1855 Grand National

The 1855 Grand National was the 17th renewal of the Grand National horse race that took place at Aintree near Liverpool, England, on 7 March 1855.[1]

1855 Grand National
Grand National
LocationAintree
Date7 March 1855
Winning horseRepublic of Ireland Wanderer
Starting price25/1
JockeyJohn Hanlon
OwnerMr Dunn or Mr Dennis
ConditionsSoft
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The race was marred by the fatal fall of former winner, Miss Mowbray, who suffered a broken back and neck when taking off too soon at Becher's Brook on the second circuit. [2]

Finishing OrderEdit

Position Name Jockey Handicap (st-lb) SP Distance
01 Wanderer John Hanlon 9-8 25-1
02 Freetrader D. Meaney 9-4 50-1
03 Maurice Daley Robert James 9-6 20-1
04 Janus Harry Lamplugh 9-10 33-1
05 Dangerous W. Fowler 9-0 6-1
06 Burnt Sienna T. Burrows 9-0 50-1
07 The Nugget Walter White 10-4 50-1
08 Garland Robert Sly Jr 10-2 33-1
09 Boundaway J. Byrne 10-0 50-1

Non-finishersEdit

Fence Name Jockey Handicap (st-lb) SP Fate
2nd Bechers Miss Mowbray Sam Darling 11-6 4-1 Fell {Killed}
Peter T. Ablett 11-4 20-1
Needwood W. Feek 11-2 12-1
Trout John Tasker 10-12 3-1 Fell
Half-And-Half George? Darby 10-4 50-1
Bastion Tom Olliver 10-4 15-1
Escape James? Knott 10-4 50-1 Knocked Over
Boundaway J. Byrne 10-0 50-1
Cutaway Charles Boyce 9-10 50-1
Maley Fulman 9-6 50-1
Pimpern E. Weaver 9-6 50-1
Little Charley Denny Wynne 9-4 20-1 Knocked Over

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Grand National Winners - Sportsbook Guardian". Archived from the original on 27 December 2013. Retrieved 27 May 2015.
  2. ^ "1855".
  3. ^ "Aintree Grand National 1855".
  4. ^ The Grand National 1839-1930 by David Hoadley Munroe
  5. ^ "Heroes and heroines of the Grand National". 1907.
  6. ^ "1855".