Asked By: Elijah Nelson Date: created: Jul 01 2023

Who is the underdog in the Grand National 2023

Answered By: Christian Gonzalez Date: created: Jul 04 2023

Horse & Hound is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn commission on some of the items you choose to buy. Learn more A long-time Randox Grand National favourite for the 2023 race is the charismatic gelding, Corach Rambler.

  1. The nine-year-old is trained in Kinross, Scotland, by Lucinda Russell and is ridden out at home by her partner, retired eight-time champion jockey Peter Scudamore and is the apple of Peter’s eye.
  2. Lucinda is no stranger to success in the Grand National, having won in 2017 with the popular One For Arthur – Scotland’s first winner since Rubstic in 1979 – with Derek Fox in the saddle.

Derek also hopes to take the reins on the nine-year-old Corach Rambler in this year’s race despite suffering a shoulder injury in a fall last week. Corach Rambler had his first start under Rules for Lucinda over two years ago and quickly made a big impression, winning twice over hurdles before switching to fences that autumn.

The gelding has since gone from strength to strength and comes to this year’s Randox Grand National off the back of an eye-catching victory in the three mile and a furlong Ultima Handicap Chase at the Cheltenham Festival, repeating his success of the previous year. As a result, he was then made favourite for the mile-longer Grand National, a race in which favourites have had a good record in recent years.

“The horse means so much and everyone knows that,” says Lucinda. Speaking on the The Horse & Hound Podcast, Peter, who rides Corach Rambler out at home, says: “He takes me for a ride most days. The most dangerous part of being involved with Corach Rambler is tacking him up.” Lucinda elaborates: “You put the bridle on, turn round to put the saddle on and he just walks off, wanders off down the line of stables, trit trot, trit trot.” The Princess Royal, right, with Corach Rambler, after the Ultima Handicap Chase at the Cheltenham Festival. (Photo By Seb Daly/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

What’s the best way to bet on the Grand National?

How do I find the Grand National bet market, runners, and odds? – If you are betting online, the big bookies such as William Hill, Paddy Power and Betfair will have the upcoming Grand National market on their sites throughout the year, even though the race is only run once a year in April.

  • So, if you’re super organised you can place a bet on the Grand National ante-post (future races) at any time via a verified bookmaker.
  • Bookmaker sites will display the Grand National bet market within their website ‘Horse Racing’ section.
  • Look for ‘Future Races’ or ‘Ante post’.
  • Alternatively, if you are placing your Grand National bet on the day of the race, head to ‘Today’s Racing’ instead.

There you will find the Grand National – Aintree event and when you’ve clicked on it, all the runners and the betting odds will be listed. The Grand National website is also a great source of information and will not only show you all the latest information, it will provide some great tips too.

  1. Alternatively, if you are traditional like us, you may prefer to study all the horses when they are printed within the newspaper on the morning of the race.
  2. If you are lucky enough to attend the race in person, you will be given a race card upon entry to Aintree that details all the runners and odds within it.

Alternatively, you can visit one of the many bookmakers next to the racetrack, where they have all the runners and odds displayed on their screen/chalkboard. You can also place your bet directly with them, by simply telling them which horse you want to bet on, what type of bet you’d like to make (i.e.

Has a mare ever won the Grand National?

