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Grand National 2018 News

Find out all the information about the runners and riders in the 2018 Grand National

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Grand National 2018 Ante-Post Preview: Novice crop worth a close look

We look ahead to the 2018 Grand National to find a couple of ante-post bets for next year’s Aintree spectacular.

Written by Timeform, 11 April 2017 View
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Arthur becomes a National hero for Scotland

The Lucinda Russell-trained One For Arthur wins the Grand National at 14 /1 for Derek Fox.

Written by Timeform, 08 April 2017 View
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Yanworth goes extra mile to lift Liverpool Hurdle

Disappointing Champion Hurdle favourite steps up in trip to win the Liverpool Hurdle.

Written by Timeform, 08 April 2017 View
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San Benedeto gets up late in the Maghull Novices' Chase

San Benedeto capitalises on stable-companion's misfortune to land four-timer.

Written by Timeform, 08 April 2017 View
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Finian's an Oscar winner in Mersey Novices' Hurdle

The in-form team of Colin Tizzard, owners Ann & Alan Potts and jockey Robbie Power landed their third Grade 1 win of the meeting.

Written by Timeform, 08 April 2017 View
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Worlds strong at the End of Sefton Thriller

The Worlds End held on gamely to win the Grade 1 Sefton Novices' Hurdle.

Written by Timeform, 07 April 2017 View
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The Timeform Expert's View: Shuffle Double the price he should be

Timeform jumps handicapper Phil Turner provides his best bet, next best and best longshot for Grand National day at Aintree on Saturday.

Written by Phil Turner, 07 April 2017 View
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Gold again for Tizzard in Topham

Colin Tizzard landed a three-timer on Ladies' Day at Aintree when Ultragold won the Topham Chase.

Written by Timeform, 07 April 2017 View
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Fox Norton doubles up for Tizzard and Power

Fox Norton made it a double on day two of Aintree for trainer Colin Tizzard, jockey Robbie Power and owners Ann and Alan Potts when winning the Melling Chase.

Written by Timeform, 07 April 2017 View
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Might Bite completes Cheltenham-Aintree double

Nicky Henderson saddled a one-two in the Mildmay Novices' Chase on Ladies Day at Aintree.

Written by Timeform, 07 April 2017 View
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Pingshou lands a surprise in Top Novices' Hurdle

Pingshou gave Robbie Power another winner in the Ann and Alan Potts colours at Aintree on Friday.

Written by Timeform, 07 April 2017 View
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Grand National 2017: Timeform's Runner Guide

Timeform's runner-by-runner guide to all forty horses in the 2017 Grand National at Aintree on Saturday.

Written by Timeform, 07 April 2017 View
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The Timeform Expert's View: Mount up, it's time to Go Conquer

Timeform Chief Correspondent Jamie Lynch provides his best bet, next best and best longshot for Ladies' Day - day two of the 2017 Grand National Festival.

Written by Jamie Lynch, 07 April 2017 View
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Who will go off as favourite in this year's Grand National?

Ahead of Saturday's 2017 Grand National at Aintree, Nick Seddon looks at which horses are likely to prove the most popular amongst those having a bet in the race.

Written by Nick Seddon, 07 April 2017 View
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Katie Walsh's arm bruised not broken

Following a fall in Thursday's Foxhunters' Chase, rider Katie Walsh has badly bruised her arm.

Written by Timeform, 07 April 2017 View
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Buveur d'Air leads home My Tent Or Yours in Aintree Hurdle

Buveur d'Air beat My Tent Or Yours in the Aintree Hurdle in a repeat of the Champion Hurdle from last month.

Written by Timeform, 06 April 2017 View
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Tea For Two denies Cue Card in Betway Bowl at Aintree

The Lizzie Kelly-ridden Tea for Two denied defending champion Cue Card a second successive Betway Bowl.

Written by Timeform, 06 April 2017 View
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Getting Young Master to National "100-week plan"

The 2017 Grand National as been a long-term plan for trainer Neil Mulholland.

