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Press Release 31st March 2023 Aintree

Village Hotel Club will sponsor the extended three-mile handicap hurdle at Aintree on Randox Grand National Day (Saturday 15th April), it is announced today.

Carrying Premier Handicap status with a total prize fund of £75,000, the Village Hotel Club Handicap Hurdle is the second of seven races on Randox Grand National Day due off at 2.25pm.


Gary Davis, CEO of Village Hotel Club, said: “We are excited to be part of this historic racing event with our first brand partnership with Aintree.

“We will be bringing the fun and excitement of the Randox Grand National to Village, right across the UK - with live coverage from Aintree being shown in all our 33 venues.

“The Pub & Grill at our venues is the perfect place to watch live sports – including the Randox Grand National. Guests, members and local residents can soak up a great atmosphere in the Pub & Grill as well as watch all the action on huge screens with cinema-seating, and enjoy a great selection of beer bundles, raceday food and lots of fun with spot prizes and more.”


Jack Royle, Head of Partnerships for The Jockey Club, added: 

“We are delighted to welcome Village Hotel Club to their first sponsorship at the Randox Grand Festival.

“British racing’s biggest day of the year is enjoyed by millions across the world, and we’re delighted that Village Hotel Club will be showing the live action too, creating an awesome experience and atmosphere in each of their venues across the country. This is just one of the great ways we can maximise on our partnership together.”


About Village Hotel Club 

Work out, Stay, Meet & Play at 33 locations across the UK ‐ comfy rooms, huge TVs showing Sky channels and nifty gadgets come as standard, but there’s so much more to Village than their bedrooms. Guest, members and local residents can enjoy a state-of-the-art Health and Wellness Club with a fully kitted out gym, extensive fitness classes and large indoor pool; the Pub & Grill showing live sports on huge screens, alongside delicious food, featuring the best of British ingredients and a great line up of beer; and not forgetting Starbucks coffee shop. Work and meet in VWorks coworking space, with flexible space and membership options across the UK. Find out more at


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