Randox Health Grand National Chase of 1000000.00 (Group 3) 4m. 3f. 110yds.
For seven-year-olds and upwards who, prior to Mar 17, have started in a chase during the current season and been placed first, second, third or fourth in a chase with an official distance description of' two miles seven and a half furlongs' or more at any time during the horse's career. Horses must also be allotted a rating of 125 or more by the BHA Head of Handicapping following a review of the horses entered and after taking account of races run up to and including Feb 9. Horses which are not qualified for a rating in Great Britain or Ireland at closing may also be entered. Such horses may be eligible for a weight providing the Handicapper is satisfied that the horse's racecourse performances up to and including Feb 9 would merit a minimum rating of 125. To qualify, horses must have run at least three times in chases run under the Rules of Racing of the same Recognised Racing Authority up to and including Feb 10. At the Handicapper's discretion, such horses may be allocated a rating.
Weights - Highest weight 11st 10lb - no penalties after publication of the weights