Written by Timeform, 06 April 2017 View
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Robbie Power hoping for Encore in Grand National

Man of the moment Robbie Power is hopeful of a big run from outsider Regal Encore in Saturday's Grand National.

Written by Timeform, 06 April 2017 View
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Defi du Seuil sees off determined Divin Bere to win Anniversary Hurdle

Defi du Seuil extended his unbeaten record to seven with a hard-fought success in the Anniversary 4-y-o Hurdle at Aintree.

Written by Timeform, 06 April 2017 View
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Flying Angel leads HTF one-two in Manifesto Chase

Flying Angel beat Cloudy Dream - both members of Timeform's Fifty To Follow list - in the Manifesto Novices' Chase at Aintree.

Written by Timeform, 06 April 2017 View
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FREE 2017 Grand National Sweepstake

Timeform's free 2017 Grand National Sweepstake can be downloaded here.

Written by Timeform, 06 April 2017 View
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The Timeform Expert's View: Hoping it's Cloudy

Timeform Jumps Editor Dan Barber provides his best bet, next best and best longshot for Day One of the 2017 Aintree Festival.

Written by Dan Barber, 06 April 2017 View
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Grand National 2017: Pendra out as final 40 are confirmed

Pendra was the only horse in the top 40 not declared as the final field for the 2017 Randox Health Grand National was confirmed.

Written by Timeform, 06 April 2017 View
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Melling Chase 2017: Timeform's Runner Guide

Timeform run the rule over the nine runners for the 2017 Melling Chase at Aintree on Friday.

Written by Timeform, 06 April 2017 View
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Barry Geraghty set to ride More Of That in Grand National

Top jockey Barry Geraghty is set to pick More Of That ahead of Cause Of Causes as his ride in the 2017 Randox Health Grand National.

Written by Timeform, 06 April 2017 View
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Betway Bowl 2017: Timeform's Runner Guide

Timeform run the rule over the seven runners for the 2017 Bowl at Aintree on Thursday.

Written by Timeform, 05 April 2017 View
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Timeform Grand National Quiz: Test your knowledge!

How much do you know about the world famous steeplechase? Test your knowledge with our quiz! Tweet your score to @TimeformLive to see how you compare to others.

Written by Timeform, 05 April 2017 View
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Ground dries out for 2017 Grand National

Yet another sunny and dry spring day at Aintree has seen the official going description for the Grand National Course change ahead of the 2017 Randox Health Grand National.

Written by Timeform, 05 April 2017 View
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Neuroblastoma sufferer Bradley Lowery gets Grand National honour

Five-year-old Neuroblastoma campaigner Bradley Lowery has been awarded an honorary 41st place in Saturday's Randox Health Grand National.

Written by Timeform, 05 April 2017 View
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Connections of Drop Out Joe getting nervous ahead of Grand National

Drop Out Joe's owner Robert Aplin admits to feeling 'nerve-wracked' ahead of the horse's tilt at the 2017 Randox Health Grand National this Saturday at Aintree.

Written by Timeform, 04 April 2017 View
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Grand National 2017: Five memorable renewals

With the 2017 Grand National almost upon us, Nick Seddon looks back on some notable renewals of the world famous steeplechase, including 'the race that never was'.

Written by Nick Seddon, 04 April 2017 View
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Carlingford Lough and Ziga Boy to miss National

Carlingford Lough and Ziga Boy have been ruled out of the 2017 Randox Health Grand National at Aintree.

Written by Timeform, 03 April 2017 View
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One For Arthur's rider Derek Fox returns to action

The rider has been on the sidelines since a fall in early-March, but hopes to make a return to action on Wednesday before Aintree.

Written by Timeform, 02 April 2017 View
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Brian Ellison: Grand National win would mean everything

Winning the 2017 Grand National would mean everything to Definitly Red's trainer Brian Ellison.

Written by Timeform, 02 April 2017 View
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Walsh to ride Pleasant Company in 2017 Grand National

Ruby Walsh has chosen the lightly raced Pleasant Company to ride in this year's National.

