Funniest Names to Run in the 2022 Grand National

The 2022 Grand National is one of the most anticipated horse races of the season. Run each year at Aintree Racecourse, its world renowned for the race distance and infamous fences such as 'The Chair', 'The Canal Turn', 'Becher's Brook' and 'Foinavon', to name but a few. However, the one thing many people look for in the race is horses whose names stand out from the crowd and often have a funny undertone.

Throughout the years, there have been many comical names that have taken part in the four-mile race. Shakalakaboomboom, Don't Push It, Shutthefrontdoor and Becauseicoudlntsee stand out as some of the most iconic runners in the Grand National. When looking through the list of horses, the 2022 renewal of the race is no different, with many names already standing out, and we've listed those that have caught our attention below:

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De Rasher Counter: Form: 1515

A six-year-old horse De Rasher Counter is one for the food lovers out there, particularly if they're a fan of bacon or bacon sandwiches.

Mount Ida: Form 3-117 An Irish runner Mount Ida could be a horse to follow if you like the outdoors or nature.

Fiddlerontheroof: Form: 23-12

This horse is one of the musicals fans out there, and if the song, if I were a rich man, is also a favourite of the punters, who knows what could happen when this horse takes to the track

Good Boy Bobby: Form: 3121

When looking at names for 2022 Grand National, names of friends and relatives are often on punters' minds, and this horse falls into that category.

Poker Party: Form: 3/00

If you're a fan of live casino games such as poker and hosting a party, then this is the perfect horse for you as you browse the racecards for the main event.

Ontheropes: Form: 1645

Sporting phrases are often used when naming racehorses, and for those who also follow boxing, this horse could be the perfect one for you on race day.

Discorama:Form: 57-52

Who likes to dance! For those people who like disco music and horse racing, this runner in the Grand National could be the perfect combination of both.

Dingo Dollar : Form: 12-43

For the Aussie fans of the Grand National, this horse certainly ticks all of the boxes, and when it comes to funny names, it's one that tops our list.

Any Second Now: Form 13-96

For those racehorse punters fans of timekeeping, Any Second Now is the horse that stands out from the crowd.

About the Aintree Grand National

As well as the many hilarious runners to take part in the 2022 Grand National, there will also be approximately 40 other runners who'll head to post for the race, which offers a huge prize fund of £1 million. More often than not, when it comes to the UK horse racing betting markets around the Grand National, horses who have higher odds are often favoured by bettors, and with 100/1 chances such as Mon Mome winning this back in 2009, it's easy to see why those are often the favourite choices.

Placing a bet on the Aintree Grand National

Here at Bet UK, we'll have all of the top online horse racing odds in the build-up to the 2022 Grand National and the Aintree Racing Festival, where the race is hosted. Head over to our sportsbook to find out all of the latest betting odds and who is the race favourite.

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