This was run on the 14th April 2007 and it was sunny and very hot (about 24). The winner won by 3/4 length with 1 1/4 lengths to the 3rd. There were 40 runners and 13 finished.


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Pos. Horse Jockey Trainer
1 SILVER BIRCH R M Power Gordon Elliott (IRE)
2 MCKELVEY T J O'Brien P Bowen
3 SLIM PICKINGS B J Geraghty T J Taffe (IRE)
4 PHILSON RUN Darryl Jacob Nick Williams
5 LIBERTHINE S Walley-Cohen N J Henderson
also JOES EDGE D N Russell Ferdy Murphy
also HEDGEHUNTER R Walsh W Mullins
also EUROTREK Liam Heard P F Nicholls
also L'AMI A P McCoy F Doumen
also MONKERHOSTIN R Johnson P J Hobbs
also THISTHATANDTOTHER Jamie Moore P F Nicholls
also BILLYVODDAN Leighton Aspell H D Daly
also IDLE TALK Jason Maguire D McCain jnr
also ROYAL AUCLAIR Joe Tizzard P F Nicholls
also CLOUDY DAYS A McNamara C Byrnes (IRE)
also KNOWHERE Tom Doyle N A Twiston Davies
also KELAMI Mick Fitzgerald F Doumen
also POINT BARROW P A Carberry P Hughes (IRE)
also CELTIC SON Timmy Murphy D E Pipe
also SIMON Andrew Thornton J L Spearing
also BALLYCASSIDY D F O'Regan P Bowen
also CLAN ROYAL J T McNamara Jonjo O/Neill
also GALLANT APPROACH J A McCarthy C F Egerton
also DUN DOIRE P.Carberry A.J.Martin
also KANDJAR D'ALLIER Robert Thornton A.King
also ZABENZ Barry Fenton P.J.Hobbs
also BEWLEYS BERRY P.J.Brennan J.Howard-Johnson
also LONGSHANKS Tony Dobbin K.C.Bailey
also BOTHAR NA D.J.Casey W.P.Mullins
also GRAPHIC APPROACH Paul Moloney C.R.Egerton
also HOMER WELLS D.J.Condon W.P.Mullins
also PUNTAL Tom Scudamore D.E.Pipe
also THE OUTLIER P.C.O'Neill Miss Venetia Williams
also TIKRAM Wayne Hutchinson A.King
also NAUNTON BROOK N.Fehily N.A.Twiston-Davies
also JACK HIGH Richard McGrath T.M.Walsh
also SONEVAFUSHI Mr T Greenall Miss Venetia Williams
also LE DUC Dominic Elsworth P.F.Nicholls
8/1 co/fav Joes Edge
8/1 co/fav Monkerhostin
8/1 co fav Point Barrow
12/1 Mckelvey
33/1 Silver Birch
33/1 Slim Pickings
100/1 Philson Run

Robert and Sam Waley-Cohen saying it’s an act of love in the 2007 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:-