Grand National Festival Race Cards

Tips, runners, odds, form and betting for every race at the Grand National Festival.

The Grand National Festival contains 21 races spread across three days (Thursday to Friday) in early April. The three days race includes a huge 11 Grade 1 races.

Day 1 - Thursday

13:45 DEVENISH MANIFESTO NOVICES' CHASE (Grade 1) (1)

The Manifesto Novices’ Chase is a Grade 1 race run over 2 miles, 3 furlongs and 200 yards – with a total of 16 fences jumped. The 2019 purse was £100,000 – with Kalashnikov taking victory in that race.

14:20 DOOM BAR ANNIVERSARY 4-Y-O JUVENILE HURDLE (Grade 1) (1)

The Anniversary 4-Y-O Juvenile Hurdle is a Grade 1 run over 2 miles and 209 yards, with a total of 9 hurdles jumped. The 2019 purse was £100,000 – with Pentland Hills taking victory in that race.

14:50 BETWAY BOWL CHASE (Grade 1) (1)

The Betway Bowl is a Grade 1 run over 3 miles and 210 yards, with a total of 19 fences to be jumped. The 2019 purse was £200,000 – with Kemboy taking victory.

15:25 BETWAY AINTREE HURDLE (Grade 1) (1)

The Aintree Hurdle is a Grade 1 run over 2 miles and 4 furlongs, with a total of 11 hurdles to jump. The 2019 purse was £250,000 – with Supasundae winning.

16:05 RANDOX HEALTH FOXHUNTERS' OPEN HUNTERS' CHASE (2)

The Foxhunters takes place over 2 miles and 5 furlongs, with the 2019 renewal being won by Top Wood.

16:40 RED RUM HANDICAP CHASE (Grade 3) (1)

The Grade 3 Red Rum Handicap Chase (named in honour of the three time winner of the same name) is run over 1 mile, 7 furlongs and 176 yards – with a total of 12 fences to be jumped. The 2019 purse was £90,000 with Moon Over Germany taking victory.

17:15 GOFFS UK NICKEL COIN MARES' STANDARD OPEN NATIONAL HUNT FLAT (Grade 2) (1)

The Nickel Coin Mares’ Standard Open National Hunt Flat takes place over 2 miles and 209 yards, and is the last race on day 1 of the Grand National Festival. The 2019 purse was £45,000 – with Glancing Queen taking that win.

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Day 2 - Friday - Ladies Day

13:45 MERSEYRAIL HANDICAP HURDLE (Grade 3) (1)

The Merseyside Handicap Hurdle takes place over 2 miles And 4 furlongs, And opens the second day Of racing at the Grand National Festival. Three Musketeers won the 2019 renewal.

14:20 BETWAY TOP NOVICES' HURDLE (Grade 1) (1)

The Top Novices’ Hurdle is run over 2 miles and 103 yards, and includes 9 hurdles to be jumped. Felix Desjy won the 2019 race.

14:50 BETWAY MILDMAY NOVICES' CHASE (Grade 1) (1)

The Mildmay Novices’ Chase is a Grade 1 that takes place over 2 miles and 210 yards, with a total of 19 fences to be jumped. Lostintranslation won the 2019 renewal.

15:25 JLT CHASE (Melling) (Grade 1) (1)

The Melling Chase is a Grade 1 race run over 2 miles and 4 furlongs, with a total of 16 fences to be jumped. The 2019 purse was £250,000 – with Min winning that race.

16:05 RANDOX HEALTH TOPHAM HANDICAP CHASE (Grade 3) (1)

The Topham is one of three races run of the Grand National Hurdles, and covers a distance of 2 miles, 5 furlongs and 19 yards. The 2019 purse was a total of £140,000 – with Cadmium winning that renewal.

16:40 DOOM BAR SEFTON NOVICES' HURDLE (Grade 1) (1)

The Sefton Novices’ Hurdle is run over 3 miles and half a furlong – with thirteen hurdles jumped over the course of its running. The 2019 purse was £100,000 – with Champ taking victory.

17:15 WEATHERBYS RACING BANK STANDARD OPEN NATIONAL HUNT FLAT (Grade 2) (1)

The Weatherbys Racing Bank Standard Open National Hunt Flat is run over 2 miles and 1 furlong – with the 2019 renewal being won by McFabulous.

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Day 3 - Saturday

13:45 GASKELLS HANDICAP HURDLE (Grade 3) (1)

The Gaskells Handicap Hurdle is run over 3 miles and half a furlong – with a total of 13 hurdles being jumped. The 2019 purse was £75,000 with Aux Ptits Soins winning that renewal.

14:25 BETWAY MERSEY NOVICES' HURDLE (Grade 1) (1)

The Mersey Novices’ Hurdle is a Grade 1 run over 2 miles and 4 furlongs – with a total of 11 hurdles being jumped. The 2019 renewal was won by Reserve Tank.

15:00 DOOM BAR MAGHULL NOVICES' CHASE (Grade 1) (1)

The Maghull Novices’ Chase is a Grade 1 that is run over 1 mile, 7 furlongs and 176 yards – with a total of 12 fences to jump. The 2019 purse was £100,000 – with Ornua winning that renewal.

15:40 RYANAIR STAYERS HURDLE (Liverpool) (Grade 1) (1)

The Ryanair Stayers’ Hurdle is a Grade 1 run over 3 miles and 149 yards, with a total of 13 fences to jump. The 2019 renewal had a purse of £180,000 and the race was eventually won by If The Cap Fits.

16:20 BETWAY HANDICAP CHASE (Grade 3) (1)

The Betway Chase is run over 3 miles and 210 yards, with a total of 19 fences to be jumped. Kildisart won the 2019 renewal.

17:15 RANDOX HEALTH GRAND NATIONAL HANDICAP CHASE (Grade 3) (1)

The race that everyone is looking forward to – the Grand National. 40 horses jumping 30 fences over a distance of about 4 miles and 2 and a half furlongs. The purse for this race is a huge £1,000,000 – and was won by Tiger Roll in 2019 for the second time, having also taken victory in 2018.

18:20 PINSENT MASONS HANDICAP HURDLE (CONDITIONAL JOCKEYS' AND AMATEUR RIDERS') (2)

The race is run over a distance of 2 miles and 103 yards and is open to horses aged 4 years or older. The 2019 renewal was won by Havana Beat.

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