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Aintree Betting Tips
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Aintree Betting Tips

Aintree Tips

Here at Bet UK, we have betting markets for all of the biggest horse racing events in the UK horse racing calendar, and none of them is more prestigious than the Aintree Grand National. Throughout the National Hunt Season, we'll have the latest horse racing odds for all of the races held at Aintree, as well as horse racing tips and hints so you'll be able to place a bet on any event at Bet UK.

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Latest Aintree Betting Tips

There are currently no betting tips available for the Aintree racecourse at this time. Why not check out the latest edition of the Fallons Fancies Podcast for the latest round of Horse Racing Betting Tips from the legendary jockey himself, Kieren Fallon.

Aintree Biggest Races

Aintree Grand National

We have a BRAND NEW blog page dedicated to the Aintree Grand National which you can find below.

Aintree Grand National

Autumn Race Day - November 5th

When Autumn Race Day comes around, we'll only be two meetings into the Aintree National Hunt season. If you're unsure what the National Hunt season is, check out our National Hunt Guide. With the most talented jockeys, horses and trainers all putting themselves to the test against the very best in their industry. Naturally, with so many talented names, picking racing tips is particularly difficult but races such as the Autumn Race Day are easier than picking for the Grand National festival.

Time Race Distance
12:25 'NH Novices Hurdle' 2m 4f
13:00 Novices Steeple Chase 2m 4f
13:35 Handicap Hurdle 3m 1/2f
14:10 Steeple Chase 2m 4f
14:40 Hurdle Race 2m 4f
15:20 Handicap Steeple Chase 2m
15:50 National Hunt Flat 2m 1f

Becher Chase Day - 4th December

With the Becher Chase meeting sitting as the last major event at Aintree of the year. This event takes part over a single day and hosts the greatest names in jump racing. Every year the very best thoroughbred racehorses across a full day of racing. With seven races for your viewership over the likes of Becher's Brook, Canal Turn and the Valentine's. You'll often find that the Becher Chase is a trial for the Grand National and if your first bet experience of the Grand National comes at any point, let it be the Becher Chase.

If you're looking to attend Becher Chase Day, you'll be greeted with 7 exhilarating races and as the race lines up with the 2022 FIFA World Cup, you could place a combination of football bets and horse racing bets in your accumulator. Boost your accumulator with the Bet UK acca club, minimum odds apply.

Time Race Distance
11:45 Novices Hurdle 2m 4f
12:20 Handicap Steeple Chase 2m
12:55 Handicap Hurdle 3m 1/2f
13:30 Becher Handicap Chase 2m 4f
14:05 Fillies Juvenile Hurdle 3m 1/2f
14:40 Steeple Chase 2m 4f
15:15 Grand Sefton Handicap 2m 5f

Aintree Course Guide

Check out our Full Aintree Racecourse Guide

What does Aintree Racecourse look like?

The racecourse at Aintree includes two different courses, The Grand National Festival Course and the Mildmay course. Both courses offer horses and jockeys different challenges, with the Grand National Course sporting a triangular shape with the first point away from the stands being the Canal Turn. The Mildmay course is the easier of the two to ride on.

How to get to the Aintree Racecourse?

If you're looking to travel to the Aintree Racecourse, take a look at the numerous methods of transport and our advice for using each.

Travelling by Car

If you're travelling long distance by car, you'll need to look out for the A59 which is situated closely to the M57 & M58.

If you're travelling from Southern England, look out for the M1 or the M40, both of which link up to Aintree and it's surrounding junctions.

If you're travelling from Scotland or Northern England, you'll look to head for Carlisle and then head down the M6 towards Liverpool.

Travelling By Train

If you're looking to travel by train towards Liverpool, you'll have to travel by Northern Rail if coming from the North of England or Scotland. Meanwhile, Avanti West Coast is available from other major destinations.


If you're looking to fly to a destination closest to Aintree racecourse, you would be best suited to fly to Liverpool Airport. From the airport, Aintree racecourse is 20 minutes away in a car.

Who are the top trainers at Aintree?

Over the last few seasons, trainers such as Nicky Henderson, Paul Nicholls, Dan Skelton and Irish trainers Willie Mullins and Henry De Bromhead have enjoyed the most success at Aintree over the chase fences. With those trainers, Donald McCain Jnr has also seen victories over hurdles. As it's a course normally used for the big occasions with bigger prizes on offer, it's De Bromhead who currently has the highest strike rate of 28.57%.

Aintree Tips FAQs

Where is Aintree Racecourse?

Aintree racecourse is located on the outskirts of Liverpool.

What are the Key Horse Races at Aintree?

  • 6th November - Autumn Race Day
  • 4th December - Becher Chase Day
  • 7th April - Melling Chase
  • 8th April - Betway Bowl
  • 9th April - The Grand National

What is the date and time of the Grand National?

The 2023 Grand National will be held on Saturday the 15th April at 5:15 pm. The time has changed to accommodate the race being shown on live terrestrial television, normally on ITV.

Who won the 2022 Grand National?

The 2021 renewal of the Grand National was won by Nobel Yeats at a distance of two and a quarter lengths. Nobel Yeats could be found at 50/1 in the betting odds and was ridden by Sam Waley-Cohen as it rode to victory.

Who are the last ten winners of the Grand National?

  • 2022 - Nobel Yeats
  • 2021 - Minella Times
  • 2020 - Race Cancelled
  • 2019 - Tiger Roll
  • 2018 - Tiger Roll
  • 2017 - One for Arthur
  • 2016 - Rule the World
  • 2015 - Many Clouds
  • 2014 - Pineau De Re
  • 2013 - Auroras Encore

How do I get tickets for Aintree Racecourse?

You can grab tickets for any Horse Racing events on the Jockey Club website. Prices of tickets and hospitality ventures vary.

Where can I bet on the Grand National?

You can bet on the Grand National Festival at Bet UK. Simply register to create an account, check out our Grand National Betting odds and select the race and market you wish to place a bet on.

Can I use Free Bets at Aintree?

If you're placing a bet on the event online, you will be able to utilise the free bet offer available for all new players at Bet UK, once you've placed your qualifying bet and reached bet settlement, you will receive your funds. However, if you're looking to place a bet at the racecourse, you won't be able to receive any free bets on the grounds.

Can I watch Aintree races online?

Yes! You can watch almost all horse racing online at Bet UK using our live streaming service. Simply head to our online sportsbook and any races that have the red play button are viewable for free online!