Grand National Runners and Riders

Grand National 2013 winner Auroras Encore tipped on this site at 100/1! See our Grand National Outsider Tips article.

Below is the full list of Grand National Runners and riders for 2015, click on each horse for full details and full odds comparison. Don't forget to check out our Grand National Free Bets for all the latest offers.

 
Horse
Rating
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Odds
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Shutthefrontdoor

Irish Grand National 2014 winner seems to be better the further he goes, so could thrive over the trip of 4m3f. With Tony McCoy likely to be on board, this 8 year old holds strong claims....Read More

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Rocky Creek
age: 9

A star of the Paul Nicholls yard, in good form recently and strong showing when 5th here last year. Should go even better this year and one of the leading contenders...Read More

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9/10
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Balthazar King
age: 11 jockey: Richard Johnson

2nd in last year's race and beaten just 5 lengths by Pineau De Re. With the Hobbs yard in fine fettle for most of the season thus far, it would be no surprise to see him go close once again....Read More

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9/10
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The Druids Nephew

Some solid form this season and looks to have improved after a switch in yard, should get into the race with a weight of just under 11st which is a positive but maybe a little young....Read More

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6/10
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Cause Of Causes

At just seven years old, he would be the youngest Grand National winner since 1940. It’s difficult to see such a young horse being victorious....Read More

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6/10
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Godsmejudge
age: 9

Has a consistent overall profile, but has been pulled up in 3 of his last 5 starts. In this 9 year old's favour, he stays all day and won the 2013 Scottish Grand National. Each way claims at a price....Read More

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Spring Heeled

Trained by Best Mate's former jockey Jim Culloty. The winner of last year's Kim Muir at Cheltenham, Spring Heeled looks well treated here, and definitely has an each way chance....Read More

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8/10
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Alvarado
age: 10 jockey: Paul Moloney

4th in the 2014 Grand National, and while his overall profile is a bit hit and miss, still makes good each-way claims. Will once again carry a fairly light weight and will likely be staying on well....Read More

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7/10
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Goonyella
weight: 10-1 age: 7

*** 1ST RESERVE *** needs 1 horse to drop out to get a run *** Inexperienced at only 7 years old and would need a change in conditions here to come into our thoughts....Read More

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4/10
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Many Clouds

Been well supported for the 2015 Cheltenham Gold Cup, and will also be popular if he takes a place in this race. While the 8 year old will be under a high weight, he arguably has the class to cope....Read More

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8/10
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Merry King
age: 8

More than held his own in some hot handicaps in recent seasons and recent run in Hennessy Gold Cup reads very well. Jonjo O'Neill should have him spot on here and looks to have every chance....Read More

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9/10
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Pineau De Re
age: 12 jockey: Leighton Aspell

Has to be respected as last year's winner, but been in poor form this year. The now 12 year old might enjoy the return to the scene of his famous success, but it's likely top 5 at best this year....Read More

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6/10
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Soll
age: 10

Recently moved yards and won his first race for his new owners. Finished 7th in the 2013 Grand National and looks to have the size and stature for these fences so could go well at a price....Read More

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7/10
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Unioniste

Maybe a little young at 7 years old, but from the respected Nicholls stable and really impressive winner at Sandown back in January. He stays all day, and is an each way contender....Read More

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7/10
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Al Co

Winner of the 2014 Scottish Grand National, Al Co should be staying on well at the conclusion of the race and has each-way claims at a fairly big price....Read More

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7/10
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First Lieutenant

Appears to have lost his way slightly in recent months, but was a very high class chaser and could be worth an each-way shout if he can recapture old form....Read More

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6/10
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Monbeg Dude
age: 10

A proven stayer, finished a respectable 7th in last year's race. Could come on for last year's experience and should be primed for this again....Read More

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Royale Knight
age: 12

Trained by last year's winner Dr Richard Newland. Lots of experience over trips around the 4 mile mark, and he looks to have decent each way claims....Read More

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7/10
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Saint Are
age: 9

