Scottish Grand National News
The 2023 Scottish Grand National takes place at Ayr Racecourse this weekend and we at grand-national.uk bring you the very latest news and runners ahead of the big event. Register with any of our featured bookmaker partners and grab yourself some great bonuses and enhanced places for the 2023 Scottish Grand National.
When is the 2023 Scottish Grand National? Start time, date and runners
Hot on the hooves of the Irish Grand National and Aintree Grand National comes the Scottish equivalent which gets underway this weekend at Ayr Racecourse on the west coast of Scotland. This is the biggest race north of the border and Christian Williams will be hoping to repeat his success of 2022 when Win My Wings finished first past the post. The Welsh trainer certainly has an excellent chance with 2022 runner-up Kitty’s Light who is current firm favourite at a general 5/1 to win the 2023 renewal.
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The Scottish Grand National takes place over a distance of 4 miles and horses will need to successfully negotiate 27 fences throughout the contest. This is the most valuable jumps race in Scotland and the winner will receive a healthy £112,540 for connections.
When is the 2023 Scottish Grand National?
The 2023 Scottish Grand National takes place on Saturday. 22nd April 2023 with a scheduled start time of 3:35pm, BST.
Who are the favourites to win?
Kitty’s Light is 5/1 favourite to give handler Christian Williams a second successive victory in the race, while Monbeg Genius is an 8/1 shout. At 11/1, Your Own Story represents 2023 Aintree Grand National winner Lucinda Russell while Sandy Thomson’s Flower Of Scotland and Empire Steel come in next at 12/1 and 14/1 respectively.
Are tickets still available?
Tickets sold out in record time for the 2023 Scottish Grand National, however full live coverage of the race will be provided by ITV. Most leading UK bookmakers also provide live streaming of the race for customers who have a funded account or who have placed a bet in the last 24 hours.