Betting and Gaming Council pushes for rearranged Grand National

Trade body hoping to reschedule famous Aintree race to align with reopening of betting shops in England

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has called for the Grand National to be pushed back until after 12 April to coincide with the opening of retail betting shops in England. The trade body’s calls come after Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveiled a four-step roadmap out of lockdown, which includes the opening of non-essential retail…

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