Grand National Running Order:

The majority of the following races are being televised on ITV throughout the day.

Grand Opening Day – 6th April 2017

1.40pm • The Manifesto Novices’ Steeple Chase (Grade 1) • 2m 4f • £100,000

2.20pm • The Doom Bar Anniversary 4YO Juvenile Hurdle (Grade 1) • 2m 1f • 1£100,000

2.50pm • The Betway Bowl Steeple Chase (Grade 1) • 3m 1f • £150,000

3.25pm • The Betway Aintree Hurdle (Grade 1) • 2m 4f • £200,000

4.05pm • The Randox Health Foxhunters’ Steeple Chase (Class 2) • 2m 5f • £40,000

4.40pm • The Red Rum Handicap Steple Chase (Grade 3) • 2m • £90,000

5.15pm • The Goffs Nickel Coin Mres’ Standard Open NH Flat (Grade 2) • 2m 1f • £45,000

 

Ladies’ Day – 7th April 2017

1.40pm • The Alder Hey Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3) • 2m 4f • £70,000

2.20pm • The Crabbie’s Top Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 1) • 2m 1/2f • £100,000

2.50pm • The Betway Mildmay Novices’ Steeple Chase (Grade 1) • 3m 1f • £100,000

3.25pm • The JLT Melling Steeple Chase (Grade 1) • 2m 4f • £200,000

4.05pm • The Randox Health Topham Steeple Chase (Grade 3) • 2m 5f • £120,000

4.40pm • The Doom Bar Sefton Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 1) • 3m 1/2f • £100,000

5.15pm • The Weatherby’s Champion Standard Open NH Flat (Grade 2) • 2m 1f • £45,000

Grand National Day – 8th April 2017

10.00am          GATES OPEN

1.45pm • The Gaskells Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)• 3m ½f • £70,000

2.25pm • The Betway Mersey Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 1) • 2m 4f  • £100,000 • ITV televised

3.00pm • The Doom Bar Maghull Novices’ Steeple Chase (Grade 1) • 2m • £100,000 • ITV televised

3.40pm • The Betway Handicap Steeple Chase (Listed)• 3m 1f • £70,000 • ITV televised

4.20pm • The Ryanair Stayers’ Hurdle (Registered as the Liverpool Hurdle) (Grade 1) • 3m ½f • £150,000 • ITV televised

5.15pm • The Randox Health Grand National Steeple Chase (Grade 3) • 4m 2½f • £1,000,000 • ITV televised

6.15pm • The Pinsent Masons Handicap Hurdle (cond’ and amat’) (Class 2) • 2m ½f • £50,000

Sarah Elsley is a freelance editor and proofreader who is the Junior News Editor for Eclipse magazine. She has a degree in English Literature and is a keen horse rider with an interest in fashion at the races and fiction writing.

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