The eagerly anticipated Grand National 2020 weights were revealed at a special luncheon at Liverpool’s St George’s Hall on Tuesday afternoon and there were no surprises when it came to announcing the top weights. Tiger Roll and stablemate Delta Work, have both been allotted top weight of 11st 10lb for the 2020 renewal of the […]

For the second time, the Grand National weights lunch was held outside of London. The great and the good of the horse racing world came together at St George’s Hall in Liverpool for a bit of lunch, a few drinks and the eagerly anticipated reveal of the 2020 Grand National weights. At 3pm, the BHA […]

Anybody who watches the Grand National 2020 betting market closely will have noticed that Native River moved from 20/1 to 16/1 over the weekend. That comes from a dominant win in the Denman Chase at Newbury on Saturday. Ridden by Jonjo O’Neill Jnr, it was his third win in the race and his second win […]

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 […]

Yala Enki is now the intended ride for Bryony Frost in the 2020 Grand National. They could be seen next contesting the Grand National Trial at Haydock on February 15th, as Paul Nicholls builds him up slowly and surely towards the big race. Formerly trained by Venetia Williams, the ten-year-old finished third for a second […]

The eagerly awaited Grand National entries were published last week with 105 entries. Since then a whole raft of news stories have come to the fore over the last few days, so let’s sift our way through them all. Total Respect For Total Recall The recent Thyestes Handicap Chase victor, Total Recall, may well be […]

It’s official. The 2020 Grand National entries are out and we can now tell you that 105 potential runners have been given the green light, including Tiger Roll who could be aiming for his historic third consecutive win in the race. And unsurprisingly, Gordon Elliott also leads the trainers with a staggering 18 entries into […]

We are only days away from finding out who the official entries are for the 2020 Grand National. Scheduled to run on Saturday, April 4th 2020, we are expecting another bumper list of more than 100 hopefuls. But while we wait, we can still check out the potential runners on the betting market. For those […]

Welsh Grand National hero Potters Corner may well be taking a trip over to France soon to run in a hurdle race at Auteuil. The Listed Prix Hubert D’Aillieres on March 7th has been earmarked as the ten-year-old’s next possible engagement before he tackles the Aintree Grand National 2020 the following month. It wouldn’t be […]

Going off at huge odds of 66/1 in last year’s Grand National, not many spotted the potential of Magic Of Light ahead of the big race. Going toe-to-toe with the rest of the field over the 4 miles, the Jessica Harrington trained mare finished in remarkable style to land second place. This was a first […]

Can lightning really strike twice with another Classic Chase winner going onto Aintree glory? Well, the connections of Kimberlite Candy really hope so after the gelding came up trumps in Warwick’s feature race last Saturday. In a season reminiscent to that of One For Arthur in 2016/17, the eight-year-old has now performed well in two […]

Here at grandnational.fans, we are all about the Grand National. Any Grand National actually. Of course, we wait all year for the Aintree spectacular but when you throw in the Coral Welsh National, the Irish National at Fairyhouse and the Scottish National at Ayr, then we know we are spoiled for choice. But like all […]