Statement from Aintree Racecourse regarding Randox Grand National Day on Saturday 10th April 2021:
Jockey Club Racecourses has held discussions with the British Horseracing Authority regarding the staging of Randox Grand National Day tomorrow at Aintree Racecourse. Following consultation with Government, we can confirm that Randox Grand National Day will go ahead on Saturday 10th April 2021.
Following the sad news of the death of The Duke of Edinburgh a two-minute silence will be held on course ahead of the 173rd Randox Grand National, jockeys will be invited to wear black armbands and flags will be flown at half-mast at the racecourse.
ITV will broadcast its coverage of Randox Grand National Day on its main channel as scheduled.