Old Sports Films, UK History Love Horse Racing? Check Out The Oldest Footage Of The Grand National Prev Article Next Article This footage from 1911 is the oldest surviving footage of the world’s greatest steeplechase, the Grand National. The 4 mile race has taken place every year since 1839 at Aintree near Liverpool in England. The footage is dated 24 March 1911. Prev Article Next Article You may also like The Oldest Footage Of Rugby Weird facts history – 21 bizarre historical facts, with sources Check Out This Rodeo Ride From 1894! 5 Cool Dance Moves From The 1920s The Oldest Footage Of American Football How Far Back In Time Could You Go, And Still Understand English?