Betfred has come on board as the official betting partner of the Crabbie’s Grand National Festival, in a sponsorship deal which is set to last for three years.
Betfred will take sponsorship of three races - The Betfred Bowl Steeple Chase on Grand Opening Day, The Betfred Mobile Mildmay Novices’ Steeple Chase on Ladies Day and The Betfred TV Handicap Steeple Chase on Grand National Day of the three day festival at Aintree.
John Baker, Aintree and North West Regional Director for Jockey Club Racecourses, said: “We have a fantastic relationship with Betfred and are thrilled they have agreed to join us for one of the most famous sporting events in the world. We look forward to welcoming them and their guests to Aintree in April.”
The Crabbie’s Grand National Festival takes place at Aintree from 3-5 April 2014, culminating in the Grand National. This is the first time Crabbie's has been the headline sponsor of the event.
Fred Done, chairman at the betting company, said he was “very proud to be associated with The Crabbie’s Grand National”.