The Grand National is one of the most popular fixtures at online bookmakers. Horse racing betting fans all over the world place internet free bets on the final results of this exciting competition. Grand National betting odds are available at most of the top bookmakers and fans can place a bet on the Grand National as a free bet.
Betting on the Grand National can be very lucrative but for the riders the competition is even more profitable as the prize fund was listed at £975,000 for 2013. Even fans who do not regularly participate in horse racing betting usually place a Grand National bet.
Background of the Grand National
The Grand National course is quite challenging and it features fences that are larger than those in other National Hunt courses. The highlights of the course include The Chair, Canal Turn and Becher’s Brook which have become famous as a result of their difficulty. The challenges that this course presents are precisely why Grand National bets are so popular. One predictor that is used in Grand National Betting odds is the rider’s standings in previous performances. Betting on the Grand National is enjoyed by fans all over the world and the event is broadcast in over 140 countries.