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2012 Grand National
Grand National
Location Aintree Racecourse
Date 14 April 2012
Winning horse Neptune Collonges
Starting price 1033 33/1
Jockey Daryl Jacob
Trainer Paul Nicholls
Owner John Hales
Conditions Good (good to soft in places)
2011 2013
External video
Full replay of the 2012 Grand National Racing TV, YouTube

Race card

Entries for the 2012 Grand National. All horses are Great Britain unless stated.
Number Horse Age Handicap (st-lb) SP Jockey Trainer Owner
1 Synchronised (IRE) 9 11–10 1010 10/1 Tony McCoy Jonjo O’Neill J. P. McManus
2 Ballabriggs (IRE) 11 11–09 1012 12/1 Jason Maguire Donald McCain, Jr. Trevor Hemmings
3 Weird Al (IRE) 9 11–08 1028 28/1 Timmy Murphy Donald McCain, Jr. Brannon, Dennis, Dick, Holden
4 Neptune Collonges (FRA) 11 11–06 1033 33/1 Daryl Jacob Paul Nicholls John Hales
5 Calgary Bay (IRE) 9 11–06 1033 33/1 Dominic Elsworth Henrietta Knight Camilla Radford
6 Alfa Beat (IRE) 8 11–05 1050 50/1 Davy Russell John Hanlon (IRE) Irvin Naylor
7 Planet of Sound 10 11–05 1033 33/1 Richard Johnson Philip Hobbs Charles Lloyd-Baker
8 Black Apalachi (IRE) 13 11–03 1025 25/1 Denis O’Regan Dessie Hughes (IRE) Teresa Burke
9 Deep Purple 11 11–03 1025 25/1 Jamie Moore Evan Williams Paul Green
10 Junior 9 11–02 1016 16/1 Tom Scudamore David Pipe Middleham Park Racing
11 Chicago Grey (IRE) 9 10–13 1020 20/1 Paul Carberry Gordon Elliott (IRE) John Earls
12 Tatenen (FRA) 8 10–13 1100 100/1 Andrew Thornton Richard Rowe Stewart family
13 Seabass (IRE) 9 10–12 1008 8/1 joint-fav Katie Walsh Ted Walsh (IRE) Gunners Syndicate
14 Shakalakaboomboom (IRE) 8 10–12 1008 8/1 joint-fav Barry Geraghty Nicky Henderson Liam Breslin
15 West End Rocker (IRE) 10 10–12 1016 16/1 Wayne Hutchinson Alan King Barry Winfield & Tim Leadbeater
16 According to Pete 11 10–12 1028 28/1 Harry Haynes Malcolm Jefferson Peter Nelson
17 On His Own (IRE) 8 10–11 1014 14/1 Paul Townend* Willie Mullins (IRE) Andrea & Graham Wylie
18 Always Right (IRE) 10 10–10 1025 25/1 James Reveley John Wade John Wade
19 Cappa Bleu (IRE) 10 10–10 1016 16/1 Paul Moloney Evan Williams William & Angela Rucker
20 Rare Bob (IRE) 10 10–09 1040 40/1 Bryan Cooper Dessie Hughes (IRE) D A Syndicate
21 Organisedconfusion (IRE) 7 10–08 1020 20/1 Nina Carberry Arthur Moore (IRE) Grace Dunlop
22 Treacle (IRE) 11 10–08 1022 22/1 Andrew Lynch Tom Taaffe (IRE) Bjorn Nielsen
23 The Midnight Club (IRE) 11 10–08 1040 40/1 Andrew Tinkler* Willie Mullins (IRE) Susannah Ricci
24 Mon Mome (FRA) 12 10–08 1050 50/1 Aidan Coleman Venetia Williams Vida Bingham
25 Arbor Supreme (IRE) 10 10–07 1100 100/1 Mark Walsh Jonjo O’Neill J. P. McManus
26 Sunnyhillboy (IRE) 9 10–05 1016 16/1 Richie McLernon Jonjo O’Neill J. P. McManus
27 Killyglen (IRE) 10 10–04 1014 14/1 Robbie Power Stuart Crawford (IRE) David McCammon
28 Quiscover Fontaine (FRA) 8 10–04 1050 50/1 David Casey Willie Mullins (IRE) J. P. McManus
29 Tharawaat (IRE) 7 10–04 1125 125/1 Brian O’Connell Gordon Elliott (IRE) Gigginstown House Stud
30 Becauseicouldntsee (IRE) 9 10–03 1025 25/1 Davy Condon Noel Glynn (IRE) Noel Glynn
31 State of Play 9 10–03 1040 40/1 Noel Fehily Evan Williams William & Angela Rucker
32 Swing Bill (FRA) 11 10–03 1100 100/1 Conor O’Farrell David Pipe David Johnson
33 Postmaster 10 10–02 1100 100/1 Dougie Costello Tim Vaughan The Bill & Ben Partnership
34 Giles Cross (IRE) 10 10–01 1020 20/1 Paddy Brennan Victor Dartnall KCMS Partnership
35 Midnight Haze 10 10–00 1080 80/1 Sean Quinlan Kim Bailey Kim Bailey Racing Partnership
36 Vic Venturi (IRE) 12 10–00 1080 80/1 Harry Skelton Dessie Hughes (IRE) Seamus Dunne
37 In Compliance (IRE) 12 10–00 1100 100/1 Niall Madden Dessie Hughes (IRE) Dessie Hughes
38 Viking Blond (FRA) 7 10–00 1080 80/1 Brian Hughes Nigel Twiston-Davies Caroline Mould
39 Hello Bud (IRE) 14 10–00 1033 33/1 Sam Twiston-Davies Nigel Twiston-Davies Seamus Murphy
40 Neptune Equester 9 09–09 1100 100/1 Felix de Giles Brian Ellison Koo’s Racing Club
R1 Any Currency (IRE) 9 09-08 Martin Keighley Cash Is King Syndicate
R2 Our Island (IRE) 7 09-07 Tim Vaughan David Fox
R3 Abbeybraney (IRE) 11 09-05 Sue Johnson George Bewley
R4 Smoking Aces (IRE) 8 09-05 Tom Taaffe (IRE) J. P. McManus

