myracing is the home of free horse racing tips and greyhound tips. Our betting tips are fully researched by some of the best tipsters around, and you can take advantage of every prediction with a free bet on today’s races. Please gamble responsibly when following our betting tips and read our responsible gambling guidelines for more information. (18+)

Our tips are updated at 8.45am every morning, please check back then.
See our free horse racing tips page for all today's tips.

The Grand National is the biggest horse race in the world, the culmination of three days of superb action at Aintree from the 7th to the 9th of April 2022. We will have runner by runner previews and tips for all twenty-one races at the meeting as well as all the news, trends and tips you need to make the most of the three days.

With the return of the crowd, day one sees the ‘Gold Cup’ of the meeting in the Betway Bowl as well as the Aintree Hurdle, a Grade 1 over two and a half miles and a race that the packed schedule of the Cheltenham Festival is missing. A unique test of speed and stamina round this flat track, it’s the final one of four Grade 1’s on the card as well as the first look of the big fences in the Foxhunters.

Friday is the ladies day of the meeting known as Fabulous Friday. Four Grade 1 contests on the card including the highlight of the card, the Melling Chase. Two and a half miles, it’s the Aintree equivalent of the Ryanair at Cheltenham, with a number of those who contested the Festival expected to make the trip to Liverpool.

The final day of the meeting is Grand National day, a race that attracts those once a year punters, drawn by the history and prestige of one of the most famous races in the world. It’s a fiercely competitive contest, as shown by the fact that only two horses have ever managed to win the race more than once – Red Rum in the 1970s and Tiger Roll in the 2010s.

It’s a tough race but in Any Second Now, the bookmakers seem to have settled on their antepost favourite for this year’s edition. Carrying a lot more weight than when finishing third in the 2021 renewal, the now ten-year-old has been campaigned differently this time around. He was badly hampered early on in last year’s event and his yard seem ultra confident that their charge can improve on that to give his Ted Walsh his second ever win in the race.

2022 promises to be another superb renewal of the Grand National, myracing has you covered with expert Aintree betting tips and free bets. Check back daily for the latest tips for Thursday, Friday and Saturday’s cards.

Aintree Festival Day 1 – Thursday

Manifesto Novices’ Chase (Grade 1)
4-Y-O Juvenile Hurdle (Grade 1)
Bowl Chase (Grade 1)
Aintree Hurdle (Grade 1)
Foxhunters’ Open Hunters’ Chase
Red Rum Handicap Chase (Grade 3)
Mares’ Bumper (Grade 2)

For detailed insight and analysis, you can find our Aintree Festival day 1 tips.

Aintree Festival Day 2 – Friday (Ladies Day)

Orrell Park Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)
Top Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 1)
Mildmay Novices’ Chase (Grade 1)
Melling Chase (Grade 1)
Topham Handicap Chase (Grade 3)
Sefton Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 1)
Pincent Masons Handicap Hurdle (Grade 2)

For detailed insight and analysis, you can find our Aintree Festival day 2 tips.

Aintree Festival Day 3 – Saturday (Grand National Day)

Gaskell’s Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)
Mersey Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 1)
Maghull Novices’ Chase (Grade 1)
Betway Handicap Chase (Grade 3)
Liverpool Hurdle (Grade 1)
Randox Health Grand National (Grade 3)
Weatherby’s National Hunt Flat Race (Grade 2)

For detailed insight and analysis, you can find our Aintree Festival day 3 tips.

Please gamble responsibly when following our betting tips and read our responsible gambling guidelines for more information. (18+)

Grand National 2022 FAQs:

When is the 2022 Grand National?

The 2022 Grand National will be held on Saturday 9th April at 5:15 pm (17:15 GMT) and will finish around 10 minutes later at 5:25 pm (17:25 GMT).

How do I pick the winner of the Grand National?

Many punters will go for the horse with the best name or the jockey wearing their favourite colours, but for those looking to win, it pays to look at the details.

Study the form of each horse and see how they perform in various conditions and surfaces. Take a look at the history of Grand National winners, and see if there’s anything they have in common. Finally, it pays to be informed, so make sure you check out our selection of Grand National tips. These are made by our seasoned experts – they do the hard yards so you don’t have to.

What is the Grand National course like?

The Grand National course at Aintree is run over just over four and a quarter miles. It is famed for its many fences, with 30 jumps required in total.

For more details, make sure to check out myracing’s course maps above.

What horse is favourite to win the Grand National?

With the festival approaching, the ante-post odds lists are beginning to take on a more definitive shape. Check our Grand National tips to learn more.

Who won the 2021 Grand National?

Minella Times won the 2021 Grand National, making history with Rachael Blackmore as the first female jockey to ever win the race. Balko Des Flos and Any Second Now came 2nd and 3rd respectively, meaning trainer Henry De Bromhead was responsible for both the 1st and 2nd place horses!

What are the best Grand National free bets?

The best Grand National free bets offer big bonuses for a small deposit. To compare all the best free bets from all the top bookmakers, make sure to check out our Grand National free bets page.

What types of bets can I do on the 2022 Grand National?

There are generally two types of bet for the Grand National. Win-only bets involve your horse winning the race outright. Conversely, if you’d prefer to hedge your bets, you can opt for an each-way bet. This is effectively two bets – one for your horse to win and the other for your horse to place, which means they can finish 1nd, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and sometimes 5th and your bet will still come in.

Please Gamble Responsibly