Grand National Festival 2019 – Live TV Coverage on ITV, Live Streaming via ITV Hub

Grand National Festival 2019 – Live TV Coverage on ITV, Live Streaming via ITV Hub

The 2019 Grand National Festival will take place from Thursday 4th to Saturday 6th April – live on ITV.

Ed Chamberlin and Francesca Cumani will be live at Aintree, Liverpool, to cover the opening day and Ladies’ Day in the lead-up to the most famous event in racing, the 2019 Grand National on Saturday.

Joining Ed and Francesca for expert analysis are Sir AP McCoy, Luke Harvey and Mick Fitzgerald, with reporting from Oli Bell, Alice Plunkett, Rishi Persad and Brian Gleeson.

Matt Chapman will oversee the Social Stable and Richard Hoiles will be the lead commentator.

Additionally, Lucy Verasamy will provide the weather forecast, Mark Heyes and Charlotte Hawkins join the team on Friday to cast their eye over the spectacular Aintree fashions, and Chris Hughes is back to join Matt in the social stable for all three days.

Brough Scott also returns for Grand National day to bring his unique perspective to the festival.

Coverage starts at 2pm each day on ITV, while The Opening Show is on ITV4 from 9.30am.

All three days will also be streaming live online via the ITV Hub.

Opening Day – 4th April

On the opening day, three Grade One races headline the ITV Racing card – the Doom Bar Anniversary 4 year old Hurdle (2.20pm), the Betway Bowl Steeple Chase (2.50pm) and the Betway Aintree Hurdle (3.25pm), plus the amateur riders go over the Grand National fences in the Randox Health Foxhunters’ Steeple Chase (4.05pm).

Ladies Day – 5th April

Ladies’ Day features four Grade One races including the Betway Top Novices’ Hurdle (2.20pm), Betway Mildmay Novices’ Steeple Chase (2.50pm), JLT Melling Steeple Chase (3.25pm) and the Doom Bar Sefton Novices’ Hurdle (4.40pm), plus the professionals are in action over the big fences in the Randox Health Topham Steeple Chase (4.05pm)

Grand National Day – 6th April

Saturday’s feature is the world’s most famous race, the 2019 Randox Health Grand National Steeple Chase, due off at 5.15pm, with supporting races on the card including the Betway Mersey Novices’ Hurdle (2.25pm), Doom Bar Maghull Novices’ Steeple Chase (3.00pm), the Ryanair Stayers Liverpool Hurdle (3.40pm) and the Betway Handicap Steeple Chase (4.20pm). The Grand National will be followed by a full replay with analysis to show where viewers’ selections finished.

Updated: Thursday 4 April 2019
ITV HD World Cup Live England

ITV will broadcast live International football this evening as England travel to Montenegro in a Euro 2020 qualifier at Podgorica City Stadium. There have been four previous fixtures between these nations, all of which have come during the qualification process for a summer tournament. England…

ITV Sport Logo

ITV will broadcast live International football this evening as England host Czech Republic in a Euro 2020 qualifier at Wembley Stadium. Historically, the Czechs have a better record than England in this competition, having won the tournament as Czechoslovakia in 1976 and also finished as…

BBC Six Nations (7)

England host Scotland this evening in fifth and final round of fixtures, as this year’s Six Nations draws to a close at Twickenham. Scotland emerged victorious when these old rivals faced each other at Murrayfield last year, and lifted the Calcutta Cup after a thrilling…