A List of Past Champions Grand National Winners


National Winners

The grand national is one of the most popular horse races in the world. Every year, millions of people from all over the globe watch and bet on the event. The grand national winner’s list is filled with some of the most famous horses in history. Here are the past top grand national champions:

Red Rum (1973, 1974)

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Red Rum is one of the most famous grand national winners of all time. The horse won the grand national three times, in 1973, 1974, and 1977. Red Rum is the only horse to ever win the grand national three times. This Horse was truly a grand national legend. Red Rum is one of the most popular grand national winners because he was able to come from behind and win the race. This made him an underdog that people loved to root for.

Crisp (1972)

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Crisp was a grand national winner in 1972. He was ridden by jockey Ron Hutchinson and trained by Ray Knight. Crisp is best known for his grand national win, but he also had a successful career in show jumping. Crisp retired from racing in 1973 and died in 1990. This horse was truly a grand national champion.

Amberleigh House (2004)

Amberleigh House is a grand national winner since 2004. He was ridden by jockey Tony McCoy and trained by Ginger McCain. Amberleigh House is best known for his grand national win, but he also had a successful career in steeplechasing. Amberleigh House retired from racing in 2006 and now resides at the National Stud. Amberleigh House is one of the most popular grand national winners because he was able to come from behind and win the race. This made him an underdog that people loved to root for.

Monty’s Pass (2003)

Monty’s Pass is a grand national winner since 2003. He was ridden by jockey Robbie Power and trained by Michael Hourigan. Monty’s Pass is best known for his grand national win, but he also had a successful career in steeplechasing. Monty’s Pass retired from racing in 2006 and now resides at the National Stud. The horse was truly a grand national champion.

Bindaree (2002)

Bindaree is a grand national winner since 2002. He was ridden by jockey Robert Power and trained by Nigel TwistonDavies. Bindaree is best known for his grand national win, but he also had a successful career in steeplechasing. Bindaree retired from racing in 2005 and now resides at the National Stud. The horse was truly a grand national champion. This horse was truly a grand national legend.

Pop Art (2001)

Pop Art is a grand national winner since 2001. He was ridden by jockey Richard Johnson and trained by Nigel TwistonDavies. Pop Art is best known for his grand national win, but he also had a successful career in steeplechasing. Pop Art retired from racing in 2004 and now resides at the National Stud. The horse was truly a grand national champion.

Hedge Hunter (2005)

Hedgehunter is a grand national winner since 2005. He was ridden by jockey Ruby Walsh and trained by Willie Mullins. Hedgehunter is best known for his grand national win, but he also had a successful career in steeplechasing. Hedgehunter retired from racing in 2007 and now resides at the National Stud. The horse was truly a grand national champion.

Silver Birch (2007)

Silver Birch is a grand national winner since 2007. He was ridden by jockey Robbie Power and trained by Gordon Elliott. Silver Birch is best known for his grand national win, but he also had a successful career in steeplechasing. Silver Birch retired from racing in 2009 and now resides at the National Stud. The horse was truly a grand national champion.

Comply or Die (2008)

Comply or Die is a grand national winner since 2008. He was ridden by jockey David Pipe and trained by Timmy Murphy. Comply or Die is best known for his grand national win, but he also had a successful career in steeplechasing. Comply or Die retired from racing in 2010 and now resides at the National Stud. The horse was truly a grand national champion.

Don’t Push It (2010)

Don’t Push It is a grand national winner since 2010. He was ridden by jockey Tony McCoy and trained by Jonjo O’Neill. Don’t Push It is best known for his grand national win, but he also had a successful career in steeplechasing. Don’t Push It retired from racing in 2012 and now resides at the National Stud.

These are just a few of the grand national winners that have made history. Each one of these horses is a champion in its own right and has earned the title of grand national winner. These horses are true champions and will always be remembered for their grand national wins. Thank you for reading. I hope you enjoyed learning about some of the past grand national winners.

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