Old Sports Films, UK History

Love Horse Racing? Check Out The Oldest Footage Of The Grand National

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.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b554HvzMM2c

 

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