THE Grand Annual is run on day four of the Cheltenham Festival and we’ve got you covered for this year!
To get you in the mood for the race at Prestbury Park, here’s all you need to know.
When is the Grand Annual, what’s the distance and which sort of horses can enter?
The 2019 Grand Annual will take place on Friday, March 15 at 16:50 (4.50pm).
It’s a Grade 3 Handicap Chase run over two miles, for horses aged five years and upwards.
Who is running in the 2019 Grand Annual?
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How can I watch the race?
The race will be broadcast live on Racing TV.
You can watch Racing TV on Sky Channel 426 and Virgin Media Channel 536.
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Who won the Grand Annual in 2018?
Le Prezien (15-2) recorded an emphatic win for jockey Barry Geraghty and trainer Paul Nicholls.
Gino Trail (25-1) was just beaten off in second with Top Gamble (8-1) in third.
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Which jockeys and trainers have won the Grand Annual the most?
Paul Nicholls is the leading trainer with four wins: St Pirran (2004), Andreas (2007), Solar Impulse (2016), Le Prezien (2018).
Jockey Graham Bradley rode four winners to victory and is the top rider in the race.
What are the top tips for the race?
Grand Annual tips
Templegate – MARRACUDJA (Click here to compare the best prices and place your bet)
Matt Chapman – MAGIC SAINT (Click here to compare the best prices and place your bet)
Wizard Of Odds – BRELAN D’AS (Click here to compare the best prices and place your bet)
Trends – MIND’S EYE (Click here to compare the best prices and place your bet)