When: April 5 - 7, 2018
Where: Aintree Racecourse
This year’s Aintree Racecourse will host Opening Day on Thursday, April 5, and ends with Grand National Day on Saturday, April 7, 2018. Seven races will be held every day starting at 1:40 p.m. BST. The all-important Grand National race will be at 5:15 p.m. on the final day.
The Aintree Bowl Chase brings back together many of the competitors from the Cheltenham Gold Cup. This race always attracts a top-quality field, and usually produces one of the best races on the Grand National meeting.
It is a Grade 1 race run over three miles with nineteen fences to be negotiated and over the years it has produced some great winners, including Wayward Lad (twice), Desert Orchid, See More Business, Florida Pearl and the late Exotic Dancer. Cue Card was a fine winner of the 2016 renewal for Colin Tizzard.
The Aintree Grand National Festival may be focused around the big race – the Aintree Grand National – but our experts provide tips for every race over the three days.
Day 1 of the Aintree Festival kicks off with four big races, all of which have a brilliant honor roll the horses will be aiming to add their names to the 4-year old Juvenile Hurdle winners list. The big race of the day at Aintree races is the Betfred Bowl. However, there are two other Grade 1 contests which are the Manifesto Novices Chase and the 4-Y-O Juvenile Hurdle.
Day 2 of the Aintree Bowl Festival, will play host to the Mildmay, Topham and Melling Chases, with the Sefton headling the hurdle portion of the card.
Day 3 the Mersey Hurdle and Maghull Chase are the first two big races of the day before the Liverpool Hurdle rounds off the Grade 1 horse betting action. The Aintree Grand National will be the final race of the day. It is the race that all jockeys, trainers and owners want to win. Thirty fences will be jumped in total over a four-mile track, testing a horses jumping, stamina and heart.
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The race was established in 1984 and generally features a lot of the horses that have just competed for the Gold Cup. It has been a G1 contest, only since 2010.
Paul Nicholls is the leading trainer, having notched with See More Business (2000), What a Friend (2010) and Silviniaco Conti (2014, 2015). Conti joined Wayward Lad, Docklands Express and First Gold, in the select club of horses that have won the race twice.
Desert Orchid is by far the most-celebrated champion. David Elsworth’s much-loved grey won in 1988. It was his first win on a left-handed track and was surely a huge factor in the decision to run him in the Cheltenham Gold Cup, in 1989 – a race which Desert Orchid unforgettably won and which was voted best horse race of all-time by readers of the Racing Post.
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