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Irish Trained Grand National Winners

In recent years the Irish have had incredible success at the Aintree Grand national but it's association and links go much deeper than that. In fact it was two Irish fox-hunting gentlemen Edmund Bake and Cornelius O’Callaghan who coined the…

Irish Grand National's Early History

The Irish Grand National first took place in 1870 and the next 6 years of it's history would produce some very bizzare if not unfortunate tales! In 1871 a horse by the name of Mabel Grey romped home at 10/1 but this was no thoroughbred because…