The Welsh Grand National takes place each December at Chepstow Racecourse over a distance of 3 miles, 6 furlongs and 130 yards. This distance includes twenty-three fences and the prize fund in 2019 was £150,000 with £85,425 being awarded to the winner.
Initially contested in 1895, the Welsh Grand National moved to its current home in 1949 and the event was moved from Easter Tuesday to February in 1969 and to it’s current date of 27th December ten years later.
The 2019 Welsh Grand National was won by Christian Williams-trained Potters Corner, ridden by Jack Tudor. Several winners of the race have gone on to triumph in the Grand National at Aintree, recent examples including Bindaree and Silver Birch.
The Welsh Grand National has been sponsored by Coral Bookmakers since 1973, making this the longest sponsorship in jump racing.
The 2020 Welsh Grand National is scheduled to take place on Sunday 27th December with betting customers able to enjoy live streaming of the race via their online bookmaker.
All of the Welsh Grand National runners and riders can be found at this website along with the best available betting odds and latest tips.
When it comes to choosing a Welsh Grand National winner, we firmly recommend that you do plenty of homework of your own such as the form of each particular entry as well as the weights allocated to them, this race being a handicap race with each horse carrying a different weight.
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Betting on the Welsh Grand National is extremely popular and you can often get a winner coming in at a big price such as 20/1, 28/1 or even 40/1. As such it can sometimes pay to look away from the favourites for your Welsh Grand National bets.
2019 Welsh Grand National Runners, Riders & Best Odds
T J O'Brien
The Two Amigos
R P Mclernon
N Twiston Davies
M A Enright
Looks Like Power
D A Hamer