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Venetia Williams

Venetia Williams has well and truly made her mark on British horse racing, firstly in 1988 when she became the eighth woman to ride in the Grand National and secondly, and most prominently, in 2009 when she became only the second woman, after…
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Mon Mome

Mon Mome (Our Kid) became the first 100-1 shot to win the Grand National since Foinavon's lucky win at the Aintree course in 1967, when a loose horse caused a pile up at a fence and left Foinavon with a clear run to the finishing line. In…
Jockey Liam Treadwell - Grand National Winner

Liam Treadwell

On April 4th 2009 Liam Treadwell came out of the woodwork as a first time Grand National jockey and went on to stun the racing world by riding to victory on Mon Mome, the 100/1 rank outsider. Over 70,000 watched on from the Aintree crowd,…

2009 Grand National Results

The John Smiths 2009 Grand National threw up some incredible results, least of which was a 100/1 winner in the shape of Mon Mome. However, it's still interesting to see where the rest of field ended up. It may even come in handy when picking…

2009 Grand National Wallpaper

Grab the free 2009 Grand National wallpaper! To set the wallpaper as your new desktop backround picture just click on the one of the pictures below. A larger version will then load in a new window. Right click on the new larger image and…