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The Grand National is a horse racing event that takes place annually in the United Kingdom. It is one of the most popular and prestigious horse races in the world, attracting both professional and amateur riders from all over the globe.

The race is steeped in history, dating back to 1839 when it was first run at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool. Since then, it has become an iconic event on the British sporting calendar, with millions of people tuning in to watch every year.

For bookmakers, the Grand National is one of the most important horse racing betting events of the year. It is a huge betting event, with people flocking to place bets on their favourite horses. The race also provides a great opportunity for bookmakers to promote their sign up offers and bonuses to a wider audience.

The Grand National is an important event for the British horse racing industry. It is a major showcase for the sport, and helps to generate interest and investment in the industry. The race also provides a valuable source of income for many of those involved in the sport, from trainers and jockeys to stable staff and breeders.

The Grand National is the main event of the Aintree Festival, which takes place over three days in early April. The festival also features a number of other top class horse races, including the Fox Hunters’ Chase and the Becher Chase.

A maximum of 40 horses can take part in the Grand National. The race is run over a distance of 4 miles 514 yards (6.9 km).

The prize money for the Grand National has increased significantly in recent years. In 2019, the winners shared a prize fund of £1 million.