Monday March 10,2014 : BETFRED IN THREE-YEAR GRAND NATIONAL FESTIVAL SPONSORSHIP
Three-year deal as official betting partner
UK gambling firm Betfred has become the official betting partner of The Crabbie's Grand National Festival, due to be held in April 2014 at Aintree.
Betfred will sponsor three races in the three-year deal – 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.
Fred Done, chairman of Betfred, said: “I’m very proud to be associated with The Crabbie’s Grand National. We are looking forward to working with Aintree on a magnificent three days racing which, of course, culminates in the world’s most famous race, The Crabbie’s Grand National.”
John Baker of Aintree and north west regional director for Jockey Club Racecourses, added: "… 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.”