1956 Grand National Race Card / Programme

1956 Aintree Grand National – E.S.B.

One of the best known Grand Nationals of all time. Future author Dick Francis on board the Queen Mother’s horse Devon Loch. Yards from certain victory, the horse suddenly and inexplicably leapt into the air, did the splits on landing and handed the race to E.S.B. The race also featured 1953 winner Early Mist, 1954 Continue reading