Grand National 2016 Runners Preview & Results

Date   06 Apr 2016 | Category   Sports News | Author   Bruce Raynor

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Grand National 2016 Runners Preview & Results

06 Apr 2016

Sports News

Grand National 2016 Race Results

It seems like a day for the bookiees as the favourites didn't come in to win, here were the top five placed horse in this years GRAND National event! 

9th April 2016 17:15 Aintree Handicap Chase Results

ResultHorse/RunnerStarting Price
1 Rule The World 33/1
2 The Last Samuri 8/1 Jt Fav
3 Vics Canvas 100/1
4 Gilgamboa 28/1
5 Goonyella 12/1

Forecast Result

Racecard No.Dividend per £1 Staked
29-27 255.07 GBP

Tricast Result

Racecard No.Dividend per £1 Staked
29-27-32 23,181.66 GBP

9th April 2016 16:20 Aintree Listed Handicap Chase Results

ResultHorse/RunnerStarting Price
1 Maggio 50/1
2 Virak 12/1
3 Al Co 14/1

Forecast Result

Racecard No.Dividend per £1 Staked
5-1 567.10 GBP

Tricast Result

Racecard No.Dividend per £1 Staked
5-1-14 8,594.89 GBP

9th April 2016 15:40 Aintree Grade 1 Hurdle Results

ResultHorse/RunnerStarting Price
1 Thistlecrack 2/7 Favourite
2 Shaneshill 8/1

Forecast Result

Racecard No.Dividend per £1 Staked
6-5 4.23 GBP

Tricast Result

Racecard No.Dividend per £1 Staked
n/a 0.00 GBP

9th April 2016 15:00 Aintree Grade 1 Novice Chase Results

ResultHorse/RunnerStarting Price
1 Douvan 2/13 Favourite
2 The Game Changer 8/1

Forecast Result

Racecard No.Dividend per £1 Staked
3-5 3.41 GBP

Tricast Result

Racecard No.Dividend per £1 Staked
n/a 0.00 GBP

9th April 2016 14:25 Aintree Grade 1 Novice Hurdle Results

ResultHorse/RunnerStarting Price
1 Yorkhill 3/10 Favourite
2 Le Prezien 8/1

Forecast Result

Racecard No.Dividend per £1 Staked
7-4 4.07 GBP

Tricast Result

Racecard No.Dividend per £1 Staked
n/a 0.00 GBP

9th April 2016 13:45 Aintree Handicap Hurdle Results

ResultHorse/RunnerStarting Price
1 Ubak 16/1
2 If In Doubt 9/2 Favourte
3 Silsol 20/1
4 Murrayana 20/1
5 At Fishers Cross 16/1

Forecast Result

Racecard No.Dividend per £1 Staked
6-3 80.45 GBP

Tricast Result

Racecard No.Dividend per £1 Staked
6-3-1 1,510.93 GBP

Grand National 2016 Schedule

Much to the delight of punters, Grand National 2016 takes place this Saturday (Apr 9) at 5:15pm GMT. Lets take a look at the schedule and get a sneak preview of the upcoming Grand National Day race. 

Starting Thursday 7th April 2016 the Grand National kicks off with 3 action packed days of racing sure to get pulses racing as we run up to the biggest Horse Racing event of the year. 

Grand Opening Day

Date: Thursday 7th April 2016

Grand Opening Day kicks off on 7th April 2016 lifting the curtain on the biggest horse racing event of the year.

Ladies Day

Date: Friday 8th April 2016

Ladies Day at the Grand National beings on 8th April 2016 setting the stage for the ladies to bring on the usual fashion parade that's become tradition.

Grand National Day

Date: Saturday 9th April 2016

The main event, Grand National Day is set for Saturday 9th April 2016 with over 600 Million people world wide set to tune in for the biggest horse racing event of the year.

