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Welsh Grand National Betting 2023, Best Betting Offers, Odds & Tips

Chepstow hosts one of the festive season’s racing highlights


The Welsh Grand National is one of the highlights of the festive racing season and provides some early pointers for the Cheltenham Festival and the Grand National.

Run over 3 miles and 6½ furlongs at Chepstow Racecourse, usually on testing ground, it’s a stamina-sapping contest with 23 fences jumped.

This year’s Welsh Grand National is scheduled for Wednesday, December 27, at 2:50pm, and the race will be live on ITV Racing.


Welsh Grand National Betting Offers

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How To Get Free Bets For The 2023 Welsh Grand National

As one of the racing highlights of the Christmas period, there’s no shortage of free bet promotions and betting offers from top UK bookmakers.

The bet365 sign-up offer is one of the most popular at present with horse racing fans and sees you get £30 in bet credits when you join bet365 and wager £10.

While Spreadex are offering £40 in free bets when you place a £10 bet – ideal for getting involved in the Welsh Grand National betting action.


2023 Welsh Grand National Tips

Our horse racing experts, Alan Kelly and Charlie McCann have in-depth selections for the Welsh Grand National at 25/1 and 5/1 - click on their links below to see full details!


Welsh Grand National Betting Tips & Stats Guide


When & Where Is The 2023 Welsh Grand National?

The Welsh Grand National is run at Chepstow Racecourse, traditionally between Christmas and New Year, and is seen as one of the most important staying chases of the season.

Since 2003, two Welsh Grand National winners have gone on to win the Aintree Grand National, and two have won the Cheltenham Gold Cup.

This year’s Welsh Grand National is scheduled for Wednesday, December 27.


What Happened Last Year?

The 2022 Welsh Grand National was won by The Two Amigos at 16/1, ridden by Welsh jockey David Prichard and trained by Nicky Martin.

Having finished fifth in the race in 2019 and runner-up in 2020, The Two Amigos led the 17-strong pack for most of the race and successfully held off challenges from The Big Breakaway and The Big Dog.

The victory was a special one for Prichard, who was born in Pontypridd, describing the success as the “best win of his career.”


Recent Welsh Grand National Winners

The Welsh Grand National is one of the highlights of the Christmas racing schedule and has been won by some top-class horses over the years, including Burrough Hill Lad, Bindaree, Synchronised, and Native River.

Below, we’ve listed the last five winners of the Welsh Grand National.

YearWinner
2022The Two Amigos
2021Iwilldoit
2020Secret Reprieve
2019Potters Corner
2018Elegant Escape

FAQs

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When is the 2023 Welsh Grand National?

The 2023 Welsh Grand National will be held on Wednesday, 27 December.

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Where is the Welsh Grand National run?

The Welsh Grand National is run annually at Chepstow Racecourse in Wales.

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What time is the Welsh Grand National?

The 2023 Welsh Grand National is scheduled for 2.50pm on Wednesday, 27 December.

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Where can I watch the Welsh Grand National?

The Welsh Grand National will be shown live on ITV Racing and Sky Sports Racing, and will also be available to stream via the leading bookmakers.