Has the 2021 Grand National been Cancelled?
Grand National 2021 organisers confirm Aintree event goes ahead after cancellation fears. The 2021 Randox Grand National will go ahead as planned, it has been confirmed. Following consultation with Government, we can confirm that Randox Grand National Day will go ahead on Saturday 10 April 2021.
Is the 2021 Grand National going ahead?
Date and start time. The Grand National 2021 is going ahead this year, and will take place on Saturday, April 10. It’s a late start for the jockeys, with the main race kicking off at 5.15pm. You’ll be able to watch the race on ITV.
Will bookies be open for Grand National?
The traditional trip to the betting shop will not take place this Grand National day but high street bookmakers in England and Wales will be able to open from Monday as part of the easing of the latest Covid-19 lockdown.
What happened to the long mile in the Grand National?
The Long Mile, a seven-year-old gelding, had suffered an injury while running on a flat section of the Grand National race (here). His was the second equine death since new safety changes were implemented in 2013 (here).