This was run on Saturday 30th March 1963 and 47 ran. The winning time was 9 minutes 35 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 8 minute 10 seconds clip of the Grand National.

Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 AYALA P.Buckley Mr P B Raymond
2 CARRICKBEG Mr J Lawrence Mr G Kindersley
3 HAWAS SONG P.Broderick Mr R M Stephenson
4 TEAM SPIRIT G.W.Robinson Mr R B Woodward


D.V.Dick Mr Stanhope Joel
Also OWEN'S SEDGE P.Taaffe Mr Gregory Peck
Also O'MALLEY POINT M.Scudamore Major L S Marler
Also NICOLAUS SILVER H.Beasley Mr Bernard Sunley
Also KILMORE F.Winter Mr N Cohen
Also SPRINGBOK G.Scott Colonel Lord Joicey
Also LOVING RECORD T.Taaffe Mr J L Young
Also ETERNAL T.Brookshaw Lt-Colonel R.Fenwick-Palmer
Also MR JONES P.A.Farrell Major J G Lyon
Also BLONDE WARRIOR B.Lawrence Mr M Naylor-Leyland
Also MR WHAT T.Carberry Mr G V Keeling
Also FORTY SECRETS G.Chapman Mr A D Clark
Also OUT AND ABOUT J.Gifford Mr Bernard Sunley
Also GOOD GRACIOUS P.Connors Mr J F Smith
Also LOYAL TAN T.W.Biddlecombe Mrs Geoffrey Kohn
Also DAGMAR GITTELL H.J.East Mrs L Brotherton
Also JONJO Duke of Alburquerque Duke of Alburquerque
Also PEACETOWN R.Langley Mrs Francis Williams
Also MOYRATH F.Carroll Mrs R L Johnson
Also DARK VENETIAN D.Bassett Mrs T M Stuck
Also CHAVARA R.Edwards Mrs Ivor Evans
Also SHAM FIGHT J.Fitzgerald Mrs R M C Jeffreys
Also GAY NAVARREE P.Cowley Captain G Wright
Also SEAS END J.H.Kempton Mrs M D Kempton
Also COLLEGE DON B.Wilkinson Mrs I Watts
Also CARRAROE Mr W McLernon Mrs Miles Valentine
Also WINGLESS A.Biddlecombe Mr O H Gilbey
Also FRENCH LAWYER T.Ryan Mr R L Newton
Also AVENUE NEUILLY D.Nicholson Major Derek Hague
Also REPRIEVED P.Pickford Mr S Nossell
Also VIVANT R.Hamey Mrs T W Parker
Also DANDY TIM L.Major Mr C J Baines
Also CONNIE II J.Guest Mr P W Hicks
Also HOLM STAR E.F.Kelly Mr J F Smith
Also WARTOWN J.Gamble Colonel L R Crouch
Also WOODBROWN J.Kenneally Mr P Brown
Also LOOK HAPPY J.Haine Mrs J C N Roberts
Also MERGANSER Mr J Mansfield Mrs W Archdale
Also CAPRICORN J.Haine Mr R A Phelps
Also SIRACUSA D.Mould Mrs E Truelove
Also MAGIC TRICKS O.McNally Mr J H Boyes
Also MELILLA G.Cramp Mr D H Ellison
Also SOLONACE K.B.White Mr S C Warner

Paddy Connors, Clive Chapman and Gene Kelly on the Earl Jones Trio in the 1963 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:-