GREAT GRAND NATIONALS: STORIES FROM THE WORLD'S GREATEST RACE
This feature encapsulates the drama, the tension and fairy tales of this amazing four and half mile race which was first run over Aintree's famous fences on 26th February 1839. In this special commemorative racing feature, Aintree has a special place in the heart of Jenny Pitman...the first woman to train a winner with CORBIERE in 1983...she is undoubtedly the "Queen" of Aintree and her place in National folklore is assured.
Jenny brings together some of the most memorable stories during the history of the race backed p by fascinating original exclusive interviews. A sampling of just a few of the interviews include Ginger McCain, trainer, and Tommy Stack and Brian Fletcher, jockeys of legendary three-time winner, RED RUM; Bob Champion recovering from cancer to win on ALDANITI; Ted and Ruby Walsh, trainer and jockey of 2000 winner, PAPILLON; Tommy and Paul Carberry...father and son winners; Jenny Pitman - the first lady to train a winner with CORBIERE in 1983; Geraldine Rees, the first woman jockey to finish and John Buckingham, rider of FOIN AVON, the 100-1 outsider winner in 1967 and the 23rd fence.
Also included are great movie-tone footage and extensive, priceless BBC archive coverage...the best stories from the world's greatest steeplechase!
|Format(s) Available:||DVD And VHS|
|Category:||National Hunt / Jumps / Steeplechase|