Grand National 2019 Pinstickers’ guide: Full list of runners, odds, tips and star ratings

Many may want to put a bet on for the biggest race in the calendar – The Grand National 2019.

That’s why we have made it easy for you with our pinsticker guide to all 40 runners.

If you follow our guide, come Saturday, April 6, you will be all clued up about each horse.

And maybe you will be able to make an informed decision on who to cheer for.

Grand National 2018 winner Tiger Roll is the current favourite to win with 7/2, in a bid to be the first horse since Red Rum to win back-to-back.

11. Ballyoptic

Trainer: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Jockey: Tom Bellamy

Age: 9

Weight: 11-01

Rating: 3 out of 5

Odds: 33/1

He was denied in a photo-finish at the Scottish Grand National last spring.

Definite contender if on good form.

12. Dounikos

Trainer: Gordon Elliott IRE

Jockey: Jack Kennedy

Age: 8

Weight: 11-00

Rating: 5 out of 5

Odds: 33/1

Won four times at the Cheltenham Festival last year.

13. Rathvinden

Trainer: Willie Mullins IRE

Jockey:

Age: 11

Weight: 11-00

Rating: 4 0ut of 5

Odds: 8/1

Won the four-miler at Cheltenham last year, great stamina.

14. One For Arthur

Trainer: Lucinda Russell

Jockey: Derek Fox

Age: 10

Weight: 11-00

Rating: 3 out of 5

Odds: 25/1

Won the Grand National two years ago, but things have not been great since.

Was sidelined for 600 days due to injury.

15. Rock The Kasbah

Trainer: Philip Hobbs

Jockey: Richard Johnson

Age: 9

Weight: 10-13

Rating: 5 out of 5

Odds: 20/1

Has a good change at the 2019 Grand National, is a good jumper.

16. Warriors Tale

Trainer: Paul Nicholls

Jockey: Harry Cobden

Age: 10

Weight: 10-13

Rating: 3 out of 5

Odds: 50/1

Trainer has been doing great all season.

Warriors Tale has won the Grand Sefton before.

17. Regal Encore

Trainer: Anthony Honeyball

Jockey: Mark Walsh

Age: 11

Weight:10-12

Rating: 2 out of 5

Odds: 50/1

Finished third in the Ladbrokes Trophy, and won at Ascot.

18. Magic Of Light

Trainer: Jessica Harrington IRE

Jockey: Paddy Kennedy

Age: 8

Weight: 10-11

Rating: 2 out of 5

Odds: 50/1

This is the first runner in the Grand National for trainer Jessica.

19. A Toi Phil

Trainer: Gordon Elliott IRE

Jockey: Denis O’Regan

Age: 9

Weight: 10-11

Rating: 2 out of 5

Odds: 50/1

A Toi Phil is good over short distances, but starts to struggle. Is decent at jumping.

20. Jury Duty

Trainer: Gordon Elliott IRE

Jockey: Robbie Power

Age: 8

Weight: 10-11

Rating: 4 out of 5

Odds: 16/1

Won the American Grand National – but that is only over two miles and five furlongs and hurdles.

21. Noble Endeavour

Trainer: Gordon Elliott IREE

Jockey: Mark Enright

Age: 10

Weight: 10-10

Rating: 2 out of 5

Odds: 33/1

Came ninth in the Becher Chase, beaten by Walk The Mill.

22. Monbeg Notorious

Trainer: Gordon Elliott IRE

Jockey: Sean Bowen

Age: 8

Weight: 10-10

Rating: 3 out of 5

Odds: 66/1

Was fancied for the Irish National last year, but came eighth.

23. Ramses De Teillee

Trainer: David Pipe

Jockey: David Noonan

Age: 7

Weight: 10-09

Rating: 4 out of 5

Odds: 25/1

Came second in the Welsh National, losing to Elegant Escape.

24. Tea For Two

Trainer: Jane Williams

Jockey: Lizzie Kelly

Age: 10

Weight: 10-09

Rating: 4 out of 5

Odds: 40/1

First Grand National ride for Lizzie. She guided Tea for Two to victory at Kempton in December 2015.

