5th July 2015

Grand National at Aintree


A famous race

The Grand National at Aintree is the most anticipated steeplechase in the world and Europe’s richest jump race, with a prize fund of over £1 million. An estimated 600 million people in over 140 countries watch the race live every year. It is one of the UK’s most popular sporting attractions, with two-thirds of the adult population likely to place a bet. Around £150 million is wagered every year on the outcome of the race.

Charter a helicopter and arrive in style

The Grand National steeplechase is the culmination of three spectacular days of racing at the historic Aintree course. Private helicopters can be chartered to any of the three days of the meeting. Whichever day you choose your helicopter will land in the middle of the racecourse and VIP shuttles will be on hand to take you to your hospitality.

Excitement, entertainment and glamour

Whether for Grand Opening Day, Ladies Day or the Grand National Day itself, hiring a helicopter to fly you to Aintree will allow you to avoid the traffic and arrive in style at one of horse racing’s most glamourous occasions. Watch the drama unfold as 40 horses and their jockeys line up to race across the famous fences, including Becher’s Brook, the Canal Turn and The Chair. A true test of both horse and jockey, winning the Grand National is one of horse racing’s most sought after prizes. You can be there to enjoy all the build up to this famous race and witness the excitement of the crowd as the always unpredictable winner flashes past the finishing post.