This was run on Saturday 30th March 1968 and 45 ran. The winning time was 9 minutes 28 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 6 minute 24 seconds clip of the Grand National.

Pos. Horse Jockey Owner
1 RED ALLIGATOR B.Fletcher Mr J Manners
2 MOIDORE'S TOKEN B.Brogan Miss P Harrower
3 DIFFERENT CLASS D.Mould Mr Gregory Peck
4 RUTHERFORDS P.Buckley Mr J.Bonnier


P.Kelleway Lady Weir
Also RONDETTO J.King Mr A B Mitchell
Also BASSNET D.Nicholson Mr W A Silvester
Also SAN ANGELO W.Rees Mr E R Courage
Also FORT ORD T.Norman Mr P B Spanoghe
Also VULTRIX T.Biddlecombe Mr H Dare
Also PHEMIUS G.Scott Mrs D Bannister
Also QUITTE OU DOUBLE L Mr J Ciechanowski Mrs A Besnouin
Also REGAL JOHN J.Gifford Mr H L Vickery
Also FORECASTLE Mr W McLernon Mr J A Wood
Also GREAT LARK T.Carberry Mr Raymond R Guest
Also MASTER MASCUS Mr J Lawrence Mr John Bairstow
Also THE FOSSA R.Edwards Mr R Greatbatch
Also REYNARD'S HEIR T.Kinane Mr Robert Buckley
Also MASTER OF ART Mr B Hanbury Dr M L Slotover
Also FOINAVON P.Harvey Mr M Bennellick
Also GO-PONTINENTAL M.Gifford Mr F W Pontin
Also RONALDS BOY Mr J Harty Mr E F Robbins
Also ROSS FOUR P.Jones Mr W T Organ
Also CHAMPION PRINCE Mr A Wates Mr Ronald W Wates
Also FORT KNIGHT R.Reid Mr W J Bebbington
Also MIXED FRENCH G.Holmes Mrs N L Durdy
Also CHU-TEH Mr N.Gaselee Mrs M McMeekin
Also KIRTLE-LAD J.Enright Mr R F Tinning
Also FRENCH KILT S.Mellor Major C H Nathan
Also MANIFEST R.Pitman Mr J Filmer Wilson
Also POLARIS MISSILE Mr N Thorne Mr M J Thorne
Also HIGHLANDIE Mr T Durant Mr T Durant
Also GAME PURSTON D.Cartright Mr J P Yeomans
Also PRINCEFUL J.Leech Mr R R Hitchens
Also QUINTIN BAY G W Robinson Mr Skeets Martin
Also BEECHAM B R Davies Mr P S Williams
Also SOME SLIPPER R.Atkins Mrs B S L Trafford
Also CHAMORETTA D.Elsworth Major A W C Pearn
Also VALOUIS Mr E Prendergast Mr J J Prendergast
Also VALBUS R.Langley Mr T H Shepherd
Also DUN WIDDY Mr A Moore Mr A P Moore
Also WILLING SLAVE M.B.James Mr Arthur Maiden
Also PORTATION G.Cramp Mr D H Ellison
Also STEEL BRIDGE E.P.Harty Mrs W Macauley

David Elsworth talking about Major Pearn’s long shot in the 1968 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:-