2018 Grand National Betting Guide
The tape goes up on the world's greatest steeplechase in April 2018 on the Grand National Chase at the Aintree Racecourse, with more prize money on offer than ever before. The Grand National is the most avidly followed and watched horse race in the British Isles, never failing in its quest to provide the spectacular, the heroics and the misfortunes of the race. It is also the single biggest betting event in sport and this year will be no exception when the forty Grand National runners with their jockeys go to post.
Grand National Odds
You can get all the latest bookmaker prices and odds from our special dedicated odds comparison chart for the Grand National. Plus we will be covering each twenty-one races of the Aintree Festival meeting with odds updated each day. Just click on the price you want for that horse and you will be taken to that bookmaker where you can open a new betting account and place your bet, it's easy as that. We'll have next year's odds up as soon as they are available.
Latest Grand National Meeting Betting News
We are all set for the 2017 Grand National and David Pipe's Vieux Lion Rouge will be one of the leading contenders for the Aintree showpiece on April 8, but the likes of The Last Samuri, who was runner-up last season, More Of That and Definitly Red add more depth to a race that is jam-packed with quality.
2017 Grand National Result
|1st||One For Arthur 14/1||8||D Fox||L Russell|
|2nd||Cause Of Causes 16/1||9||Mr J Codd||G Elliott|
|3rd||Saint Are 25/1||11||D Russell||T George|
|4th||Blaklion 8/1 Fav||8||N Fehily||N Twiston-Davies|
|5th||Gas Line Boy 50/1||11||R Dunne||I Williams|
Aintree Festival Races
The horse racing action dosen't just stop at the Grand National, with twenty other races of top quality National Hunt action taking place, we have all the odds for each race and the latest betting news as it happens.
|Thursday, 12th April 2018 - Liverpool Day|
|13.45||Manifesto Novices' Chase Odds||Grade 2||Betting Offers|
|14.20||Anniversary 4-Y-O Hurdle Odds||Grade 1||Betting Offers|
|14.50||Betway Bowl Odds||Grade 1||Betting Offers|
|15.25||Aintree Hurdle Odds||Grade 1||Betting Offers|
|16.05||Fox Hunters Chase Odds||Class 1||Betting Offers|
|16.40||Red Rum Handicap Chase Odds||Grade 3||Betting Offers|
|17.15||Mares Standard Open Odds||Listed||Betting Offers|
|Friday, 13th April 2018 - Ladies Day|
|13.40||Alder Hey Handicap Hurdle Odds||Grade 3||Betting Offers|
|14.15||Top Novices' Hurdle Odds||Grade 2||Betting Offers|
|14.50||Mildmay Novices' Chase Odds||Grade 2||Betting Offers|
|15.25||Melling Chase Odds||Grade 1||Betting Offers|
|16.05||Topham Chase Odds||Listed||Betting Offers|
|16.40||Sefton Novices' Hurdle Odds||Grade 1||Betting Offers|
|17.15||Champion Open Flat Race Odds||Grade 3||Betting Offers|
|Saturday, 14th April 2018 - Grand National Day|
|13.45||Aintree Handicap Hurdle Odds||Grade 2||Betting Offers|
|14.25||Mersey Novices' Hurdle Odds||Grade 1||Betting Offers|
|15.00||Maghull Novices' Chase Odds||Grade 1||Betting Offers|
|15.40||Betway Handicap Chase Odds||Listed||Betting Offers|
|16.20||Stayers' Hurdle||Grade 1||Betting Offers|
|17.15||2017 GRAND NATIONAL ODDS||Grade 2||Betting Offers|
|18.15||Conditional Handicap Hurdle||Listed||Betting Offers|
2018 Grand National Form
As with any horse race, assessing the form of a horse is all important before placing your bet. This is no different with the Grand National, but with forty runners to choose from, it can be a long drawn out job to reach that all important conclusion. We'll highlight all forty runners with a brief summary as to their form going into the big race, giving you the best chance to pick the winner!
2018 Grand National Runners
Forty runners will go to post in the world's biggest steeplechase and we'll have each horse covered in our extensive Grand National runners section, featuring racecard, form, who trains and who rides the horses plus the all important odds. We'll also have a dedicated page for each horse taking part in the 2017 Grand National.
2018 Grand National Weights
Top weight for the 2017 Grand National was The Last Samuri who carried 11-10. The winner One For Arthur carried 10st 11lbs to victory. We'll have the weights for the 2018 race as soon as they are announced in February.
Grand National Free Bets
As with any big horse racing festival, the online bookmakers will be pulling out the stops to ensure there is plenty on offer for the punter during Grand National week. We have a dedicated page where all the bookmaker special offers and free bets will be highlighted. Just click on any of the bookmaker links on this site and you will be entitles to any of the advertised offers.
Grand National Tips
If you need any help picking out a winner in the 2018 Grand National, we have enlisted the help of RTE Racing presenter Tom Lee, who is on hand to give his view on the big race and provide invaluable tips throughout the Aintree Festival meeting.