1974 Grand National

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1974 Grand National
Grand National
Location Aintree
Date 30 March 1974
Winning horse Republic of Ireland Red Rum
Jockey England Brian Fletcher
Trainer England Ginger McCain
Owner England Noel Le Mare
1973
1975
External video
Replay of the 1970-74 Grand Nationals in full Racing UK, BBC Sport, YouTube
The Grand National 1974 British Movietone

A furlong to run, he's got a big weight remember 23 pounds more than last year.. it's Red Rum, from L'Escargot in second, Charles Dickens third and Spanish Steps fourth and racing up towards the line, Red Rum, getting the ovation of his career and Brian Fletcher aknowledges the cheers of the crowd as he comes to the line the winner of the National!

Commentator Peter O'Sullevan describes the climax of the 1974 National

The 1974 Grand National was the 128th renewal of the world-famous Grand National horse race that took place at Aintree near Liverpool, England, on 30 March 1974. The race is famous for the second of Red Rum's three Grand National wins. L'Escargot finished second.

Finishing order[edit]

Position Name Jockey Age Handicap (st-lb) SP Distance
01 Red Rum Brian Fletcher 9 12-0 11/1
02 L'Escargot Tommy Carberry 11 11-13 17/2
03 Charles Dickens Andy Turnell 10 10-0 50/1
04 Spanish Steps Bill Smith 11 11-9 15/1
05 Rough Silk Mouse Morris 11 10-0 66/1
06 Vulgan Town Johnny Haine 8 10-8 35/1
07 Rouge Autumn Ken White 10 10-0 28/1
08 Nereo Beltrán Osorio 8 10-6 100/1
09 San-Feliu Pat Buckley 11 10-3 22/1
10 Norwegian Flag Jimmy Bourke 8 10-0 50/1
11 Scout Tommy Stack 8 10-0 7/1
12 Quintus Graham Thorner 8 10-0 33/1
13 Dunno Norman Mitchell 10 10-1 100/1
14 Tubs VI Val O'Brien 11 10-6 22/1
15 Escari Pat Black 8 10-2 66/1
16 Sunny Lad David Cartwright 10 10-4 20/1
17 Princess Camilla Martin Blackshaw 9 11-4 28/1 Last to finish

Non-finishers[edit]

Fence Name Jockey Age Handicap (st-lb) Starting price Fate
01 Royal Relief John Oaksey 10 11-6 18/1 Fell
03 Go-Potinental John Suthern 14 10-0 100/1 Fell
04 Sixer Taffy Salaman 10 10-0 66/1 Brought Down
06 Bahia Dorada Joe Guest 9 10-2 100/1 Pulled Up
08 Argent Bobby Coonan 10 11-10 50/1 Brought Down
08 Culla Hill Norton Brookes 10 10-8 100/1 Fell
08 Deblin's Green Nigel Wakley 11 10-0 25/1 Brought Down
08 Huperade John Carden 10 10-12 100/1 Fell
08 Karacola Colin Astbury 9 10-0 100/1 Brought Down
08 Rough House John Burke 8 10-6 14/1 Fell
09 Beggar's Way Vic Soane 10 10-2 66/1 Refused
10 Shaneman Ben Hannon 9 10-2 50/1 Unseated Rider
11 Beau Bob Jeremy Glover 11 10-0 100/1 Fell
18 Straight Vulcan Ron Barry 8 10-8 15/1 Fell
18 The Tunku Richard Evans 8 10-1 100/1 Pulled Up
19 Estoile Ron Hyett 10 10-0 66/1 Fell
19 Glenkiln Reg Crank 11 10-2 50/1 Fell
20 Cloudsmere Paul Kellaway 10 10-4 100/1 Carried Out
25 Wolverhampton Raymond Quinn 7 10-0 25/1 Pulled Up
26 Astbury William Jenks 11 10-0 66/1 Pulled Up
26 Mill Door Jimmy McNaught 12 10-2 100/1 Fell
27 Francophile Richard Pitman 9 10-5 16/1 Refused
27 Pearl Of Montreal Tommy Kinane 11 10-0 50/1 Pulled Up
27 Roman Holiday Jeff King 10 10-7 66/1 Pulled Up
27 Stephen's Society Chris Collins 8 11-5 40/1 Pulled Up

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1974 & 1975 - The Grand National & Aintree 1970-79". Seventiesnationals.webs.com. Retrieved 2014-08-18. 
  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.