International Horses and Mares –

Five winners were bred in France — Alcibiade (1865), Reugny (1874), Lutteur III (1909), Mon Mome (2009) and Neptune Collonges (2012). Mely Moss, runner-up to Papillon in the 2000 Grand National. The 1996 and 2015 runners-up Encore Un Peu and Saint Are, were also French bred.In 1998, Earth Summit, owned by a six-strong partnership, became the first winner of the Grand National who was also successful in both the Scottish and Welsh Grand Nationals.Only three greys have won the Grand National – The Lamb (1868 and 1871), Nicolaus Silver (1961) and Neptune Collonges (2012). Suny Bay finished second to Lord Gyllene in 1997 and filled the same spot behind Earth Summit in 1998. King Johns Castle was second in 2008.Thirteen mares have won the Grand National, but the most recent was Nickel Coin back in 1951. Since then, the mares Gentle Moya (2nd 1956), Tiberetta (3rd 1957 and 2nd 1958), Miss Hunter (3rd 1970), Eyecatcher (3rd 1976 and 1977), Auntie Dot (3rd 1991), Ebony Jane (4th 1994) and Dubacilla (4th 1995) have all finished in the first four.The complete list of winning mares is: Charity (1841), Miss Mowbray (1852), Anatis (1860), Jealousy (1861), Emblem (1863), Emblematic (1864), Casse Tete (1872), Empress (1880), Zoedone (1883), Frigate (1889), Shannon Lass (1902), Sheila’s Cottage (1948) and Nickel Coin (1951).In 1923, Sergeant Murphy became the first US bred horse to win. He is also the joint-second oldest horse to win, at 13, alongside Why Not (1884). The US bred Battleship, son of the famous Man o’ War, became the first (and so far only) horse to have won both the Grand National (in 1938) and the American Grand National (which he won four years earlier).1991 was the seventh and final year that the Grand National was sponsored by Seagram. Aptly, the race was won by a horse named Seagram, bred in New Zealand.1997 saw another New Zealand-bred winner in Lord Gyllene,

Grand National Festival – Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool, Britain – April 13, 2018 Terrefort ridden by Daryl Jacob in action before winning the 14:50 Betway Mildmay Novices’ Chase Action Images via Reuters/Matthew Childs @SCANPIX

Asked By: Howard Campbell Date: created: Jul 10 2023

Who is the Grand National Favourite

Answered By: Wallace Phillips Date: created: Jul 11 2023

Grand National runners 2024 list – No sooner does the 2023 National end then the speculation begins over the confirmed Grand National 2024 runners and riders. Initially 85 horses entered the race this year, so we can expect to see a similar number being declared in February, with that number gradually dwindling following the Cheltenham Festival.

  1. A Wave Of The Sea
  2. Ain’t That A Shame
  3. Angels Dawn
  4. Any Second Now
  5. Appreciate It
  6. Ashtown Lad
  7. Authorized Art
  8. Back On The Lash
  9. Bill Baxter
  10. Born By The Sea
  11. Bronn
  12. Capodanno
  13. Captain Cattistock
  14. Carefully Selected
  15. Chemical Energy
  16. City Chief
  17. Coko Beach
  18. Cooper’s Cross
  19. Corach Rambler
  20. Delta Work
  21. Diol Ker
  22. Dolcita
  23. Dunboyne
  24. Enjoy d’Allen
  25. Eva’s Oskar
  26. Fastorslow
  27. Feronily
  28. Fiddlerontheroof
  29. Flash De Touzaine
  30. Fortescue
  31. Francky du Berlais
  32. Fury Road
  33. Ga Law
  34. Gabbys Cross
  35. Gaillard du Mesnil
  36. Galvin
  37. Gentlemansgame
  38. Gericault Roque
  39. Gerri Colombe
  40. Gevrey
  41. Hewick
  42. Hollow Games
  43. I Am Maximus
  44. Kinondo Kwetu
  45. Kitty’s Light
  46. Le Milos
  47. Lifetime Ambition
  48. Longhouse Poet
  49. Lord Lariat
  50. Mahler Mission
  51. Major Dundee
  52. Midnight River
  53. Minella Trump
  54. Mister Coffey
  55. Monbeg Genius
  56. Mr Incredible
  57. Noble Yeats
  58. Our Power
  59. Panda Boy
  60. Roi Mage
  61. Royale Pagaille
  62. Sail Away
  63. Snow Leopardess
  64. Stattler
  65. The Big Breakaway
  66. The Big Dog
  67. The Real Whacker
  68. Thedevilscoachman
  69. Vanillier
  70. Velvet Elvis
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How to bet on Grand National 2023?

To place a bet on the Grand National 2023, you need to create an account with a reputable bookmaker. Once you have an account, you can choose the type of bet you want to place and select the horse you want to bet on.