Written by Timeform, 31 March 2017 View
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Geraghty cleared to ride in Grand National

Barry Geraghty has been off the track since breaking six ribs and collapsing a lung in a fall at Kempton at the end of February.

Written by Timeform, 31 March 2017 View
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Boy team hoping to avoid repeat of Becher mishap

Ziga Boy's connections are hoping for better luck ahead of his run in the 2017 Randox Health Grand National at Aintree.

Written by Timeform, 30 March 2017 View
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Grand National 2017: A beginners' guide to picking the winner

Timeform bring you their guide on how to pick the winner of the 2017 Randox Health Grand National at Aintree.

Written by Timeform, 30 March 2017 View
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Scudamore excited by Rouge ride in National

Tom Scudamore is relishing the prospect of riding favourite Vieux Lion Rouge in the 2017 Randox Health Grand National at Aintree.

Written by Timeform, 30 March 2017 View
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Grand National Day Rail Travel Update

The key organisations - Aintree Racecourse, Merseytravel, Merseyrail - responsible for looking after people getting to the races on Grand National day, Saturday 8th April, have been working hard to ensure that the RMT strike doesn't affect racegoers' enjoyment of the Aintree showpiece.

Written by Timeform, 29 March 2017 View
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All systems go for The Young Master run at Aintree

The Young Master is reportedly on target for the 2017 Randox Health Grand National at Aintree.

Written by Timeform, 29 March 2017 View
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Grand National Quiz: Can you name the 20 most recent winners in under 5 minutes?

Become a Grand National legend! Put your knowledge of Aintree's most famous race to the test by seeing if you can name the 20 most recent winners in under 5 minutes, then share your score with your friends to see how you compare! To play, simply type in your answer and if it's correct it will show below. Good luck!

Written by Timeform, 29 March 2017 View
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Grand National 2017 odds: The story so far

As the 2017 Grand National approaches, and with the key trials having already been and gone, we take a look back at how the odds for the race have developed over the season.

Written by Timeform, 28 March 2017 View
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George pair working well ahead of National bids

Double Shuffle and Saint Are are both on course to run in this season's Grand National.

Written by Timeform, 28 March 2017 View
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Nicholls happy with condition of National quintet

Paul Nicholls is pleased with the condition of his five runners ahead of the 2017 Randox Health Grand National at Aintree.

Written by Timeform, 27 March 2017 View
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Top 5 Grand National shocks

We reveal the five biggest shocks in Grand National history!

Written by Timeform, 24 March 2017 View
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Vics Canvas set to miss Grand National

Last year's third has reportedly suffered a set-back and will miss the 2017 Grand National, according to connections.

Written by Timeform, 24 March 2017 View
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Top 5 Grand National Jockeys

Which jockeys have the best win and place records in the Grand National this century? Read on to find out.

Written by Timeform, 24 March 2017 View
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Fox faces fitness battle to ride Arthur in National

Derek Fox should be back in the saddle to ride One For Arthur in the 2017 Randox Health Grand National at Aintree.

Written by Timeform, 23 March 2017 View
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Top 5 Grand National performances

Aintree has witnessed some notable performances – both equine and human – over the years. Here are five of the best this century.

Written by Timeform, 23 March 2017 View
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Grand National hope Foxrock set to bypass Aintree festival

The Ted Walsh-trained Foxrock will reportedly swerve the Randox Health Grand National at Aintree on Saturday 8th April.

Written by Timeform, 22 March 2017 View
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Vieux Lion Rouge among 79 entries for the Grand National

Favourite Vieux Lion Rouge featured among 79 horses still entered in the 2017 Randox Health Grand National at Aintree on Saturday April 8.

Written by Timeform, 21 March 2017 View
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Minella Rocco taken out of the Grand National

Minella Rocco, who had been backed into favourite, has been taken out of the 2017 Grand National by his connections.

