1980 Grand National

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1980 Grand National
Grand National
Location Aintree
Date 29 March 1980
Winning horse England Ben Nevis
Starting price 40/1
Jockey United States Mr. Charlie Fenwick
Trainer England Tim Forster
Owner England R.C. Stewart Jnr
Conditions Heavy
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The 1980 Grand National was the 134th renewal of the Grand National horse race that took place at Aintree Racecourse near Liverpool, England, on 29 March 1980. The race, which carried the title, the World's greatest steeplechase, was won by Ben Nevis, ridden by the American amateur rider Charlie Fenwick.[1] Only 4 horses finished the race out of 30 starters.

Finishing order[edit]

Position Name Jockey Age Weight SP Distance
01 Ben Nevis Mr. Charlie Fenwick 12 10-12 40/1 20 lengths
02 Rough and Tumble John Francome 10 10-11 11/1
03 The Pilgarlic Ron Hyett 12 10-4 33/1
04 Royal Stuart Philip Blacker 9 10-10 20/1 Last to complete

Non-finishers[edit]

Fence Horse Jockey Age Weight (st-lb) SP Fate
01 Mannyboy Richard Rowe 10 10-2 33/1 Unseated rider
01 Salkeld Colin Hawkins 8 10-0 20/1 Fell
03 Coolishall Broderick Munro-Wilson 11 10-10 40/1 Unseated rider
03 Jer Phil Tuck 9 10-4 10/1 Fell
03 Churchtown Boy Andy Turnell 13 10-0 50/1 Fell
06 Another Dolly Jonjo O'Neill 10 10-10 12/1 Fell
06 So and So Richard Linley 11 10-10 28/1 Fell
15 Rubstic Maurice Barnes 11 10-11 8/1 Fell
17 The Vintner Bob Davies 9 10-8 16/1 Pulled Up
18 Even Up Anthony Webber 13 10-6 50/1 Refused
19 Casamayor Jeff King 10 10-12 50/1 Unseated rider
19 Drumroan Tommy McGivern 12 10-5 22/1 Unseated rider
19 Godfrey Secundus Sam Morshead 10 10-0 20/1 Pulled up
19 Kinivie John Williams 11 10-0 100/1 Unseated rider
19 Levanka Frank Berry 11 10-4 100/1 Pulled up
19 Prince Rock Tommy Carmody 12 11-0 12/1 Unseated rider
19 Sandwillan Jenny Hembrow 12 10-0 100/1 Refused
20 Zongalero Steve Smith-Eccles 10 10-13 11/1 Refused
22 Delmoss Gerry Newman 10 10-2 25/1 Fell
22 Jimmy Miff Alan Brown 8 10-5 50/1 Fell
22 Three To One Geordie Dun 9 10-2 25/1 Fell
23 Our Greenwood Aiden O'Connell 12 11-6 100/1 Fell
24 Flashy Boy Chris Grant 12 10-8 50/1 Fell
27 Dromore Peter Duggan 12 10-8 100/1 Refused
27 Rathlek Paul Barton 10 10-0 35/1 Refused
27 Royal Frolic John Burke 11 11-4 16/1 Refused

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Baerlein, Richard (9 April 1990). "Mr Frisk and Mr Armytage strike another blow for amateurs riders in record time". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 16 April 2018. 
  2. ^ "Ben Nevis & the 1980 Grand National". Archived from the original on 17 May 2013. Retrieved 2014-08-27. 
  3. ^ The Grand National : the history of the Aintree spectacular, by Stewart Peters & Bernard Parkin, ISBN 0-7524-3547-7
  4. ^ "Grand National Anorak |". Archived from the original on 20 June 2013. Retrieved 2013-06-16. 

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