Ladies Day 2017 – all the news

RANDOX HEALTH GRAND NATIONAL FESTIVAL 2017 RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE AINTREE, LADIES DAY, FRIDAY, APRIL 7   SLIGHT CHANGE TO GOING   Andrew Tulloch, Clerk of the Course at Aintree, said at 9.30am: “It has been dry overnight but the going is now Good to Soft, Good in places (from Good, Good to Soft in places) on the Mildmay Course and now Good, Good to Soft in places (from Good) on the Hurdle Course.   “The Grand National Course remains Good to Soft, Good in places.   “The…

Grand Opening Day 2017 – all the news

RANDOX HEALTH GRAND NATIONAL FESTIVAL 2017 RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE AINTREE, GRAND OPENING DAY, THURSDAY, APRIL 6   The 2017 Randox Health Grand National – Declared runners Grade 3 handicap chase, £1 million total prize fund. Aintree, 5.15pm Saturday, April 8, 2017. 4m 2f 74yds over the Grand National fences. For seven-year-olds and upwards who, up to and including March 20 have been placed first, second, third or fourth in a steeple chase with an official distance description of’ two miles seven and a half furlongs’ or…

AINTREE GOING DESCRIPTIONS CHANGE AHEAD OF RACING TOMORROW

  AINTREE, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5, 2017 RANDOX HEALTH GRAND NATIONAL FESTIVAL RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE   AINTREE GOING DESCRIPTIONS CHANGE After a dry and windy day at Aintree, the official going description for the Grand National Course has changed ahead of the 2017 Randox Health Grand National Festival, which starts tomorrow, Thursday, April 6. Clerk of the Course Andrew Tulloch commented at 5pm: “Obviously, we have had a cloudy day and it has just carried on drying out, so the Grand National course is now Good to…

News from Aintree Racecourse – Baker looks forward to tomorrow, betting latest, etc

AINTREE, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5, 2017 RANDOX HEALTH GRAND NATIONAL FESTIVAL RACENEWS RACECOURSE SERVICE   BAKER LOOKS FORWARD TO START OF 2017 RANDOX HEALTH GRAND NATIONAL FESTIVAL   John Baker, Jockey Club Racecourses Regional Director, North West, is ‘excited’ about the start of this year’s Randox Health Grand National Festival, which begins with Grand Opening Day at Aintree racecourse tomorrow.   This year’s three-day meeting has once again attracted a stellar line-up of horses, including a number of winners from last month’s Cheltenham Festival, such as…

GOING NEWS AT AINTREE TODAY

Another sunny and dry day at Aintree has seen the official going description for the Grand National Course change ahead of the 2017 Randox Health Grand National Festival which starts on Thursday, April 6. Clerk of the Course Andrew Tulloch commented late afternoon: “The ground has just dried out a bit more, so we have gone Good to Soft (from Soft, Good to Soft in places). “We have watered (five millimetres) the Mildmay and Hurdle Courses and so we have kept the descriptions broadly the same at Good…

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