List of runners and weights for the 2019 Aintree Grand National

Tiger Roll headlines the 40 runners for the 2019 Grand National start time 5:15pm on 6th April 2019.
The Gordon Elliott-trained Tiger Roll (Davy Russell/11st 5lb) is the 4/1 favourite for the Randox Health Grand National with Betway, official betting partner of the Randox Health Grand National Festival, after a maximum field of 40 was declared this morning for the world’s greatest chase, run at 5.15pm on Saturday. Only the Willie Mullins-trained Pairofbrowneyes, a 22/1 shot, was taken out of the race at the 48-hour declaration stage. Jessica Harrington’s Sandymount Duke came out of the race earlier in the race.
 
A thrilling head winner of the 2018 renewal of the world’s richest chase at 10/1, Tiger Roll is bidding to become the first horse since Red Rum (1973, 1974 & 1977) to win multiple renewals of the four and a quarter-mile handicap chase. He enjoyed a fourth victory in at the Cheltenham Festival last month with a second success in the Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase, a career-best performance which has left him officially 8lb well-in for the Aintree showpiece.  The shortest-priced favourite in the history of the Grand National was Golden Miller who was a 2/1 shot in the 1935 renewal.
 
Sneaking in at number 40 on the list is Rebecca Curtis’ 2018 Scottish National winnerJoe Farrell (10st 2lb), who has been the subject of a major gamble this week, constricting in price to 14/1 with Betway from 33/1. Set to be partnered by Adam Wedge, the 10-year-old son of Presenting was second on his latest start in a handicap chase at Newbury in March.
 
Owner Trevor Hemmings has already tasted Grand National success three times through Hedgehunter (2005), Ballabriggs (2011) and Many Clouds (2015). Hemmings, bidding to become the most successful owner of all-time this year, will be triple-handed in this year’s renewal. His triumvirate is headed by Vintage Clouds (Sue Smith/Danny Cook 10st 4lb, 12/1) and Lake View Lad (Nick Alexander/ Henry Brooke/, 11st 1lb, 14/1) who both performed well when second and third respectively in the G3 Ultima Handicap Chase at the Cheltenham Festival, which left them 5lb and 3lb well-in for Aintree. Hemmings’ trio is completed by Warriors Tale (Paul Nicholls/Harry Cobden, 10st 13lb, 40/1), winner of the Betway Grand Sefton over the Grand National fences in December.
 
Britain’s three-time champion Jump jockey Richard Johnson has yet to win the Randox Health Grand National. He is set to partner Rock The Kasbah (Philip Hobbs, 10st 13lb) who captured the G3 BetVictor.com Handicap Chase at Cheltenham in November. The nine-year-old son of Shirocco was sixth on his latest outing in handicap company at Cheltenham in December, but is a 14/1 shot from 25/1 with Betway. He will be Johnson’s 21st ride in the Randox Health Grand National, a new record for a jockey in the race.
 
Top-weight Anibale Fly (Tony Martin/Barry Geraghty, 11st 10lb, 10/1) finished third to Tiger Roll last year and was a staying-on second in Jump Racing’s Blue Riband event, the G1 Magners Cheltenham Gold Cup, on his latest start. He has attracted solid each-way support in the build-up to the 2019 edition and is the 10/1 joint-second favourite along with the Willie Mullins-trained Rathvinden (Ruby Walsh, 11st, 10/1), a facile winner of the G3 Bobbyjo Chase at Fairyhouse in February on his seasonal debut and officially 8lb well-in.
 
Others towards the top of the market include Mall Dini (Pat Kelly/Sean Flanagan, 10st 8lb, 16/1) who remains a maiden over fences after 14 chase starts, last year’s secondPleasant Company (Willie Mullins/Paul Townend, 11st 1lb, 16/1) and Bet365 Gold Cup scorer Step Back (Mark Bradstock/Nico de Boinville, 10st 7lb, 20/1).
 
Betway’s Alan Alger said: “Tiger Roll remains a very solid favourite for the Randox Health Grand National. I expect him to probably drift a little bit in the build-up to the race as the money comes for horses elsewhere. “Joe Farrell has just sneaked into the race at number 40 on the card. He has been very well-backed of late. Richard Johnson is aiming to win the race for the first time and he rides Rock The Kasbah, who has also been supported into 14/1 from 20/1. Jury Duty has also been backed this morning into 16/1 from 22/1.”
 
