What punters, trainers and jockeys wouldn’t have known before the running of the 127th was that history about to be made, by none other than Red Rum. 1973 is famous for being the nationals introduction to the greatest horses of all time, Red Rum.
A Battle Between Crisp And Red Rum
Crisp, an Australian horse, having won all he could on the other side of the globe, was pitched as joint favourite with England’s Red Rum. For three quarters of the race, anyone would have thought that Crisp would take the trophy.