How many runners in the 2023 grand national?

A field of 39 horses will go to post for Saturday’s Randox Grand National ( 5.15 ) at Aintree and they include last year’s winner Noble Yeats and Corach Rambler, who is favourite for the world-famous event. Any Second Now, runner-up last year and third in 2021, has also been declared and will carry 11st 12lb, the most weight any runner will shoulder.

Leading Irish fancies Delta Work, Gaillard Du Mesnil and Mr Incredible also line up, while Le Milos and Our Power are others who will represent Britain in the £1 million marathon, which is live on ITV’s main channel at 5.15pm on Saturday. A maximum field of 40 was expected before Escaria Ten’s withdrawal on Saturday.

Fakiera, Mortal, Darrens Hope, Captain Cattistock, Secret Reprieve and Fantastikas missed out, having been below the cut-off point when declarations were made. Punters will be hoping they can find the winner and could latch on to the Willie Mullins-trained Gaillard Du Mesnil after stable jockey Paul Townend was confirmed to ride him.

  1. Mullins, who won the race in 2005 with Hedgehunter, also relies on Capodanno, Carefully Selected, Mr Incredible and Recite A Prayer, but Townend will be on Gaillard Du Mesnil, most recently seen winning the National Hunt Chase at last month’s Cheltenham Festival.
  2. In Townend, the seven-year-old has a jockey who produced a ride for the ages on stablemate I Am Maximus in Monday’s Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse.

Unlike Mullins, Nicky Henderson has never won the National, but he possesses a plausible contender in the strapping Mister Coffey, who was third to Gaillard Du Mesnil at the festival. Nico de Boinville, who must be the envy of the weighing room given his association with superstar hurdler Constitution Hill, will partner Mister Coffey, who runs in the colours of Lady and Alice Bamford.

  1. Venetia Williams famously won the 2009 National with 100-1 chance Mon Mome and bids for another triumph with Cloudy Glen, who carries the silks of the late Trevor Hemmings.
  2. Hemmings adored the contest and owned Hedgehunter as well as Ballabriggs and Many Clouds, who were also successful.
  3. The Robcour colours are not as famous as the yellow, green and white of Hemmings, but they could become better known should the well-backed Ain’t That A Shame oblige.

He represents the Rachael Blackmore-Henry de Bromhead dream team who captured the 2021 running with Minella Times, while the maroon of Gigginstown House Stud – think dual recent Aintree hero Tiger Roll – will be sported by the riders of Fury Road, Delta Work, Coko Beach and Diol Ker,

“As expected there is a full field of 40 for the Randox Grand National, which is always a welcome number for what remains by far the biggest betting race of the year, a race that will once again see millions of people have their annual flutter, leading to turnover of £150 million,” said Coral’s David Stevens.

“Corach Rambler has been at the head of the betting since his victory at last month’s Cheltenham Festival, but Lucinda Russell’s charge is by no means certain to be sent off favourite on Saturday, with Delta Work a mover in recent days, and last year’s winner Noble Yeats also prominent in the market.” Forecast odds: 8 Ain’t That A Shame, 9 Corach Rambler, Delta Work, 11 Noble Yeats, 12 Gaillard Du Mesnil, 14 Any Second Now, Le Milos, Mr Incredible, The Big Dog, 16 Vanillier, 18 Longhouse Poet, 20 bar 1.

Any Second Now Mark Walsh 2. Noble Yeats Sean Bowen 3. Galvin Davy Russell 4. Fury Road Jonjo O’Neill Jr 5. The Big Dog Aidan Coleman 6. Capodanno Danny Mullins 7. Delta Work Keith Donoghue 8. Sam Brown Johnny Burke 9. Lifetime Ambition Sean O’Keeffe 10. Carefully Selected Michael O’Sullivan 11. Coko Beach Harry Cobden 12.

Longhouse Poet JJ Slevin 13. Gaillard Du Mesnil Paul Townend 14. Darasso Luke Dempsey 15. Le Milos Harry Skelton 16. Escaria Ten NON-RUNNER 17. The Big Breakaway Brendan Powell 18. Cape Gentleman Jody McGarvey 19. Roi Mage Felix de Giles 20. Diol Ker Kieren Buckley 21.

