This was run on Saturday 29th March 1957 and 35 ran. The winning time was 9 minutes 42 2/5secs. 


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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 8 minute 16 seconds clip of the Grand National.

Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 SUNDEW F.Winter Mrs Geoffrey Kohn
2 WYNDBURGH M.Batchelor Miss R P M Wilkinson
3 TIBERETTA A.Oughton Mr E R Courage
4 GLORIOUS TWELFTH B.Wilkinson Mr H J Joel


D.V.Dick Mrs Leonard Carver
Also ROSE PARK G.Nicholls Mr Guy G Lawrence
Also ROYAL TAN T.Taaffe Prince Aly Khan
Also FOUR TEN R.Morrow Mr A Strange
Also GOOSANDER H.J.East Mrs Bache Hay
Also MUCH OBLIGED M.Scudamore Mr H Draper
Also ICELOUGH P.Taaffe Mr R H Usher
Also ARMORIAL III J.A.Bullock Mme K.Hennessey
Also MERRY THROW T.Brookshaw Major A C Straker
Also VIRGINIUS Mr A Lillington Mr R R Guest
Also HART ROYAL P.Pickford Mr L C Denton
Also ATHENIAN D.Ancil Colonel W H Whitbread
Also GENTLE MOYA G.Milburn Mr J J Straker
Also CAREY'S COTTAGE T.Shone Colonel W H Whitbread
Also TUTTO J.Lehane Miss E R Armitage
Also RENDEZ VOUS III A.Freeman Major H S Cayzer
Also SYDNEY JONES Mr M Tory Mr P S Tory
Also FELIAS W.Rees Mr Vere Harmsworth
Also CHINA CLIPPER Major W D Gibson Major W D Gibson
Also IRISH LIZARD D Nicholson Lord Sefton
Also SANDY JANE II H.Beasley Mrs P M Lamb
Also CLEARING R.Curson Mr M Kingsley
Also MORRCATOR L.McMorrow Mr P M Jones
Also RED MENACE L.Wigham Mr G McParland
Also THE CROFTER J Power Lt-Colonel D M Baird
Also GO-WELL Capt P Bengough Mr C S Wagstaffe
Also WILD WISDOM Mr L Bridge Mr L Bridge
Also FAHRENHEIT T.O'Brien Miss P Edwards
Also MONKEY WRENCH R Hamey Mrs J F C Bryce
Also WAKING Captain A W C Pearn Captain A W C Pearn
Also CHERRY ABBOT G.Underwood Mrs I R Pitman

Wyndburgh-the National’s three-time runner up in 1957, 1959 and 1962. Sir Piers Bengough suggesting Aintree is a very special place after the 1957 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:-

The rare handbill shown below is provided courtesy of the Robert Shaw collection.