This was run on Saturday 27th March 1965 and 47 ran. The winning time was 9 minutes 30 3/5secs. 


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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 6 minute 12 seconds clip of the Grand National.

Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 JAY TRUMP T.Crompton Smith Mrs M Stephenson
2 FREDDIE P.McCarron Mr R R Tweedie
3 MR JONES Mr C.Collins Mr C D Collins
4 RAINBOW BATTLE G.Milburn Mr W Shand Kydd


J.King Mr A B Mitchell
Also THE RIP W.Rees Queen Elizabeth
Also VULTRIX D.Nicholson Mr H Dare
Also FORGOTTEN DREAMS R Coonan Mrs P Meehan
Also LOVING RECORD B.Hannon Mrs J J McDowell
Also PEACETOWN P Pickford Mrs Francis Williams
Also KAPENO D.V.Dick Mrs A T Hodgson
Also AYALA S Mellor Mr P B Raymond
Also BARLEYCROFT P.Harvey Mr A J Moore
Also LIZAWAKE Mr G Hartigan Mrs E M Marshall
Also BROWN DIAMOND Mr W McLernon Mrs P M Lamb
Also TANT PIS Mr J Alder Mr John Alder
Also TIME Mr B Scott Captain M H Scott
Also PHEBU J.Morrissey Mr N.Brereton
Also DARK VENETIAN J.Renfree Mr F Vincent
Also RED TIDE J.Haine Mr Paul Mellon
Also RUBY GLEN S.Davenport Mrs N H Le Mare
Also COLEEN STAR J Leech Mr P Milner
Also PONTIN-GO J.Lehane Mr F W Pontin
Also L'EMPEREUR Mr J Ciechanowski Mr J.Ciechanowski
Also CULLEENHOUSE T.W.Biddlecombe Mrs Leonard Carver
Also LEEDSY G W Robinson Mrs Clare Levy
Also RONALD'S BOY Mr G Kindersley Mr Guy Kindersley
Also APRIL ROSE Major P Bengough Major P Bengough
Also BALLYGOWAN A Redmond Mrs W L Pilkington
Also BOLD BIRI M Scudamore Mr J E Bigg
Also REPRODUCTION R.Langley Mr K R Aston
Also SIZZLE-ON P.Hurley Mrs I D Jordan
Also LESLIE P.Jones Lord Sherborne
Also SWORD FLASH T.Ryan Mr H T Smith
Also VULCANO T.M.Jones Miss E Chanelle
Also GROOMSMAN Duke of Alburquerque Duke of Alburquerque
Also MOYRATH B.Richmond Mrs G Simpson
Also QUINTIN BAY P.Taaffe Mr Skeets Martin
Also SOLONACE R.W.Jones Mr W Clay
Also FEARLESS CAVALIER R.West Mr John K Hooton
Also BLONDE WARRIOR Mr D Crossley Cooke Mrs K B Nicoll
Also CUTLETTE M.Roberts Mr Bertram Parker
Also NEDSMAR J.Hudson Mrs E E Graham
Also MR McTAFFY T Jackson Mrs P Barnett
Also BLACK SPOT J.Gamble Mrs V M MacGregor
Also CROBEG Mr M C Gifford Mrs H J Rice Stringer
Also FRENCH COTTAGE Mr W Tellwright Mr W A Tellwright

Jim Renfree on a Cornish Farmer’s son in the 1965 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:-