VIDEO: A Bluffer’s Guide to the Scottish Grand National

The Scottish Grand National Festival starts this Friday and builds up to the big event on Saturday 22nd April at 3:55pm.

This is a race steeped in history, the first race was run way back in 1858 in Renfrewshire and it is now held at Ayr racecourse on the West Coast of Scotland. There have been a number of big names that have enjoyed success in Scotland’s biggest race, such as Red Rum, AP McCoy, Ruby Walsh and Paul Nicholls.

The video clip below gives a guide into the history, past champions and lesser known facts about the Scottish Grand National in just 90 seconds.