Written by Timeform, 21 March 2017 View
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Minella Rocco now vying for favouritism

Minella Rocco is now vying for 2017 Grand National favouritism after finishing second in the Cheltenham Gold Cup.

Written by Timeform, 17 March 2017 View
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O'Brien has the Perfect Candidate for National test

Fergal O'Brien is looking forward to running Perfect Candidate in the 2017 Randox Health Grand National at Aintree.

Written by Timeform, 12 March 2017 View
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Many Clouds' owner Hemmings buys Vicente

Trevor Hemmings - owner of the 2015 Grand National winner Many Clouds - has bought Vicente, a leading contender for the 2017 renewal of the race.

Written by Timeform, 05 March 2017 View
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Definitly Red beats The Last Samuri in Grimthope Chase

Definitly Red was cut across the board for the Randox Health Grand National by all bookmakers after winning the Grimthope Chase at Doncaster in impressive fashion.

Written by Timeform, 04 March 2017 View
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Just A Par stakes Grand National claim with Newbury win

Randox Health Grand National entry Just A Par stayed on best to win a veterans' chase at Newbury.

Written by Timeform, 04 March 2017 View
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Gigginstown trio out as Vieux Lion Rouge heads Grand National betting

Don Poli, Empire Of Dirt and Outlander were among the 15 horses taken out as 95 entries remain for the 2017 Randox Health Grand National following the latest cut off point.

Written by Timeform, 01 March 2017 View
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George set to be Double-handed in the Grand National

Tom George looks set to be represented by both Double Shuffle and Saint Are in the 2017 Randox Health Grand National at Aintree.

Written by Timeform, 27 February 2017 View
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Pipe's Lion roars in Haydock Grand National Trial

Grand National entry Vieux Lion Rouge won the Grand National Trial at Haydock on Saturday.

Written by Timeform, 18 February 2017 View
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Vicente and Le Mercurey Nicholls' big two for National

Grand National-winning trainer Paul Nicholls has nominated two horses as his big hopes for the Grand National in April.

Written by Timeform, 17 February 2017 View
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Grand National 2017 weights released: Outlander heads the handicap

The weights for the 2017 Grand National which takes place on April 8 have now been released.

Written by Timeform, 14 February 2017 View
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Foxrock a potential National runner after Leopardstown victory

Foxrock could line up in the Grand National at Aintree following a brave defeat of On The Fringe at Leopardstown on Sunday.

Written by Timeform, 14 February 2017 View
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Cheltenham-bound Don Poli given Grand National target

Gordon Elliott - trainer of 2007 winner Silver Birch - is on target to run some of his stable stars in this year's Grand National.

Written by Timeform, 14 February 2017 View
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Ziga Boy has National aim after Doncaster double

Ziga Boy is set to be aimed at the Grand National after winning the Sky Bet Chase at Doncaster for the second consecutive year on Saturday.

Written by Timeform, 03 February 2017 View
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Don Poli heads Grand National 2017 entries

There were 110 horses entered for the 2017 Grand National, with a maximum field of 40 runners allowed to go to post for the world's greatest steeplechase at Aintree.

Written by Timeform, 01 February 2017 View
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Grand National winner Many Clouds dies after heroic Cotswold victory

The 2015 Grand National winner Many Clouds died of a severe pulmonary haemorrhage after his brave defeat of Thistlecrack in the Cotswold Chase at Cheltenham on Saturday.

Written by Timeform, 30 January 2017 View
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Regal Encore quoted for the Grand National after Silver Cup win

Regal Encore ran a career-best to win the listed Silver Cup Handicap Chase at Ascot on Saturday and was subsequently offered at 33/1 for the Grand National.

Written by Timeform, 23 December 2016 View
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Vieux Lion Rouge stakes Grand National claim with Becher Chase win

Vieux Lion Rouge overhauled Highland Lodge in the final stages to win a thrilling Betfred Becher Chase on the Grand National course at Aintree.

Written by Timeform, 03 December 2016 View