BBC News: Grand National 2021: Aintree entries - quick guide

Published 2021/04/07

With a maximum of 40 allowed to run on the day, the lowest-rated hopefuls will be balloted out. The final field and four reserves are announced on Thursday morning, with a full runners and riders guide to follow on the BBC Sport website.

Who could be Grand National headline makers?

Aintree schedule & BBC coverage Racecard

number; horse; breeding; age/weight, trainer

1 BRISTOL DE MAI (FR) 10 11 10 Nigel Twiston-Davies

2 THE STORYTELLER (IRE) 10 11 8 Denise Foster IRE

3 CHRIS'S DREAM (IRE) 9 11 7 Henry de Bromhead IRE

4 YALA ENKI (FR) 11 11 3 Paul Nicholls

5 BALLYOPTIC (IRE) 11 11 1 Nigel Twiston-Davies

6 DEFINITLY RED (IRE) 12 11 1 Brian Ellison

7 LAKE VIEW LAD (IRE) 11 11 0 Nick Alexander 8 BURROWS SAINT (FR)

8 10 13 Willie Mullins IRE

9 MAGIC OF LIGHT (IRE) 10 10 13 Jessica Harrington IRE

10 ACAPELLA BOURGEOIS (FR) 11 10 12 Willie Mullins IRE

11 TALKISCHEAP (IRE) 9 10 12 Alan King

12 TOUT EST PERMIS (FR) 8 10 12 Noel Meade IRE

13 ANIBALE FLY (FR) 11 10 12 Tony Martin IRE

14 MISTER MALARKY (GB) 8 10 12 Colin Tizzard

15 KIMBERLITE CANDY (IRE) 9 10 10 Tom Lacey

16 ANY SECOND NOW (IRE) 9 10 9 Ted Walsh IRE

17 BALKO DES FLOS (FR) 10 10 9 Henry de Bromhead IRE

18 ALPHA DES OBEAUX (FR) 11 10 9 Denise Foster IRE

19 OK CORRAL (IRE) 11 10 8 Nicky Henderson

20 TAKINGRISKS (IRE) 12 10 7 Nicky Richards

21 SHATTERED LOVE (IRE) 10 10 7 Denise Foster IRE

22 JETT (IRE) 10 10 7 Jessica Harrington IRE

23 LORD DU MESNIL (FR) 8 10 6 Richard Hobson

24 POTTERS CORNER (IRE) 11 10 6 Christian Williams

25 CLASS CONTI (FR) 9 10 6 Willie Mullins IRE

26 MILAN NATIVE (IRE) 8 10 6 Denise Foster IRE

27 DISCORAMA (FR) 8 10 6 Paul Nolan IRE

28 VIEUX LION ROUGE (FR) 12 10 5 David Pipe

29 CLOTH CAP (IRE) 9 10 5 Jonjo O'Neill

30 CABARET QUEEN (GB) 9 10 5 Willie Mullins IRE

31 MINELLACELEBRATION (IRE) 11 10 5 Katy Price

32 CANELO (IRE) 8 10 4 Alan King

33 THE LONG MILE (GB) 7 10 4 Philip Dempsey IRE

34 GIVE ME A COPPER (IRE) 11 10 4 Paul Nicholls

35 FARCLAS (FR) 7 10 3 Denise Foster IRE

36 MINELLA TIMES (IRE) 8 10 3 Henry de Bromhead IRE

37 SUB LIEUTENANT (IRE) 12 10 3 Georgie Howell

38 HOGAN'S HEIGHT (IRE) 10 10 3 Jamie Snowden

39 DOUBLE SHUFFLE (IRE) 11 10 2 Tom George

40 AMI DESBOIS (FR) 11 10 2 Graeme McPherson ---------------------------

41 Blaklion (GB) 12 10 2 Dan Skelton

42 Some Neck (FR) 10 10 1 John McConnell IRE

43 Secret Reprieve (IRE) 7 10 1 Evan Williams

44 Kauto Riko (FR) 10 9 13 Tom Gretton

45 Fagan (GB) 11 9 13 Alex Hales

46 Deise Aba (IRE) 8 9 13 Philip Hobbs

47 Valtor (FR) 12 9 13 Nicky Henderson

48 Golan Fortune (IRE) 9 9 13 Phil Middleton

49 Run Wild Fred (IRE) 7 9 11 Denise Foster IRE

50 The Hollow Ginge (IRE) 8 9 11 Nigel Twiston-Davies

51 Captain Drake (IRE) 8 9 11 Harry Fry

52 Another Venture (IRE) 10 9 11 Kim Bailey

53 Crievehill (IRE) 9 9 11 Nigel Twiston-Davies

54 Flying Angel (IRE) 10 9 10 Nigel Twiston-Davies

55 Prime Venture (IRE) 10 9 10 Evan Williams

56 Le Breuil (FR) 9 9 10 Ben Pauling

57 Hold The Note (IRE) 7 9 9 Mick Channon

58 Plan of Attack (IRE) 8 9 9 Henry de Bromhead IRE

59 Roaring Bull (IRE) 8 9 9 Denise Foster IRE

60 Dounikos (FR) 10 9 9 Denise Foster IRE

61 Musical Slave (IRE) 8 9 8 Philip Hobbs

62 Soupy Soups (IRE) 10 9 8 Neil Mulholland

63 Beau Bay (FR) 10 9 7 Dr Richard Newland

64 Shantou Flyer (IRE) 11 9 7 Paul Nicholls

65 Hear No Evil (IRE) 9 9 7 Noel Kelly IRE

66 Monbeg Notorious (IRE) 10 9 6 Denise Foster IRE

67 Aforementioned (FR) 8 9 5 Denise Foster IRE

68 Fingerontheswitch (IRE) 11 9 3 Neil Mulholland