Historical gems, Old Sports Films 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 Strange but true: 21 of the best unbelievable historical facts The First Motion Picture Ever Made How Far Back In Time Could You Go, And Still Understand English? Alice In Wonderland Turns 150. Was Lewis Carroll On Drugs When He Wrote It? The Oldest Footage Of Paris Is Awesome! Surfer Girls And The Oldest Footage Of Surfing The First Acting On Film Was 100 Years Before ‘Jurassic Park’ What Were The First 3 Films Ever Made?