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Where to watch St Leger Festival 2023 on TV and live stream

Where to watch St Leger Festival 2023 on TV and live stream
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The anticipation is palpable. As Aintree gears up for the illustrious Grand National this weekend, fans and enthusiasts are ready to be enthralled. But it’s not just about that singular race on Saturday.

Spanning three days, the Aintree Festival promises a spectacle of speed, skill, and spirit. Whether you’re a seasoned racegoer or new to the excitement, this guide ensures you won’t miss a moment.

Remember Noble Yeats? He won last year with odds of 50-1. This year, he’s trying to win again, but he has a lot of weight to carry.

The main race will take 4m2f. It’s a big deal, with a prize of £1million. You can watch it at 5.15 pm on Saturday, April 15.

Where to watch the Grand National

Are you wondering which channel is showing the Grand National? Tune into ITV 1. You can also stream it online on ITV X. Remember the date and time: Saturday, April 15 at 5.15 pm.

During the three-day Aintree Festival, there will be six races every day. Four of them will be on ITV 1. ITV X will stream them live.

For the very first and last races each day, go to Racing TV or bookies’ websites.

Thursday’s race schedule

  • 1.45 – The Manifesto Novices’ Steeple Chase, Grade 1. Watch on Racing TV or bookmakers’ sites.
  • 2.20 – Jewson Anniversary 4yo Hurdle, Grade 1. Watch on ITV 1.
  • 2.55 – AlderHay Aintree Bowl Chase, Grade 1. Tune into ITV 1.
  • 3.30 – William Hill Aintree Hurdle, Grade 1. It’s on ITV 1.
  • 4.05 – Randox Foxhunters’ Chase. ITV 1 is the channel.
  • 4.40 – Close Brothers Red Rum Handicap Chase. Stay on ITV 1.
  • 5.15 – The Goffs UK Nickel Coin Mares’ Standard Open NH Flat, Grade 2. Switch to Racing TV or bookmakers’ sites.

Friday’s Race Details

  • 1.45 – The Air Charter Services Mildmay Novices’ Steeple Chase, Grade 1. Watch on Racing TV or bookies’ sites.
  • 2.20 – William Hill Handicap Hurdle. It’ll be on ITV 1.
  • 2.55 – Top Novices’ Hurdle, Grade 1. Again, ITV 1 is where you need to be.
  • 3.30 – Marsh Melling Chase, Grade 1. Stay tuned to ITV 1.
  • 4.05 – Randox Topham Chase. Keep your TV on ITV 1.
  • 4.40 – Cavani Menswear Novices’ Hurdle, Grade 1. ITV 1 has got you covered.
  • 5.15 – The Abersoch Land and Sea Handicap Hurdle, Class 2. Go to Racing TV or bookies’ websites.

Wrapping Up: Where to watch St Leger Festival

As the horses gallop and the crowds cheer, the Grand National Weekend at Aintree is more than just a series of races; it’s an experience steeped in tradition and excitement. With every stride and leap, memories are made, and history is written.

Now that you’re equipped with all the details to catch every moment, sit back and savor the thrilling spectacle. Here’s to a weekend of passion, prowess, and unparalleled equestrian performances!

Now, you’re set to enjoy the races. Don’t forget the dates and channels, and have a great race-watching weekend!

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Andrew Shassetz is a seasoned freelance writer who combines his academic background from the University of Alaska, where he studied Journalism, with a genuine love for horse racing. Following a significant life-changing accident, Andrew courageously shifted his career path from mainstream journalism to full-time freelancing.

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