1888 Grand National

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1888 Grand National
Grand National
Location Aintree
Date 23 March 1888
Winning horse Playfair
Starting price 40/1
Jockey George Mawson
Trainer Tom Cannon
Owner Ned Baird
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The 1888 Grand National was the 50th renewal of the world-famous Grand National horse race that took place at Aintree near Liverpool, England, on 23 March 1888.[1]


Finishing Order[edit]

Position Name Jockey Handicap (st-lb) SP Distance
01 Playfair George Mawson 10-7 40/1 10 Lengths
02 Frigate William Beasley 11-2 100/8 4 Lengths
03 Ballot Box William Nightingall 12-4 25/1 1 Length
04 Ringlet Tom Skelton 11-11 100/9
05 Aladdin Chris Waller 11-0 33/1
06 Jeanie H Barker 10-6 1000/5
07 Gamecock Roddy Owen 12-4 20/1
08 Magic Arthur Hall 10-12 25/1
09 The Badger Arthur Nightingall 11-1 10/1
10 Johnny Longtail Bill Dollery 12-0 40/1
11 Old Joe Bill Daniels 11-9 18/1 Last to complete
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Non-finishers[edit]

Fence Name Jockey Handicap (st-lb) SP Fate
26 Usna Harry Beasley 12-7 7/1 Pulled Up
29 Savoyard George Lambton 12-4 25/1 Fell
10 Bellona Charles Cunningham 11-12 100/6 Fell
04 Spahi Terry Kavanagh 11-9 33/1 Refused
29 Chancellor William Moore 11-5 8/1 Pulled Up
04 Kinfauns Jesse Page 10-10 100/1 Refused
03 The Fawn EP Wilson 10-6 20/1 Fell
17 Trap Gustavus Lowe 10-6 20/1 Fell
09 Cork William Woodland 10-6 100/1 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/GN1888.htm
  3. ^ The Grand National 1839-1930 by David Hoadley Munroe
  4. ^ https://archive.org/details/heroesheroinesof00maso