bet365 Midlands Grand National

Saturday 16th March 2024

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The race of all races returns - The Midlands Grand National!

One of the most spectacular sporting days on the region's calendar, the Midlands Grand National has been the jewel in Uttoxeter Racecourse’s horse racing crown since 1969. Looking for things to do in Staffordshire? You can expect a day full of heightened excitement, fun and adrenaline rushes as the runners and riders race towards the finishing line to compete for some of the most sought-after titles in the region.

The Race of all Races

This top-class Listed Handicap Chase features some of the best chasers and is a true test of stamina for both horse and rider, with a HUGE £150,000 up for grabs - so you are set for an unbeatable day of national hunt racing! Several of this races' previous runners have raced to glory in top steeplechase races such as the Aintree Grand National and Cheltenham Gold Cup, so be sure to come and watch the best of the best.

Entertainment - Six Nations Rugby & Live Music

As well as the thrilling racing, we also have plenty of other entertainment too! We have a rugby village in the Centre Course where there will be live music, plus we are screening the Six Nations Live Rugby - Wales Vs Italy match. We also have the fantastic roaming brass band - Back Chat Brass, performing throughout the day.

Premier Racing is here

Featuring the best of the best. This fixture is one of the 170 Premier Racedays across British horseracing that showcase the best quality of racing in the sport. Expect to see high-quality racing!

Richest Raceday in history at Uttoxeter

We are delighted to announce a huge uplift in prize money for 2024 - the biggest increase is for the Class 2 Handicap Hurdle which has doubled from £50,000 to £100,000. Across the whole day, the prize money has increased by over £88,000 to a total of £373,700.

Getting Here

Located on the Staffordshire / Derbyshire border, Uttoxeter Racecourse is easily accessible. For more information about traveling to the racecourse, click here.


Children's tickets are NOT required for under 18's, these will be administered free of charge upon entry with an adult to the racecourse.
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Admission - Centre Course Advance

Access to the centre of the course enclosure

Please visit our FAQ's page for information on what to wear and what to expect during your visit.


Admission - Grandstand Advance

Access to public bars, eateries, and betting outlets along with views of the racing action including the parade ring and pre-parade ring. Advance tickets save you £££'s


Admission - Premier Advance*

Access the premium areas on course, including the best bars and best views of racing. Advance tickets save you £££'s


From how to find us to what you can bring along, click here to get answers to all your questions.

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