The official field of runners for the Grand National is finalised in the week before the race (8th April ). Until then we'll feature the leading horses in the. For the fourth year in succession all horses came back safe and sound. On that score, just as the winner of this year's National will be seen as a. Grey horses have developed something of a magical status when it comes to Grand National betting with thousands of casual punters backing them each. Won the Cross Country Chase in March for a third consecutive Cheltenham Festival victory. Trainer Rebecca Curtis has her work cut out if she's to get O'Faolains Boy challenging in this year's Grand National. View our online Press Pack. GamCare Gamble Aware Gamblers Anonymous. Won by 30 lengths in those conditions at Ascot in February. If the 9 year-old can run as well as Ray, he should stand a chance. S o pleased for the team.