On good ground, he could run a big 2016 Grand National. Last year’s winner, Many Clouds, heads this year’s weights and this year’s market, and there is a real chance he could become the first back to back winner of the Grand National since Red Rum in 1974. Soll finished 7th in 2013 and 9th in the Grand National last year but this year he will be carrying a lot more weight than his two previous attempts. (12/1) First Lieutenant. In the same ownership as The Last Samuri, Kruzhlinin was our ante post fancy for the race last year having run well behind Pineau De Re in 2014. If he can iron out the jumping errors and the ground dries out, he could be worth backing. Nicky Henderson has a shocking record in the race given how many good horses he has had over the years. He was a well handicapped horse over fences for a while, but duly took advantage of his mark earlier in the season. NO.38 | JOCKEY: P BRENNAN | FORM: 12-671 | WEIGHT: 10-05 | AGE: 10 | TRAINER: T GEORGE. Free bets & promotional offers are only available to new customers, unless otherwise stated. Despite being a novice, Onenightinvienna has had this as his target all season. NO.10 | JOCKEY: J McGRATH | FORM: P3-15 | WEIGHT: 11-00 | AGE: 9 | TRAINER: N HENDERSON. Trainer Richard Newland had high hopes for Royale Knight last year after winning with Pineau De Re in 2014. Few horses will come into the race on the back of a smoother preparation than The Last Samuri. Dual King George winner, Silviniaco Conti, was pulled up before the 14th having not taken to the fences. NO.13 | JOCKEY: R McLERNON | FORM: 3-54P2 | WEIGHT: 10-12 | AGE: 9 | TRAINER: J O’NEILL. He ran well enough at the Festival recently, but fell at the Canal Turn here last season, when ridden by Katie’s brother Ruby. (66/1) Ballynagour. In the meantime here are some interesting stats and facts about female grand national runners; Winning Grand National Mares - 13 Stamina could be an issue for him, especially if there is any rain around. He was a beaten favourite for the Topham too in 2014 (finishing fifth on better ground) and he possibly remains too far up the handicap having been highly tried throughout last season. NO.30 | JOCKEY: S BOWEN | FORM: 031-09 | WEIGHT: 10-06 | AGE: 9 | TRAINER: P NICHOLLS. NO.16 | JOCKEY: | FORM: 5-3243 | WEIGHT: 10-10 | AGE: 9 | TRAINER: E WILLIAMS. Sold at auction earlier in the week, Black Thunder is capable of giving his new owners some excitement. He may not win, but his price looks too big. He may be 12 years old but this is a horse that loves Aintree and even if it’s only sentimentally, I will be cheering him on all the way. Unfortunately though, that was his first win since November 2013 and he has never won a race longer than 2m7f. April 6, 2016 16:18 BST. The rest of the field came home at long intervals behind the first five in the 2016 Grand National. He started racing again back in October for the first of five seasonal runs but didn’t win any of them. This horse hasn’t actually won any of his 13 races over fences but has placed second seven times, including the Irish Grand National in 2015. He only has 1lb more to carry this year, although a further improvement in the quality of the 2016 Grand National is reflected in the fact that he is 5lbs higher in the handicap. This is a good long distance chaser especially when the going is heavy. The second of Paul Nicholls’ runners, Wonderful Charm, hasn’t been at his best for a while either. The horse from Gigginstown has just three wins from 29 chase starts and been placed 15 times. It is suggested however that he may struggle to make the cut this year. But he has always felt that this horse could run a big race here one day. A good chaser with three winds and a place after six starts. Grand National 2016 runners and riders [Infographic] Expand. He had previously won the Midlands Grand National in March 2015. The 2015 winner, Many Clouds , who was also among the ante-post favourites, died of a pulmonary haemorrhage shortly before the entries were announced. NO.44 | JOCKEY: P MOLONEY | FORM: 4/54-8 | WEIGHT: 10-02 | AGE: 11 | TRAINER: F O’BRIEN. Below is our 2016 Grand National race preview and selections, which included the 33/1 winner (tipped at 50/1). NO.17 | JOCKEY: R WALSH | FORM: 0-50P1 | WEIGHT: 10-10 | AGE: 11 | TRAINER: W MULLINS. Vieux Lion Rouge is another novice in the line-up and he has a fine wins to runs ration. This horse entered for the first time last year aged just seven – and managed to place eighth with jockey Paul Carberry. Copyright © 2021 https://www.grandnational.org.uk. A veteran of three Gold Cups (including a second place in 2014), On His Own tackles the race again for the first time since he went off at odds of 8-1 under Ruby Walsh in 2013. See the full list here. The well backed Hollywell got no further than the 2nd. With odds like this he might be and he looks guaranteed a run with a busy six-race season and a win at Sandown in February. Grand National 2016: Schedule, full racecards, runners and betting odds. After pulling up during the 