The 2021 Randox Grand National will take place this Saturday – live on ITV.
ITV racing will be at Aintree on Thursday 8th and Friday 9th from 2pm-5pm and on Saturday 10th April from 2pm-6.15pm.
The Opening Show will be on daily from 9.30-10.30am on ITV4. On Saturday the show will be extended to 90 minutes from 9.30-11am.
ITV Racing will broadcast five races a day with an extended show on Grand National Day.
Chris Hughes will host the popular social stable alongside Oli, encouraging viewers at home to join in with the action.
All three days of the festival will also be streamed live via the ITV Hub.
Liverpool’s NHS Day – Thursday 8th 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 Rose Paterson Randox Health Foxhunters’ Steeple Chase (4.05pm) over the Grand National fences.
Ladies Day – 9th April
Ladies’ Day features four Grade One races including the Betway Top Novices’ Hurdle (2.20pm), the Betway Mildmay Novices’ Steeple Chase (2.50pm), the Marsh 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).
Randox Grand National Day – 10th April
Saturday’s feature is the world’s most famous race, the Randox Grand National Steeple Chase, due off at 5.15pm, with supporting races on the card including the Betway Mersey Novices’ Hurdle (2.25pm), the Doom Bar Maghull Novices’ Steeple Chase (3.00pm), the Ryanair Stayers 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.