Betway is paying out on the first six home for each-way purposes in this year’s Randox Health Grand National (one fifth the odds).
 
Randox Health Grand National –  bet: 4/1 Tiger Roll; 10/1 Anibale Fly, Rathvinden; 12/1 Vintage Clouds; 14/1 Lake View Lad, Joe Farrell, Rock The Kasbah; 16/1 Jury Duty, Mall Dini, Pleasant Company; 20/1 Step Back; 25/1 Ballyoptic, Minella Rocco, Noble Endeavor, Ramses De Teillee, Walk In The Mill; 28/1 Dounikos, General Principle, One For Arthur; 33/1 Captain Redbeard, Ultragold, Up For Review; 40/1 Folsom Blue, Go Conquer, Monbeg Notorious, Valtor, Vieux Lion Rouge; 50/1 Don Poli, Mala Beach, Singlefarmpayment, Valseur Lido, Warriors Tale; 66/1 A Toi Phil, Bless The Wings, Blow By Blow, Livelovelaugh, Magic Of Light, Outlander, Regal Encore, Tea For Two.**1/5 1-2-3-4-5-6**
Horse
Age
Wgt
Rtg
Owner
Trainer/Jockey
1)
ANIBALE FLY (FR) TS
9
11-10
164 172(+8)
J P McManus
Tony Martin IRE/Barry Geraghty
2)
VALTOR (FR)
10
11-06
160 160(=)
Simon Munir & Isaac Souede
Nicky Henderson/Daryl Jacob
3)
TIGER ROLL (IRE) BL, TS
9
11-05
159 167(+8)
Gigginstown House Stud
Gordon Elliott IRE/Davy Russell
4)
OUTLANDER (IRE)
11
11-04
158 157(-1)
Gigginstown House Stud
Gordon Elliott IRE/Keith Donoghue
5)
DON POLI (IRE) P
10
11-03
157 150(-7)
Gigginstown House Stud
Gordon Elliott IRE/Mr Patrick Mullins
6)
GO CONQUER (IRE) TS
10
11-03
157 157(=)
Paul & Clare Rooney
Nigel Twiston-Davies/Sam Twiston-Davies
7)
MALA BEACH (IRE)
11
11-02
156 155(-1)
Chris Jones
Gordon Elliott IRE/Mr Jamie Codd
8)
MINELLA ROCCO (IRE)
9
11-01
155 152(-3)
J P McManus
Jonjo O’Neill/Richie McLernon
9)
LAKE VIEW LAD (IRE)
9
11-01
155 158(+3)
Trevor Hemmings
Nick Alexander/Henry Brooke
10)
PLEASANT COMPANY (IRE)
11
11-01
155 155(=)
Malcolm Denmark
Willie Mullins IRE/Paul Townend
11)
BALLYOPTIC (IRE)
9
11-01
155 152(-3)
Mills & Mason Partnership
Nigel Twiston-Davies/Tom Bellamy
12)
DOUNIKOS (FR)
8
11-00
154 154(=)
Gigginstown House Stud
Gordon Elliott IRE/Jack Kennedy
13)
RATHVINDEN (IRE)
11
11-00
154 162(+8)
Ronnie Bartlett
Willie Mullins IRE/Ruby Walsh
14)
ONE FOR ARTHUR (IRE) TS
10
11-00
154 154(=)
Two Golf Widows
Lucinda Russell/Derek Fox
15)
ROCK THE KASBAH (IRE) P
9
10-13
153 153 (=)
Diana Whateley
Philip Hobbs/Richard Johnson
16)
WARRIORS TALE TS
10
10-13
153 151(-2)
Trevor Hemmings
Paul Nicholls/Harry Cobden
17)
REGAL ENCORE (IRE)
11
10-12
152 151(-1)
J P McManus
Anthony Honeyball/Mark Walsh
18)
MAGIC OF LIGHT (IRE) P
8
10-11
151 149(-2)
Ann & Alan Potts Limited
Jessica Harrington IRE/Paddy Kennedy
19)
A TOI PHIL (FR) TS
9
10-11
151 151(=)
