Where to look at the 2024 Grand National dwell: TV channel and streaming | EUROtoday

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If you solely watch one horse race in 2024, it ought to in all probability be the Grand National. Indeed by legislation, the Grand National is certainly one of two horse races that should be broadcast on free-to-air tv within the UK (the Epsom Derby is the opposite).

This 12 months’s race takes place at Aintree, close to Liverpool, on April 13. For all the things it’s essential to know in regards to the race itself, see our complete information to the Grand National. You can even learn our horse-by-horse information to the race after the weights for the race have been revealed and our options about which horse to wager on.

What TV channel is the Grand National on?

ITV have the broadcasting rights to point out the Grand National within the UK. The free-to-air broadcaster has proven the race since 2017. It was on Channel 4 from 2013 to 2016 and was broadcast on the BBC earlier than then, ever since its first broadcast in 1960.

The Sky channel for ITV is 103. Virgin Media clients can even discover ITV on channel 103.

ITV’s lead presenter is Ed Chamberlin.

Racing TV, the specialist racing broadcaster, may even present the race on Sky channel 424, or Virgin Media channel 536.

Grand National streaming choices

Both the UK tv broadcasters – ITV and Racing TV – have dwell on-line streaming providers on their web sites.

Where to look at a replay of the Grand National on TV

Racing TV can have an on-demand replay of the Grand National out there to view on its web site. This service is simply out there for subscribers, nonetheless.

Is the Grand National proven within the US?

This is to be confirmed. In 2023, nonetheless, no US TV channel carried essentially the most prestigious race within the UK.

How many individuals watch the Grand National on TV?

In the second half of the twentieth century, when the race was broadcast on the BBC, the Grand National often attracted a TV viewers in extra of 15 million. The 1997 version, which was postponed till the Monday owing to IRA bomb threats, attracted 15.1 million viewers, the very best quantity for any sporting occasion that 12 months.

In the previous decade or so, the Grand National has sometimes attracted a TV viewers of fewer than 10 million, though that also makes the race one of the watched sporting occasions yearly.

The world TV viewers is usually estimated at 500 million, though correct figures are virtually unimaginable to find out.

The three-day Grand National Festival normally welcomes about 150,000 race-going followers to Aintree itself.

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