Devon Loch Grand National Disaster

nikosbrihmaniPublished: July 5, 2017Updated: July 6, 2017649 views
Published: July 5, 2017Updated: July 6, 2017

The 1956 Grand National was the 110th reestablishment of the world-well-known Grand National stallion race that occurred at Aintree Racecourse close Liverpool, England, on 24 March 1956. It is most likely best associated with Devon Loch’s sudden and peculiar fall on the last straight, only 40 yards from a specific triumph. The episode is quite often replayed amid TV develop scope on Grand National day. Claimed by Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother and ridden by Dick Francis, the all-around fancied Devon Loch held a five-length lead over his closest challenger, E.S.B., on the keep running into the completing post, when he all of a sudden half-bounced into the air and arrived in a bellyflop on his stomach, permitting E.S.B. to overwhelm and win. Despite the fact that Francis attempted to persuade the steed, it was not able to proceed.

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