This was run on the 9th April 2011 and it was wonderfully sunny and hot. The winner won by 2 1/4 lengths with 19 finishers, the winner being owned by Trevor Hemmings.


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The BBC Sports website and bank of film clips provide excellent coverage of the Grand National. The link below is a 10 minute 18 seconds clip of the Grand National.

Pos. Horse Jockey Trainer
1 BALLABRIGGS Jason Maguire Donald McCain
2 OSCAR TIME Sam Walley-Cohen M M Lynch (Ire)
3 DON'T PUSH IT A P McCoy Jonjo O'Neill
4 STATE OF PLAY Paul Maloney Evan Williams
5 NICHE MARKET Harry Skelton Paul Nicholls
6 THE MIDNIGHT CLUB Ruby Walsh W P Mullins (Ire)
7 BIG FELLA THANKS Graham Lee Ferdy Murphy
also TIDAL BAY Brian Hughes Howard Johnson
also WHAT A FRIEND Daryl Jacob Paul Nicholls
also VIC VENTURI A E Lynch D T Hughes (Ire)
also MAJESTIC CONCORDE Robbie McNamara D K Weld (Ire)
also OR NOIR DE SOMOZA Barry Geraghty D Pipe
also DOONEYS GATE P W Mullins W P Mullins (Ire)
also THE TOTHER ONE Mr R Mahon Paul Nicholls
also SILVER BY NATURE Peter Buchanan Lucinda Russell
also BACKSTAGE P Carberry Gordon Elliott (Ire)
also CHIEF DAN GEORGE Paddy Aspell James Moffatt
also CALGARY BAY Hadden Frost Henrietta Knight
also KILLYGLEN R M Power S R B Crawford (Ire)
also QUINZ Richard Johnson Philip Hobbs
also BECAUSEICOUDNTSEE D N Russell N F Glynn (Ire)
also COMPLY OR DIE Timmy Murphy D Pipe
also QUOLIBET M P Walsh Jonjo O'Neill
also GRAND SLAM HERO Aiden Coleman Nigel Twiston-Davies
also KING FONTAINE Denis O'Regan Malcolm Jefferson
also IN COMPLIANCE Leighton Aspell D T Hughes (Ire)
also HELLO BUD Sam Twiston-Davies Nigel Twiston-Davies
also WEST END ROCKER Robert Thornton Alan King
also SANTA'S SON Jamie Moore Howard Johnson
also BLUESEA CRACKER Andrew McNamara J Motherway (Ire)
also THAT'S RHYTHM James Reveley Martin Todhunter
also SURFACE TO AIR Tom Messenger Chris Bealby
also PIRAYA Johhny Farrelly D Pipe
also CAN'T BUY TIME Richie McLernon Jonjo O'Neill
also CHARACTER BUILDING Miss N Carberry John Quinn
also ORNAIS Nick Schofield Paul Nicholls
also ARBOUR SUPREME D J Casey W P Mullins (Ire)
also ROYAL ROSA Paul Gallagher Howard Johnson
also SKIPPERS BRIG Dominic Elsworth Nicky Richards
also GOLDEN KITE S J Hassett Adrian Maguire (Ire)
15/2 f The Midnight Club
9/1 Don't Push It
14/1 Oscar Time
14/1 Ballabriggs
16/1 Niche Market
28/1 State of Play