Aintree Tips and predictions

Aintree Racecourse is one of the most prestigious racecourses in the United Kingdom and host to the fantastic Aintree Grand National event. This racecourse is one of the most distinctive around, which means that often form can go out of the window when betting on the races at Aintree. That's why with our tip guides for each day of racing at Aintree and our racecourse guide, we believe that BetUK is the best place to get your Aintree tips around the national hunt season.

Alongside our betting tips, you'll also find unique quicklinks to add our tips straight to your betslips, which means that all that leaves you to do is input your stake a select your bet type.

Latest Aintree Tips

Looking for our latest selection of Aintree tips? Look no further than our Aintree betting tips selection below.

Aintree Grand National Meeting Tips

The main event of Aintree racecourse is the Grand National meeting, hosted on the Grand National course. You can find all of our best Grand National tips for every race of the meeting including major races such as the Aintree Hurdle and the Aintree Bowl chase.

Aintree Racing FAQs

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.

Why does Aintree have famous fences?

The Grand National course includes 30 fences, and each lap features challenging obstacles. Notably, there are three laps, requiring both stamina and jumping ability from the participating horses. What makes the race so difficult to complete is it's fences, such as Becher's Brook and The Chair. These obstacles contribute to the race's reputation as one of the most demanding and unpredictable events in horse racing.

How often does Aintree host racing?

Aintree hosts racing action almost all year long, not limiting itself to the festivities at the Grand National meeting. You can find Aintree tips and races all year long, if you're unsure on what races are up next, check out our horse racing betting to see if there are any betting markets for racing at Aintree.

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%.

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
  • 11th April - Melling Chase
  • 12th April - Aintree Bowl
  • 13th April - The Grand National

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.

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!

Aintree Racecourse Guide

Looking to find out more about Aintree Racecourse? Look no further than BetUK and our Aintree Racecourse guide below.

Horse Racing Aintree Betting

Looking to place a bet on racing at Aintree? Check out some of the options below.

Horse Racing Free Bets

If you're new to BetUK then you will be eligible to receive £30 in free bets! All you have to do is sign-up for a new account and place a £10 bet to get your 3x£10 free bets! To read more about our free bet offer, check out the link below.

BetUK's Free Bet Offer

Take Time to Think | | 18+

We're sorry!

Unfortunately, BetUK isn't available in your country.