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The Aintree Grand National is the most popular horse race in the world and we look forward to the 2014 race. The 2013 Grand National tips will make for essential reading as punters try to work out one of the most difficult markets in sports betting with plenty of value to be found among the 40 runners. The 2013 race was a classic renewal of the race with outsider Auroras Encore storming to victory for connections in a major upset and he is already being well backed in the Grand National Odds for the repeat.
The Grand National will have any number of irish trained horses trying gain success with Irish Trainer Willie Mullins always one to watch in this race and he could have the likes of Back In Focus and On His Own in 2014 with both capable of running a big race. Another one to consider is Teaforthree who ran a stormer last season to finish third and connections will be aiming him at Aintree once again.
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If you have the foresight to actually pick out the winner of the Aintree Grand National it is very important that you should be getting the best value possible. What we mean by this is that the odds that you take should be the biggest possible. To help you with this we have provided you with an odds comparison chart which is linked live to all the bookmakers and tells you where to go to get the best odds. View the latest betting on our Aintree Grand National Odds Comparison Chart which is looking tight at the moment with the likes of Seabass and Sunnyhillboy among those being backed at this stage.
One of the main reasons that the Grand National is so popular with the Public is that when it comes to Grand National Form there is so little form to go on. Therefore, everyon thinks that they can get lucky and pick a horse that can win. The reason for this is that the Grand National is a one off, it is run over a fences and a distance that happens only once a year. Some of the best techniques for selecting a winner can be The Pin, a name that appeals the jockey's colours and so on. For a more scientific approach to picking a winner read our Grand National Form review.
Finding the winner among the 40 Grand National Runners is never easy, and if you would like to get some useful pointers to choosing a winner that will make all your friends very envious make sure you check out our Grand National Tips section. As well as the traditional ways to find a National winner, there are also a number of novel ways for the more casual punters to pick their Aintree horse. It is the one race each year when the whole country wants to have a bet and rather than spending hours looking at the form, punters may want to follow their favourite jockey or even pick out the grey horses for example.
The Grand National at Aintree is one of the biggest sporting events on the calendar in the UK and as such receives TV coverage to match. Channel 4 are the main broadcaster of the race and the Grand National Live is one of their most important events each April, they give it extensive coverage on National day as well as through the three days of the Aintree Festival. The Grand National is a protected sporting event in the UK which ensures it receives the terrestrial coverage it deserves each season.
What makes this race different to all others is the special Aintree Racecourse which is only run on a couple of times a year. The horses generally have had little experience of the Grand National Fences and as such it is the biggest test of all for any jumper. To get a better understanding of what's facing the brave jockeys and horses just go to our section devoted to this. We think it is also useful to look back on previous Grand National Results as there can be some good hints to help you narrow down your 2013 Aintree Grand National Picks.