This was run on very hard going and the weather was sunny and hot. It took place on 24th March and the time was 9 mins 32 2/5 secs. The winner was trained by Swatton.


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

Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 CLOISTER W.Dollery Mr C G Duff
2 AESOP Henry Arthur Barker Captain Michael Hughes
3 WHY NOT A Nightingall Mr C H Fenwick
4 TIT FOR TAT G Williamson Captain A.G.Lucas
also THE MIDSHIPMITE W.Sensier Mr H L Powell
also FATHER O'FLYNN Mr G B Milne Mr G C Wilson
also ROMAN OAK Mr W P Cullen Sir H de Trafford
also FAUST Captain J.W.Yardley General Beresford
also FIELD MARSHALL Captain E.Crawley Mr Eustace Loder
also THE PRIMATE Captain P.W. Bewicke Mr F Bald
also LADY HELEN R Nightingall Captain Dundas
also CHOUFLEUR T.Kavanagh Mr T Tonybee
also JOAN OF ARC G Morris Captain H T Fenwick
also GOLDEN GATE G Mawson Captain E W Baird
also GOLDEN LINK N Behan Mr J Dowling
9/2 Cloister    
5/1 Why Not    
100/15 The Midshipmite    
100/12 Aesop    
100/9 Father O'Flynn    
100/7 The Primate    
25/1 Tit For Tat    
28/1 Field Marshall    
33/1 Golden Gate    
33/1 Faust    
40/1 Roman Oak    
50/1 Lady Helen    
50/1 Joan of Arc    
100/1 Choufleur    
100/1 Golden Link    
  Over Round 102%    

I am extremely grateful to John Pinfold for the scan of his most treasured racecard shown below.

The results card shown below is not an original, although it does contain the actual owners colours worn by the jockeys.

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