What breed of horse was Red Rum?

Red Rum (3 May 1965 – 18 October 1995) was a champion Thoroughbred steeplechaser. He achieved an unmatched historic treble when he won the Grand National in 1973, 1974 and 1977, and also came second in the two intervening years, 1975 and 1976.

Did Red Rum have any foals?

Red Rum did not have any foals. He was gelded at a young age, so he was never used for breeding.

Has a GREY horse ever won the Grand National?

Only three grey horses have won the Grand National, but the Grand National has been won by a grey horse four times. The Lamb won the race in both 1868 and 1871, but it took 90 years for another grey horse to win—when Nicolaus Silver came first in 1961.

Where are red rums ashes?

When Red Rum died on October 18, 1995, his remains were lovingly buried at the winning post at Aintree Racecourse. Ginger McCain, the trainer who led this remarkable horse to his life of victory, said that the burial place was perfect.

Who was the jockey who rode Red Rum?

Ridden by Tommy Stack and carrying 162 pounds, Red Rum won by an astonishing 25 lengths. His owner, Noel Le Mare, won $193,800 by his horse’s three triumphs. Red Rum was retired from racing in 1978. He died in 1995.

How many horses with red in their name have won the Grand National?

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WebsiteGrand National
Race information
Distance4 miles 514 yards (6.907 km)
SurfaceTurf

How many times did Red Rum enter the Grand National?

Three-time Grand National hero Red Rum made his debut – on the Flat | Horse Racing News | Racing Post.


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