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1988 Grand National

1988 Grand National
Grand National
Location Aintree Racecourse
Date 9 April 1988
Winning horse Rhyme ‘n’ Reason
Starting price 10/1
Jockey Brendan Powell
Trainer David Elsworth
Owner Juliet Reed
Conditions Good to soft
1987 1989
External video
Replay of the 1988 Grand National in full YouTube

Finishing order

Position Name Jockey Age Weight SP Distance
1st Rhyme ‘n’ Reason Brendan Powell 9 11-00 10/1 Won by 4 lengths
2nd Durham Edition Chris Grant 10 10-09 20/1 15 lengths
3rd Monanore Tom Taaffe 11 10-04 33/1 8 lengths
4th West Tip Richard Dunwoody 11 11-07 11/1 2½ lengths
5th Attitude Adjuster Niall Madden 8 10-0 33/1 20 lengths
6th Friendly Henry Neale Doughty 8 10-04 100/1
7th The Tsarevich John White 12 10-10 18/1
8th Course Hunter Paul Croucher 10 10-01 20/1
9th Lean Ar Aghaidh Guy Landau 11 11-00 10/1 Last to complete

Non-finishers

Fence Name Jockey Age Weight SP Fate
1st Sacred Path Clive Cox 8 10-00 17/2 F Fell
1st Tullamarine Michael Bowlby 11 10-00 200/1 Fell
1st Hettinger Ms. Penny Ffitch-Heyes 8 10-00 100/1 Fell
3rd (open ditch) Smith’s Man Mark Perrett 10 10-00 50/1 Broke blood vessel, pulled up
5th You’re Welcome Peter Hobbs 12 10-01 13/1 Broken stirrup leather, pulled up
6th (Becher’s Brook) Lucisis Mr. John Queally 9 10-06 40/1 Brought down
6th (Becher’s Brook) Marcolo Ms. Venetia Williams 11 10-00 200/1 Fell
8th (Canal Turn) Polly’s Pal Jayo Kinane 10 10-00 100/1 Brought down
17th Smartside Mr. Al Hambly 13 10-04 100/1 Fell
17th Oyde Hills Martin Brennan 9 10-00 100/1 Refused
18th Repington Colin Hawkins 10 10-01 16/1 Refused
19th (open ditch) Hard Case Kevin Morgan 10 10-12 13/1 Fell
19th (open ditch) Northern Bay Hywel Davies 12 10-04 50/1 Pulled up
20th Insure Ben De Haan 10 10-00 80/1 Unseated rider
20th Midnight Madness Mark Richards 10 10-05 25/1 Pulled up
21st Preben Fur Seamus O’Neill 11 10-00 100/1 Pulled up
21st Tracys Special Steve Knight 11 10-00 33/1 Pulled up
22nd (Becher’s Brook) Kumbi Carl Llewellyn 13 10-00 100/1 Fell
22nd (Becher’s Brook) Strands of Gold Peter Scudamore 9 10-03 20/1 Fell
22nd (Becher’s Brook) Bright Dream Richard Rowe 12 10-02 66/1 Brought down
26th Little Polveir Tom Morgan 11 10-07 33/1 Unseated rider
26th Eton Rouge Dermot Browne 9 10-05 80/1 Pulled up
26th Gee-A Gee Armytage 9 10-03 33/1 Pulled up
27th (open ditch) Brass Change Martin Kinane 10 10-00 100/1 Fell
27th (open ditch) Lastofthebrownies Tommy Carmody 8 10-00 25/1 Fell
27th (open ditch) Memberson Ronnie Beggan 10 10-03 33/1 Pulled up
27th (open ditch) Big Brown Bear Robert Stronge 11 10-02 66/1 Refused
27th (open ditch) Sir Jest Kenny Jones 10 10-02 22/1 Refused
27th (open ditch) Seeandem Pat Leech 8 10-00 100/1 Refused
27th (open ditch) Bucko Mark Dwyer 11 10-05 16/1 Pulled up
30th Border Burg Simon Sherwood 11 10-07 16/1 Pulled up