Finishing order

Finishing order of the 2012 Grand National
Position Horse Jockey SP Distance Prize money
1 Neptune Collonges Daryl Jacob 1033 33/1 Nose £547,267.50
2 Sunnyhillboy Richie McLernon 1016 16/1 5 lengths £205,822.50
3 Seabass Katie Walsh 1008 8/1 joint-fav 7 lengths £102,862.50
4 Cappa Bleu Paul Moloney 1016 16/1 2¾ lengths £51,382.50
5 In Compliance Niall Madden 1100 100/1 2½ lengths £25,837.50
6 Ballabriggs Jason Maguire 1012 12/1 3¾ lengths £12,870
7 Hello Bud Sam Twiston-Davies 1033 33/1 ¾ length £6,630
8 Tharawaat Brian O’Connell 1125 125/1 6 lengths £3,510
9 Shakalakaboomboom Barry Geraghty 1008 8/1 joint-fav 27 lengths £1,950
10 Swing Bill Conor O’Farrell 1100 100/1 22 lengths £975
11 The Midnight Club Andrew Tinkler 1040 40/1 14 lengths
12 Planet of Sound Richard Johnson 1033 33/1 24 lengths
13 Neptune Equester Felix de Giles 1100 100/1 14 lengths
14 Calgary Bay Dominic Elsworth 1033 33/1 10 lengths
15 Midnight Haze Sean Quinlan 1080 80/1 Last to complete

Non-finishers

Non-finishers of the 2012 Grand National
Fence Horse Jockey SP Fate
1 Viking Blond Brian Hughes 1080 80/1 Fell
2 Junior Tom Scudamore 1016 16/1 Fell
2 West End Rocker Wayne Hutchinson 1016 16/1 Fell
5 State of Play Noel Fehily 1040 40/1 Unseated rider
5 Chicago Grey Paul Carberry 1020 20/1 Brought down
5 Rare Bob Bryan Cooper 1040 40/1 Brought down
6 (Becher’s Brook) Synchronised Tony McCoy 1010 10/1 Fell
7 (Foinavon) Alfa Beat Davy Russell 1050 50/1 Fell
8 (Canal Turn) Black Apalachi Denis O’Regan 1025 25/1 Fell
8 (Canal Turn) Tatenen Andrew Thornton 1100 100/1 Unseated rider
8 (Canal Turn) Organisedconfusion Nina Carberry 1020 20/1 Unseated rider
8 (Canal Turn) Killyglen Robbie Power 1014 14/1 Unseated rider
8 (Canal Turn) Becauseicouldntsee Davy Condon 1025 25/1 Unseated rider
10 Treacle Andrew Lynch 1022 22/1 Fell
10 Arbor Supreme Mark Walsh 1100 100/1 Unseated rider
11 Giles Cross Paddy Brennan 1020 20/1 Pulled up
15 (The Chair) Always Right James Reveley 1025 25/1 Unseated rider
17 Quiscover Fontaine David Casey 1050 50/1 Fell
19 Vic Venturi Harry Skelton 1080 80/1 Refused
19 Deep Purple Jamie Moore 1025 25/1 Pulled up
22 (Becher’s Brook) On His Own Paul Townend 1014 14/1 Fell
22 (Becher’s Brook) According to Pete Harry Haynes 1028 28/1 Brought down
22 (Becher’s Brook) Mon Mome Aidan Coleman 1050 50/1 Pulled up
22 (Becher’s Brook) Postmaster Dougie Costello 1100 100/1 Pulled up
27 Weird Al Timmy Murphy 1028 28/1 Fell