Grand National betting history – should I bet on favourite at Aintree on Saturday?

THE Grand National is among the hardest races to select the winner in – and favourites have a reasonably garbage document in recent times.

With forty horses charging spherical Aintree, it may be onerous to even spot your horse, not to mention decide the winner.

 Mon Mome (right) on his way to causing a 100-1 shock in 2009

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Mon Mome (proper) on his method to inflicting a one hundred-1 shock in 2009

The final profitable favourite was again in 2010 when legendary jockey Tony McCoy lastly gained his first Grand National on Don't Push It.

 Don't Push It and McCoy were the last winning favourites of the race

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Don't Push It and McCoy have been the final profitable favourites of the race

Since 2000, solely three favourites have gained: Hedgehunter (2005), Comply Or Die (2008) and Don't Push It (2010).

The race is usually gained by a horse at a double-determine worth.

Grittar (7-1), West Tip (15-2), Tough Quest (7-1), Earth Summit (7-1), Hedgehunter (7-1) and Comply Or Die (7-1) are the one horses to have returned at lower than 10-1 since 1978.

  • 2017 – Blaklion (eight-1) 4th
  • 2016 – The Final Samuri / Many Clouds (each eight-1) 2nd / sixteenth
  • 2015 – Shutthefrontdoor (6-1) fifth
  • 2014 – Double Seven / Teaforthree (each 10-1) third / Unseated
  • 2013 – Seabass (eleven-2) thirteenth
  • 2012 –  Seabass / Shakalakaboomboom (each eight-1) third / ninth
  • 2011 – The Midnight Membership (15-2) sixth
  • 2010 – Don't Push It / Massive Fella Thanks (each 10-1) 1st / 4th
  • 2009 – Butler's Cabin (7-1) seventh
  • 2008 – Comply Or Die / Cloudy Lane (each 7-1) 1st / sixth
  • 2007 – Level Barrow / Joe's Edge / Monkerhostin (all eight-1) Fell / Pulled up / Refused
  • 2006 – Hedgehunter / Clan Royal (each 5-1) 2nd / third
  • 2005 – Hedgehunter (7-1) 1st
  • 2004 – Clan Royal / Bindaree / Joss Naylor / Jurancon II (all 10-1) 2nd / Unseated / Pulled up / Fell
  • 2003 – Shotgun Willy (7-1) Pulled up
  • 2002 – Blowing Wind (eight-1) third
  • 2001 – Edmond / Inis Cara / Ethical Help (all 10-1) Fell / Fell / Refused
  • 2000 – Darkish Stranger (9-1) Unseated

5 horses have gained at one hundred-1. Tipperary Tim (1928), Gregalach (1929), Caughoo (1947), Foinavon (1967) and Mon Mome (2009).

  • 2017 – One For Arthur 14-1
  • 2016 – Rule The World 33-1
  • 2015 – Many Clouds 25-1
  • 2014 – Pineau De Re 25-1
  • 2013 – Auroras Encore sixty six-1
  • 2012 – Neptune Collonges 33-1
  • 2011 – Ballabriggs 14-1
  • 2010 – Don't Push It 10-1JF
  • 2009 – Mon Mome one hundred-1
  • 2008 – Comply Or Die 7-1JF
  • 2007 – Silver Birch  33-1
  • 2006 – Numbersixvalverde eleven-1
  • 2005 – Hedgehunter 7-1F
  • 2004 – Amberleigh Home sixteen-1
  • 2003 – Monty's Cross sixteen-1
  • 2002 – Bindaree 20-1
  • 2001 – Purple Marauder 33-1
  • 2000 – Papillon 10-1

McCoy: Grand National is particular

THE Grand National is likely one of the hardest races to select the winner in – and favourites have a reasonably garbage report in recent times.

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