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Your Guide to The 2025 Grand National

Grand National 2025 is scheduled to take place on Saturday 5th April at 4pm.

Grand National Guide provides you with everything you need to know about the Grand National horse race. Our team of experts have been reviewing the Aintree Grand National horse race for over 20 years.

Below are the current market leaders, for a full list of horses and latest odds go to our grand national runners page. 


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How to Pick Your Horses for Grand National 2025

As well as providing you with all the information about the horses taking part in the national, we also provide you with lots of different ways to pick your grand national bets. 

Our experts have a fine record with their grand national tips, including that amazing 50/1 winner, but if you want to pick your horses yourself then here are some fun methods to try. 

Winner Predictor

Choose the expected ground on the day and see what our statistical tool predicts

Expected Ground

Pinstickers Guide

Fun alternative ways to pick your horse for the national

Lucky Dip

Your Star Sign

Favourite Color

Where You Live

Form Tool

Filter the runners based on key form characteristics starting with one of the below

Has run in 10+ chases

Has not fallen this season

Has won over £100k

Has won this season

Grand National News 2025

Grand National Guide has been known for years as the best guide to the Grand National Horse Race. As well as all the information to help you to choose your bets, we provide lots of interesting and entertaining background information on the Aintree Grand National. 

Have a read through some of our articles below.

How To Bet on The Grand National (online)

How To Bet on The Grand National (online)

Placing a bet on the Grand National is a 'once a year' pastime for many occasional punters and this year (due to the pandemic) the annual trip to the...

How To Pick Your Horse For The Grand National

How To Pick Your Horse For The Grand National

Lots of different methods can be used to select the horses you want to back in the Grand National and, if you are only an occasional gambler, you...

Which horse will Rachael Blackmore ride in the 2025 Grand National?

Which horse will Rachael Blackmore ride in the 2025 Grand National?

Rachael Blackmore will probably ride former Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Minella Indo in the 2025 Grand National

Our Grand National Articles section covers reviews of the race from many years gone by (going right back to the 1990's), along with articles about the famous runners and riders which have become legends of the Grand National horse race. 

As well as reading up on all the history of the grand national, you can also check out pictures of the Aintree Grand National course and details about the unique grand national fences.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When is the 2025 Grand National?

    Saturday 5th April is the date of the 2025 Grand National.

  • What Time Is The 2025 Grand National?

    The scheduled start time for the 2025 Grand National will be 4pm. The race will be shown live on ITV1.

  • Who Won The Grand National?

    I Am Maximus won the Grand National last year and will probably line up again in 2025 to defend his crown

  • Grand National Results

    As soon as the runners cross line we will show the full Grand National 2025 results including all the grand national places here. For past results of the race see our Grand National Winners page.

  • Which horse is going to win the Grand National?

    One of our four tips will win the 2025 Grand National (hopefully). Our Grand National Experts do have an amazing record finding the winner of the race. 

    We have advised 3 winners from the last 10 races at nice odds of 50/1, 25/1 and 14/1 as well as some great each way bets including one at an amazing 100/1. So please come back to check out our tips for the 2025 Grand National. 

    Don't forget to also check out our winner predictor tool. This tool predicted last year's winner Corach Rambler and two other winners in the last six years!

  • How many horses run in the Grand National?

    From 2024, the number of runners in the Grand National has been reduced from 40 to 34. This has been done to try and make the race safer for horses and jockeys.

Further Grand National Information

Dig deep into Grand National Guide and you will find everything you need to know about the famous Aintree horse race. 

For your convenience we provide above some of the more popular Grand National questions and answers and below some further useful Grand National information.

Grand National Race Card 

Grand National Guide provides all the information that most people betting on the race require. Full list of runners, form, stats and analysis. 

We also have excellent tools to help you to narrow down the field based on form factors you choose. If you would like to study the form in even more detail then click on the horse profile of any horse for a full description of their form and detailed stats. 

More Information on The Grand National Horse Race

Further Grand National information about the event can be found at the official site

For more in depth Grand National history, beyond our excellent guides, try the Grand National wiki page

For more tips and expert opinions, our sister site OLBG (Online Betting Guide) is the most popular horse racing tips site in the UK.