Scottish Grand National Betting 2017
One of the sporting highlights of the Scottish sporting calendar the Scottish Grand National will attract some of the finest staying chasers from the UK & Ireland, as they embark on an energy-sapping 3m, 7f 176y in a quest to be crowned the winner of the Ayr Racecourse marathon.
Down the years some of the biggest names in the national hunt arena have lined up for this blue riband event and the standout name has to be the legendary Red Rum, who won three Aintree Grand National crowns before etching his name in the illustrious roll of honour north of the border to highlight the attraction of this great event.
2016 Scottish Grand National Result
16:10 Coral Scottish Grand National Chase (Grade 3 Handicap) (3m 7f 176y)
1. Vicente - S Twiston-Davies - P Nicholls 14/1
2. Alvarado - P Moloney - F O'Brien 25/1
3. Seeyouatmidnight - S Fox (5) - S Thomson 14/1
4. Royale Knight - B Powell - Dr R Newland 20/1
5. Vyta Du Roc - D Jacob - N Henderson 8/1 JF
2016 Scottish Grand National Preview
Cause Of Causes was a sparkling winner at the Cheltenham Festival last month, and the Irish raider will aim to build on that effort by storming to victory in the Scottish Grand National, which takes centre stage on April 16, but there will be a plethora of classy staying handicap chasers head to Ayr for their showpiece event.
Willie Mullins will bid for another big-race success and is set to unleash Measureofmydreams, who was third in the Cheltenham Festival four-miler, whilst Tony Martin's Heathfield is an intriguing runner in the lower echelons of the handicap and is another prominent figure in the 2016 Scottish Grand National Betting, which is sure to be a wide open affair.
Vicente will fly the flag for Paul Nicholls, as he looks to challenge for the Top British Trainers' Championships, while Seeyouatmidnight, Vyta Du Roc and Royale Knight are just another trio of exciting entries set to take their chance in one of the jumping highlights towards the end of the National Hunt season.
Scottish Grand National Odds
The Scottish Grand National takes place towards the end of the National Hunt winter season, and is a very popular betting market. Ante-post betting markets become available at the start of the winter national hunt season, but the Scottish Grand National odds tend to change considerably as the season unfolds. The odds of course are governed by the results of other major handicap steeplechase events.
We have put together a selection of Scottish Grand National free bets for you take advantage of before the race.
The Elk was the first Scottish Grand National winner, back in 1867, which indicates that the Scottish Grand National history is a long and illustrious one. The race was originally hosted by Bogside racecourse where it was run over a distance of 3 miles and 7 furlongs, before being moved to Ayr in 1966. The recent Scottish Grand National Roll of Honour highlights the past 15 winners
Please note Scottish Grand national Travel information and Scottish Grand National ticket information if you are intending to attend the race in 2016.
2017 Scottish Grand National Form
All punters have their own way of choosing their selections for the 2016 Scottish Grand National and whilst some will opt to choose the name or colour that is synonymous with something in their life, but many enjoy trailing through the recent form of each horse and in what shape they will head to Ayr in for the big race on April 16.
Our 2016 Scottish Grand National Form Guide will take a look at a plethora of leading contenders for the marathon and touch on their previous outings in the season and whether they can use their early season form as a springboard to Scottish National glory in what is one of the sporting highlights of the season north of the border.
2017 Scottish Grand National Runners
The list of Scottish Grand National Runners is now available at the 48 hour stage and there is a full list of 30 runners going to post at Ayr on Saturday and there will be a multitude of runners in with a genuine chance of landing the coveted prize with the likes of Cause Of Causes, Measureofmydreams and Vyta Du Roc catching the eye in the entry list.
2017 Scottish Grand National Tips
The Scottish Grand National Meeting is now two days of great action and we shall be following race throughout the Festival very closely. The Scottish Grand National Tips are always popular as we look to help punters find a winner or or two over the course of the weekend at Ayr. There are also some trends and pointers that are useful betting aids and they can be studied before punters have that all important bet.