Will the 2021 Grand National go ahead?

“Following consultation with Government, we can confirm that Randox Grand National Day will go ahead on Saturday 10th April 2021.

Is the 2021 Grand National taking place?

It was the 173rd annual running of the Grand National horse race, taking place at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool, England. 2021 Grand National.

Grand National
Location Aintree
Date
Winning horse Minella Times
Starting price 11/1

Will the Grand National be Cancelled?

Apr 10 – Apr 10, 2021 The Grand National/Date

Is the Grand National going ahead this year?

Famous winning horses include Red Rum and Party Politics, while Tiger Roll put his name in folklore by winning in both 2018 and 2019. The 2020 event was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, but this year’s big race is due to go ahead on Saturday 10 April.

How many times has the Grand National been Cancelled?

In 1997, the so-called ‘Monday National’ was postponed by 48 hours after a coded IRA bomb warning, but the race was still run. The last time the Grand National was cancelled outright was in 1945, during the final months of World War II, at which point Aintree Racecourse was still commandeered by the Army.

Is Aintree 2021 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.

What time will the Grand National 2021 start?

5.15pm What time is the 2021 Grand National? The Randox Grand National is set to begin at 5.15pm on Saturday, April 10, at Aintree Racecourse. The Grand National Festival has been staged from Thursday to Saturday.

What won 2021 virtual Grand National?

Cloth Cap Favourite fancied: Cloth Cap wins Virtual Grand National from Kimberlite Candy. Cloth Cap joined the Virtual Grand National roll of honour list on Friday night, giving favourite backers a big boost ahead of the Randox Grand National on Saturday afternoon.

Which horse won the virtual Grand National 2021?

Potters Corner Grand National 2021 winner revealed as Minella Times secures victory in Aintree showpiece race. The Coronavirus pandemic took hold across Britain last year and the virtual race was won by Potters Corner last year.

Who won the Cancelled Grand National?

Winners

Year Horse Trainer
2020 Cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic
2019 Tiger Roll Gordon Elliott
2018 Tiger Roll Gordon Elliott
2017 One For Arthur Lucinda Russell

What happened Grand National?

The Long Mile was sadly put down after the 2021 Grand National at Aintree. The seven-year-old had won four of its last eight races heading into Aintree. The Long Mile, who was one of 40 Grand National runners in total, was euthanised after suffering an injury while running on the flat between fences.

Were any horses hurt at 2021 Grand National?

Animal Aid has called for a ban on the three-day Grand National Meeting after Houx Gris and The Long Mile were killed, bringing the death total for the three-day event to 55 horses since the year 2000.

Did any jockeys get injured in the Grand National?

Horse racing-Grand National winning jockey Blackmore has surgery after fall. “Rachael Blackmore sustained a fractured ankle and hip injury following her fall in Killarney on Friday evening. She has had surgery overnight and is in good spirits this morning,” IHRB senior medical officer Jennifer Pugh said in a tweet.

Are owners allowed at Aintree?

At Aintree, we endeavour to provide owners and trainers with all that you and your guests require for an enjoyable visit to the racecourse.

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