John Smith's Grand National

12 favs out of 20 finished in first 4 (5 winners) in last 20 runnings of John Smith’s Grand National: full stats here #GN2011

FATES OF THE FAVOURITES

The last 20 years have seen five market leaders succeed, while seven have finished second, third or fourth.

Year Favourite/price/place    Winner if not favourite

2010

Don’t Push It   10/1 WON

Big Fella Thanks  10/1 4th

2009

Butler’s Cabin  7/1 7th  Winner: Mon Mome 100/1

2008

Comply Or Die  7/1 WON

Cloudy Lane   7/1 6th

2007

Point Barrow   8/1 fell1st  Winner: Silver Birch 33/1

Monkerhostin  8/1 ref7th

Joes Edge   8/1 pu20th

2006

Hedgehunter   5/1 2nd Winner: Numbersixvalverde 11/1

Clan Royal   5/1 3rd

2005

Hedgehunter   7/1 WON

2004

Clan Royal   10/1 2nd  Winner: Amberleigh House 16/1

Jurancon   10/1 fell4th

Bindaree   10/1 ur6th

Joss Naylor   10/1 pu19th

2003

Shotgun Willy  7/1 pu22nd  Winner: Monty’s Pass 16/1

2002

Blowing Wind  8/1 3rd Winner: Bindaree 20/1

2001

Inis Cara   10/1 fell4th   Winner: Red Marauder 33/1

Moral Support 10/1 bd8th

Edmond 10/1 fell15th

2000

Dark Stranger  9/1 ur3rd  Winner: Papillon 10/1

1999

Fiddling The Facts  6/1 fell22nd  Winner: Bobbyjo 10/1

1998

Earth Summit  7/1 WON

1997

Go Ballistic   7/1 pu28th  Winner: Lord Gyllene 14/1

1996

Rough Quest   7/1 WON

1995

Master Oats   5/1 7th  Winner: Royal Athlete 40/1

1994

Moorcroft Boy  5/1 3rd Winner: Miinnehoma 16/1

1992

Docklands Express 15/2 4th Winner: Party Politics 14/1

1991

Bonanza Boy   13/2 5th   Winner: Seagram 12/1

1990

Brown Windsor  7/1 4th Winner: Mr Frisk 16/1

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