we look at some of the most popular options available to you.


Aintree Racecourse 2023: Understand the Grand National racecourse!

Aintree Racecourse 2023: Understand the Grand National racecourse!

Aintree Racecourse is a set of horseracing courses located in Merseyside, England. Although events take place at the course all year round, it is best known for hosting the most decorated hurdle race in Europe; that’s the Grand National, which is a race that spans over four miles and involves several monstrous jumps. Aintree has been hosting races since way back in 1829 courtesy of local duo William Lynn and William Molyneux.


Grand National Tickets: How and where can you buy tickets for Grand National 2023

Grand National Tickets: How and where can you buy tickets for Grand National 2023

Grand National 2022 tickets. The Grand National is just around the corner and for the first time in two years, Aintree where the big race is held is due to welcome back spectators. The Grand National is one of the most eagerly anticipated sports events of the whole year and Grand National tickets are always snapped up quickly.


Grand National Start Times: The timeline for Grand National 2023

Grand National Start Times: The timeline for Grand National 2023

The Grand National is one of the most popular races in the horse racing calendar. Grand National day will see the race broadcast all over the world and tens of million pounds will be staked on the race. It is the busiest day by far for bookmakers up and down the country.




Grand National Thursday: A great start to Grand National 2023

Grand National Thursday: A great start to Grand National 2023

The Grand National has been running at Aintree since 1839 and the four-mile steeplechase that sees forty horses jump thirty fences is one of the most iconic races around. Millions will bet on the race and the race will be broadcast all over the world.