2014 Grand National, Triolo D’Alene has only ran twice since January 2015. Katenko was out of action for more than a year before his return in December where he was pulled up. NO.28 | JOCKEY: R JOHNSON | FORM: 72-15 | WEIGHT: 10-0. Date, time, channel and odds. The unique challenge might re-kindle his enthusiasm, although he has plenty of weight and has never won over further than 2m 5f. The veteran of the field is Vics Canvas who, despite his advancing years, has run some good races in big handicaps over the past couple of seasons. He has been out of form this season and a clear round looks the most his connections can hope for. Hadrians Approach was sidelined for more than a year and has only raced once since January 2015. Strangely, though, O’Neill has a great record of winning with horses that pulled up on their previous start, so don’t rule out a revival for arguably JP McManus’ strongest contender. However, stamina is again an issue as he has done all his winning at 2m 4f or less. He could enjoy the challenge and see out the trip, but all his best form to date has been reserved for Sandown. NO.19 | JOCKEY: D RUSSELL | FORM: 3-224 | WEIGHT: 10-09 | AGE: 9 | TRAINER: P FAHY. The problem is that he has never been able to get close to winning on four visits here including in two tries at the big one. Buywise is talented but quirky in equal measure – a combination that can be a potent one around this unusual course. Burrows Saint. But he’s been freshened up for a crack at the 2016 Grand National. It looks unlikely he’ll make the cut as he is sitting in 60th spot for the 2016 renewal. It might be difficult to see a win from this heavy weight but a place isn’t entirely impossible. Just A Par ended last season by winning the Bet365 Gold Cup. Former Gold Cup runner up, On His Own, and two time Cheltenham winner, Sir Des Champs, took heavy falls at The Chair. Gallant Oscar and Ballynagour were both creeping into contention on the second circuit when blundering and unseating their riders at the 18th and 19th respectively. A sure sign of how stamina sapping the ground had become by then. Another class runner owned by the Ricci’s, Burrows Saint gave trainer Willie Mullins his first Irish Grand National win in 2019. Home Farm might be a Gold Cup runner but he’s not had much success. He’s carrying a whopping 11-03 this year but with four wins and six places from 14 chase starts this year he could be in with an outside chance. He was with the leaders at the time, although his stamina wasn’t really tested in the 2016 Grand National. Since 1984, that obstacle has … Get the latest Grand National Betting Offers. Es treten dort nur selten die besten Hindernis-Pferde an, weshalb es … NO.5 | JOCKEY: | FORM: 535PP7 | WEIGHT: 11-02 | AGE: 10 | TRAINER: D PIPE. The … The unluckiest loser was probably the runner up, The Last Samuri. He jumped and travelled beautifully for James Reveley before his petrol tank started to empty after the second last. NO.12 | JOCKEY: | FORM: F4/157 | WEIGHT: 10-13 | AGE: 10 | TRAINER: W MULLINS. He seemed to take to the fences and will surely be seen here again next season. One thing Le Reve has on his side is his size, as these obstacles will appear slightly smaller to him than many of his rivals. His odds of 100-1 showed what punters thought of his chances of winning the 2016 Grand National. In the end, he probably didn’t quite get home, but he lasted better than most of his rivals and should pick up a decent prize next season if the handicapper doesn’t overreact. NO.37 | JOCKEY: | FORM: 45-15 | WEIGHT: 10-05 | AGE: 8 | TRAINER: C LONGSDON. Horses must also have run at least three times in chases. NO.11 | JOCKEY: A THORNTON | FORM: P-2P40 | WEIGHT: 10-13 | AGE: 10 | TRAINER: P NICHOLLS. A Grand National legend, Vieux Lion Rouge first ran in the race back in 2016 finishing in 7th place. Anything good to soft or softer will be ideal. If he does he’ll be heading off on a low weight and this could mean a worthwhile each-way punt. And he’s trained by Willie Mullins too. Perennial leading owner JP McManus has won the Grand National only once. On all known form, he would have little chance of staying if the ground gets testing. He has shown nothing so far this season to suggest he can win the 2016 Grand National. Any teachers looking for a fun bet might fancy their chances with this one. NO.53 | JOCKEY: | FORM: 163/59 | WEIGHT: 10-01 | AGE: 10 | TRAINER: M BRASSIL. He seemed a bit one paced in a big handicap at Cheltenham last time out and promises to stay this marathon trip. He’s been kept fresh for this and it will be interesting to see if Elliott can eek out any more improvement. Finished seventh in the race that Cause Of Causes won but that’s no guarantee he’ll make the final line-up in Liverpool. So it’s possible he saves his best for this time of year. See Paul Nicholls Exclusive thoughts as he runs 6 in the Grand National 2016 By Tony Mogan. Ruby Walsh: Grand National handicapper got it right with Tiger Roll. Sir Des Champs had to miss two years after a setback