Gigginstown House Stud
Gordon Elliott IRE/Denis O’Regan
20)
JURY DUTY (IRE) TS
8
10-11
151 157(+6)
Sideways Syndicate
Gordon Elliott IRE/Robbie Power
21)
NOBLE ENDEAVOR (IRE) P
10
10-10
150 148(-2)
Chris Jones
Gordon Elliott IRE/Mark Enright
22)
MONBEG NOTORIOUS (IRE) V
8
10-10
150 150(=)
Gigginstown House Stud
Gordon Elliott IRE/Sean Bowen
23)
RAMSES DE TEILLEE (FR) TS
7
10-09
149 154(+5)
John White & Anne Underhill
David Pipe/David Noonan
24)
TEA FOR TWO
10
10-09
149 149(=)
Jane Williams & Len Jakeman
Jane Williams/Lizzie Kelly
25)
MALL DINI (IRE) TS
9
10-08
148 148(=)
Philip Reynolds
Patrick Kelly IRE/Sean Flanagan
26)
STEP BACK (IRE) P
9
10-07
147 147(=)
Cracker and Smodge Partnership
Mark Bradstock/Nico de Boinville
27)
ULTRAGOLD (FR) TS
11
10-07
147 146(-1)
Brocade Racing John Romans Terry Warner
Colin Tizzard/Tom O’Brien
28)
BLOW BY BLOW (IRE) BL, TS
8
10-06
146 143(-3)
Gigginstown House Stud
Gordon Elliott IRE/Andrew Ring
29)
UP FOR REVIEW (IRE)
10
10-06
146 146(=)
Andrea & Graham Wylie
Willie Mullins IRE/Danny Mullins
30)
SINGLEFARMPAYMENT H
9
10-06
146 145(-1)
Neal Griffith & Heather Haddock
Tom George/Paddy Brennan
31)
VIEUX LION ROUGE (FR) TS, P
10
10-06
146 142(-4)
Prof Caroline Tisdall & John Gent
David Pipe/Tom Scudamore
32)
VALSEUR LIDO (FR)
10
10-06
146 140(-6)
Gigginstown House Stud
Henry de Bromhead IRE/Rachael Blackmore
33)
VINTAGE CLOUDS (IRE)
9
10-04
144 149(+5)
Trevor Hemmings
Sue Smith/Danny Cook
34)
GENERAL PRINCIPLE (IRE) TS
10
10-04
144 144(=)
Gigginstown House Stud
Gordon Elliott IRE/J J Slevin
35)
LIVELOVELAUGH (IRE)
9
10-04
144 143(-1)
Susannah Ricci
Willie Mullins IRE/David Mullins
36)
WALK IN THE MILL (FR)
9
10-04
144 142(=)
Baroness Harding
Robert Walford/James Best
37)
FOLSOM BLUE (IRE) TS, P
12
10-04
144 142(=)
Core Partnership
Gordon Elliott IRE/Luke Dempsey
38)
CAPTAIN REDBEARD (IRE)
10
10-03
143 144(+1)
Stuart Coltherd
Stuart Coltherd/Sam Coltherd
39)
BLESS THE WINGS (IRE) P
14
10-03
143 143(=)
Adrian Butler & Stephen O’Connor
Gordon Elliott IRE/Robert Dunne
40)
JOE FARRELL (IRE)
10
10-02
142 145(+3)
Mark Sherwood, Nigel Morris & Rebecca Curtis
Rebecca Curtis/Adam Wedge
 
40 runners
21 Irish-trained
 
THE FOUR RESERVES
R1)
JUST A PAR (IRE) BL
12
10-02
142 142(=)
Mark Scott
James Moffatt/
R2)
THE YOUNG MASTER P
10
10-02
142 142(=)
Mike Burbidge & The Old Masters
Neil Mulholland/Mr Sam Waley-Cohen
R2)
ISLEOFHOPENDREAMS
12
10-02
142 142(=)
Kilbroney Racing
Willie Mullins IRE/
R4)
EXITAS (IRE)
11
10-02
142 140(-2)
Phil Middleton, Mark Lowther
Phil Middleton/

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