1979 Grand National: Results, Runners & Fallers

Results

Result Horse Starting Price Age Handicap Prize Money Jockey Trainer
1 Rubstic 25/1 10 10-00 £30,204 Maurice Barnes S J Leadbetter
2 Zongalero 20/1 9 10-5 £10,446 Bob Davies Nicky Henderson
3 Rough And Tumble 14/1 9 10-7 £5,123 John Francome Frederick Thomas Winter
4 The Pilgarlic 16/1 11 10-1 £2,461 Richard Evans Thomas Frederic Rimell
5 Wagner 50/1 9 10-00 - Ridley Lamb William Arthur Stephenson
6 Royal Frolic 25/1 10 11-10 - John Burke Thomas Frederic Rimell
7 Prime Justice 200/1 9 10-00 - Keith Taylor W D Francis

Non Finishers

Horse Fence Reason Starting Price Age Handicap Jockey Trainer
Double Negative 1 Unseated Rider 66/1 9 10-5 Eddie Woods Thomas Frederic Rimell
Wayward Scot 1 Fell 100/1 10 10-7 Roy Davies Donald ‘Ginger’ McCain
Sandwilan 1 Fell 100/1 11 10-00 Jenny Hembrow G A Ham
Vindicate 1 Fell 200/1 12 11-8 Aiden O’Connell D O’Connell
Purdo 6 Fell 25/1 8 10-12 Bob Champion Nick A Gaselee
Oskard 6 Unseated Rider 100/1 10 10-00 Martin Blackshaw H F Blackshaw
Sand Pit 8 Fell 22/1 9 10-7 Tommy Carmody E P Harty
Drumroan 10 Fell 20/1 11 10-4 Gerry Newman G Nolan
Cartwright 15 Brought Down 200/1 10 10-00 Adrian Phillips R F Fisher
Kintai 15 Brought Down 100/1 10 10-00 Bryan Smart S N Cole
No Gypsy 15 Refused 66/1 10 10-1 John Suthern David Nicholson
Rambling Artist 15 Brought Down 16/1 9 10-6 David Goulding T A Gillam
Alpenstock 15 Brought Down 100/1 12 10-00 Mr Denis Gray Stan Mellor
Kick On 15 Brought Down 50/1 12 10-00 Ron Hyett K Lewis
Godfrey Secundus 15 Brought Down 25/1 9 10-3 Colin Tinkler Thomas Frederic Rimell
The Champ 15 Fell 25/1 11 10-12 Bill Smith D Kent
Ben Nevis 16 Pulled Up 14/1 11 11-2 Mr Charlie Fenwick Tim A Forster
Brown Admiral 21 Unseated Rider 100/1 10 10-00 Sam Morshead Donald ‘Ginger’ McCain
Alverton 22 Fell 6/1 9 10-13 Jonjo O’Neill Miles Henry Peter Easterby
Mr Snowman 22 Fell 10/1 10 10-9 Graham Thorner Tim A Forster
Churchtown Boy 22 Fell 25/1 12 10-00 Taffy Salaman M Salaman
Lord Browndodd 24 Pulled Up 25/1 11 10-3 Andy Turnell Frederick Thomas Winter
Dromore 26 Pulled Up 50/1 11 10-10 Peter Duggan Peter McCreery
Coolishall 27 Fell 12/1 10 10-2 Anthony Webber P D Cundell
Artistic Prince 27 Fell 25/1 8 10-3 Philip Blacker Jenny Pitman
Red Earl 29 Pulled Up 50/1 10 10-00 James Evans S Nesbitt
Flitgrove 29 Pulled Up 50/1 8 10-1 Richard Linley David Nicholson