1856 Grand National

The 1856 Grand National was the 18th renewal of the Grand National horse race that took place at Aintree near Liverpool, England, on 27 February 1856. The race was won by Freetrader.[1] This was the first of five times that George Stevens rode the winner of the Grand National.

1856 Grand National
Grand National
LocationAintree
Date27 February 1856
Winning horseFreetrader
Starting price25/1
JockeyEngland George Stevens
TrainerWilliam Holman
OwnerW. Barnett
ConditionsGood to soft
← 1855
1857 →

This was the last time that the race was held in February.

Finishing OrderEdit

Position Name Jockey Handicap (st-lb) SP Distance
01 Freetrader George Stevens 9-6 25-1
02 Minerva Robert Sly, Jr 9-10 25-1
03 Minos Robert James 9-4 100-1
04 Hopeless Star Walter White 10-2 25-1
05 Little Charley T. Burrowes 9-4 40-1
06 Emigrant Charles Boyce 10-2 100-6
07 The Forest Queen John Thrift 10-2 15-1
08 Potter Joe Kendall 9-8 10-1
09 Franc Picard Christopher? Wakefield 10-12 100-1
10 Seaman F. Martin 10-2 7-1

Non-finishersEdit

Fence Name Jockey Handicap (st-lb) SP Fate
Proceed's Lane start of second circuit {modern day Melling road} [2] Sir Peter Laurie Sam Darling 10-12 12-1 Ran Out
Jean Du Quesne Harry Lamplugh 10-6 9-2
The Pasha D. Meaney 10-4 40-1
Jumpaway John Hanlon 9-10 25-1
British Yeoman Alec Goodman 9-4 40-1 Brought Down
Dan O'Connell R. Archer 9-4 100-1
Banstead William Bevill 9-4 50-1 Fell
Victor Emmanuel Seffert 9-4 100-1 Fell
Stamford Chris Green 9-2 15-1
Liverpool Boy McLean 9-0 100-1
Harry Lorrequer Fowler 8-10 5-1 Ran Out

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Grand National Winners Archived 27 December 2013 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "1856".
  3. ^ "Aintree Grand National 1856".
  4. ^ The Grand National 1839-1930 by David Hoadley Munroe
  5. ^ "Heroes and heroines of the Grand National". 1907.
  6. ^ "1856".