  1. A Wave Of The Sea Shane Fitzgerald 22.
  2. Minella Trump Theo Gillard 23.
  3. Vanillier Sean Flanagan 24.
  4. Velvet Elvis Darragh O’Keeffe 25.
  5. Ain’t That A Shame Rachael Blackmore 26.
  6. Corach Rambler Derek Fox 27.
  7. Enjoy D’Allen Simon Torrens 28.
  8. Mr Incredible Brian Hayes 29.
  9. Mister Coffey Nico de Boinville 30.
  10. Cloudy Glen Charlie Deutsch 31.
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Hill Sixteen Ryan Mania 32. Gabbys Cross Peter Carberry 33. Recite A Prayer Jack Foley 34. Eva’s Oskar Alan Johns 35. Our Power Sam Twiston-Davies 36. Dunboyne Jack Tudor 37. Francky Du Berlais Ben Jones 38. Fortescue Hugh Nugent 39. Back On The Lash Adam Wedge 40.

  1. Born By The Sea Phillip Enright Three horses in particular stand out.
  2. Last year’s winner Noble Yeats is a much improved horse 12 months on, offsetting the fact he’s 19lb higher.
  3. Nothing is better treated than Corach Rambler, who is 10lb well in after his victory at Cheltenham, but the value among the principals could be Gaillard Du Mesnil, who also comes into the race off the back of a win at the festival.

He’s trained by Willie Mullins, is set to be ridden by Paul Townend and this grey is rock-solid. He’s never finished outside the three over obstacles so expect his price to shorten. The best value among the British contenders lies with Our Power, who is unbeaten this season and will be at least 4lb well in.

  • He’s progressive and has to be in with a shout.
  • Two outsiders worth a mention are Cloudy Glen and Recite A Prayer.
  • Both underperformed last time, but the Ultima might have come too soon for Cloudy Glen after his reappearance at Haydock.
  • The form of his Coral Gold Cup success last season is sound and he’s trained by someone who’s won the race before in Venetia Williams.

Recite A Prayer hasn’t shown anything since the autumn, but his second in the Kerry National is a good piece of form. He’s related to Old Vic, a sire who has a great race record. Jky: Paul Townend Tnr: W P Mullins How to bet on the Grand National on the Racing Post app – YouTube Racing Post 362 subscribers How to bet on the Grand National on the Racing Post app Racing Post Search Watch later Share Copy link Info Shopping Tap to unmute If playback doesn’t begin shortly, try restarting your device.

Has a 100 1 horse ever won?

The longest odds for a winning horse at the Grand National is 100/1 and was achieved by Tipperary Tim (1928), Gregalach (1929), Caughoo (1947), Foinavon (1967) and Mon Mome (2009).

Asked By: Gabriel Ward Date: created: Jul 23 2023

How often do 100 1 horses win

Answered By: Ronald Roberts Date: created: Jul 24 2023

On average the strike rate is around 0.3% so it is expected that there will be many runners, but few winners to get back to that level. Out of all those runners only R Hannon has had two 100/1 winners. One jockey has had three 100/1 winners.

Has the Favourite ever won the Grand National?

FAVOURITISM – Only 4 pre-race favourites have won the National since 1999. They were Tiger Roll (2019), Don’t Push It (2010), Comply Or Die (2008) and Hedgehunter (2005). The shortest price was 4/1 on Tiger Roll.

What is the easiest horse bet to win?

Wagering > Betting 101 > Types of Bets Looking forward to betting on the Kentucky Derby and other races at Churchill Downs? There’s no shortage of bet types for horse-players to choose from while crafting their wagering strategies. Let’s explore a baker’s dozen of the most common bet types in horse racing: Standard wagers Classic win/place/show wagers have been around for generations, and there’s no purer form of betting on horse racing than these three standard bets. If you’re interested in betting on a single horse—your top pick—then give one of these wagers a try. The minimum bet amount is usually $2. Betting on horse racing can be fun and easy. There are several different wagers offered each race, but these are the three most basic:

Win bet

The most straightforward wager in horse racing. If your chosen horse wins the race, you win your bet. Betting a horse to win is just as fun as it sounds – the horse must win the race in order for you to win the wager.

