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"Well, That's Racing"

In 1956 one of the most dramatic Grand National incidents took place when Devon Loch, 45 metres from the finishing line and in the lead, suddenly appeared to jump and fall over. Devon Loch, owned by the Queen Mother and riden by Dick Francis…
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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…