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Welcome to the Timeform guide to the 2018 Grand National, which is set to take place at Aintree racecourse, Liverpool, at 5:15pm on Saturday 14th April. Have a look around to get the lowdown on the runners and riders, to get top tips from our team of experts and to stay up to date with all the latest Grand National news and free bet offers.

Grand National 2018 Runners

List of the major runners and riders for the 2018 Grand National

Timeform Star Guide
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Likely to struggle
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Grand National 2018 News

Find out all the information about the runners and riders in the 2018 Grand National


Yala Enki wins gruelling National Trial at Haydock

Yala Enki showed all of his grit to run out a convincing winner of Haydock's Grand National Trial in testing conditions on Saturday, seeing off favourite Blaklion in a race in which just three finished.

Written by Timeform, 17 February 2018 View

Grand National-winning jockey Liam Treadwell retires

Liam Treadwell, who won the 2009 Grand National on Mon Mome, has retired from riding.

Written by Timeform, 14 February 2018 View

Grand National 2018 weights released: Definitly Red top

Recent Cheltenham winner Definitly Red tops the weights for the 2018 Grand National. Get the full list here.

Written by Timeform, 13 February 2018 View
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