Grand National Runners

Punters love to know the full list of confirmed Grand National Runners and odds ahead of the big racing event.

Those who enjoy a yearly flutter on the gee-gees usually look at the grand national horse’s names and numbers to give them some inspiration for selecting the Grand National winner.

The maximum grand national field is 40 runners and riders. With several reserves, if there are any non-runners the full number of 40 horses are likely to start the 2022 Grand National because the reserve horses will replace the non-runners.

Every year a maximum of 40 Grand National Runners line up at the start in preparation to jump 30 Grand National obstacles at Aintree Racecourse.

With over 600 million people worldwide tuning in to watch the race the runners and riders have the chance to put themselves into the history books.

In our 2022 Grand National Runners guide, we will show you all the horses’ names, numbers, odds and tips on the iconic racing event.

Confirmed 2022 Grand National Runners and Weights

Here is the full list of horses’ numbers, names, weights and horse racing trainers.

  1. Chris’s Dream (IRE) 10 11-10 162 Henry de Bromhead
  2. Minella Times (IRE) 9 11-09 161 Henry de Bromhead
  3. Delta Work (FR) 9 11-08 160 Gordon Elliott
  4. Easysland (FR) 8 11-07 159 Jonjo O’Neill
  5. Any Second Now (IRE) 10 11-07 159 Ted Walsh
  6. Run Wild Fred (IRE) 8 11-07 158 Gordon Elliott
  7. Lostintranslation (IRE) 10 11-05 157 Colin Tizzard
  8. Brahma Bull (IRE) 11 11-05 157 Willie Mullins
  9. Battleoverdoyen (IRE) 9 11-05 157 Gordon Elliott
  10. Burrows Saint (FR) 9 11-04 156 Willie Mullins
  11. Mount Ida (IRE) 8 11-04 156 Gordon Elliott
  12. Longhouse Poet (IRE) 8 11-03 155 Martin Brassil
  13. Fiddlerontheroof (IRE) 8 11-03 155 Colin Tizzard
  14. Two For Gold (IRE) 9 11-02 154 Kim Bailey
  15. Santini (GB) 10 11-01 153 Polly Gundry
  16. Samcro (IRE) 10 11-00 152 Gordon Elliott
  17. Chatham Street Lad (IRE) 10 11-00 152 Michael Winters
  18. Farclas (FR) 8 11-00 152 Gordon Elliott
  19. Escaria Ten (FR) 8 11-00 152 Gordon Elliott
  20. Good Boy Bobby (IRE) 9 10-12 150 Nigel Twiston-Davies
  21. Lord du Mesnil (FR) 9 10-12 150 Richard Hobson
  22. Coko Beach (FR) 7 10-12 150 Gordon Elliott
  23. De Rasher Counter (GB) 10 10-11 149 Emma Lavelle
  24. Caribean Boy (FR) 8 10-11 149 Nicky Henderson
  25. Court Maid (IRE) 9 10-11 149 Tom Mullins
  26. Kildisart (IRE) 10 10-10 148 Ben Pauling
  27. Discorama (FR) 9 10-10 148 Paul Nolan
  28. Highland Hunter (IRE) 9 10-10 148 Paul Nicholls
  29. Top Ville Ben (IRE) 10 10-10 148 Philip Kirby
  30. Enjoy d’Allen (FR) 8 10-10 148 Ciaran Murphy
  31. Anibale Fly (FR) 12 10-10 148 Tony Martin
  32. Dingo Dollar (IRE) 10 10-10 148 Sandy Thomson
  33. Freewheelin Dylan (IRE) 10 10-09 147 Dermot McLoughlin
  34. Class Conti (FR) 10 10-09 147 Willie Mullins
  35. Noble Yeats (IRE) 7 10-09 147 Emmet Mullins
  36. Mighty Thunder (GB) 9 10-09 147 Lucinda Russell
  37. Cloth Cap (IRE) 10 10-09 147 Jonjo O’Neill
  38. Snow Leopardess (GB) 10 10-08 146 Charlie Longsdon
  39. Agusta Gold (IRE) 9 10-08 146 Willie Mullins
  40. Phoenix Way (IRE) 9 10-08 146 Harry Fry
  41. Poker Party (FR) 10 10-07 145 Henry de Bromhead
  42. Deise Aba (IRE) 9 10-07 145 Philip Hobbs
  43. Blaklion (GB) 13 10-07 145 Dan Skelton
  44. Death Duty (IRE) 11 10-06 144 Gordon Elliott

How does a horse get into the Grand National?

Here are the steps to getting a horse into the Grand National.

