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Maori Venture

In what was to be his first and last appearance in the Aintree Grand National, Maori Venture won the much coveted title in 1987. Sired by St Columbus out of Moon Venture, he was bred by Welsh publican Dai 'Maori' Morgan, so nicknamed because…

1987 Grand National Results

Maori Venture won the 1987 Grand National in a time of nine minutes 19.3 seconds which was then the third fastest time on record. A maximum field of 40 competitors saw 22 cross the finish line, very sadly a popular grey horse Dark Ivy, who was…