This was run on Saturday 7th April 1951 and 36 ran. The winning time was 9 minutes 48 4/5secs. 


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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 7 minute 12 seconds clip of the Grand National.

Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 NICKEL COIN J.Bullock Mr J Royle
2 ROYAL TAN Mr A O'Brien Mrs M H Keogh
3 DERRINSTOWN A.Power Mr P Digney
Also BROOMFIELD R.Emery Mr W P Westhead


J.Power Mrs L Brotherton
Also SHAGREEN G.Kelly Mr James V Rank
Also CLONCARRIG R.Turnell Mr J Olding
Also ROIMOND A Jarvis Lord Bicester
Also FINNURE R.Francis Lord Bicester
Also LAND FORT B.Marshall Mr H Oliver
Also RUSSIAN HERO L.McMorrow Mr W F Williamson
Also ARTIC GOLD T.Molony Mr J H Whitney
Also SERGEANT KELLY R.De'ath Mr F C Bramblesby
Also ROWLAND ROY D.V.Dick Mr A G Boley
Also PRINCE BROWNIE A.Grantham Lady Carew-Pole
Also ARMOURED KNIGHT T.Cusack Mr G H Dowty
Also STALBRIDGE ROCK Mr R McCreery Mr R Bazell
Also CADAMSTOWN J.Dowdeswell Mr A E Bullen
Also GALLERY A.Mullins Sir Arthur Pilkington
Also DOG WATCH T.Brookshaw Mr Arthur Lloyd
Also EAST A'CALLING Mr M Scudamore Mr C F Knipe
Also PARTPOINT A.P.Thompson Major A C Straker
Also STOCKMAN G.Vergette Mrs E D Thacker
Also IRISH LIZARD P.Taaffe Lord Sefton
Also GLEN FIRE F.T.Winter Mr S Mercer
Also TEXAS DAN P.Fitzgerald Mr H Riddell
Also CONFUCIUS M.O'Dwyer Mr J Mayson
Also QUEEN OF THE DANDIES R Carter Mrs R Fowler
Also TASMAN C.Hook Mr G Varnavas
Also COLUMN Mr A Corbett Sir Arthur Pilkington
Also GAY HEATHER R.Curran Mr J D Paisley
Also MORNING COVER G.Slack Mrs E G Williams
Also REVEALED Mr W Beynon Brown Mr W Francis
Also CAESAR'S WIFE Mr G B Rogers Mr G B Rogers
Also BINGHAMSTOWN Mr L Furman Mr L Furman
Also PARSONSHILL Mr J Seely Mr J Seely

Bob McCreery on a National won on eggs and stout in 1951. This is the title of a chapter 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:-