Crabbie's Grand National 2015
Ask anyone which horse race is the most famous in the world, and you'll almost certainly receive just one answer. The Aintree Grand National. No other race can compare with the most talked about, most magical race.
The 2015 running of the race is on Saturday 11th April at 4:15pm. If you only bet once a year, it's likely that the Grand National is the event you'll choose to bet on.
Many bookmakers withdraw their Free Bet offers for the day of the Grand National, but there are still some great Free Bets and Special Offers available on the race:
If you're having an each-way bet on the National the best bookie to bet with is BetVictor. They're paying out ¼ odds on the first 6 places. For new customers they'll match the value of your first bet, with a free bet up to a maximum of £25.
New customers open an account with 888Sport and place your first bet with them on the Grand National and they'll pay out at Treble the odds (to max £10 win stake or £5 each-way). The extra profit will be paid out in cash and will be credited to your account within 72 hours of the bet being settled.For each-way bets they'll be paying out on the first 5 places.
Offer a free matched bet of up to £20, plus up to £10 refund if your horse doesn't finish the race. Open an account today with Betfair using Promo Code ZSK531 and back a horse in the Grand National, Your bet will qualify for both offers. That's like having your cake and eating it too.
Bets on the Grand National don't qualify for their £50 Free Bet. However they aim to offer the best price on ALL runners in the race between 9:00am and 5:15pm (compared with all fixed odds bookmakers) and they'll continue to be competitive in their pricing right up to the start of the race. So if you're having a bet in any of the other races at Aintree, or any other sporting event (maybe The Masters) open an account with Sportingbet, take advantage of their Free Bet opening offer and then take advantage of their best odds on the Grand National. They're paying out on the first 5 places for each-way bets.
Grand National Sites
The Crabbies Grand National
Official site for the Grand National, includes all the latest news in the build up to the race, plus a history of the race, blogs from Katie Walsh and Sam Twiston-Davies, details of the runners and riders. Also includes information on tickets and hospitality.
At The Races Grand National microsite
Latest news, runners guide (including video form for each of the likely runners), stats analysis and course guide.
Aintree Grand National
Unofficial site providing information on the Grand National, including history of the race and a list of previous winners.
Grand National Trends
Web site setup with the objective of using the power of statistics in craking the puzzle of who will win the National Hunt season's flagship race. Provides an annual email or blog, tipping 4-5 horses based on his analysis of past Grand National trends.
Unofficial guide to the aintree race, includes list of the runners, colour coded based on their view of the horses chances of winning, four point guide to picking the winner of the race, history of the race and grand national trivia.
Grand National Race
A guide to the Aintree Grand National, including analysis of each of the runners in the race and their tips of who will win and which horses have the best outside chance.
Latest information on the runners in the 2015 grand national. The site also includes news updates on the jockeys and trainers, details on some of the famous fences and their tips to finding the winner of the big race.
