Grand National Tips 2014
Anyone having a bet on the Grand National will be looking for a tip or two to point them in the right direction, the problem with the big race is that it is often the toughest race of the year to tip on with any real confidence. The big field, the fences and the stamina sapping distance makes it somewhat of a lottery, having said that there are one or two horse racing tips that are well worth following no matter how serious a punter you are.
History tells us that there are a few stats that should be taken note of before making a bet, these in general are good markers to follow for the Aintree race and the same can be said of the 2014 race. There are always exceptions to these rules but more often than not the winner of the National will fall in the boundaries of these pointers, horses that fall out of these pointers can be dismissed to leave punters with a select band of potential winners based on these stats in the Grand National Trends.
It is also worth checking out those Jockeys and Trainers that have a good record in the race, some of the top yards have a knack of getting their horses ready for the National and they should be taken note of. Nigel Twiston-Davies is one that has won the race twice in recent history and he is most definitely a Grand National Trainer to follow in 2014.
Grand National Tips 2014
Monbeg Dude showed when landing the 2013 Welsh National that he has the class to land these coveted staying prizes and Michael Scudamore's stable star will go for his biggest success on Saturday afternoon and looks to have a great chance in the 2014 Grand National.
He will be kept out the back by Paul Carberry for the early part of the contest, but on the circuit can slowly get into contention and with staying not an issue can ease past his rivals to land the prestigious showpiece in taking fashion.
- Monbeg Dude (win) - CLICK HERE FOR LATEST ODDS
Key Grand National Trends To Help Pick A Winner
- Each of the past 10 winners of the Grand National had won a listed or graded contest before and none had fallen more than twice in their careers
- No horse younger than eight has won the Grand National since Bogskat back in 1940
- No horse older than 12 has won the National since Sergeant Murphy back in 1923
- No winner between 1989 and 2004 carried more than 11st, but three of six since have carried 11st or more to victory
- The last novice Chaser to win the Grand National was Mr What all the way back in 1958
- French Bred horses have a terrible record in the Grand National, only Mon Mome has won the race for the best part of 100 years
- Irish trained horses have won six of the last eleven Grand Nationals
- Only one Cheltenham Festival winner has gone onto win the Grand National since 1961
- Only five favourites have won the Grand National since 1982, with Dont Push It being the last one in 2010
- No horse has won back-to-back Grand National's since Red Rum in 1973 and 1974
Fun Ways to Pick a Grand National Winner
There are also thousands of punters who just like to have a bit of fun with their Grand National bet and there are a number of different ways for them to pick a winner. The Grand National Sweepstake is always a fun way for frends to get involved with the race with it being a perfect way for an office to embrace such a great race. As well as that punters can pick their winner by following their Favourite Grand Naitonal Jockey or the Grand National Colours of each of the jockeys on race day.