This was run on the 31st March 1984 and it was fine. The winner won by 4 lengths and was owned by Richard Shaw. trained by Gordon Richards and priced 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 5 minute 29 seconds clip of the Grand National.

Pos. Horse Jockey Trainer
1 HELLO DANDY N Doughty G Richards
2 GREASEPAINT T Carmody D K Weld (Ire)
3 CORBIERE B de Haan Mrs J Pitman
also ASHLEY HOUSE G Bradley M W Dickinson
also GITTAR J Francome F H Gilman
also ELIOGARTY Mr D Hassett J L Hassett (Ire)
also SPARTAN MISSILE J White N J Henderson
also MIDNIGHT LOVE C Grant Denys Smith
also EARTHSTOPPER R Rowe G Kindersley
also JIVAGO DE NEUVY (Fr) Mr R Grand J Webber
also LUCKY VANE J Burke G B Balding
also FAULOON W Smith F Walwyn
also FETHARD FRIEND G Newman F Flood (Ire)
also BROOMY BANK Mr A Wilson J A C Edwards
also SILENT VALLEY (Fr) T G Dun I D Jordan
also HAZY DAWN Mr W P Mullins T Casey (Ire)
also BURNT OAK P Scudamore D Nicholson
also TACROY F Berry P O'Connor
also IMPERIAL BLACK C Hawkins Capt. N F Crump
also BUSH GUIDE Miss V Alder J Alder
also POYNTZ PASS H Rogers P O'Connor
also DOUBLEUAGAIN T Morgan A Geraghty (Ire)
also THE DRUNKEN DUCK A Brown B Munro-Wilson
also MID DAY GUN G McCourt J Webber
also DOORSTEP Mr J Queally M F Morris (Ire)
also YER MAN T V O'Connell A J McNamara (Ire)
also PILOT OFFICER Mr A Sharpe Mrs M Rimell
also ANOTHER CAPTAIN A Stringer A Scott
also CARL'S WAGER R J Beggan M W Dickinson
also HILL OF SLANE S Smith Eccles A P Jarvis
also JACKO S Morshead D Nicholson
also TWO SWALLOWS A Webber R C Armytage
also THREE TO ONE P Tuck J K M Oliver
also ROMAN GENERAL Maj. M Wallace B Munro-Wilson
also FORTUNE SEEKER P Barton J Cox (Ire)
also GOLDEN TRIX K Mooney B L Chinn
also CANFORD GINGER C Brown D R C Elsworth
also CLONTHTURTIN T J Taaffe A L T Moore (Ire)
also KUMBI K Doolan Donald McCain
13/1 Hallo Dandy

Val Jackson feeling Ee my God, it’s a tart in the 1984 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:-