Grand National 2016 Runners

As always, plenty of capable horses will be competing at Liverpool's Aintree Racecourse. That said, let's take an early look at the most-likely runners (listed heaviest-to-lightest weight) for Saturday's race. Keep in mind that the final list will be confirmed on Thursday (Apr 7).

  • Many Clouds (8/1) - Grand National 2015 champion is looking like a strong favorite to repeat as winner.
  • Silviniaco Conti (12/1) - Good jumper, solid contender; at prime winning age at 10 years old.
  • First Lieutenant (33/1) - Multiple second-place finishes, hasn't won in three years.
  • Wonderful Charm (66/1) - Consistency is a problem, but could place well.
  • Ballynagour (66/1) - Has a third and fifth-place finish since October.
  • O'Faolains Boy (40/1) -Strong potential and has been running well this year.
  • Gilgamboa (66/1) - Nice jumper, but has never won a race at this distance.
  • On His Own (40/1) - Looking to stay up this time; fell last two times in this event.
  • The Druids Nephew (16/1) - Took second at Grimthorpe Chase; could contend this year.
  • Triolo D'Alene (33/1) - Injuries have diminished once-great ability, but still runs solid.
  • Rocky Creek (66/1) - Hasn't made much of an impact in this race the past two years.
  • Sir Des Champs (40/1) - Raced three times since injury, winning at Thurles.
  • Holywell (16/1) - Took second at Cheltenham Handicap Chase and is in good position to fair well.
  • Shutthefrontdoor (25/1) - Favorite last year, but took fifth place.
  • Soll (50/1) - Consistent runner who can be counted on for a good showing.
  • Buywise (50/1) - Very good jumper who could be a long-shot favorite to win.
  • Boston Bob (33/1) - Has the occasional excellent showing, but is inconsistent.
  • Aachen (100/1) - 12 years old, not a serious contender.
  • Morning Assembly (33/1) - Strong-looking horse with good form, but hasn't won since 2013.
  • Double Ross (66/1) - Experienced with two completions here, but probably not a winner.
  • Goonyella (20/1) - 2015 Midlands Grand National champ should do well at Aintree.
  • Ucello Conti (33/1) - Great horse in France; looking to make a splash abroad.
  • Unioniste (33/1) - Fell early in 2015, however, could come back strong this time around.
  • Le Reve (40/1) - Raced six times this year, winning at Sandown.
  • Gallant Oscar (33/1) - Can run great, but hasn't performed well in 2016.
  • OnenightinVienna (40/1) - Good form, however, has just ran just four races with fences.
  • The Last Samurai (12/1) - Won at Grimthorpe Chase last time out, looking very good now.
  • Kruzhlinin (25/1) - Just 10th last year, but did book win in January.
  • Rule the World (50/1) - 2 years since last victory and hasn't had greatest stamina as of late.
  • Just a Par (40/1) - Has solid form now, but was injured at 2014 Belcher Chase in last fences race.
  • Katenko (66/1) - Little sign of being a champion lately.
  • Vics Canvas (66/1) - Doing well for 13-year-old, but probably not a serious contender here.
  • Black Thunder (50/1) - Successful in smaller races, however, not so experienced in large events.
  • Ballycasey (80/1) - Came into last year's race with better odds, but fell.
  • Hadrian's Approach (66/1) - Once great runner, injuries have since hurt career.
  • Vieux Lion Rouge (66/1) - Sometimes looks part of champion, but only in flashes.
  • Pendra (66/1) - Won at 2015 Ascot, but next-latest victory was in 2013.
  • Saint Are (25/1) - Good odds on a horse that nearly won this race last year, coming in second.
  • Home Farm (100/1) - Likely doesn't have stamina to make noise in race this long.
  • The Romford Pele (50/1) - Year-long injury, returned in October; hasn't won in 5 tries since.
  • Knock House (100/1) - Fairly new runner, will gain valuable experience here.
  • Bishops Road (33/1) - Gained attention for winning Grand National Trial at Haydock.
  • Pineau De Re (50/1) - Won in 2014, but took 12th last year; little to suggest returning to form.

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