Recent Past Results
|2014 - 40 ran|
|1||Pineau De Re||Dr R D P Newland||L P Aspell||25/1|
|2||Balthazar King||P J Hobbs||R Johnson||14/1|
|3||Double Seven||M Brassil||A P McCoy||10/1|
|4||Alvarado||F M O'Brien||Paul Moloney||33/1|
|2013 - 40 ran|
|1||Auroras Encore||Mrs S J Smith||Ryan Mania||66/1|
|2||Cappa Bleu||Evan Williams||Paul Moloney||12/1|
|3||Teaforthree||Miss R Curtis||Nick Scholfield||10/1|
|4||Oscar Time||M M Lynch||Mr S Waley-Cohen||66/1|
|2012 - 40 ran|
|1||Neptune Collonges||P F Nicholls||D A Jacob||33/1|
|2||Sunnyhillboy||Jonjo O'Neill||R P Mclernon||16/1|
|3||Seabass||T M Walsh||Ms K Walsh||8/1|
|4||Cappa Bleu||Evan Williams||Paul Moloney||16/1|
|2011 - 40 ran|
|1||BallaBriggs||D McCain Jnr||J M Maguire||14/1|
|2||Oscar Time||M M Lynch||Mr S Waley-Cohen||14/1|
|3||Don't Push It||Jonjo O'Neill||A P McCoy||9/1|
|4||State of Play||Evan Williams||Paul Moloney||28/1|
|2010 - 40 ran|
|1||Don't Push It||Jonjo O'Neill||A P McCoy||10/1|
|2||Black Apalachi||D T Hughes||Denis O'regan||14/1|
|3||State of Play||Evan Williams||Paul Moloney||16/1|
|4||Big Fella Thanks||P F Nicholls||B J Geraghty||10/1|
|2009 - 40 ran|
|1||Mon Mome||Miss V Williams||L Treadwell||100/1|
|2||Comply Or Die||D Pipe||T J Murphy||14/1|
|3||My Will||P F Nicholls||R Walsh||8/1|
|4||State of Play||Evan Williams||Paul Moloney||14/1|
|2008 - 40 ran|
|1||Comply Or Die||D Pipe||T J Murphy||7/1|
|2||King Johns Castle||A L T Moore||P Carberry||20/1|
|3||Snowy Morning||W P Mullins||D J Casey||16/1|
|4||Slim Pickings||T J Taaffe||B J Geraghty||10/1|
|2007 - 40 ran|
|1||Silver Birch||G Elliott||R M Power||33/1|
|2||Mckelvey||P Bowen||T J O'brien||12/1|
|3||Slim Pickings||T J Taaffe||B J Geraghty||33/1|
|4||Philson Run||Nick Williams||D Jacob||100/1|
|2006 - 40 ran|
|1||Numbersixvalverde||M Brassil||N P Madden||11/1|
|2||Hedgehunter||W P Mullins||R Walsh||5/1|
|3||Clan Royal||Jonjo O'Neill||A P McCoy||5/1|
|4||Nil Desperandum||Ms F M Crowley||T P Treacy||33/1|
|2005 - 40 ran|
|1||Hedgehunter||W P Mullins||R Walsh||7/1|
|2||Royal Auclair||P F Nicholls||Christian Williams||40/1|
|3||Simply Gifted||Jonjo O'Neill||B Harding||66/1|
|4||It Takes Time||M C Pipe||T J Murphy||18/1|
|2004 - 39 ran|
|1||Amberleigh House||D McCain||G Lee||16/1|
|2||Clan Royal||Jonjo O'Neill||L Cooper||10/1|
|3||Lord Atterbury||M Pipe||M Bradburne||40/1|
|4||Monty's Pass||James Joseph Mangan||B J Geraghty||20/1|
|2003 - 40 ran|
|1||Monty's Pass||James Joseph Mangan||B J Geraghty||16/1|
|2||Supreme Glory||P Murphy||L Aspell||40/1|
|3||Amberleigh House||D McCain||G Lee||33/1|
|4||Gunner Welburn||A M Balding||B Fenton||16/1|
|2002 - 40 ran|
|1||Bindaree||N A Twiston-Davies||J Culloty||20/1|
|2||What's Up Boys||P Hobbs||R Johnson||10/1|
|3||Blowing Wind||M Pipe||A P McCoy||8/1|
|4||Kingsmark||M Todhunter||R Walsh||16/1|
|2001 - 40 ran|
|1||Red Marauder||N Mason||Richard Guest||33/1|
|2||Smarty||M Pitman||T J Murphy||16/1|
|3||Blowing Wind||M Pipe||A P McCoy||16/1|
|4||Papillon||T Walsh||R Walsh||14/1|
|2000 - 40 ran|
|1||Papillon||T Walsh||R Walsh||10/1|
|2||Mely Moss||C R Egerton||N Williamson||25/1|
|3||Niki Dee||P Beaumont||R Supple||25/1|
|4||Brave Highlander||J Gifford||P Hide||50/1|