Day one of the prestigious Randox Health Grand National needs no introduction. It celebrates the UK’s most treasured sporting heroes and sets the stage for this world famous steeplechase. Opening Day is certain to provide you with an unforgettable race day experience. With a total of seven races, there’s plenty to enjoy for all. Showstoppers from the day included The Aintree Hurdle and The Betway Bowl Steeplechase.
Grand National 2019 kicks off on Thursday 4th April with races beginning at 13:45. See below the full race card for the day. What race are you most looking forward to?
(13:45) The Manifesto Novices’ Steeple Chase (Grade 1)
Distance: 2m 4f — Prize Money: £100,000
Previous Winner: Finian’s Oscar (T: C L Tizzard)
(14:20) The Doom Bar Anniversary Juvenile Hurdle (Grade 1)
Distance: 2m 1f — Prize Money: £100,000
Previous Winner: We Have A Dream (T: Nicky Henderson)
(14:50) The Betway Bowl Steeple Chase (Grade 1)
Distance: 3m 1f — Prize Money: £150,000
Previous Winner: Might Bight (T: Nicky Henderson)
(15:25) The Betway Aintree Hurdle (Grade 1)
Distance: 2m 4f — Prize Money: £200,000
Previous Winner: L’ami Serge (T: Nicky Henderson)
(16:05) The Randox Health Foxhunters’ Steeple Chase (Class 2)
Distance: 2m 5f — Prize Money: £40,000
Previous Winner: Balnaslow (T: Graham John McKeever)
(16:40) The Red Rum Handicap Steeple Chase (Grade 3)
Distance: 2m — Prize Money: £90,000
Previous Winner: Bentelimar (T: C Longsdon)
(17:15) The Goffs Nickel Coin Mares’ Standard Open NH Flat (Grade 2)
Distance: 2m 1f — Prize Money: £45,000
Previous Winner: Getaway Katie Mai ( J Queally )
Make Grand Opening Day one to remember with Eventmasters. Our corporate hospitality packages include the luxury Silks Restaurant and the Corbiere Suite. Both facilities guarantee a day of pure luxury and a VIP experience.
The Silks Restaurant represents a brand new hospitality facility for guests to enjoy. Unmissable panoramic views are guaranteed from the best seats in the house. Between races indulge in a four-course luncheon, complimentary drinks and afternoon tea. Luxury and indulgence are at the forefront.
Discover more about the luxury experiences available for Grand Opening Day here.
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