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The Race That Never Was

Peter O'Sullevan called the 1993 Aintree renewal "the greatest disaster in the history of the Grand National". It's the only time for Grand National has been declared a void race. After a false start the course officials couldn't recall the…

Red Rum 1973

If you've ever been in any doubt about the quality of National Legend Red Rum then watch 'Rummy' eat up the 15 lengths between himself and Crisp in the 1973 epic Grand National race. Both horses smashed the course time record in this battle…

Bob Champion 1981

On the surface the 1981 race seemed unremarkable until you understand the heroic personal efforts of jockey Bob Champion and his horse Aldaniti. In 1979 Bob had been told he only had months to live after being diagnosed with cancer but what…
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Devon Loch 1956 Grand National

Devon Loch may just about be the unluckiest horse in a Grand National race. Leading the race and just 45 metres from the winning post, Devon Loch suddenly appeared to jump in the air and do the splits! It's incredible to watch and to this day…
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Foinavon 1967 Grand National Video

The 1967 Grand National is fondly remembered by bookmakers the length of the country! Foinavon the 100-1 outsider won against all the odds. The horse was so un-fancied that the trainer of Foinavon didn't even bother watching the race as…