This was run on the 5th April 1986 and it was fine. The winner won at 15/2 and was owned by Peter Luff and trained by M Oliver.


Youtube and the BBC provide excellent coverage of the 1986 Grand National. The link below is of a 10 minute 30 second clip of the entire race.

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Pos. Horse Jockey Trainer
1 WEST TIP R Dunwoody M Oliver
2 YOUNG DRIVER C Grant J S Wilson
3 CLASSIFIED S Smith Eccles N J Henderson
4 MR SNUGFIT P Tuck M W Easterby
also ESSEX V Chaloupka V Chaloupka
also CORBIERE B de Haan Mrs J Pitman
also DRUMLARGAN T J Ryan E J O'Grady
also KILKILOWEN K Morgan J T R Dreaper (Ire)
also LAST SUSPECT H Davies Capt. T A Forster
also DOOR LATCH R Rowe J T Gifford
also ACARINE R Stronge P W Harris
also GREASEPAINT T Carmody DK Weld (Ire)
also BALLINACURRA LAD G Bradley M C Pipe
also HALLO DANDY N Doughty G Richards
also THE TSAREVICH J White N J Henderson
also LANTERN LODGE A Mullins Patrick Mullins (Ire)
also TRACEYS SPECIAL S C Knight A Turnell
also BROOMY BANK P Scudamore J A C Edwards
also GAYLE WARNING Mr A Dudgeon J G Dudgeon
also WHY FORGET R Lamb W A Stephenson
also ANOTHER DUKE P Nicholls P Davis
also PLUNDERING S Sherwood F T Winter
also TACROY A Stringer G A Calvert
also IMPERIAL BLACK R Crank D McCain
also RUPERTINO G Charles Jones E H Owen (Jnr)
also SOMMELIER T J Taaffe R S Gow
also MONANORE T Morgan W Harney (Ire)
also DUDIE K Doolan D McCain
also KNOCK HILL M Dwyer J Webber
also BALLYMILAN C Hawkins F Sheridan
also FETHARD FRIEND P Barton J A C Edwards
also LATE NIGHT EXTRA Mr T Thomson Jones K C Bailey
also MASTER TERCEL D Browne D C Thom
also ST ALEZAN C Smith M Tate
also PORT ASKAIG G McCourt Capt. T A Forster
also LITTLE POLVEIR C Brown J A C Edwards
also DOUBLEUAGAIN C Mann C Holmes
also TEN CHERRIES A Sharpe Mrs M Rimell
also NORTHERN BAY P Hobbs T T Bill
also MOUNT OLIVER J Bryan M Scudamore
15/2 West Tip

Chris Grant realising it’s back to Kelso on Monday after the 1986 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:-