1878 Grand National

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1878 Grand National
Grand National
Location Aintree
Date 29 March 1878
Winning horse Shifnal
Starting price 7/1
Jockey J. Jones
Trainer John Nightingall
Owner John Nightingall
← 1877
1879 →

The 1878 Grand National was the 40th renewal of the Grand National horse race that took place at Aintree near Liverpool, England, on 29 March 1878.[1]

Finishing Order[edit]

Position Name Jockey Handicap (st-lb) SP Distance
01 Shifnal John Jones 10-12 100-15 2 lengths
02 Martha Tommy Beasley 10-9 20-1 10 lenghts
03 Pride of Kildare J Moore 11-7 6-1
04 Jackal James Jewitt 10-12 12-1
05 Miss Lizzie William Hunt 10-7 25-1
06 Curator EP Wilson 10-5 50-1
07 Boyne Water Jimmy Adams 10-12 5-1 Last to complete
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Non-finishers[edit]

Fence Name Jockey Handicap (st-lb) SP Fate
? Verity Mr Gregory 10-10 20-1 Fell
01 His Lordship Robert I'Anson 10-5 9-2 Knocked Over
01 The Bear Richard Marsh 10-4 100-8 Knocked Over
01 Northfleet C Lawrence 10-3 100-7 Fell
01 Tattoo W Canavan 10-3 100-3 Fell

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 27 December 2013. Retrieved 2015-05-27. 
  2. ^ http://www.greyhoundderby.com/GN1878.htm
  3. ^ The Grand National 1839-1930 by David Hoadley Munroe
  4. ^ https://archive.org/details/heroesheroinesof00maso