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The Story After The Glory

Where Are The Grand National Winners Now? The Grand National has produced some of the greatest horseracing winners of all time, horses whose names live on in the minds of once-a-year punters long after the race has been run and the betting…

Champion Recognised For Charity Work

When Bob Champion, the British steeple chase jockey, was diagnosed with cancer in the late seventies, it was a dream that kept him going. At the time Bob’s ambitious dream was met with disbelief by many, but despite the odds being stacked…
Bob Champion & Aldaniti
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Aldaniti

Aldaniti won the Grand National in 1981, and in doing so provided the fairytale ending that Bob Champion desired to his career. Bred by Thomas Barron at Harrogate Stud Farm, in Co. Durham, by Derek H, out of Renardeau. Whilst Renardeau was an…
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1981 Grand National Results

The 1981 Grand National was won by the gelding Aldaniti, in a time of 9 minutes, 47.2 seconds, the going on race day was ‘Good‘. Aldaniti was owned by S.N. Embiricos who won a prize of £50,324, he was trained by Josh Gifford and paired…