Grand National is the largest horse racing event in the world. Up to now, there have been about 500-600 million people watching this race live as well as via television.
Grand National is the largest horse racing competition in the world. This race is held at Aintree Racecourse in England. The race time is the first Saturday afternoon of April.
For this race, the horses have to run the 4-mile 856-yard (equivalent to 7,242 meters), and the horse must jump over about 30 fences within 2 rounds around the National Course at Aintree racecourse.
The danger for horses in this race is to jump over the fence in different shapes: triangles, rectangles. In addition, there are many barriers that are difficult to overcome such as Becher’s Brook and The Chair. The organizers said that in the future, they will bypass the barriers to ensure the safety of the horses. At the same time hiring talented medical practitioners to ensure the health of horses as well as horse riders.
The hurdles are the focus of a three-day tournament, and one of four races at Aintree during the equestrian season. This is the highest prize horse racing festival in the UK during the National Hunt series. This year the prize value is £ 950,000. This award is also popular among people who do not often watch or bet on horse racing.
The racetrack is triangular and has 16 fences, horses must jump over each fence 2 times, except for The Chair and Water Jump fences. Many famous fences are difficult to cross, especially Becher’s Brook and The Chair. In recent years, officials at Aintree have been working with animal protection organizations to improve health facilities and minimize the dangers of hurdles while keeping the horses healthy. be able to overcome these thorny obstacles.
Grand National is the largest horse racing prize available today. This year the prize value is £ 950,000. This award is broadcast live in the UK as well as some neighboring countries. Up to now, there have been about 500-600 million people watching Grand National horse racing around the world through live TV channels or watching in the stands.