Published: 09:18 09/04/2012
With just five days to go until the 2012 Grand National many reliable bookmakers are now offering non runner no bet for this great British sporting institution.
From today Coral,Betfred, Blue Square,and 888Sport have joined Bet365 and Paddy Power in offering the non runner moneyback concession to anyone placing a bet on the 2012 Grand National .
Each way terms from these bookies however do vary as follows:
Bet365 each way 1/4 odds 1-2-3-4-5
Paddy Power each way 1/4 odds 1-2-3-4-5
Blue Square each way 1/4 odds 1-2-3-4-5
888Sport each way 1/4 odds 1-2-3-4-5
Coral each way 1/4 odds 1-2-3-4 only
Betfred each way 1/4 odds 1-2-3-4 only
The Grand National meeting gets underway on Thursday this week with "Liverpool Day" featuring Big Bucks attempting to make history in the the £100,000 BGC Partners Liverpool Hurdle over an extended three miles by winning his 17th consecutive race over hurdles.
The Friday of Aintree Grand National week is traditionally Ladies Day and the £175,000 John Smith's Melling Steeple Chase and the Topham Chase which is ran over the Grand National course are the main racing and betting highlights.
The Grand National is often referred to as the worlds greatest steeplechase and the race will start at 4.15pm with a world wide audience in excess of 600 million.
The Jonjo O'Neil trained Synchronised remains favourite with all bookmakers at odds of around 8/1 and the Cheltenham Gold Cup winner looks certain to start favourite if declared a certain runner .
888Sport and Blue Square have an interesting new market on the 2012 Grand National in which losing stakes will be refunded if your horse falls. This is a seperate Grand National market with with each way terms and odds different to that of the main Grand National market. However the odds of many runners are the same and the "Grand National Insurance " market as Blue Square term it will certainly appeal to many of the once a year Grand National punters.