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Grand National 1999

Grand National 1999

As the tapes were raised there was a great cheer from the crowd as the cavalry charge to the first fence got underway and also a sigh of relief as the...

Grand National 1998

Grand National 1998

Earth Summit Earth summit is a bay gelding by Celtic Cone (sire) and out of Win Green Hill (dam). he is owned by The summit partnership and is traine...

Wild Man From Borneo

Wild Man From Borneo

The Widger family were a family of horse breeders and dealers, Tom Widger the head of the family was the supplier of many horses to the cavalry regime...

The Void Race 1993

The Void Race 1993

1993 was a milestone year in the Grand National it was the first and only time that the Grand National has been declared a void race. It was very nor...

The Lamb

The Lamb

The Lamb has the distinction of being the first of the grey grand national winners and his win was no fluke as he won the race twice, in 1868 and 1871...

Rubio

Rubio

Rubio has gone down in history as the first American bred Grand National Winner but there is more to this story, as I will now tell.  The tale...

Moifaa

Moifaa

One of the most fascinating Stories is the story of Moifaa, who won the race in 1904. This was a New Zealand horse and was shipped here by the trainer...

Manifesto

Manifesto

Who is the Greatest Grand National Horse of all time? The bay with a white star on his forehead by Man of War (by Ben Battle by Rataplan) out of Vae...

Jenny Pitman

Jenny Pitman

In 1983 a horse called Corbiere won the Grand National and in doing so set a record first for his trainer because the trainer was Jenny Pitman and she...