The winner was Red Marauder which was owned by N.B.Mason with Smarty a distance behind in second and Blowing Wind in third. There were 40 runners but only 4 finished.

GRAND NATIONAL 2001

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With grateful thanks to PETE ALVORSOL for the great scan of the oh so rare Red Marauder jug.

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The Youtube website and bank of film clips provide excellent coverage of the Grand National. The link below is a 9 minute 59 seconds clip of the Grand National. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LoR7i6u3Wy4

Pos. Horse Jockey Trainer
1 REAL MARAUDER R Guest N B Mason
2 SMARTY T J Murphy M Pitman
3 BLOWING WIND A P McCoy M C Pipe
4 PAPILLON R Walsh T M Walsh
also SPANISH MAIN J Goldstein N A Twiston Davies
also ART PRINCE J Crowley M C Pipe
also TRESOR DE MAI R Greene M C Pipe
also ADDINGTON BOY J P McNamara F Murphy
also HANAKHAM B J Geraghty D McCain
also HOLLYBANK BUCK F J Flood A J Martin
also KAKI CRAZY R Farrant M C Pipe
also PADDY'S RETURN A Maguire F Murphy
also EARTHMOVER J Tizzard P Nicholls
also INIS CARA R Widger V Williams
also THE LAST FLING S Durack Mrs S J Smith
also STRONG TEL D Casey M C Pipe
also EXIT SWINGER C Maude M C Pipe
also NORTHERN STARLIGHT Mr T Scudamore M C Pipe
also MERRY PEOPLE G Cotter J Queally
also GENERAL WOLFE B J Crowley Miss V Williams
also MORAL SUPPORT N Fehily C J Mann
also MELY MOSS N Williamson C R Egerton
also DJEDDAH T Doumen F Doumen
also DARK STRANGER K A Kelly M C Pipe
also YOU'RE A GOODUN R Wakely M C Pipe
also VILLAGE KING J Culloty P J Hobbs
also FEELS LIKE GOLD B Harding N G Richards
also AMBERLEIGH HOUSE W Marston D McCain
also MISTER ONE M Bradbourne C Tizzard
also ESPRIT DE COTTE T Doyle N J Henderson
also NOBLE LORD J McCarthy R T Phillips
also EDMOND R Johnson H D Daly
also MOONDIGUA J R Barry M C Pipe
also SUPREME CHARM R Thornton K C Bailey
also LISTEN TIMMY A Dobbin A King
also NO RETREAT J M Maguire S A Brookshaw
also LANCE ARMSTRONG A Thornton R H Alner
also BRAVE HIGHLANDER P Hide J T Gifford
also BEAU C Llewellyn N A Twiston Davies
also UNSINKABLE BOXER D Gallagher R H Alner
   
14/1 Papillon (IRE)
16/1 Blowing Wind
16/1 Smarty
33/1 Red Marauder

Tom Doyle feeling he is the stand-ins stand -in in the 2001 Grand National. These are the titles of chapters from Chris Pitt’s book ‘Go Down to the Beaten’, which looks at personal stories by connections of horses which failed to win the Grand National, a copy of which can be purchased by clicking the link below:-
http://astore.amazon.co.uk/wwwgreyhoundd-21?_encoding=UTF8&node=341