following his run in the 2013 Lexus Chase and but won on his comeback to suggest some ability is still there. Secret Reprieve. The ground may not have suited him but, more significantly, his pilot, Leighton Aspell, felt he had a breathing problem. Jockey Paul Moloney finished fourth on Alvarado in both 2015 and 2014. NO.18 | JOCKEY: | FORM: 411209 | WEIGHT: 10-10 | AGE: 12 | TRAINER: V WILLIAMS. Could this be the perfect candidate? NO.7 | JOCKEY: | FORM: 1-3455 | WEIGHT: 11-01 | AGE: 8 | TRAINER: E BOLGER. The best of the Mullins quartet was Ballycasey, who ran well for a long way for Katie Walsh before fading and unseating her at the second last. The last moment to declare any non runners will be at 10 am the morning of the race. First Lieutenant finished an unimpressive 16th place in last year’s Grand National but was a runner-up in the Lexus Chase, Ryanair Chase and the RSA Chase. He has placed twice at Cheltenham this season but has never won beyond 2m7f. 12/1. Morning Assembly was out of action between May 2014 and January 30th 2016 but after took a surprise second place at Fairyhouse. Back in 2013, Highland Lodge finished fourth in the Hennessy where and his odds make the horse an attractive bet for any each-way backer. There has been 7mm of rain at Aintree overnight. Potters Corner has won the Welsh Grand National and the Virtual Grand National already. There was a time when Katenko looked like developing into a top class chaser. List of the major runners and riders for the 2021 Grand National. 14/1. Show More. A hot favourite for the Grand Sefton here in December, Double Ross duly negotiated these fences the second time in two attempts, but he was well beaten on ground that may have been too soft for him. With a mixture of sunshine and showers forecast the ground could go either way. Here is a list of the 87 runners in with a chance to win that £1 million prize…, MORE : The ultimate 2016 Grand National expert guide to betting, MORE : When is the Grand National 2016? Champion jockey Ruby Walsh is looking set to ride this horse this year, so if you like to bet on your jockeys this could be the one for you. Gilgamboa was a staying on fifth in the Ryanair Chase at the Festival recently – arguably a career best effort for Edna Bolger’s eight year old. After a good win in the Betfair Ascot Chase, trainer Paul Nicholls hinted that Silviniaco Conti might stand a good chance in this year’s Grand National. Lady jockeys with possible grand national runners this year are . Punters have to deal with huge uncertainty over arguably the most important factor of them all – the ground. One of the biggest eye-catchers down the field was Vieux Lion Rouge (7th). He is usually best fresh, but was in action at the Festival recently, which is a further negative. This site is neither endorsed, nor sponsored by, nor affiliated with the Jockey Club. He’s a definite runner for the 2021 Grand National. The Grand National runners and riders are available at this Grand National site, along with Grand National odds so that you can choose the horses that you think will win the big race. He ticks all the right boxes statistically, having won in the 2015 Becher Chase at Aintree over the Grand National fences. He has plenty of experience, will carry a decent weight and is the right age but he’s never placed at Aintree despite three entries. By Tony Mogan. Last year's winner Many Clouds heads Saturday's Grand National field after the 40-runner line-up was confirmed. NO.31 | JOCKEY: | FORM: 0/P-P0 | WEIGHT: 10-06 | AGE: 10 | TRAINER: V WILLIAMS, NO.42 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 10-03 | AGE: 7 | TRAINER: Radford Mick Channon, NO.44 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 10-02 | AGE: 11 | TRAINER: Douglas Pryde/James Beaumont Patrick Griffin IRE, NO.45 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 10-02 | AGE: 8 | TRAINER: Sir Chips Keswick Jamie Snowden, NO.52 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 10-01 | AGE: 11 | TRAINER: Hartley Phillips Roseff Shields Kerry Lee, NO.53 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 10-01 | AGE: 11 | TRAINER: The Legends Partnership Alan King, NO.54 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 10-01 | AGE: 8 | TRAINER: Rob Rexton Nigel Twiston-Davies, NO.55 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 10-00 | AGE: 11 | TRAINER: Adrian Butler/S P O’Connor Gordon Elliott IRE, NO.56 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 10-00 | AGE: 9 | TRAINER: The Bellamy Partnership Venetia Williams, NO.57 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 10-00 | AGE: 9 | TRAINER: John Neild Nigel Twiston-Davies, NO.58 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 10-00 | AGE: 9 | TRAINER: Aidan Ryan Eric McNamara IRE, NO.59 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 10-00 | AGE: 9 | TRAINER: Dermot Hanafin Robert Rose Ian Whitfield Donald McCain, NO.60 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 9-13 | AGE: 10 | TRAINER: Helen Cross Ian Duncan, NO.61 