Among famous horse racing event, one that keeps a large chunk of spectator waiting till its arrival is The Grand National event. The Grand National event writes a new success story every year.
All about the Grand National event
For the first time, the Grand national started in the year 1839. Since then, this event continued taking place Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool. You can describe this race as a handicap steeplechase which covers a distance of 4 miles 514 yards. In the entire racing, the horse covers almost 30 fences that are larger than the other normal race track fences. Not only the toughness of race is high but the money awarded is also huge. In case you don’t know, the prize money its winner got last year amount to 1 million pounds.
As horse racing roots in the British culture, this event never required a promotion within the country. Moreover, it has a worldwide viewership. As per the data, more than 500 to 600 million people from 140 nation enjoys watching it.
How the Grand National event celebrated
The fest makes a fiery entry with some cool music performances taking the thunder of the day. Spiking the energy level of the day with top horses, featuring in this fest. As the day moves ahead, the best sweepstakes take away all the attraction. Moreover, the three days fest also rope in another attractive part called the ladies day. This part celebrated for all the stylish women participating in this fest. Beautiful and well-dressed women from all over the world arrive at the Grand National. The style quotient of the event is high making it one of the famous segment of the fest. All thanks go to the Grand National. Moreover, the most stylish lady making her presence at the fest surely receives an award.
To add more fun to the three days, action-packed fest there are some extra features. For instance, Melling Steeple Chase, Sefton Novices’ Hurdle, and The Topham Steeple Chase included. At the end of every segment cheering and warming the viewer, now the time is for the main segment. The horse and its rider are all set to hit the tracks. Line-up of 40 horses from the best breed racing against each other for the title is a treat to watch. Some of the notable fences which these horses will cross in racing include Becher’s Brook, The Chair, and Canal Turn.
What’s there in Grand national event 2018
Like every year, this year also a lot of happening events will take place in the Grand National. If you are pro in its every season, you must be familiar with the list of the programme. The Grand National 2018 fast will commence on 12th April and will end on 14th April. All the three days of the fest, the entire stadium occupied by the crowd. Moreover, affluent people take this chance to gain some more money through betting.
To experience all the action from the track, you should make the first move immediately. That is, you should book your tickets, as soon as it begins. Besides these, you can avail some plush services, by choosing their package option.