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Red Rum
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Red Rum – The Legendary Three Time Grand National Winner

He is the greatest Grand National winner of all time but what is the full story behind the legendary Red Rum and his trainer Ginger McCain?
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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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Vincent O’Brien – Grand National Winning Trainer

Vincent O'Brien is a legend in the sport and is also the only trainer to saddle three consecutive winners of the Grand National at Aintree.
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Ginger McCain

Donald McCain, more frequently referred to as ‘Ginger’ is a name that goes hand in hand with the Grand National. Ginger was the trainer of the legendary Red Rum, the most famous and greatest horse to have ever lived. Red Rum won the Grand…


Many legends surround the Grand National but none stranger than that of 'shipwrecked' Grand National winner of 1904. Moiffa originally belonged to Alf Ellingham who in his day was the best hurdle and steeplechase jockey in New Zealand. He…

Aldaniti – 1981 Grand National Winner

Aldaniti won the Grand National in 1981, and in doing so provided the fairytale ending that Bob Champion desired to his career. Bred by Thomas Barron at Harrogate Stud Farm, in Co. Durham, by Derek H, out of Renardeau. Whilst Renardeau was an…