Scottish Grand National Betting 2018
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.
2017 Scottish Grand National Result
15:55 Coral Scottish Grand National Chase (Grade 3 Handicap) (3m 7f 176y)
1. Vicente - S Twiston-Davies - P Nicholls 9/1 JF
2. Cogry - J Bargary - N Twiston-Davies 18/1
3. Benbens - Mr Z Baker (7) - N Twiston-Davies 50/1
4. Alvarado - B Hughes - F O'Brien 16/1
5. Lessons In Milan - J McGrath - N Henderson 40/1
2017 Scottish Grand National Preview
Vicente was a superb winner of the Scottish Grand National 12 months ago, and the Paul Nicholls-trained raider, who was an early casualty in the Grand National at Aintree last time out will aim to bounce back from that disappointment and retain his Ayr marathon crown on April 22.
Premier Bond is another prominent figure in the 2017 Scottish Grand National Betting, and certainly warrants respect, while Arpege D'alene will add more strength to the Nicholls battalion heading north of the border for what should be a cracking showpiece.
Henri Parry Morgan has struggled to produce his best this season, but has notable claims if returning to the form he showed earlier in his career, while the likes of Southfield Royale and Vintage Clouds will add more depth to what should be a real exciting contest.
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 2017.
2018 Scottish Grand National Form
All punters have their own way of choosing their selections for the 2017 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 22.
Our 2017 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.
2018 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 last year's winner Vicente and the classy Premier Bond likely to be two popular selections.
2018 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.