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The Welsh Grand National is set to take place on December 27th, 2019 at the Chepstow Racecourse in Chepstow, Wales.

The Welsh Grand National is a 22 fence race that takes place in late December.  It is a handicap race.The Welsh Grand National, which is sponsored by Coral, takes place on a 5,934 metre, left-handed turf track. The competition is open to horses 4 years and older.

There are 22 fences that must be jumped over the course of the race. It is also important to note that this is a handicap race.

The Welsh Grand National was first run in 1895 and has moved venues multiple times over the years.

Weather can sometimes be a factor in this race, as numerous runnings of the Welsh Grand National have been cancelled in the past due to snow and frost.

Many bettors keep a close eye on this race, as numerous strong finishers in the Welsh Grand National have gone on to win the higher profile Grand National and Cheltenham Gold Cup races.

As mentioned, there is no upper limit on the age of horses in this event, which means that there can be multiple winners. The most recent two-time winner was Mountainous, who won the race both in 2013 and 2015.

The most recent winner of the Welsh Grand National was "Elegant Escape", who was ridden by Tom O'Brien and trained by Colin Tizzard.


Elegant Escape is the betting favourite to win again this year - let's take a look at the odds as of this moment, courtesy of Bet365:

Source: Bet365
Time Stamp: December 20th, 2019 1:53 pm EST
Odds Subject to Change

Elegant Escape, 5.00
Truckers Lodge, 8.00
Now Mcginty, 8.00
Steely Addition, 11.00
Yala Enki, 13.00
Potters Corner, 13.00
Bennys King, 13.00
Give Me A Copper, 15.00
Mister Whitaker, 21.00
Rock the Kasbah, 21.00
West Approach, 21.00
Lake View Lad, 21.00

There are dozens of other horses in this race as well, including "Ballyoptic", "Space Cadet" and "Virginia Chick".


Elegant Escape will certainly be the most successful horse in this field, as he has won 6 of the 21 races that he has entered in his lifetime, including 4 wins in chase events.

Elegant Escape has over £300,000 in total lifetime earnings.

Race Details:

Grade: 3
Open To: Horses 4 Years and Older
Date: December 27th, 2019
Surface: Turf
Length: 5,934 Metres
Country: Wales