Example: 2015 Kentucky Derby payoff: $7.80, for $2

Place bet

Concerned that your top choice will lose out in a photo finish? The place bet covers for this possibility, allowing you to cash a ticket if your pick finishes in the top two. You win the wager if your horse finishes first or second.

Example: 2015 Kentucky Derby payoffs: $5.80 and $8.40, for $2

Show bet

The easiest wager in horse racing, a show bet pays off if your horse finishes first, second, or third. Payoffs are usually smaller than those generated by win or place bets. You win the wager if your horse finishes first, second, or third.

Example: 2015 Kentucky Derby payoffs: $4.20, $5.40, and $4.20, for $2

Because of the difficulty of a win wager, it will yield the highest payoff of these three wagers. A show wager will yield the lowest payoff but offers the greatest chance of winning. The minimum bet for a win, place or show wager is only $2. Exotic Wagers Exotic wagers involve betting on two or more horses, either within a single race or across multiple races.

Single-race exotics Multi-race exotics

Single-race exotic wagers, sometimes called “vertical” exotics, involve betting on the order of finish within a specific race. With each extra finishing position you attempt to select, the difficulty increases, but so too does the potential payoff. One of the oldest exotic wagers, the exacta requires you to select the top two finishers in the correct order.

  • The minimum wager amount varies from track to track, falling in the $1 to $2 range.
  • If you’ve mastered the art of win, place and show wagers, try an exacta.
  • An exacta is more difficult than win, place and show wagers, but yields a higher payout.
  • You bet an exacta by selecting a minimum two horses to finish first and second.

These horses must finish first and second, in that order, for you to win the wager. If picking two horses in order sounds too difficult, you can “box” your wager. A boxed wager will win if your horses finish 1st and 2nd, in any order, making it more likely for you to win. A less common wager only available at certain tracks, the quinella is a simplified exacta. You’re still required to select the top two finishers, but they can cross the wire in either order. The trifecta adds another layer of complexity, requiring you to pick the top three finishers in the correct order. The minimum bet amount is often 50 cents. If you’ve mastered the art of win, place and show wagers, try a trifecta. A trifecta is more difficult than win, place and show wagers, as well as exacta wagers, so it yields a higher payout than any of those bets. Going one step further, the superfecta calls on horseplayers to accurately select the top four finishers. The superfecta is a challenging wager to hit, so the minimum wager amount at many tracks is just 10 cents, allowing bettors to play many combinations on small budgets. Example: 2015 Kentucky Derby payoff: $634.10 for $1 Think you can select the top five finishers in the correct order? Then the Super High 5 is the bet for you. At some tracks, if no one manages to hit the Super High 5, the wagering pool carries over to the next race on which the Super High 5 is offered, providing a jackpot prize for the next round of winning players to split. Multi-race exotics, often referred to as “horizontal” wagers, involve selecting the winning horses in two or more consecutive races. Multi-race wagers can be a fun way to maintain a rooting interest throughout an entire afternoon of racing. Also known as the Daily Double, this bet requires horseplayers to select the winners of back-to-back races.

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The minimum wager amount falls in the $1 to $2 range. Example: 2015 Kentucky Derby payoff: $21.20 for $1 As its name implies, the Pick 3 asks horseplayers to pick the winners of three straight races, at a minimum cost of 50 cents to $1. Example: 2015 Kentucky Derby payoff: $105.60 for $1 One of the most popular exotic wagers, the Pick 4 involves selecting a quartet of consecutive winners on a minimum budget of 50 cents.

Example: 2015 Kentucky Derby payoff: $1,054.90 for $1 Picking five winners in a row isn’t easy, but that’s why Pick 5 wagers frequently produce hefty payoffs, even when playing for the 50-cent minimum. Some tracks offer jackpot Pick 5 wagers, where bettors can win huge bonuses if they’re the only player to select the winning sequence on a given day.

