sport news Grand National reserves system is set to be ditched after over 20 years trends now
Grand National reserves system is set to be ditched after over 20 years following concerns it was 'confusing' and made race cards 'extremely challenging' to produce The Grand National will scrap its reserve system after it was deemed 'confusing' The system allows four reserves to enter the race in the event of a late drop-out It has been in place for 22 years, with 13 reserves starting the race in total It reportedly made the production of race cards 'extremely difficult'
The reserve system for final entries in the Randox Grand National has been scrapped ahead of next year’s race because it was proving confusing to some racegoers and creating problems for betting and media outlets.
A maximum of 40 runners can line up in Aintree’s April showpiece, with final declarations made 48 hours before the race.
But since 2000, four reserves could be promoted to the