1939 Grand National

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1939 Grand National
Grand National
Location Aintree Racecourse
Date March 1939
Winning horse Workman [1]
SP 100/8 [2]
Jockey Tim Hyde
Trainer Jack Ruttle
Owner Alexander Maguire
1938
1940
External video
Highlights of the 1939 Grand National (British Pathé)

The 1939 Grand National was the 98th renewal of the world-famous Grand National horse race that took place at Aintree Racecourse near Liverpool, England, on 24 March 1939.

The winning jockey was Irishman Tim Hyde, riding 100/8 shot Workman.[3] Workman was trained by Jack Ruttle, for owner Sir Alexander Maguire. MacMoffat finished in second place, Kilstar was third, and Cooleen fourth for the second consecutive year.

Thirty-seven horses ran, competing for the £10,000 in prize money, and all returned safely to the stables.

Finishing order[edit]

Position Name Jockey Age Handicap (st-lb) SP Distance
01 Workman Tim Hyde 100/8
02 MacMoffatt Ian Alder 25/1
03 Kilstar George Archibald 8/1
04 Cooleen Jack Fawcus 22/1
05 Symaethis Matthew Feakes 66/1
06 Dominick's Cross Bob Everett 33/1
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Also ran[edit]

Position/Fate Name Jockey Age Handicap (st-lb) SP
West Point Jimmy Brogan 66/1
Pencraik A Scratchley 100/1
Royal Mail Danny Morgan 100/8
Bachelor Prince Tom Isaac 66/1
Under Bid Gerry Wilson 22/1
Fell (1st) Brendan's Cottage George Owen 25/1
Fell (1st) Teme Willow Fred Rimell 100/9
Fell (1st) Drim Mr J Morris 100/1
Fell (1st) War Vessel Billy Parvin 50/1
Fell (1st) Mesmerist Perry Harding 100/1
Fell (3rd) Dunhill Castle Fulke Walwyn 28/1
Fell (7th) Royal Danieli Dan Moore 100/8
Fell (6th) Epiphanes Mr Herbert Applin 100/1
Fell (9th) Rockquilla Thomas F Carey 100/6
Fell (9th) Luckypenny Major Roger Moseley 100/1
Perfect Part James Ward 33/1
Red Freeman Bill Redmond 50/1
Sporting Piper John Hislop 50/1
Blue Shirt Bob Smyth 10/1
Second Act Jack Dowdeswell 100/1
Refused (5th) St George II Robert Petre 33/1
Tuckmill Glen Kelly 100/1
Birthgift Thomas McNeill 100/1
Red Hillman Eric Foley 66/1
Montrejeau II Frenchie Nicholson 40/1
Deslys Alec Marsh 100/1
Scotch Wood Capt Peter Herbert 100/1
Milano Mr L Stoddard 50/1
Lucky Patch Tommy Elder 66/1
Black Hawk John Moloney 40/1
Inversible M Hogan 22/1
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[4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aintree Grand National 1939". 2003. Retrieved 16 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Aintree Grand National Winners 1839 - 2011". Retrieved 16 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "Grand National set for April 5". Calgary Herald. 5 January 1940. Retrieved 16 December 2011. 
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 27 December 2013. Retrieved 2013-04-20. 
  5. ^ http://www.greyhoundderby.com/GN1939.html
  6. ^ https://sites.google.com/site/jockeypedia/
  7. ^ http://www.grand-national.net/past_winners.htm
  8. ^ http://www.britishpathe.com/video/the-grand-national-1939/ Highlights of the 1939 Grand National