Picking the horse you want to back for the Grand National is difficult. Some people like to do the painstaking hours of research and analysis while others just rock up, throw a dart at the racecard and hope for the best. No matter what tactic you choose, there’s no guarantee of success. So in honour of the various methods people use, here’s our breakdown of the ways to pick a Grand National horse. Here’s the final installment of a five part series that will hopefully get you closer to landing a winner.
#5 Oh! What a lovely colour
There are numerous reasons for as to why your favourite colour has become your favourite colour, some more Freudian and deeply unsettling than others. As we’re not trained psychoanalysts, we don’t need to go into the details, but if you like to base your betting strategy on the Dulux colour chart, here’s a rough breakdown of the colours.
Roberto Goldback, Sunnyhillboy, Colbert Station, Ballabriggs, Lost Glory, Saint Are, Quiscover Fontaine, The Rainbow Hunter
Big Fella Thanks, Teaforthree, Across The Bay, Join Together, Cappa Bleu, Swing Bill, Rare Bob, Ninetieth Minute, Soll, Auroras Encore
Forpadydeplasterer, Joncol, Balthazar King, Viking Blond
Pentiffic, Harry The Viking, What A Friend, Becauseicouldntsee
Major Malarkey, Tarquinus, Ballabriggs
Imperial Commander, Weird Al, Quel Esprit, On His Own, Tatenen, Treacle
Always Waining, Seabass, Chicago Grey, Mr Moonshine, Any Currency, Mortimers Cross, Mumbles Head
Oscar Time, On His Own
READ THE REST OF THE SERIES:
- #1 GIVE ME A RUN FOR MY MONEY
- #2 I LIKE A GOOD FAIRYTALE STORY
- #3 GIVE ME A HORSE WITH RELEVANCE TO MY OWN LIFE
- #4 LOGIC IS OVER-RATED – BRING ON THE NAGS