Famous Horse Races

Irish Grand National

Fairyhouse Racecourse
A Brief History Of Irish Grand National
The Irish Grand National is an annual horse racing event which takes place at Fairyhouse Racecourse, Ratoath, County Meath in the Republic of Ireland. It was first run in 1870, and quickly became Ireland's most prestigious and valuable steeplechase.

It is run over a distance of 3 miles 5 furlongs (5,834 metres), and there are twenty-three fences to be jumped in the race. It is a handicap race for horses five-years-old or over.
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Winner


Hear the Echo
Butler's Cabin
Point Barrow
Numbersixvalverde
Granit d'Estruval
Timbera
The Bunny Boiler
Davids Lad
Commanche Court
Glebe Lad
Bobbyjo
Mudahim
Feathered Gale
Flashing Steel
Son of War
Ebony Jane
Vanton
Omerta
Desert Orchid
Maid of Money
Perris Valley
Brittany Boy
Insure
Rhyme 'n' Reason
Bentom Boy
Bit of a Skite
King Spruce
Luska
Daletta
Tied Cottage
Brown Lad
Billycan
Brown Lad
Brown Lad
Colebridge
Tartan Ace
Dim Wit
Kings Sprite
Garoupe
Sweet Dreams
Herring Gull
Vulpine
Flyingbolt
Splash
Arkle
Last Link
Kerforo
Fortria
Olympia
Zonda
Gold Legend
Kilballyown
Air Prince
Umm
Royal Approach
Overshadow
Alberoni
Icy Calm
Dominick's Bar
Shagreen
Hamstar
Revelry
Golden View II
Heirdom
Knight's Crest
Golden Jack
Prince Regent
no race
Jack Chaucer
Shaun Peel
Clare County
Pontet
Alice Maythorn
Rathfriland
Poolgowran
Red Park
Copper Court
Impudent Barney
Fanmond
Alike
Don Sancho
Jerpoint
Amberwave
Dog Fox
Kilbarry
Be Careful
Halston
Bohernore
Halston
no race
Ballyboggan
Pay Only
All Sorts
Punch
Civil War
Little Hack II
Small Polly
Repeator II
Oniche
Little Hack II
Lord Rivers
Sweet Cecil
Brown Bess
Red Lad
Ascetic's Silver
Kirko
Patlander
Tipperary Boy
Mavis of Meath
Princess Hilda
Porridge
Breemount's Pride
Royston Crow
Yellow Girl II
The Admiral
Thurles
Springfield Maid
Old Tom
Greek Girl
The Citadel
The Maroon
Eglentine
Castle Lucas
Billet Doux
The Gift
The Gift
Chantilly
Antoinette
Controller
Jupiter Tonans
Juggler
Thiggin Thue
Grand National
Scots Grey
Sailor
Torrent
Scots Grey
The Doe
Sir Robert Peel
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Jockey


Paddy Flood
Tony McCoy
Philip Carberry
Ruby Walsh
Brian Harding
Jim Culloty
Ross Geraghty
Timmy Murphy
Ruby Walsh
Tom Rudd
Paul Carberry
Jason Titley
Francis Woods
Jamie Osbourne
Francis Woods
Charlie Swan
Jason Titley
Adrian Maguire
Richard Dunwoody
Anthony Powell
Brendan Sheridan
Tom Taaffe
Mickey Flynn
Graham Bradley
Mrs Ann Ferris
Tommy Ryan
Gerry Newman
T V Finn
John Harty
Tony Robinson
Gerry Dowd
Mouse Morris
Tommy Carberry
Tommy Carberry
Eddie Wright
Jackie Cullen
Matt Curran
Arthur Moore
C Finnegan
Bobby Coonan
Joe Crowley
Matt Curran
Pat Taaffe
Paddy Woods
Pat Taaffe
Paddy Woods
Liam McLoughlin
Pat Taaffe
Toss Taaffe
Trainer


Mouse Morris
Jonjo O'Neill
Pat Hughes
Martin Brassil
Ferdy Murphy
Dessie Hughes
Noel Meade
Tony Martin
Ted Walsh
Michael O'Brien
Tommy Carberry
Jenny Pitman
Arthur Moore
John Mulhern
Peter McCreery
Francis Flood
Michael O'Brien
Martin Pipe
David Elsworth
John Fowler
Dermot Weld
Kelvin Hitchmough
Pat Hughes
David Murray-Smith
Willie Rooney
Edward O'Grady
Michael O'Brien
Paddy Mullins
Guy Williams
Dan Moore
Jim Dreaper
Adrian Maxwell
Jim Dreaper
Jim Dreaper
Jim Dreaper
Tom Costello
Paddy Mullins
Georgie Wells
Francis Flood
Kevin Bell
Paddy Mullins
Paddy Mullins
Tom Dreaper
Tom Dreaper
Tom Dreaper
Tom Dreaper
Tom Dreaper
Tom Dreaper
Tom Dreaper
Owner




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