9th in the 2013 Grand National, but improved since then. Highlights this season include 3rd place finishes in both the Becher Chase and the Murphy Group Chase. Each-way shout....Read More

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7/10
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Sam Winner
age: 8

Likely to run in the Cheltenham Gold Cup prior to this, and looks a particularly interesting each way option. Trainer Paul Nicholls won the National in 2012 with Neptune Collonges....Read More

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9/10
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33 The Package
weight: 10-4 age: 11 jockey: Tom Scudamore

Recent return to form at Cheltenham marks him out as an interesting runner from the famous David Pipe yard....Read More

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6/10
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Chance Du Roy
age: 11

Hails from the Philip Hobbs yard, and with plenty of experience over the National fences including 6th last year, has solid each-way claims....Read More

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8/10
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Dolatulo

An interesting contender and definitely cannot be completely ruled out. His young age would be a negative, but does have experience of the National fences....Read More

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6/10
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Hadrians Approach

Was an impressive winner of the 3m 5f bet365 Gold Cup last season, and should stay this trip. His age and inconsistency are negatives however....Read More

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Home Farm
age: 8

Hails from the powerful Henry De Bromhead yard, and does boast a couple of decent bits of form over extended trips. A little on the young side to back for win purposes....Read More

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6/10
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Lord Windermere

Won the Cheltenham Gold Cup in 2014, and could well be the highest rated horse in this year's field. Being primed for a second tilt at the Gold Cup, but may still be capable of putting up a bold show a month later in Liverpool....Read More

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7/10
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Night In Milan
weight: 9-13 age: 8

*** 3RD RESERVE *** Needs 3 horses to drop out to get a run. Young improver has had a good season and looks to be ahead of the handicapper. Good each-way claims if runs....Read More

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8/10
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Wyck Hill
weight: 9-10 age: 10

A real stamina horse, won Eider Chase (4m1f) in February, but recent 6th in Midlands National (15th March) means he might not be as fresh as he needs to be for Aintree....Read More

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6/10
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19 Oscar Time
weight: 10-11 age: 12 jockey: S Waley-Cohen

Runner-up to Ballabriggs in 2011, missed last year with injury, but hasn't looked the same horse since comeback. Could surprise a few if he can recapture old form though...Read More

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5/10
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13 Across The Bay
weight: 10-11 age: 10 jockey: Henry Brooke

Got round last year in 14th place but seems to lack pace, one to consider if the ground comes up heavy....Read More

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5/10
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weight: 9-06 age: 11

Decent season this year and progressed well but finished in last place here in 2013 and is very low in the weights, so will need a miracle to make it here this year....Read More

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23 Mountainous
weight: 10-7 age: 9 jockey: Jamie Moore

Winner of the Welsh Grand National in December shows his stamina, would prefer it softer but each-way value at current prices for a proven stamina horse....Read More

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7/10
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34 Raz De Maree
weight: 10-3 age: 9 jockey: Davy Condon

Proven stamina when winning Cork and Munster Nationals in 2012 but done nothing since, slight outside chance if he can recapture old form....Read More

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5/10
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24 The Rainbow Hunter
weight: 10-7 age: 9 jockey: Aidan Coleman

Progressive type at a lower level, fell at the 8th here last year and we're not sure he has the size or stamina to manage this gruelling test....Read More

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5/10
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31 Harry The Viking
weight: 10-6 age: 8 jockey: Ryan Mahon

Sir Alex Ferguson's horse, came a gallant 2nd to Teaforthree in a Cheltenham 4-miler last season, but out of form in 4 runs this year and cannot be confidently recommended...Read More

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4/10
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25 Vintage Star
weight: 10-7 age: 8 jockey: Brian Hughes

From the Sue Smith yard who scored here last year with outsider Auroras Encore, so one to be respected. Progressive young stayer with place claims but may find a few too good here....Read More

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35 Rose Of The Moon
weight: 10-3 age: 9 jockey: Jake Greenall

Some good showings in lesser company but this is a step up in class and difficulty and will probably come up short against some of the classier horses in the race....Read More

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