Aintree Racecard: Your ultimate guide to Saturday’s 7 races at 2023 Grand National Festival

Everything you need for the second day of Aintree in one handy place.


If you’re looking for the ultimate guide to the third and final day of the 2023 Aintree Grand National Festival then you’ve found to the right place. Come on in, the water’s fine…

We’ve got you covered with everything you need to know about Saturday’s action at Aintree’s April extravaganza including the racecard, tips and best bets, how to live stream all the action as well as details of the ITV Racing schedule.

It is all about the big one, the Grand National, at 5:15pm as Noble Yeats bids to join the elite club of back-to-back winners but last year’s hero has to deal with a massive rise in the weights.

Arkle second Jonbon is the star of the show in the opening race on the card, the Maghull Novices’ Chase, as Turners second Notlongtillmay drops in trip.

Cheltenham Festival flop Hermes Allen bids for redemption in the Mersey Novices’ Hurdle before the final Grade 1 of the meeting, the Liverpool Hurdle, which sees last year’s winner Sire Du Berlais attempt to follow up last month’s shock success in the Paddy Power Stayers’ Hurdle.

The latest Grand National odds can be found on the Paddy Power website and Paddy Power app, otherwise all the key information about the third and final day of the Aintree Grand National Festival is below.

Aintree Racecard

Our snazzy Racecards page has details of the runners and riders, weights, odds and Timeform’s horse-by-horse analysis for every renewal on the Aintree Grand National Festival schedule.

The following seven races take place at Aintree on Saturday, April 15:

13:45: Maghull Novices’ Chase (Grade 1)
14:25: Bridle Road Handicap Hurdle (Premier Handicap)
15:00: Mersey Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 1)
15:35: Liverpool Hurdle (Grade 1)
16:15: Freebooter Handicap Chase (Premier Handicap)
17:15: Randox Grand National (Premier Handicap)
18:20: Weatherbys Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race (Grade 2)

Aintree Tips

Paddy Power News is the home of top tips and best bets for the 2023 Aintree Grand National Festival. Our superstar stable of pundits includes Grand National-winning jockeys Ruby Walsh and Mick Fitzgerald as well as ITV Racing expert Matt Chapman.

Aintree Live Stream

You can live stream every single race at the 2023 Aintree Grand National Festival on the Paddy Power website and via the Paddy Power app for free.

Just head to or the Paddy Power app and sign up or log in. Once you’ve done that, find the betting page for the renewal you wish to watch and click the button that says ‘Watch Live’.

Aintree TV Schedule

Paddy’s pals at ITV Racing bring you live coverage of five of the seven races on Saturday’s racecard at the 2023 Aintree Grand National Festival from 2pm on ITV1 and Virgin Media One.

An extended 90-minute edition of the The Opening Show builds the hype from 9am on ITV4.

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