  1. Enter your horse for the race before the end of January
  2. Names and numbers are announced by the British Horseracing Authority the following day
  3. The top 40 horses on official ratings get into the Grand National

Several important factors to consider when entering a horse into the Grand National is they must meet the minimum criteria for a qualification which are:

  • Owner and trainer feel that their horse is capable of handling the race
  • The horse is aged seven and upwards
  • The horse has been placed first, second, third or fourth in a chase of three miles or more
  • At least 125 by the BHA Handicapper (official rating)

When horses qualify for the Grand National they will take their official rating into the handicap race. The official rating on the horse by the BHA Handicapper determines what weight is added to their saddles. You can check out the winning form of the Grand National runner favourites.

Number of Grand National Entries

Here is the most recent number of entries for the Grand National race.

  • 2022 – 107 Grand National Entries
  • 2021 – 106 Grand National Entries
  • 2019 – 112 Grand National Entries
  • 2018 – 105 Grand National Entries
  • 2017 – 110 Grand National Entries
  • 2016 – 126 Grand National Entries
  • 2015 – 98 Grand National Entries

Betting on Grand National Runners

If you want to place a bet on any of the Grand National runners check out these great bookies:

  • bet365 Grand National Offer

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  • William Hill Grand National

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  • BetBull Grand National Offer

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    Get up to £50 in free bets and 100% in odds boosts as a welcome bonus promotion when you deposit and bet at BetBull For the Grand National.      

    Min Deposit £10 and bet on sports. Full T&Cs apply.

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  • Betfred Grand National Offer

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    BET £10 GET £60 IN BONUSES
    Get a whopping £60 in bonuses at Betfred as a welcome bonus offer when you stake £10 to bet on the Grand National using Promo Code BETFRED60.          

    New UK customers only. Register using the promo code BETFRED60, deposit and place first bet of £10+ on Sports (cumulative Evens+) within 7 days of registration. First bet must be on Sports. £20 in Free Bets to be used on Sports, £10 in Free Bets to be used on Lotto and 50 Free Spins (20p per spin) credited within 48 hours of bet settlement. Further £20 in Free Bets credited 5 days after settlement. Bonuses have a 7-day expiry. Payment restrictions apply. SMS verification and/or Proof of I.D and address may be required.

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  • Ladbrokes Grand National Offer

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    Newcomers can bet £5 to get £20 in free bets as a one time promotional offer on the Aintree Grand National.

    18+ New UK+IRE customers. Paypal and certain deposit types and bet types excluded. Min £5 bet within 14 days of account reg at min odds 1/2 = 4 x £5 free bets. Free bets valid for 7 days on sports, stake not returned, restrictions apply.

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  • Coral Grand National Offer

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    Coral are offering new customers a chance to claim £20 in free bets as a promotional offer, just in time for the Grand National event!

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  • 888sport Grand National Offer

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    BET £10 GET £30
    888Sport are giving away £30 in free bet tokens to new customers as a special promotional offer for the Grand National.

    New customers only – Minimum deposit of £10 using deposit code 30F – A qualifying bet is a ‘real money’ stake of at least £10 placed on any sports market – Minimum odds of 1/2 (1.5) – Free bets credited upon qualifying bet settlement and expire after 7 days – Free bet stakes not included in returns – Deposit method and withdrawal restrictions apply.

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  • BetVictor Grand National Offer

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    New customers get £40 in horse racing bonuses as a welcome offer when you deposit and bet £10 on the Grand National.

    18+ New customers opt in, bet £5 at odds 2.00+, no cashout. Get £5 in Free Bets & a £1 Free Bet every weekend for the next 20 weeks, set events at odds 2.00+. Plus a £5 Slot Bonus, selected games, wager 20x to withdraw max £250. Bonuses expire in 7 days. Card payments only. Offer Valid until 10.04.2022. T&C’s apply. | Please gamble responsibly

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  • Betfair Grand National Offer

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    BET £10 GET £30
    Claim a £20 free bet on the Aintree Grand National horse race when you place £50 worth of bets at Betfair.

    New Customer offer. Place a min £10 bet on the Sportsbook on odds of min 1/2 (1.5), get £30 in Free Bets. Rewards valid for 30 days. SMS verification required. Only deposits via cards will qualify. T&Cs apply. Please Gamble Responsibly.

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Summary of Grand National Runners

Good luck when choosing your Grand National runners!

Before the race, most newspaper and TV coverage will give more info – or simply go with your gut and choose a name you like!

Whatever you do, enjoy and play responsibly.

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