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Who Won the Grand National 2024?

Gerri Colombe ridden by Jack Kennedy (left) on their way to winning the William Hill Bowl Chase on day one of the 2024 Randox Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool. Picture date: Thursday April 11, 2024. PA Photo. See PA story RACING Aintree. Photo credit should read: Bradley Collyer/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editorial Use only, commercial use is subject to prior permission from The Jockey Club/Aintree Racecourse.

Exciting Finish at Aintree!

I AM MAXIMUS has clinched victory at the Grand National in a thrilling race at Aintree. Find out the full results, including fallers and the finishing order for the 4.00 main event.

Full Results and Placings

The Grand National results are as follows:

  • 1. I Am Maximus – 7/1 Fav
  • 2. Delta Work – 28/1
  • 3. Minella Indo – 28/1
  • 4. Galvin – 40/1
  • 5. Kitty’s Light – 12/1

Stay tuned for the full horse finishing order and placings.

Full Aintree Schedule

Check out the winners from the Aintree festival:

  • Thursday, April 11
  • Friday, April 12
  • Saturday, April 13

Grand National Prize Money

The Grand National offers a prize money pot of £1 million, with the breakdown as follows:

  • 1st place: £500,000
  • 2nd place: £200,000
  • 3rd place: £100,000
  • 4th place: £65,000
  • 5th place: £40,000

How to Watch Aintree Races

Tune in to watch all the races at Aintree, with live coverage on ITV1, ITVX, Racing TV, and bookies’ websites. Remember to gamble responsibly and seek help if needed.

For help with a gambling problem:

  • Call the National Gambling Helpline on 0808 8020 133
  • Visit to be excluded from all UK-regulated gambling websites

Frequently Asked Questions

What factors influence the outcome of a horse race?

There are many factors that influence the outcome of a horserace, including the physical condition, breeding and training of the horses. In addition, factors such as the jockey’s skills and experience, track conditions, distances, and weight carried by the horses are important. Weather conditions can be a major factor. Some horses perform better in specific conditions or on certain surfaces.

What is the horse racing betting system?

The odds of winning a horse race bet reflect the probability that a specific outcome will occur. They can be expressed as fractions, decimals or percentages and indicate how much money a bettor could win on a winning wager. The odds can change based on how much money is wagered for each horse. This can happen up to the start of the race. The seasoned bettors will monitor these changes in order to make informed betting decisions.

What is the importance of the bloodline of the horse in racing?

The bloodline is a very important factor in a racehorse’s success. It can indicate its speed, endurance, and temperament. Breeders look at a horse’s bloodline to determine its potential. They then match the stallions to mares that will produce horses with desirable characteristics.

How do you measure a horses fitness for a race?

The fitness of a horse is determined by a combination veterinary examinations, trainer observations and performance during workouts. Vets examine horses for any signs of injury or ill health, while trainers monitor their responses during training sessions. The horse’s behavior leading up the race may also give insight into the horse’s readiness to compete.

How do horse trainers prepare their horses for racing?

In order to prepare horses for races, trainers use a combination of nutrition, physical conditioning and mental training. They design customized workout routines designed to increase strength, speed and stamina. Trainers work with horses to provide them with a good diet and maintain energy.


  • The record for the highest horse race betting turnover in a year is held by Japan, surpassing $22 billion.
  • The Melbourne Cup, Australia’s most prestigious horse race, sees an average attendance of over 100,000 spectators each year.
  • Australia hosts more than 19,000 horse races annually, making it home to one of the busiest racing calendars globally.
  • There are over 9.2 million horses in the United States, with a significant portion of these bred for the purpose of racing.
  • Horse racing events in the United Kingdom draw in a yearly attendance of over 6 million people.

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How To

How To Read a Horse Racing Program

When reading a horse race program, it is important to understand the most important information about the races as well as the horses. Look at each horse’s statistics including past performances, winnings, and training. The statistics of the jockeys can tell you a lot about their experience and success rate. You should pay attention to race distances and types, because some horses are better suited for certain conditions. The program includes information about the horse’s performance potential, including its class, racing history, lineage and race distance. Look at the morning line odds to get a good idea of the horse’s chances as determined by handicappers.