Example: 2015 Kentucky Derby payoff: $2,452.90 for 50 cents Minimum bet amounts vary widely for the Pick 6, falling as low as 20 cents, but the end goal is always the same—to pick six straight winners. As with the Pick 5, many Pick 6 wagers award a jackpot bonus to any player skilled enough to craft the only winning ticket.

Example: 2015 Kentucky Derby payoff: $64,925.60 for $2 Good luck with your wagers! For more guides on betting and handicapping, visit TwinSpires’ betting guide library,

What is the smartest bet in horse racing?

So, which is the smarter bet? – The answer may surprise you: it depends. If you’re betting on a horse that is a heavy favorite to win, then a win bet is probably your best bet. However, if you’re betting on a horse that isn’t a potential winner, then a place bet might be the smarter bet.

  • Why is this? It all has to do with the odds.
  • When you make a win bet, you’re usually getting odds of around even money (i.e., you’ll win £100 if you bet £100).
  • On the other hand, when you make a place bet, you’re usually getting odds of around £0.50 (i.e., you’ll win £50 if you bet £100).
  • Finally, it’s necessary to remember that there is no such thing as a sure bet in horse racing.

No matter how much research you do or how confident you’re in your pick, anything can happen on race day. The key is to have fun and not bet more than you can afford to lose.

Asked By: Alfred Hughes Date: created: Jan 08 2023

Are heavier horses faster

Answered By: Rodrigo Allen Date: created: Jan 09 2023

How does weight affect horse racing? Horse racing is a popular sport that is enjoyed by fans all across the globe, and one that requires a great deal of skill and ability on the part of the rider and the horse. There are many different types of horses in this sport, from thoroughbreds to quarter horses, and even ponies, and the most common type of horse used for racing today is the Thoroughbred, which is known as a racehorse.

Weight is one of the key elements that impacts horse racing, and this is a feature that must be carefully balanced with other factors when considering whether or not a horse will perform well at any given track. The weight of a horse can have an impact on how fast it runs, how far it travels, its stamina, and much more, and this can be impacted by the jockey.

Below, we take a closer look at the ways in which weight affects horse racing, and why this needs to be carefully considered. What is the impact of the rider’s weight on horse racing? The of the jockey is one of the most important elements in horse racing, and this is carefully monitored and managed.

There are certain weights that riders need to maintain in order to stay safe while they are riding their horses, and these weights vary depending on the size and strength of the horse being ridden. If a horse is ridden by a rider who is too heavy, then there is a risk that the horse could suffer injuries as a result of this.

In addition, a heavy rider can have a significant impact on the speed of a horse; if a horse has been ridden by a heavy person, then it may take longer than normal to reach full speed after starting out, and this means that the horse might run slower than expected.

  • This can also cause problems for the horse, because it may become tired before reaching its destination.
  • In some cases, a horse can actually die as a result of having been ridden by someone who was too heavy.
  • It is very important for a rider to keep his or her weight within the appropriate limits in order to ensure that he or she stays safe while riding a horse.

Why do horses run faster when ridden by a lighter person? When a horse is ridden by someone who is lighter than the horse, the horse tends to move faster than it would otherwise do. This is due to the fact that the horse feels less resistance when it moves through the air, and this makes it easier for it to go faster; this is the reason that jockeys are all small, light, and dynamic.

How to bet on Grand National 2023?

To place a bet on the Grand National 2023, you need to create an account with a reputable bookmaker. Once you have an account, you can choose the type of bet you want to place and select the horse you want to bet on.

Asked By: Benjamin Clark Date: created: Jan 24 2024

Who is the favorite to win Cheltenham 2023

Answered By: Connor Cook Date: created: Jan 27 2024

Cheltenham favourites 2023

Day Race Favourite
1 Champion Hurdle Constitution Hill
2 Champion Chase Edwardstone
2 Cross Country Delta Work
3 Ryanair Chase Shishkin