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Nigel Twiston-Davies

Nigel Twiston-Davies was born in May 1957 and rode as an amateur for six years for trainers which included Fred Winter, Kim Bailey, Richard Head and Fred Rimell. In 1981 he moved to the Cotswolds to begin his training, and in 1982 had his first…

Earth Summit

Earth Summit, the 7-1 favourite, won the 1998 Grand National at Aintree giving jockey Carl Llewellyn his second victory after previously winning on Party Politics in 1992. The weather had a big impact on the 1998 National making it exceptionally…

Carl Llewellyn

Carl Llewellyn is the proud rider of two Grand National winners – Party Politics in 1992 and Earth Summit in 1998. Modest Llewellyn stresses that his National wins have both been all about luck, and to an extent he may be right. But it’s…

1998 Grand National Results

The 1998 Martell Grand National was won by 10 year old, Earth Summit, in a time of 10 minutes and 51.5 seconds. The winner was ridden by jockey Carl Llewellyn and trained by Nigel Twiston-Davies, who would go on to train the 2002 National winner…