Who won the 1972 Grand National?

Who won the 1972 Grand National?

Well To Do
1972 Grand National

Grand National
Date 8 April 1972
Winning horse Well To Do
Jockey Graham Thorner
Trainer Capt Tim Forster

Who rode Crisp in the Grand National?

Richard Pitman
Crisp made his British debut in a handicap race at Wincanton and was allotted 12 stone 7 pounds (79 kg). He was ridden by Richard Pitman, who would go on to ride Crisp for the majority of his racing life, including at the Grand National.

Who was runner up to Red Rum?

Before the off, Red Rum was 9/1 joint-favourite with Crisp to win the race. However, by the time the runners had reached The Chair the Australian chaser Crisp, who was carrying the top weight of 12 stone, had already built up a significant lead and appeared unstoppable.

Which horses ran in the Grand National?


  • 1st – Minella Times (Rachael Blackmore) 11/1.
  • 2nd – Balko Des Flos (Aidan Coleman) 100/1.
  • 3rd – Any Second Now (Mark Walsh) 15/2.
  • 4th – Burrows Saint (Mr P W Mullins) 9/1.
  • 5th – Farclas (Jack Kennedy) 16/1.
  • 6th – Blaklion (Harry Skelton) 50/1.
  • 7th – Discorama (B J Cooper) 16/1.

Which horse won the Grand National 1973?

Red Rum
In 1973, ridden by Brian Fletcher, Red Rum won his first Grand National by spurting ahead in the last 100 yards of the course to pass Crisp, who had held the lead during most of the race, and beating him by 3/4 of a length in the record time of 9:01.9.

Where is crisp racehorse buried?

East Layton
Crisp’s resting place remains in East Layton, the grave enclosed by a low wall.

Did Red Rum have any offspring?

Did Red Rum Have Any Offspring? Red Rum did not have any foals. He was gelded at a young age, so he was never used for breeding.

Is Red Rum buried at Aintree?

Red Rum died on 18 October 1995, aged 30. His death was one of the lead items in television news bulletins and also made the front pages of national newspapers the next day. He was buried at the winning post of the Aintree Racecourse, which is still a destination for his fans.

Who came 2nd and 3rd in Grand National?

Finishing order

Position Name Prize money
1 Minella Times £375,000
2 Balko Des Flos £150,000
3 Any Second Now £75,000
4 Burrows Saint £48,750

Who won the Grand National in 1972?

The 1972 Grand National was the 126th renewal of the Grand National horse race that took place at Aintree near Liverpool, England, on 8 April 1972. The winner was Well To Do, whose price went down from 33-1 to 14-1 the day before. Former winner Gay Trip was second, and there was a dead-heat for third place.

Where did the 1973 Grand National take place?

The 1973 Grand National was the 127th renewal of the Grand National horse race that took place at the Aintree Racecourse near Liverpool, England, on 31 March 1973.

Who won the Grand National 3 times in 1977?

Pictured: Red Rum winning for a record 3rd time in 1977 with jockey Tommy Stack. The Grand National has lots of famous winners in its history. Who could forget Devon Loch’s loss to ESB, Foinavon or Bob Champion’s ride on Aldaniti in 1981. The Grand National previous winners will go down in history as the best in the world of racing.

What is the Grand National horse race?

The Grand National is a National Hunt horse race held annually at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool, England. First run in 1839, it is a handicap steeplechase over an official distance of about 4 miles and 2½ furlongs (4 miles 514 yards (6.907 km)), with horses jumping 30 fences over two laps.