All bars and food outlets are cashless and will be accepting card and contactless payments only. However, bookmakers and the tote will still accept cash payments. As there are no cash machines on the racecourse, please bring cash with you if this is your preferred payment method with bookmakers.
Having called Uttoxeter it’s home for 50 years, this Staffordshire town is synonymous with the Midlands Grand National. The class 1 race run every March is the second longest race in the National Hunt calendar, second only to the famous Grand National.
Watch all eight races from 1:50pm live on Sky Sports Racing. You can also watch four races, including the Midlands Grand National, live on ITV4 from 1:50pm.
Take a look at the racecard for the 2021 Midlands Grand National using the link below.
The Midlands Grand National first ran in 1969. It runs over a distance of 4 miles and 2 furlongs (though the distance has been altered many times over 50 years) and 24 fences are jumped throughout.
In 1969, winner Happy Spring was coming to the end of a fine career of which had seen him be one of only six horses ever to
have beaten the legendary Arkle. Happy Spring and jockey Ken White galloped into the record books by becoming the first ever winner of the Midlands Grand National.