This was run on Wednesday 1st March 1837 at Aintree, despite many books suggesting that it was run at Maghull. There were 4 runners and the winners time was 14 minutes.


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Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 THE DUKE Henry Potts Mr T.Chawner
2 THE DISOWNED Allen McDonough Mr Williamson
Also DAN O'CONNELL J.Knaresborough Mr Knaresborough
Also ZANGA John Devine Mr Sharrat
4/5 Dan O'Connell
3/1 The Disowned
6/1 The Duke
12/1 Zanga
Whilst this is not an original results card, all details, including jockeys colours, are correct.

I am very grateful to George Selwyn and John Pinfold for the picture of The Duke shown below. The picture is from page ii of Gallant Sport written by John Pinfold and printed by Halifax: Portway Press in 1999. To purchase a copy of this go to the Amazon Grand National store shown below.

 I am extremely grateful to Mick Mutlow for the newspaper clip shown below. He has established the most detailed Grand National database anywhere in the World.