This was run on Saturday 21st March 1964 and 33 ran. The winning time was 9 minutes 47 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 8 minute 23 seconds clip of the Grand National.

Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 TEAM SPIRIT G.W.Robinson Mr John K Goodman
2 PURPLE SILK J.Kenneally Mr T Beattie
3 PEACETOWN R.Edwards Mrs Francis Williams
4 ETERNAL S.Davenport Lt-Colonel R Fenwick-Palmer


D.V.Dick Mr John rogerson
Also FLYING WILD D.Mould Mr R R Guest
Also SPRINGBOK G.Scott Colonel Lord Joicey
Also BEAU NORMAND J.King Mr H J Joel
Also LAFFY W.Rees Queen Elizabeth
Also AYALA D.Nicholson Mr P B Raymond
Also KILMORE F.Winter Mr N Cohen
Also L'EMPEREUR J.Daumas Comte L. de Kerouara
Also BORDER FLIGHT P.A.Farrell Mr E R Courage
Also JOHN O'GROAT'S P.Kelleway Mr F Clay
Also OUT AND ABOUT B.Gregory Mr Bernard Sunley
Also RED THORN T,Biddlecombe Mrs L H Brown
Also SUPERSWEET P.Broderick Miss M Britton
Also SEA KNIGHT Mr P Nicholson Mr F D Nicholson
Also PONTIN-GO P.Jones Mr F W Pontin
Also LIZAWAKE H.Beasley Mr G C Hartigan
Also DANCING RAIN O.McNally Captain P T Fenwick
Also CENTRE CIRCLE J.Haine Mr W L Pilkington
Also BAXIER Mr W McLernon Lord Fermoy
Also APRIL ROSE E.P.Harty Mrs M Cowley
Also CLAYMORE Mr C Davies Mr Colin Davies
Also REPRIEVED P.Harvey Mr C S Gardener
Also CROBEG Mr J Lawrence Mr M J Richardson
Also TIME M.Scudamore Mr John Cheatle
Also REPRODUCTION R.Langley Mr K R Ashton
Also MERGANSER J.Lehane Mrs W Archdale
Also GALE FORCE X R.Coonan Mr F Warrington-Gillet
Also GROOMSMAN F.Shortt Mr J F Cleary

John Kenneally on why there’s a different roar in the 1964 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:-