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Grand National betting tips from Betway Insider

The Betway Insider provides a wide range of tips covering every single race at the Grand National Festival.

Our Grand National betting tips cover all three days of the Festival, including the Betway Bowl, the Aintree Hurdle, the Top Novices' Hurdle, the Melling Chase, the Liverpool Hurdle and the Grand National

Away from the Grand National, Betway Insider produce horse racing betting tips encompassing the Cheltenham Festival, Royal AscotAintree, the Epsom Derby, the 2000 Guineas, St. Leger, the All-Weather Championships, Glorious Goodwood and King George Weekend along with several other major racing festivals.

Our experts produce tips on a weekly basis throughout the year, with the biggest races in UK and Ireland every weekend usually covered. We also publish tips for the occasional midweek meeting.

All of our horse racing tips are free, with several types of tips produced by our resident experts at the Insider.

Who are the Betway Insider tipsters?

All of our horse racing tipsters have several years’ experience within the racing industry and have a strong track record of producing profit.

When are Grand National tips published?

Our tips will always be published on our website by 17:30 on the day before the race.

What types of Grand National tips do Betway provide?

For every day of racing action at the Grand National Festival our tipsters will pick out their best horses for each race. 

They will also pick out two horses they fancy for a win double and the four they like the look of in a Lucky 15.

On top of these regular tips, they will also provide tips for Betway’s free-to-play prediction game, 4 To Win. To play, you simply need to select a winner from four selected races every weekend for the chance to win up to £10,000.

As well as contributions from our in-house tipsters, Betway Insider also publish regular tips from our horse racing ambassadors Katie Walsh, Ross O’Sullivan and Andrew Balding.

Katie Walsh is a former jump jockey who was one of the most successful female riders ever, with more than 100 wins to her name.

She rode three winners at the Cheltenham Festival, including Relegate in the Champion Bumper in 2018, and secured the best finish ever for a female jockey at the Aintree Grand National on Seabass in 2012.

Ross O’Sullivan is an up-and-coming trainer of both flat and jump horses, with his Kildare yard producing several winners across both codes in recent years.

Andrew Balding is one of the most established flat trainers in Great Britain, with 17 full seasons under his belt producing more than 1,300 winners. 

How do you bet on horse racing?

If you are unsure of how betting odds work, read our handy guide which provides you with all the information you need to start betting.

When you’re ready to place a bet, your first option is to head to the Betway Insider website to read through our experts’ horse racing tips. Each article will have a link to the sportsbook, where you can then place your bet.

Otherwise you can head straight to the Betway sportsbook to place your bet.

The most popular market on the sportsbook for horse racing betting is the race winner market, in which you place a bet on a horse to win a race outright.

Another popular market is the each-way bet, regularly presented as E/W on the sportsbook. When you back a horse each-way you are placing two bets – one on the horse to win outright and one on the horse to place. The sportsbook will set out how many places are available for each race – some races will offer more places than others, depending on the event and the number of horses running.

If you want to lengthen the odds of your bet, then you can place multi-selection wagers such as a Yankee or a Lucky 15.

A Lucky 15 is a four-selection wager that consists of 15 different bets: four singles, six doubles, four trebles and a four-fold accumulator.

A Yankee bet is a four-selection wager similar to a Lucky 15, but it consists of just 11 different bets: six doubles, four trebles and a four-fold accumulator. It is essentially a Lucky 15 minus the singles.

You are also able to place win doubles and each-way doubles, win trebles and each-way trebles, and accumulator bets of four horses or more. 

Other multi-selection wagers that are available include Canadian, Lucky 31, Heinz, Lucky 63, Super Heinz, and Goliath bets.

What other tips are available?

The Betway Insider publish betting tips on a wide range of sports other than horse racing.

Our football experts produce regular football betting tips throughout the season, including for the Premier League, Championship, League One, League Two, Champions League, Europa League, FA Cup, Carabao Cup, Bundesliga, Serie A, La Liga, Ligue 1, and MLS, along with several other European leagues. We also provide football tips for international tournaments such as the FIFA World Cup, FIFA World Cup qualifiers, UEFA Euro, UEFA Euro qualifiers, the UEFA Nations League, Copa America and the Africa Cup of Nations.

You can find cricket betting tips from our experts throughout the year as well as the opinions of cricket ambassador Kevin Pietersen. Every England match is covered along with major international tournaments such as the ICC Cricket World Cup, the ICC T20 World Cup and also the IPL.

Our experts also produce betting tips for golf, snooker, boxing, rugby, UFC, NFL, NBA, darts and tennis.