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Grand National, First Race

First Race Grand National 26 Feb 1839 15:15 LMT (+0:11) Rating: AA

Aintree, Liverpool, United Kingdom 53N29, 2W56

Notes: The First Grand National run at Aintree

Source: AA Journal 19600202 page 16 states the time given for the start of the race in The Grand National by Con O’Leary is ‘nearly three o’clock’, so the chart has been set for 14:55. However, https://www.grandnationalultimatehistory.com/races-1839.html lists the race as (Liverpool Great) Tu 26 Feb 1839 (3.15), which is 15:15 LMT.

AA Ref: 5899