Grand National Weights

The weights for the Grand National are announced each year at a lavish ceremony.
The weights for the Grand National are announced each year at a lavish ceremony.

The announcement of the weights for the Grand National is always a landmark moment, and nowadays it has become trendy for the marks for the race to be announced at a lavish ceremony - either in London or Liverpool.

The marks which are handed to runners in the Grand National can differ slightly from their official ratings - particularly at the top of the order, where the weights tend to be condensed slightly in order to encourage the connections of the very best horses to run. Plans are hatched by connections well in advance of the announcement to ensure that their horse has the best weight possible, and trainers across the UK and Ireland attend the weights announcement with bated breath.

The idea of a handicap is that in a dream world, all of the horses will cross the line together, thus giving each runner a fair chance of winning. As such, the horses with the best form will therefore be given the highest amount of weight.

2020 Grand National Odds

2020 Randox Health Grand National Weights

  1. Tiger Roll - 11-10 - Gordon Elliott 
  2. Bristol De Mai - 11-08 - Nigel Twiston-Davies
  3. Anibale Fly - 11-02 - Tony Martin
  4. Aso - 11-02 - Venetia Williams
  5. Elegant Escape - 11-02 - Colin Tizzard 
  6. Top Ville Ben - 11-02 - Philip Kirby
  7. Beware The Bear - 11-00 - Nicky Henderson
  8. Alpha Des Obeaux - 10-13 - Gordon Elliott
  9. Jett - 10-13 - Jessica Harrington
  10. Peregrine Run - 10-13 - Peter Fahey
  11. Total Recall - 10-13 - Willie Mullins
  12. Magic Of Light - 10-12 - Jessica Harrington
  13. The Storyteller - 10-12 - Gordon Elliott
  14. Ballyoptic - 10-11 - Nigel Twiston-Davies
  15. Talkischeap - 10-11 - Alan King
  16. Yala Enki - 10-11 - Paul Nicholls
  17. Burrows Saint - 10-10 - Willie Mullins
  18. Definitly Red - 10-10 - Brian Ellison
  19. OK Corral - 10-09 - Nicky Henderson
  20. Sub Lieutenant - 10-09 - Henry de Bromhead
  21. Tout Est Permis - 10-09 - Noel Meade
  22. Crievehill - 10-08 - Nigel Twiston-Davies
  23. Jury Duty - 10-08 - Gordon Elliott
  24. Lake View Lad - 10-08 - Nick Alexander
  25. Vintage Clouds - 10-08 - Sue Smith
  26. Pleasant Company - 10-07 - Willie Mullins
  27. Acapella Bourgeois - 10-06 - Willie Mullins
  28. Any Second Now - 10-06 - Ted Walsh
  29. Potters Corner - 10-06 - Christian Williams
  30. Shattered Love - 10-06 - Gordon Elliott
  31. Death Duty - 10-05 - Gordon Elliott
  32. Dounikos - 10-05 - Gordon Elliott
  33. Kildisart - 10-05 - Ben Pauling
  34. Ramses de Teillee - 10-05 - David Pipe
  35. Double Shuffle - 10-04 - Tom George
  36. Kimberlite Candy - 10-04 - Tom Lacey
  37. Saint Xavier - 10-04 - Paul Nicholls
  38. Valtor - 10-04 - Nicky Henderson
  39. Walk In The Mill - 10-04 - Robert Walford
  40. Warriors Tale - 10-04 - Paul Nicholls
  41. Chef des Obeaux- 10-03 - Willie Mullins
  42. Class Conti - 10-03 - Willie Mullins
  43. Traffic Fluide - 10-03 - Gary Moore
  44. One For Arthur - 10-02 - Lucinda Russell
  45. Romain de Senam - 10-02 - Paul Nicholls
  46. Snugsborough Benny - 10-02 - Liam Cusack
  47. Dallas des Pictons - 10-01 - Gordon Elliott
  48. Give Me A Copper - 10-01 - Paul Nicholls
  49. Lord du Mesnil 10-01 - Richard Hobson
  50. Now Mcginty - 10-01 - Stuart Edmunds
  51. Poker Party - 10-01 - Henry de Bromhead
  52. Takingrisks - 10-01 - Nicky Richards
  53. Borice - 10-00 - Gordon Elliott 
  54. Hogan's Height - 10-00 - Jamie Snowden
  55. Regal Encore - 10-00 - Anthony Honeyball
  56. Activial - 9-13 - Tom George
  57. Atlanta Ablaze - 9-13 - Henry Daly
  58. Cabaret Quieen - 9-13 - Willie Mullins
  59. Dalko Moriviere 9-13 - Nicky Henderson
  60. Dragon d'Estruval 9-13 - Nicky Henderson
  61. Le Breuil - 9-13 - Ben Pauling
  62. Outlander - 9-13 - Richard Spencer
  63. A Toil Phil - 9-12 - Gary Moore
  64. Cogry - 9-12 - Nigel Twiston-Davies
  65. Dingo Dollar - 9-12 - Alan King
  66. Flying Angel - 9-12 - Nigel Twiston-Davies
  67. The Hollow Ginge - 9-12 - Nigel Twiston-Davies
  68. The Young Master - 9-12 - Neil Mulholland
  69. Mall Dini - 9-11 - Patrick Kelly
  70. Monbeg Notorious - 9-11 - Gordon Elliott
  71. Fitzhenry 9-10 - Paul Nolan
  72. Joe Farrell - 9-10 - Rebecca Curtis
  73. Ravenhill - 9-10 - Gordon Elliott
  74. Roaring Bull - 9-10 - Gordon Elliott
  75. Townshend - 9-10 - Nigel Twiston-Davies
  76. Vieux Lion Rouge - 9-10 - David Pipe
  77. Ami Desbois - 9-09 - Graeme McPherson
  78. Moonshine Boy - 9-08 - Jessica Harrington
  79. Out Sam - 9-08 - Gordon Elliott
  80. Fingerontheswitch - 9-07 - Neil Muholland
  81. Singlefarmpayment - 9-07 - Tom George
  82. Kilfilum Cross - 9-06 - Henry Oliver
  83. Soupy Soups - 9-06 - Neil Mulholland
  84. General Principle 9-05 - Gordon Elliott
  85. Spider Web - 9-05 - Tom Mullins
  86. Scoir Mear - 8-12 - Tom Mullins
  87. Rathlin Rose - 8-10 - David Pipe
  88. Disco d'Authie - 8-07 - David Pipe
  89. Prince Of Scars - 8-07 - Gordon Elliott

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