1970 Grand National

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1970 Grand National
Grand National
Location Aintree
Date 4 April 1970
Winning horse England Gay Trip
Jockey Republic of Ireland Pat Taaffe
Trainer England Fred Rimell
Owner Tony Chambers
← 1969
1971 →
External video
Replay of the 1970-74 Grand Nationals in full Racing UK, BBC Sport, YouTube
Highlights of the 1970 Grand National, followed by 1971 and 1972 BBC Sport
The Grand National 1970 British Movietone

The 1970 Grand National was the 124th renewal of the Grand National horse race that took place at Aintree near Liverpool, England, on 4 April 1970.
Gay Trip won the race by 20 lengths, giving jockey Pat Taaffe his second winner.
Only seven horses finished the race and Racoon was a fatality at the 3rd fence.

Finishing order[edit]

Position Name Jockey Age Handicap (st-lb) SP Distance
01 Gay Trip Pat Taaffe 8 11-5 15/1
02 Vulture Sean Barker 8 10-0 15/1
03 Miss Hunter Frank Shortt 9 10-0 33/1
04 Dozo Eddie Harty 9 10-4 100/8
05 Ginger Nut Jimmy Bourke 8 10-0 28/1
06 Pride Of Kentucky John Buckingham 8 10-0 13/1
07 Assad Josh Gifford 10 10-1 28/1 Last to finish

Non-finishers[edit]

Fence Name Jockey Age Handicap (st-lb) Starting price Fate
01 Perry Hill Paul Kelleway 11 10-0 28/1 Fell
03 Battledore Stan Murphy 9 10-5 25/1 Brought Down
03 Game Purston Michael Lloyd 12 11-5 100/1 Unseated Rider
03 On The Move Gerald Dartnall 8 10-1 100/1 Fell
03 Permit Pat Buckley 7 10-3 35/1 Brought Down
03 Racoon David Mould 8 10/3 33/1 Fell
03 Rondetto Jeff King 14 10-5 22/1 Unseated Rider
03 The Beeches Stan Mellor 10 10-0 22/1 Fell
03 Two Springs Roy Edwards 8 10-7 13/2 Fell
04 Persian Helen Dessie Hughes 7 10-0 35/1 Refused
04 Queen's Guide Mr G Wade 9 10-0 40/1 Brought Down
08 French Excuse Ken White 8 10-2 100/8 Fell
10 Bowgeeno Johnny Haine 10 10-13 22/1 Fell
10 Fort Ord Andy Turnell 10 10-5 50/1 Fell
11 Red Alligator Brian Fletcher 11 10-12 13/1 Fell
19 All Glory Arthur Moore 9 10-0 50/1 Fell
22 No Justice Joe Guest 9 10-0 50/1 Refused
22 Specify John Cook 8 10-7 100/7 Brought Down
22 The Fossa Willie Robinson 13 10-0 50/1 Refused
22 The Otter Buck Jones 9 10-1 20/1 Fell
27 Villay Derek Scott 12 10-0 100/1 Fell

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1970 & 1971 - The Grand National & Aintree 1970-79
  2. ^ The Grand National : the history of the Aintree spectacular, by Stewart Peters & Bernard Parkin, ISBN 0-7524-3547-7
  3. ^ "Grand National Anorak |". freewebs.com. Retrieved 2014-08-27.