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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

2020 Grand National: Everything you need to know about Aintree race

Grand National 2020: date, start time, how to watch live, TV Channel, tickets & More.

Grand National, The most famous jumps race in the world, Excitement is starting to build-up ahead of the 173d annual running of the 2020 Grand National horse race at Aintree Racecourse near Liverpool.  The iconic race sees 40 runners compete over 30 toughest obstacles/ jumps around Aintree’s four-mile-two-furlong course.

 Can double winner Tiger Roll make history again...?

Last year’s race saw Tiger Roll become the first back-to-back winner of the Grand National since Red Rum in the 1970s.

 Tiger Roll will now carry top weight at the 2020 Grand National.

And more history beckons as no horse has ever has won the historic race three years in a row.

Everything you need to know about 2020 Grand National horse race at Aintree Racecourse.

When is Grand National 2020 and other key dates?

This year's race takes place on Saturday, April 4, 2020.

 A total of 21 races were run during the Grand National 2020 Festival. It starts with Grand Opening Day on Thursday 2nd, Ladies Day on Friday 3rd, before Saturday’s Grand National Day.

What time does the Grand National 2020 race start?

It will begin at its now traditional start time of 5.15pm (British Summer Time).

Where is Grand National 2020?

Aintree Racecourse, which has hosted the race since 1839. The racecourse is situated approximately six miles outside of Liverpool.

What TV channel is it on, How to watch live stream of Grand National 2020?

The Aintree race will be shown live on ITV throughout the UK.
This means fans can also stream the action for free.

To do this, simply download the ITV Hub app or head to the ITV website to watch online.

Grand National 2020: Runners & Riders at Aintree race.

 The final field of 40 runners is yet to be selected and will not be confirmed until a couple of days before the race, at which point four official reserves will also be chosen in the event of any late withdrawals.

Step one in whittling the field down to 40 came on February 11 when the British Horseracing Authority's handicapper assigned weights to all 105 horses holding entries for the race.

 Entries closes January 29, entries revealed January 30 (112 entries), weights revealed February 12, first scratchings deadline February 26, second scratchings deadline March 19, five-day confirmations April 1, final declarations 10am April 4.

 Where to buy tickets for Grand National 2020

The majority of areas are sold out, but there are still tickets available in the Garden Club, Festival Zone and The Embankment. Hospitality packages are also available.

Who won at Aintree’s in 2019: Grand National 2019 Winners Results.

Tiger Roll wins the Aintree Grand National 2019! Tiger Roll is the first horse in 45 years to win back to back Grand Nationals.

1 Tiger Roll (D N Russell) 4-1 Fav

2 Magic Of Light (P D Kennedy) 66-1

3 Rathvinden (R Walsh) 8-1

4 Walk In The Mill (James Best) 25-1

5 Anibale Fly (Ruby Walsh) 10-1

 Grand National 2020: Latest news, updates from Aintree's race.

 The Grand National serves as the culmination of three days of top-class racing at Aintree. Ladies Day takes place on Friday April 3, while Thursday April 2 is Liverpool's Day.

Stay with sports blog Sportshistori.com for more news, updates from Grand National 2020: Aintree's racecourse.

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