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The Pilgarlic

Few horses can claim to have jumped the Aintree Grand National fences as much as stalwart The Pilgarlic. In the late seventies he gave many a horse a run for his money. Trained by the late great Fred Rimmell, he started in the Topham Chase…

Rubstic

The smallest horse in a field of thirty four, he was trained by John Leadbetter and ridden by Maurice Barnes. The race that year would be remembered for all the wrong reasons as unfortunately there were two fatalaties. Sadly, due to falls, Alverton…