Grand National 2023: Latest Odds

The Grand National takes place at the iconic Aintree Racecourse in April each year. Considered the ultimate test for horse and jockey, the Grand National attracts bettors who rarely take much notice of horse racing. Hundreds of millions of people watch the race, which has been broadcast on free-to-air TV in the UK since 1960.

Grand National 2023: Schedule

The Grand National is the highlight of Aintree’s Grand National Festival, which runs from Thursday April 13 until Saturday April 15. The main race takes place on Saturday at 17:15, but the festival plays host to three days of top quality racing. The schedule is as follows:

Thursday April 13th Randox Opening Day

Opening Ceremony

13:45    The SSS Super Alloys Manifesto Novices’ Steeple Chase

14:20    The Doom Bar Anniversary 4YO Juvenile Hurdle

14:50    The Betway Bowl Steeple Chase

15:25    The Betway Aintree Hurdle

16:05    The Rose Paterson Randox Health Foxhunters’ Steeple Chase

16:40    The Close Brothers Red Rum Handicap Steeple Chase

17:15    The Goffs UK Nickel Coin Mares’ Standard Open NH Flat

Thursday April 14th Randox Ladies Day

13:45    The Pertemps Network Handicap Hurdle

14:20    The Betway Top Novices’ Hurdle

14:50    The Betway Mildmay Novices’ Steeple Chase

15:25    The Marsh Steeple Chase (Registered as the Melling)

16:05    The Randox Health Topham Steeple Chase

16:40    The Doom Bar Sefton Novices’ Hurdle

17:15    The Pinsent Masons Handicap Hurdle

Saturday April 15th Randox Grand National Day

13:45    Horse Racing     The EFT Systems Handicap Hurdle

14:25    Horse Racing     The Betway Mersey Novices’ Hurdle

15:00    Horse Racing     The Doom Bar Maghull Novices’ Steeple Chase

15:35    Horse Racing     The Ryanair Stayers’ Hurdle (Registered as the Liverpool Hurdle)

16:15    Horse Racing     The Betway Handicap Steeple Chase

17:15    Horse Racing     The Randox Grand National Steeple Chase

18:20    Horse Racing     The Weatherbys Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race

Grand National: Can Cheltenham’s top performers challenge at Aintree?

A big question among punters is whether the top performing horses at the Cheltenham Festival can still be at their peak to challenge in the National. There are three weeks between the two events and with fields at the two meetings stacked with quality it takes a high class, well trained horse to still be on top form and be fully recovered.

Over the last decade 21 winners (20 placed) from 71 runners (29.58%) followed up with a win at Aintree after a victory at the Cheltenham Festival.

Top Grand National Trainers

The following trainers have enjoyed success at the Grand National Festival over the last ten years:

Nicky Henderson: 8 winners from 201 runners

Paul Nicholls: 16 winners from 196 runners

Colin Tizzard: 14 winners from 78 runners

Willie Mullins: 14 winners from 94 runners

Top Grand National Jockeys

The top Grand National Festival Jockeys over the last decade are:

Nico de Boinville: 8 winners

Harry Cobden: 8 winners

Robbie Power: 8 winners

Who are the favourites for the 2023 Grand National?

The latest odds for the Grand National are as follows:

Noble Yeats11/1bet365
Corach Rambler16/1William Hill
Gaillard Du Mesnil16/1bet365/William Hill/Betfred/BetVictor
Any Second Now16/1BoyleSports/bet365/Betfred
Delta Work20/1bet365/William Hill/BetVictor/Betfair/Paddy Power
Longhouse Poet25/1Betfair/Paddy Power
Le Milos25/1Betfair/Paddy Power
Remastered25/1bet365/William Hill/Betfred/BetVictor
Mr Incredible33/1William Hill
Odds correct as of 13.03.23, 10:00. Odds subject to change

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