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The Grand National is nearly upon us. Get all of the best Grand Nationalfree bets, money back specials, sweepstake kit and sign up offers for the big race right here. For tips, prices, cards, runners, horse racing tips and a betting guide for the big race head to our Grand National page. Oddschecker also provide a wide variety of Grand National Tips written by our expert racing tipster, led by Andy Holding where you can learn his pick for the big race.

Types of Grand National Betting Offers

Type of Offer Format
Enhanced Offers One horse boosted to win the race
Non Runner No Bet Money back for non runners
Existing Customer Offers Various

Enhanced Offers

Generally, due to the large field there isn't a clear favourite for the Grand National, rather a group of 3 or 4 horses that should all be in the frame on the final straight. Therefore, these types of offers are not that common unlike with other races but there are still a lot of appealing Grand National offers for you to choose from.

Non Runner No Bet

If you're looking to place ante post bets, non runner no bet is a great way to reduce your risk and get better odds if you have a fancy early in the jumps season. A number of bookies offer this as standard as a Grnad National offer from the start of the year and as the National approaches more and more will make the switch to non runner no bet.

Grand National Existing Customer Offers

While you won't be able to take up sign up offers from a particular bookie if you're already a customer with them, there are plenty of great offers to take advantage of for existing customers specifically for the Grand National.

Faller insurance has been a staple for bookies over the years for the Grand National and with such a large field, this could at least soften the blow should your horse fall while in contention. Another similar type of offer is refunds as free bets if a particular horse wins or by the distance they win by.

Types of Grand National Bets

Win, each-way and place betting are the most straightforward bet types when choosing your selections for the Grand National.

Placing a bet to win is simply your selected horse winning the race. An each-way bet adds a level of insurance with two bets on the same horse – one is for the horse to win and the other is for it to be placed. Place terms are dependent on the number of runners in the race and there’ll be plenty of bookie offers competing on place terms for the Grand National. If your horse wins you’ll receive the returns on both parts of the bet.

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If you’re willing to take more risk, an interesting way to bet on the Grand National is forecast or tricast betting, especially if you’re using a Grand National offer. Forecasts are selecting 2 horses to finish in the exact order you have selected and tricasts are selecting three horses to finish in that order. This is a lot more challenging to get right but the rewards are much higher if successful and could see you turn a free bet into a tidy sum. There are many variants of forecast betting with varying degrees of difficulty.

You could also consider placing multiples throughout Grand National day. You can combine multiple selections for each race into a bet to get a bigger return on your stake, either through one bet or via a Lucky 15, consisting of 4 selections or a Lucky 64, consisting of 5 selections. A Lucky 15 is broken down into 4 singles, 6 doubles, 4 trebles and a 4-fold accumulator.

If you’re making use of one of our partners' free bets or betting offers, then make sure that the terms and conditions allow you to use the free bet as you intend. Free bets and betting offers are often only available for single bets, and not multiples.

Previous Grand National Winners

Year Winner Age Weight Jockey Trainer SP Video
2021 Minella Times 8 10-03 Rachael Blackmore Henry De Bromhead 11/1  
2020 - - - - - - -
2019 Tiger Roll 9 11-05 Davy Russell Gordon Elliott 4/1F  
2018 Tiger Roll 8 10-13 Davy Russell Gordon Elliott 10/1  
2017 One For Arthur 8 10-11 Derek Fox Lucinda V Russell 14/1  
2016 Rule The World 9 10-07 David Mullins Mouse Morris 33/1 View
2015 Many Clouds 8 11-09 Leighton Aspell Oliver Sherwood 25/1 View
2014 Pineau De Re 11 10-06 Leighton Aspell Richard Newland 25/1 View
2013 Auroras Encore 11 10-03 Ryan Mania Sue Smith 66/1 View
2012 Neptune Collonges 11 11-06 Daryl Jacob Paul Nicholls 33/1 View
2011 Ballabriggs 10 11-00 Jason Maguire Donald McCain, Jr. 14/1 View
2010 Don't Push It 10 11-05 Tony McCoy JOnjo O'Neill 10/1 JF View
2009 Mon Mome 9 11-00 Liam Treadwell Venetia Williams 100/1 View
2008 Comply or Die 9 10-09 Timmy Murphy David Pipe 7/1 JF View
2007 Silver Birch 10 10-06 Robbie Power Gordon Elliott 33/1  
2006 Numbersixvalverde 10 10-08 Niall Madden Martin Brassil 11/1  
2005 Hedgehunter 9 11-01 Ruby Walsh Willie Mullins 7/1 F View
2004 Amberleigh House 12 10-10 Graham Lee Ginger McCain 16/1 View
2003 Mony's Pass 10 10-7 Barry Geraghty Jimmy Mangan 16/1 View
2002 Bindaree 8 10-04 Jim Culloty Nigel Twiston-Davies 20/1 View
2001 Red Marauder 11 10-11 Richard Guest Norman Mason 33/1 View
2000 Papillon 9 10-12 Ruby Walsh Ted Walsh 10/1 View

Find all the latest info and form for each runner to inform your Grand National bet here

2022 Grand National Favourite

This year is a particularly wide open field, with Snow Leopardess bidding to become the first female horse to win the National since 1953 at 8/1, followed by Any Second Now and Delta Work who are both currently best price 9/1.

How have Grand National Favourites Performed?

Year Favourite Starting price Finishing position
2021 Cloth Cap 11/2 Pulled up
2020 - - -
2019 Tiger Roll 4/1 1st
2018 Total Recall 7/1 Pulled up
2017 Blaklion 8/1 4th
2016 The Last Samuri and Many Clouds 8/1 joint favourites 2nd and 16th
2015 Shutthefrontdoor 6/1 5th
2014 Double Seven and Teaforthree 10/1 joint favourites 3rd and unseated rider
2013 Seabass 11/2 13th
2012 Seabass and Shakalakaboomboom 8/1 joint favourites 3rd and 9th
2011 The Midnight Club 15/2 6th

Everyone will have an opinion on how will win the 2022 Grand National, as is the case every year.

There is additional expectation on the favourite for such a prestigious race though and the table above shows how they have fared over the last ten years.

Over a longer period of time of the past 50 years, the favourite has only won the race eight times with four in the last 17 years. So when using a Grand National offer on Saturday it might be more savvy to back a horse further down the market you think could perform well.

As this race is a handicap there is quite often a longer shot winner. In the last ten years there have been six winners at 14/1 or above, with horses priced 33/1 and 66/1 taking home the win.

There was even a 100/1 winner, Mon Mome in 2009, so if you pull one of the long shots from your office Grand National sweepstake all may not be lost!

Big Aintree Grand National Festival Races

  • Grand National Handicap Chase A very testing Grade 3 feature race over 4 miles and 2 furlongs, requiring ability, resilience and stacks of determination.
  • Ryanair Stayers Hurdle A Grade 1 event over 3 miles.
  • The Aintree Hurdle A Grade 1 event over 2 miles and 4 furlongs.
  • The Foxhunters’ Chase An Open-hunters Chase event over 2 miles 5 furlongs.
  • JLT Melling Chase A Grade 1 Chase event over 2 miles 3 furlongs.

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