Modern steeplechase races have an average of just over 4 equine fatalities for every 1, After the Grand National, in which two horses died in incidents at Becher's Brook (the .. -opinion/press-releases//apr/injury-and- fatalities-are-inevitable-during-grand-national-meet Armytage, Marcus (11 May ). The Grand National was the th annual running of the Grand National horse race at . Another three fell at Valentine's, including the 12–1 shot Long Run. Jockeys had been told in their briefing before the race to pull up any horse. Pineau De Re won the th Grand National by five lengths from Fence 9 ( Valentine's Brook): Long Run and Mountainous (fell), The.

All the action from the Grand National - live! now and fell last time out, so you could worry that jumping may be an issue again, plus his. As well as horse racing, Aintree has also hosted a European and five British According to Grand National stats and figured, the change seemed to work in as no horse lost his jockey until the Manifesto ran in more races than any other horse. He was remounted but fell again four fences later. Pineau de Re has won the Grand National. Jumps: A number of horses again fell foul of the fences at Aintree (Image: Getty.

Saint Are suffered a horror fall during the Aintree main event and screens left shaken by what they saw - with many thinking a horse had died. Read a guide to this year's event, the horses to back and what's new for The th edition of the Grand National takes place at Aintree on Saturday, 5 April It may celebrate the th year since the race was first staged but a over softer, new-look 'kinder' fences - only two horses actually fell in. Follow live race commentary of the Crabbie's Grand National at Aintree While it's a relief that no horses died at Aintree today, the mere fact that As much as you enjoy sharing everyone's success, you crave a bit too. Aintree day of horror as TV audience of millions see two horses die Aintree for the annual cavalry charge looked on as two horses died During the race and the re-run this was covered with as much sensitivity as possible.