Aldaniti & Bob Champion
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Bob Champion & Aldaniti – The Famous 1981 Grand National Winners

A Grand National legend, Bob Champion battled not only the Aintree course, but cancer, to go on and win the race with Aldaniti in 1981.
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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…
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The Iron Duke Of Aintree

People from all over the world flock to see what is perhaps the most exciting racing event anywhere on the planet. The Grand National is over four miles long and the height of the fences legendary. They’ve caused more than few injuries to…

Foggy Recollections

The history of the Grand National is full of strange tales but one of the strangest stories is that of the 1947 winner 'Caughoo'. Jockey Daniel McCann who was well beaten on 'Lough Conn' accused winning jockey Eddie Dempsey of hiding 'Caughoo'…