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 This Is The Oldest Footage Of London And It’s Absolutely Incredble! Weird facts history – 21 bizarre historical facts, with sources Surfer Girls And The Oldest Footage Of Surfing The Queen Is Not Amused That We Found The Oldest Film Of Her The Oldest Footage Of Rugby Was Lewis Carroll On Drugs When He Wrote Alice In Wonderland?