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 9-13 | AGE: 10 | TRAINER: The Three Graces Jim Best, NO.62 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 9-12 | AGE: 8 | TRAINER: Gigginstown House Stud Mouse Morris IRE, NO.63 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 9-12 | AGE: 9 | TRAINER: Mark Jackson Kerry Lee, NO.64 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 9-12 | AGE: 9 | TRAINER: The JJ Partnership Rebecca Curtis, NO.65 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 9-11 | AGE: 9 | TRAINER: R E R Williams Evan Williams, NO.66 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 9-11 | AGE: 12 | TRAINER: D Pryde, J Beaumont, D van der Hoeven 1 Sue Smith, NO.67 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 9-10 | AGE: 8 | TRAINER: Elm Row Racing Syndicate Alan Swinbank, NO.68 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 09-09 | AGE: 9 | TRAINER: Patricia Thompson Paul Nicholls, NO.69 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 09-09 | AGE: 12 | TRAINER: Malcolm Denmark Tony Martin IRE, NO.70 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 9-09 | AGE: 12 | TRAINER: Mrs H Brown Venetia Williams, NO.71 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 9-09 | AGE: 7 | TRAINER: Graham and Alison Jelley Nigel Twiston-Davies, NO.72 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 9-08 | AGE: 9 | TRAINER: Andrew Cohen & Willsford Racing David Pipe, NO.73 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 9-07 | AGE: 11 | TRAINER: Gigginstown House Stud Tony Martin IRE, NO.74 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 9-07 | AGE: 10 | TRAINER: P M Cooney Sandra Hughes IRE, NO.75 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 9-07 | AGE: 9 | TRAINER: The Bravo Partnershi David Pipe, NO.76 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 9-07 | AGE: 8 | TRAINER: Askew Dick Hernon Reynard Ian Williams, NO.77 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 9-07 | AGE: 8 | TRAINER: Carl Hinchy Rebecca Curtis, NO.78 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 9-06 | AGE: 13 | TRAINER: W J Odell Graeme McPherson, NO.79 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 9-06 | AGE: 12 | TRAINER: J P McManus David Bridgwater, NO.80 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 9-04 | AGE: 11 | TRAINER: James Beaumont & Douglas Pryde Patrick Griffin IRE, NO.81 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 9-04 | AGE: 9 | TRAINER: The Englands and Heywoods Philip Hobbs, NO.82 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 9-03 | AGE: 13 | TRAINER: Cash Is King Martin Keighley, NO.83 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 9-02 | AGE: 9 | TRAINER: Caroline Mould Nigel Twiston-Davies, NO.84 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 9-02 | AGE: 9 | TRAINER: Andrew Brooks Venetia Williams, NO.85 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 9-01 | AGE: 9 | TRAINER: M J Haines Evan Williams, NO.86 | JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 9-01 | AGE: 11 | TRAINER: RJim Beaumont & Quona Thomson Sandy Thomson, NO.87| JOCKEY: | FORM: | WEIGHT: 9-01 | AGE: 9 | TRAINER: Sara Fillery & Friends Oliver Sherwood. Connections will clearly look to resolve that over the summer, before trying to come back here next season. This horse has question marks over his stamina. First Lieutenant got no further than the second. Grand National 2016 RECAP: The winner, the finishers and the fallers on a great day at Aintree. However, he has really struggled since coming back from injury in 2015 and has shown nothing in his last four starts to recommend him here. One of the highlights of the racing calendar is almost upon us. He could only finish 8th in the Becher Chase too, so he has questions to answer despite being in better form recently. His is another in form stable and a marathon trip might just be the making of this horse. A close second last season, Saint Are has a good chance of going one better this year. Nothing impressive from both Cheltenham in November and Sandown in December, but did score a second place at Exeter. First Lieutenant is another horse who has mixed it at jump racing’s top table down the years. By Tom Sheen. One year ago and Aachen wouldn’t have had a hope of getting into the grand National but if he makes the final line-up he could be an interesting watch. The horse has opnly won two of his 13 chases and none of those wins were since November 2014. Grand National and Aintree are registered trademarks of Jockey Club Racecourses Limited (“Jockey club”) and are used on this website only for reference. Milan Native Age: 8 Weight: 10-6 Horse No: 0 He might be a solid runner, who has run at Cheltenham six times in a row with mixed results, but failed to do much in the Kim Muir Handicap Chase when he finished 10th in March. He’s a big chance if the rain stays away. All rights reserved. Gilgamboa struggles with the distance and has never won, placed second or third in any race beyond 2m4f.