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Grand National 2011 Tips


The Grand National 2011 Tips are going to be extremely popular this weekend with bookies predicting the Grand National to be more popular than ever with the punters.

It is always worth taking note of certain pointers before placing any Grand National bets.

Many will look through all the Grand National form available and back the horses that they think have the best chance whilst others will simply back horses based on the colours they wear or what they are called. There is no right or wrong way to come up with a Grand National Tip but there are certain things to look out for.

Most people will start with last year’s winner when looking for this year’s Grand National winner. Don’t Push It carried the most weight to victory since Grand National legend Red Rum last won the race in 1977. That marks him down as a very strong winner and there is no reason why he shouldn’t run well again. Although he may now be carrying too much weight to win the race, he’d probably have to match Red Rum’s weight carrying effort in 1974 and it would go down as one of the best victories ever if he carries top weight to victory on Saturday.

One of the best Grand National 2011 Tips should be to follow the best fancied horses this year. There have been some shocks in the race down the years, in 2009 Mon Mome won the Grand National at a starting price of 100/1, although he was much smaller odds in the lead up to the race. Winners at that sort of price are very rare despite how competitive the Grand National is. Including Mon Mome, there have been just two winners with odds of more than 33/1 in 25 years.

That is some stat and suggests that for the Best Grand National Tips we shouldn’t look at these huge priced runners but instead concentrate on anything that is 33/1 or less. In fact in the last 15 years, only four winners started the race at more than 16/1 to going only for runners that are 16/1 or less looks a good strategy, That really narrows it down to less than a quarter of the Grand National field.

Click on the highlighted link for all the latest Grand National Odds for each of the runners on Saturday and pay extra attention to those that are at most 33/1 and preferably those who are 16/1 or smaller.

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