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The Main Contenders for the 2023 Grand National

    Horses Leading the Way

    \It’s the UK’s most famous horse race and one of the most prestigious jump events in the world. The Grand National is run every April and the nature of the challenge makes this a thrilling spectacle.

    With estimates that around 50 million people tune in to watch the race, it’s one that every sports fan will want to see. Saturday, April 15 is the date for this year, but who will cross the line first?

    Horses Leading the Way

    Horses Leading the Way

    Two runners appear to have an advantage over the rest of the field. The 2022 winner Noble Yeats, may well be fighting it out with Scotland’s Corach Rambler. Those looking for Grand National tips 2023 will find Corach Rambler at the head of the market at odds of +600, while Noble Yeats is next at +800.

    A gap opens up after Delta Work at +900 and Mr Incredible at +1200. The Grand National will often provide some shock results, so there are no guarantees that any of these horses will lead the field home. However, they are ranking very highly, so it’s worth looking at those four runners in greater detail.

    Runners Rated

    Horses Leading the Way

    Corach Rambler comes into the 2023 Grand National on the back of a victory in the Ultima Handicap Chase at the Cheltenham Festival in March. The Lucinda Russell trained horse won this race for the second year in succession, so there will be some momentum as he heads to Aintree.

    As the winner of the Grand National in 2022, there is an obvious buzz around Noble Yeats this year. The trends are not encouraging for back-to-back winners, but this horse also has good recent form.

    Next in the list of ranked horses is Delta Work who also enjoyed a win at the 2023 Cheltenham Festival. The Gordon Elliott trained runner came first past the post in the Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase to secure his 11th victory in a long career over the jumps.

    Serious racegoers will also be aware that Delta Work finished in third place in the 2022 Grand National. He has good form and a solid record in those big races.

    The last of the quartet to come under the microscope is Mr Incredible. This horse also ran at Cheltenham but could only finish in third place in the Kim Muir Challenge Cup. At seven years of age, Mr Incredible is relatively young for Aintree. The majority of recent winners of the Grand National have been aged eight and above.

    Underdog Challenges

    Many underdogs have claimed the Grand National Trophy since it was first run back in 1839. In 2009, Mon Mome became the event’s first 100/1 winner, and so it’s worth keeping in mind that upsets are to be expected in the Grand National.

    Roi Mage is being mentioned as a possible winner this year after claiming second place at Down Royal in March. There are some strong trends and favorites to follow in what should be another thrilling Grand National.


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