25. Just A Par

Trainer: James Moffatt

Jockey: Aiden Coleman

Age: 12

Weight 10-02

Rating: 3 out of 5

Won the bet365 Gold Cup at Sandown in April 2015.

Odds: 100/1

26. Step Back

Trainer: Mark Bradstock

Jockey: 9

Age: 10-07

Weight: Nico de Boinville

Rating: 3 out of 10

Odds: 20/1

Won the Sundown’s bet365 Gold Cup last April.

27. Ultragold

Trainer: Colin Tizzard

Jockey: Tom O’Brien

Age: 11

Weight: 10-07

Rating: 2 out of 5

Odds: 50/1

Ultra gold has won the last two runnings of the Topham, finished on the podium for the Becher and Grand Sefton.

28. Blow By Blow

Trainer: Gordon Elliott IRE

Jockey: Andrew Ring

Age: 8

Weight: 10-06

Rating: 1 out of 5

Odds: 66/1

Won over hurdles at the Cheltenham Festival last year, but has not done amazingly in steeplechases this season.

29. Up For Review

Trainer: Willie Mullins IRE

Jockey:

Age: 10

Weight: 10-06

Rating: 2 out of 5

Odds: 25/1

Spent two years off the track until February 2018, but won twice last season.

30. Singlefarmpayment

Trainer: Tom George

Jockey: Paddy Brennan

Age: 9

Weight: 10-06

Rating: 3 out of 5

Odds: 50/1

Has had many podium finishes over the past three seasons, but only won gold once in 14 starts.

31. Vieux Lion Rouge

Trainer: David Pipe

Jockey: Tom Scudamore

Age: 10

Weight: 10-06

Rating: 2 out of 5

Odds: 33/1

Has been a contender at the last three Nationals, and came ninth to Tiger Roll in 2018.

Has been a flop on the last two starts.

32. Valseur Lido

Trainer: Henry de Bromhead IRE

Jockey: Rachael Blackmore

Age: 10

Weight: 10-06

Rating: 4 out of 5

Odds: 66/1

Finished eighth to Tiger Roll 12 months ago, with 66-1 odds – but has not been on top form recently.

33. Vintage Clouds

Trainer: Sue Smith

Jockey: Danny Cook

Age: 9

Weight: 10-04

Rating: 4 out of 5

Odds: 12/1

Sue won the Grand National six years ago with Auroras Encore, with 66-1 odds.

Vintage Clouds is a good jumper, and won third in the Scottish National last year.

34. General Principle

Trainer: Gordon Elliott IRE

Jockey: J J Slevin

Age: 10

Weight: 10-04

Rating: 3 out of 5

Odds: 40/1

Won last years Irish National, and was running well until having at unlucky run at Cheltenham.

35. Livelovelaugh

Trainer: Willie Mullins IRE

Jockey: David Mullins

Age: 9

Weight: 10-04

Rating: 2 out of 5

Odds: 66/1

Has only been tested seven times over large obstacles, so it remains to be seen how he will do over big distances.

36. Walk In The Mill

Trainer: Robert Walford

Jockey: James Best

Age: 9

Weight: 10-04

Rating: 4 out of 5

Odds: 25/1

Won the Becher Chase last December.

37. Folsom Blue

Trainer: Gordon Elliott IRE

Jockey: Luke Dempsey

Age: 12

Weight: 10-04

Rating: 2 out of 5

Odds: 50/1

Came fourth in the Irish National last April and was beaten in the Welsh National where he came weight.

38. Captain Redbeard

Trainer: Stuart Coltherd

Jockey: Sam Coltherd

Age: 10

Weight: 10-03

Rating: 2 out of 5

Odds: 50/1

Captain Redbeard, known as Spot, unseated his rider early on last year.

39. Bless The Wings

Trainer: Gordon Elliott IRE

Jockey: Robert Dunne

Age: 14

Weight: 10-03

Rating: 3 out of 5

Odds: 66/1

The oldest horse in the race, but came third in the Grand National 2018.

40. Joe Farrell

Trainer: Rebecca Curtis

Jockey: Adam Wedge

Age: 10

Weight: 10-02

Rating: 4 out of 5

Odds: 25/1

Last to be added to the declarations after the withdrawal of Pairofbrowneyes.

Won the Scottish Grand National last April.

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