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 What Were The First 3 Films Ever Made? Weird facts history – 21 bizarre historical facts, with sources The Queen Is Not Amused That We Found The Oldest Film Of Her This Is The Oldest Footage Of London And It’s Absolutely Incredble! 20 Iconic Photos from World War I – The Front Lines Was Lewis Carroll On Drugs When He Wrote Alice In Wonderland?