The race returned to Aintree on the 28th March 1919 with the going average and weather clear.The winner carried 12-7; was trained by Escott, and won in 10 minutes 8 2/3 secs.


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The British Pathe website and bank of film clips provide excellent coverage of the Grand National. The link below is a 1 minute 40 seconds clip of the Grand National.

Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 POETHLYN E Piggott Mrs Hugh Peel
2 BALLYBOGGAN W Head Mr E Hope-Johnstone
3 POLLEN A Escott Mr J L Douglas
4 LOCH ALLEN J J Kelly Mr V Stewart
also PAY ONLY T Hulme Mr W P Hanly
also ABOU BEN ADHEM A Stubbs Mr J Buchanan
also ALLY SLOPER I Anthony Lady Nelson
also SHAUN SPADAH R Morgan Mr T M McAlpine
also VERMOUTH G Parfrement Mr P F Heybourne
also SERGEANT MURPHY S Walkington Mr Douglas Stuart
also ALL WHITE T Williams Colonel Hall Walker
also FARGUE W Smith Mr G P Sanday
also CHANG J Reardon Mr F S Watts
also IRISH DRAGOON H B Bletsoe Mr R H Edwards
also RUBINSTEIN W Payne Mr Lt-Col F Douglas-Pennant
also PICTURE SAINT F McCabe Colonel Croft
also BALLINCARROONA Capt. Ian Straker Captain Ian Straker
also SCHOOLMONEY F Cullen Mr P R L Savill
also SUNLOCH E Driscoll Mr T Tyler
also THE TURK II Mr P Roberts Mr C L Wilcox
also CHARLBURY P Woodland Mr H Trimmer
also SVETOI A Saxby Mr W E Wren
11/4 Poethlyn
7/1 Charlbury
9/1 Ballyboggan
100/7 Pollen
100/7 Pay Only
100/6 Ally Sloper
20/1 Balincarroona
20/1 Vermouth
25/1 Sunloch
25/1 Sergeant Murphy
33/1 Loch Allen
33/1 Schoolmoney
33/1 Shaun Spadah
40/1 Svetoi
50/1 Chang
50/1 Rubinstein
50/1 Fargue
66/1 All White
100/1 Bar
I am very grateful to John Pinfold for the rare scan of the racecard shown below.
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