The 2017 Grand National will be run on the 8th of April and it will be the 170th running of the race. As normal this race takes part on the last day of the three day festival. There will be a maximum field of 40 runners that will be running for a share of a prize fund of approx £1 million pounds. The race will be broadcast live on television by ITV instead of the…"Grand National 8th April 2017"
Grand National , also called Grand National Handicap Steeplechase , British horse race held annually over the Aintree course, Liverpool , in late March or early April; it attracts more attention throughout the world than any other steeplechase . The race was instituted in 1839 by William Lynn, a Liverpool innkeeper, and its present name was adopted in 1847. Starting a race by lining up 40 horses full of adrenaline armed with only a flag…"The first official running of the “Grand National”"
Horses which start a race at a high speed and lose pace near the end should be carefully followed by punters as they are likely to be the winners in the next race. Conversely, horses which start a race at a slower pace and then overtake their competitors from far behind should be avoided as they are unlikely to repeat this difficult feat many times in the future. Be on the lookout for horses that…"Looking for the ultimate laying system?"