The 2012 Aintree Grand National meeting reaches it's conclusion on Saturday afternoon with the highlight of course being the John Smith's Grand National at 4.15pm local time
Experienced punters, horse racing fanatics and once a year gamblers will flock to their local bookmakers on Saturday morning as millions of people all over the world prepare to sink their teeth into the Merseyside marathon.
The key to getting as much value as possible in the Aintree extravaganza is to bet on Friday and utilise the free bets on offer to make sure that you are playing with the bookies’ money in another fiercely competitive renewal of the race. All the nation's high-street firms will remove their free bet offers on the morning of the race so make sure you get your bets on now!
bet365 are offering all new customers a free £200 bet on Saturday’s race and are going Non Runner No Bet and Best Odds Guaranteed on the contest. It means that punters can bet safe in the knowledge that if their horse is withdrawn they get their money back and if their selection wins at a bigger price than expected, they will get paid at the greater odds.
Meanwhile, every horse racing fan on the planet knows how gruelling the Aintree Grand National course is and Blue Square are offering all customers the chance to get their money back if their selection falls in Saturday’s big race. Sign up with the firm using bonus code MAXIMUMBONUS and get a free £25 bet on the race with the firm.
If it is each-way value you’re after then Paddy Power is the firm to bet with and if you sign up with the firm now you can get a free £250 bet on Saturday’s race.
Ladbrokes are offering all new customers a free £50 bet on any race on Saturday’s card at Aintree when you register with the firm using bonus code MAXIMUMBONUS and the firm are currently top price on four of the five horses at the head of the betting.
Boylesports are also offering £40, while Stan James are looking forward to the action at the weekend by offering all new customers a free £10 bet on the Merseyside marathon.