1879 Grand National

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1879 Grand National
Grand National
LocationAintree
Date28 March 1879
Winning horseThe Liberator IRE
Starting price5/1
JockeyMr Garrett Moore
TrainerJ. Moore
OwnerGarrett Moore
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The 1879 Grand National was the 41st renewal of the Grand National horse race that took place at Aintree near Liverpool, England, on 28 March 1879.[1]

Finishing Order[edit]

Position Name Jockey Handicap (st-lb) SP Distance
01 The Liberator Garry Moore 11-4 5-1 2 Lengths
02 Jackal John Jones 11-0 1000-65 1 Length
03 Martha Tommy Beasley 10-13 50-1
04 Wild Monarch Henry Andrews 11-7 20-1
05 Bob Ridley EP Wilson 10-9 ?
06 Regal James Jewitt 11-10 5-2
07 Rossanmore Mr Toole 10-7 50-1
08 Lord Marcus William Beasley 10-9 ?
09 Turco Harry Beasley 10-9 100-6
10 Brigand Count Metternich 10-10 50-1 Last to complete
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Non-finishers[edit]

Fence Name Jockey Handicap (st-lb) SP Fate
? Queen Of Kildare J Doucie 11-5 40-1 Fell
01 Bacchus Joe Cannon 11-1 10-1 Fell
01 His Lordship Mr Levitt 10-12 ? Refused
06 Marshal Niel Mr Gavin 10-12 100-8 Fell
07 Victor II Johnny Beasley 10-12 100-8 Pulled Up
01 Bellringer Arthur Coventry 10-7 100-6 Fell
01 The Bear Richard Marsh 10-7 10-1 Refused
? Concha Willie Morris 10-2 50-1 Pulled Up

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 27 December 2013. Retrieved 27 May 2015.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ http://www.greyhoundderby.com/GN1879.htm
  3. ^ The Grand National 1839-1930 by David Hoadley Munroe
  4. ^ https://archive.org/details/heroesheroinesof00maso