During the 2018 renewal of the Grand National race, onlookers were stunned by the sight of the Royal Family arriving for a day out at Aintree. First came the Duchess of Sussex and the Queen, with the latter dressed in her iconic yellow dress with matching shoes and a stylish overcoat. A number of other […]

We may have just recovered from another historic Grand National with Rachael Blackmore becoming the first-ever female jockey to win the race on Minella Indo, but we thought it would be good to look back on another dramatic Grand National. Every year comes with its own drama. From the moment the entries are revealed the […]

With any event that runs for more than a hundred years, there are going to be absolutely tonnes of records that can be broken. And the Grand National race is no different. Considering the first National ever run was back in 1839, there is a lot to explore in terms of records that have been […]

The Grand National is one of the greatest races anywhere in the world and 2021 will be no different. One of the toughest races for runners and riders alike, it attracts a huge worldwide audience, often topping 600m viewers globally. Annually over 100 potential runners get entered and they then get whittled down to the […]

The Grand National is the horse race that gets everyone’s attention. Like the football World Cup or the Super Bowl, it attracts followers who might ordinarily have little or no interest in the sport. But unlike those other examples, it also gives everyone a chance to get involved. Office sweepstakes on the winner are a […]

The modern Grand National may be one of the biggest and most famous races in the world, but it hasn’t always been so successful. Down the years, the race has faced serious interruptions, leading to a turbulent history that has had as many failures and fallers than the average race. With over 180 years of […]

We have designed a range of Grand National inspired wallpapers for your iPhone. The images look great as a wallpaper or lock screen. We have four designs to choose from, the first is a Red Rum screen which features his iconic colours and the legendary name. The second design features the silks of Many Clouds and […]

Aintree Racecourse and Women in Racing (WiR), supported by Women in Sport, are delighted to welcome the return of the Grand Women’s Summit to the venue on Friday 8th April 2016, which is Ladies’ Day. The first event of its kind held in 2015 was hailed a huge success with more than 115 delegates attending […]