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1970 Grand National

1970 Grand National
Grand National
Location Aintree
Date 4 April 1970
Winning horse Gay Trip
Starting price 15/1
Jockey Pat Taaffe
Trainer Fred Rimell
Owner Tony Chambers
1969 1971
External video
The 1970 Grand National in full (BBC)
Highlights of the 1970 Grand National, followed by 1971 and 1972 BBC Sport

Finishing order

Position Name Jockey Age Handicap (st-lb) SP Distance
01 Gay Trip Pat Taaffe 8 11-5 15/1
02 Vulture Sean Barker 8 10-0 15/1
03 Miss Hunter Frank Shortt 9 10-0 33/1
04 Dozo Eddie Harty 9 10-4 100/8
05 Ginger Nut Jimmy Bourke 8 10-0 28/1
06 Pride of Kentucky John Buckingham 8 10-0 13/1
07 Assad Josh Gifford 10 10-1 28/1 Last to finish

Non-finishers

Fence Name Jockey Age Handicap (st-lb) Starting price Fate
01 Perry Hill Paul Kelleway 11 10-0 28/1 Fell
03 Battledore Stan Murphy 9 10-5 25/1 Brought Down
03 Game Purston Michael Lloyd 12 11-5 100/1 Unseated Rider
03 On The Move Gerald Dartnall 8 10-1 100/1 Fell
03 Permit Pat Buckley 7 10-3 35/1 Brought Down
03 Racoon David Mould 8 10/3 33/1 Fell
03 Rondetto Jeff King 14 10-5 22/1 Unseated Rider
03 The Beeches Stan Mellor 10 10-0 22/1 Fell
03 Two Springs Roy Edwards 8 10-7 13/2 Fell
04 Persian Helen Dessie Hughes 7 10-0 35/1 Refused
04 Queen’s Guide Mr G Wade 9 10-0 40/1 Brought Down
08 French Excuse Ken White 8 10-2 100/8 Fell
10 Bowgeeno Johnny Haine 10 10-13 22/1 Fell
10 Fort Ord Andy Turnell 10 10-5 50/1 Fell
11 Red Alligator Brian Fletcher 11 10-12 13/1 Fell
19 All Glory Arthur Moore 9 10-0 50/1 Fell
22 No Justice Joe Guest 9 10-0 50/1 Refused
22 Specify John Cook 8 10-7 100/7 Brought Down
22 The Fossa Willie Robinson 13 10-0 50/1 Refused
22 The Otter Buck Jones 9 10-1 20/1 Fell
27 Villay Derek Scott 12 10-0 100/1 Unseated Rider