Aintree Racecourse

Aintree Racecourse

As the home of the Grand National, the most prestigious handicap steeplechase in the world, Aintree holds a special place in the hearts of British horseracing fans.

Racing in Aintree dates back to the early 1830s, however it was the running of the first Grand National in 1839 that the destined Aintree racecourse for greatness.

Today Aintree is recognised as one of the toughest racecourses in national hunt racing. The spruce covered jumps have become household names, and some of the toughest include Becher’s Brook, The Chair and The Water Jump.

Aintree racecourse comprises two left-handed courses, the Grand National circuit and the Mildmay circuit. The Grand National circuit covers a distance of 2 miles 2 furlongs with long straights and a tight turn at the canal. The Mildmay circuit is shorter at 1 mile 3 furlongs, with regulation fences and sharp turns.

Aintree Race Course

Country England
L9 5AS

Telephone: 0151 523 2600

Aintree Race Results

Local Trackside Weather


Partly Cloudy, 9°C

Wind: 20.92km/h, NNE

Sunrise: 6:03 am / Sunset: 8:17 pm


April 19th

Low: 5C, High, 13C

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April 20th

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Mostly Sunny


April 21st

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April 22nd

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April 23rd

Low: 8C, High, 16C

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