This was run on the 9th April 1983 and it was fine. The winner won by 3/4 length and was owned by B R H Burrough, trained by Jennie Pitman and won at 13/1.


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The Youtube website and bank of film clips provide excellent coverage of the Grand National. The link below is a 9 minute 55 seconds clip of the Grand National.

Pos. Horse Jockey Trainer
1 CORBIERE Ben de Haan Jennie Pitman
2 GREASEPAINT Mr C Magnier M Cunningham (Ire)
3 YER MAN T V O'Connell A J McNamara (Ire)
also GRITTAR P Barton F H Gilman
also VENTURE TO GOGNAC Mr O Sherwood F T Winter
also TACROY F Berry F Flood (Ire)
also SPARTAN MISSILE H Davies N J Henderson
also KING SPRUCE Mrs J Carrier M J P O'Brien (Ire)
also ROYAL MAIL (NZ) Mr T Thomson Jones S Mellor
also PEATY SANDY T G Dun Miss H B Hamilton
also POLITICAL POP G Bradley M W Dickinson
also THE LADY'S MASTER Mr W P Mullins M C Duggan (Ire)
also CARROW BOY G Newman W Durkan (Ire)
also BONUM OMEN K Mooney Fulke Walwyn
also MID DAY GUN G McCourt J Webber
also PILOT OFFICER S Morshead Mrs M Rimell
also BEACON TIME J J O'Neill Donald McCain
also BEECH KING Mr P Duggan P Woods (Ire)
also FORTINA'S EXPRESS P Scudamore W A Stephenson
also HOT TOMATO J Burke W Clay
also THREE TO ONE P Tuck J K M Oliver
also HALLO DANDY N Doughty G W Richards
also DUNCREGGAN G McGinchey S A Kirk (Ire)
also KEENGADDY S Smith Eccles N A Gaselee
also COLONEL CHRISTY P Hobbs H O'Neill
also MENDER A Webber R C Armytage
also DELMOSS W Smith Fulke Walwyn
also MENFORD M Perrett K C Bailey
also OAKPRIME R Linley D Nicholson
also THE VINTNER C Grant M P Naughton
also ARRIGLE BOY C Pimlott D Eddy
also ARTISTIC PRINCE C Brown Mrs J Pitman
also O'ER THE BORDER Mr P O'Connor P O'Connor
also CANFORD GINGER J H Davies D R C Elsworth
also MONTY PYTHON P O'Brien Mrs J Pitman
also WILLIAMSON C Mann Mrs M Easton
also MIDDAY WELCOME Mrs G Rees Capt. J Wilson
also SYDNEY QUIN P Double C C Trietline
also THAT'S IT G Holmes J A Gilbert
also TOWER MOSS R Rowe A S Neaves
also NEVER TAMPER J Williams J H Baker
13/1 Corbiere

Colin Magnier expressing the best thrill of all in the 1983 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:-