Aintree has held a whole variety of notable races over the years, attracting people from all over the country and beyond to experience the thrilling atmosphere and top levels of horse racing. Aside from big races like the Grand National, Aintree also plays host to a whole number of exciting events, from music concerts to other races so you can enjoy the racecourse at various times of the year!
Experience the buzz, passion and drama of the greatest show on turf, the Grand National at Aintree.
One of the biggest sporting events of the year, the Grand National is the ultimate test of bravery and stamina as the best steeplechasers and their riders take on the most challenging fences in horse racing.
There’s something special about the Grand National. Every year it captures the imagination of the entire nation with half of the UK population having a punt on the race and using their own unique method for picking the winner, whether it’s their lucky number, house number or whether the horse’s name resembles their hobby.