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Rhyme N Reason

Like Maori Venture the year before, Rhyme ‘N’ Reason’s win in 1988 was his first and last appearance in the Grand National. Bred in Downpatrick, Co Down and sired by powerful French stallion Kemal out of the unraced half-sister of 1984…

1988 Grand National Results

In 1988 Rhyme ‘n’ Reason won the Grand National in a time of nine minutes and 53.5 seconds in the race which was being run for the 142nd time at Aintree. The horse was owned by Juliet Reed, trained by David Elsworth and partnered by Irish…