Grand National Odds & Offers
Cheltenham is over and there's now less than a week and a half to go to until the 2014 Grand National takes place, the world’s greatest steeplechase!
Online bookies have been working hard to pick their favourites and there are a few runners whose odds have shortened after their performances at the Cheltenham Festival.
We've highlighted which runners bookies have as favourites for the race as well as some of the best Grand National free bets that are on offer on the biggest betting event in UK racing.
Grand National Favourites
After securing second place at Cheltenham, Willie Mullins ‘On His Own’ has become the firm favourite to win the 2014 Grand National. You’ll currently get the best odds with Bet365 who offer this 10-year-old Irish horse at odds of 10/1.
On His Own has an overall 42.11% win rate, making it easy to see why bookies odds have shortened after coming second to Lord Windermere at Cheltenham.
There’s also a £200 free bet on offer at Bet365 meaning that you could win £1,000 if On His Own manages to win the 2014 Grand National on Saturday!
Tea for Three, a 10-year-old Irish Bay Gelding trained by R Curtis, is still a favourite even after a number 8 place at Cheltenham. 888sport offer betting odds of 11/1 on Tea for Three as well as an £88 free bet that's available for new account holders.
Tidal Bay, is a Paul Nicholls trained horse with a 35.71% win, has been given odds of 16/1 at Ladbrokes as well as offering a £50 Ladbrokes free bet if you register a new account today.
This Irish 13 Year Old Bay Gelding, looks like a solid betting option and if you use their free bet offer on Tidal Bay you could win £800 if it romps home in this years Grand National.
Long Run 20/1, a 9 year old French horse trained by Henderson is hovering around the 20/1 mark with Betfred currently the bookie offering the best odds. The other main French contender, Triolo Dalene’s odds have dropped recently with odds of 25/1 at most bookies.
Grand National Betting
Another favourite for the Grand National is Rocky Creek and you’ll find William Hill offer the best betting odds of 25/1 on this runner. This 8-year-old Irish Bay Gelding, trained by Paul Nicholls, has a 40% win rate and has come in the top 3 in 9 out of 10 races.
Claim William Hill's £25 free bet and you could win £625 if Rocky Creek wins the 2014 Grand National. Other favourites include Monbeg Tide and Colbert Station, who are both around 25/1.
It seems as if most online bookies favourites to win the 2014 Grand National are predominantly Irish runners with a couple of French horses in the mix.
With just under a week and half to go until race day, bookies Grand National odds will no doubt change again so make sure you get in early, claim free bet offers and get the best odds possible!