The 2020 Grand National Festival at Aintree is less than one calendar month away, and preparations are really beginning to shape up for the elite runners and riders who are hoping to compete in that iconic and prestigious steeplechase.
Tiger Roll is vying to make history at the 2020 Grand National as no horse has been able to win the 4m2½f contest three years running. Gordon Elliott’s runner is back at Aintree following wins in the famous steeplechase in 2018 and 2019.
Here is a look at three big challengers to Tiger Roll this year, according to the bookmakers’ odds on the race.
The Grand National at Aintree is always one of the biggest fixtures on the British horse racing calendar, but this year there will be added focus on the world’s most famous steeplechase as Tiger Roll bids for a hat-trick of wins.
Interest in the 2020 Grand National at Aintree on Saturday 4th April, has intensified after the weights were revealed at a gala lunch in Liverpool.
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Fixtures at Aintree
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Aintree Races News
The actual Grand National may be off but next weekend will still feature a televised Virtual Grand National.
The Jockey Club has announced that The Randox Health Grand National Festival will not take place between Thursday 2 and Saturday 4 April this year.
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Tiger Roll heads 89 remaining entries for the £1-million Randox Health Grand National following yesterday's scratchings deadline, details of which are revealed today.
Media accreditation for the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree (April 2-4) is open and all media wishing to apply for accreditation should register on the JCR accreditation platform and select the Aintree dates.
Dame Judi Dench, Sir Alex Ferguson & rugby star Jonathan Davies enter horses for the 2020 Randox Health Grand National
Hollywood actor Dame Judi Dench, football legend Sir Alex Ferguson and Wales and British and Irish Lions rugby star Jonathan Davies are among owners who have entered their horses in the 2020 Randox Health Grand National.
Aintree Grand National News - History-seeking Tiger Roll heads 105 entries for 2020 Randox Health Grand National
History seeker Tiger Roll headlines 105 entries for the £1-million Randox Health Grand National at Aintree on Saturday, 4 April, details of which are revealed today.
With just 11 weeks until the 2020 Randox Health Grand National Festival gets underway, Aintree Racecourse is pleased to announce today that the opening day of three-day spectacular (Thursday, 2 April) has been designated Liverpool's Day.
The Grand National The pinnacle of the whole festival is the Grand National Horse Race! This is the reason why many people across the globe stop for just over 8 minutes; the streets of Liverpool and beyond remain quiet, waiting and watching.
Who will win – it could be any one of the 40 runners and riders that line up to face the ultimate challenge in Jumps racing.
Steeped in history and loved by many, The Grand National is a display of endeavour, ability, talent and true determination.
You will witness nothing like this at any other sporting event. Immerse yourself with thousands of others at Aintree Racecourse and cheer on your favourite.