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Grand National on TV and Stream

The Grand National is one of the most historic and prestigious horse racing events in the UK. The 2024 edition of the Grand National will start on 11th April at the Aintree Racecourse in North-West England. Continue reading for a full overview of the Grand National TV coverage, Grand National live stream, and more.

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Grand National on TV Today

The Grand National will commence on April 11th, 2024, at the Aintree Racecourse in North-West England. Below is the full schedule on how to watch the Grand National live on TV.

Grand National Schedule 2024

Date/Time Event/Round Distance Channel/Stream
Apr 11th @13.45 The Manifesto Novices’ Steeple Chase (Class 1) Grade 1 2m 4f
Apr 11th @14.20 The Boodles Anniversary 4-y-o Juvenile Hurdle (Class 1) Grade 1 2m 1f ITV & ITVX
Apr 11th @14.55 The Aintree Bowl Steeple Chase (Class 1) Grade 1 3m 1f ITV & ITVX
Apr 11th @15.30 The William Hill Aintree Hurdle (Class 1) Grade 1 2m 4f ITV & ITVX
Apr 11th @16.05 The Randox Foxhunters’ Open Hunters’ Steeple Chase 2m 5f ITV & ITVX
Apr 11th @16.40 The Close Brothers Red Rum Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 1) Grade 3 2m ITV & ITVX
Apr 11th @17.15 The Goffs UK Nickel Coin Mares’ Standard Open NH Flat (Grade 2) 2m 1f
Apr 12th @13.45 The Mildmay Novices’ Steeple Chase (Class 1) Grade 1 3m 1f
Apr 12th @14.20 The William Hill Handicap Hurdle (Class 1) Grade 3 2m 4f ITV & ITVX
Apr 12th @14.55 The TrustATrader Top Novices’ Hurdle (Class 1) Grade 1 2m ½f ITV & ITVX
Apr 12th @15.30 The My Pension Expert Melling Chase (Grade 1) 2m 4f ITV & ITVX
Apr 12th @16.05 The Randox Supports Race Against Dementia Topham Chase (Grade 3) 2m 5f ITV & ITVX
Apr 12th @16.40 The Cavani Sartorial Menswear Sefton Novices’ Hurdle (Class 1) Grade 3m ½f ITV & ITVX
Apr 12th @17.15 The Lydiate Handicap Hurdle (Class 2) (Conditional & Amateur Jockeys) 2m ½f
Apr 13th @13.20 The Bridle Road Handicap Hurdle (Class 1) Grade 3 3m ½f ITV & ITVX
Apr 13th @13.55 The Turners Mersey Novices’ Hurdle (Class 1) Grade 1 2m 4f ITV & ITVX
Apr 13th @14.30 The William Hill Handicap Steeple Chase (Class 1) Grade 3 3m 1f ITV & ITVX
Apr 13th @15.05 The JRL Group Liverpool Hurdle (Class 1) Grade 1 3m ½f ITV & ITVX
Apr 13th @16.00 The Randox Grand National Steeple Chase (Grade 3) 4m 2½f ITV & ITVX
Apr 13th @17.00 The Maghull Novices’ Steeple Chase (Class 1) Grade 1 2m
Apr 13th @17.35 The Weatherbys nhstallions.co.uk Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race (Grade 2) 2m 1f

What TV Channels Broadcast Grand National in the UK?

ITV have full broadcasting rights for the Grand National in the UK. However, not every race will be shown live on TV.

How to Watch Grand National on TV

Watching the Grand National on TV is simple. Here are the steps needed:

  1. Switch on your TV.

  2. Head over to the ITV channel.

  3. Begin watching for free!

Grand National on Live Stream

The Grand National will also be available to live stream for free in the UK. Read on to find out where to live stream Grand National races in the UK.

Available Streaming Platforms in UK

ITVX will be the sole streaming platform for the Grand National in the UK. ITVX is available on Android, iOS, and desktop. Read on to find out how to stream the Grand National live in the UK.

How to Stream Grand National

To stream the Grand National, follow these steps:

  1. Head over to ITVX on desktop or download the app on your mobile or tablet device.

  2. Create an account for free.

  3. Begin watching!

History of the Grand National

As previously mentioned, the Grand National is one of the most historic and prestigious horse raced held annually at Aintree Racecourse in the North-West of England, just outside of Liverpool. The race was initially formed way back in 1839 by William Lynn and is now one of the most watched horse races worldwide.

The Grand National is famously known for having a very demanding racecourse with over 30 fences and intense obstacles, including The Chair and Becher’s Brook. The Grand National has remained a fan favourite despite undergoing changes over the years and brings a feeling of tradition and anticipation on a yearly basis to those who are fans of the sport.

FAQs

What TV Channels is Grand National on?

The Grand National will be shown live on ITV.

When does the Grand National start?

The Grand National starts on April 11th and ends on April 13th.

Can I stream the Grand National on my mobile?

The Grand National can be streamed on mobile for free by downloading the ITVX app on either Android or iOS.

Can I stream the Grand National online?

Yes, the Grand National can also be streamed online by creating an account with ITVX for free.

Where to watch the Grand National

The Grand National can be watched live and for free on ITV and ITVX.