All you need to know for the 2021 Grand NationalBy Timeform, Friday 17 July The 2020 Grand National was cancelled for the first time since WW2 due to Covid-19. However, we now seem to be getting back to some sort of normality and with that in mind, here's all you need to know about the 2021 Grand National.
When is the 2021 Grand National?
The 2021 Grand National is due to be held in its usual April slot, with the festival starting on Thursday April 8 and running until Saturday April 10, with the main race on the Saturday.
Friday (April 9) will be Ladies’ Day as usual, following on from the traditional Liverpool’s Day on the Thursday. However, the first day (Thursday April 8) will be renamed Liverpool’s NHS Day “to honour the north west’s health service heroes” who have worked on the frontline during the coronavirus pandemic.
How to get tickets for the 2021 Grand National
Tickets are not yet available for the 2021 Grand National at Aintree.
The Jockey Club has stated that those who had tickets for the 2020 festival have already been given the chance to transfer them to the 2021 event and guarantee their place.
Another 10,000 tickets will also be given to NHS staff and volunteers for Liverpool’s NHS Day, the first day of the festival.
For anyone else wanting to attend next year’s festival, you can sign up with The Jockey Club to hear when tickets become available.
Potential 2021 Grand National runners
Runners are yet to be confirmed for the 2021 Grand National
Below is a list of the leading fancies for the race according to the bookies, although this is subject to change and confirmation.
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