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30 broadcasters saddle up for live Randox Health Grand National coverage

Includes airlines, cruise ships and troops watching oversees

Racecourse Media Group (RMG) will provide full TV coverage of the Randox Health Grand National from Aintree Racecourse on 6th April, with approximately 30 global broadcasters showing the race live.

National Sports Channel (Russia), ITV and Racing TV (UK, Republic of Ireland), Virgin Media 1 (Republic of Ireland), SilkNet (Georgia), Arena Sport 1 and 2 (Slovakia and Czech Republic), and TV Sports (Norway, Sweden, Denmark) will cover the race along with other global broadcasters.

The race will be also be available on selected aircraft (from 11 airlines) and ships (from nine cruise lines) on Sport 24.

SNTV will make race coverage available to global news outlets in 180 territories, while CNN will cover the race for its World Sport programme, which reaches over 378 million households.

In addition, 20,000 British troops serving overseas will have access to ITV’s coverage via BFBS, meaning the race will be broadcast over 16 time zones.

Jockey Club Racecourses’ North West Region regional director Dickon White said: “The enduring global appeal of the Randox Health Grand National is reflected by the high level of interest from TV broadcasters from all around the world.

“With around 30 broadcasters showing the race live, in addition to some of the most high-profile news outlets covering the event, one of sport’s great spectacles will receive the worldwide exposure it merits.”

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