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? The Oldest Footage Of American Football 5 Cool Dance Moves From The 1920s The Oldest Footage Of Rugby How Much Can You Annoy The Queen’s Guard? Not As Much As You Might Think! How Far Back In Time Could You Go, And Still Understand English?