Jockeys 1946-1989

Seventeen rides

Pat Taaffe (51-55, 57-66, 69-70) - His first two Nationals ended on the floor at the very first fence but he was the most prolific National jockey of his generation winning twice on Quare Times in 1955 and on Gay Trip (at the age of forty) in 1970. Also won five supporting races, Topham Trophy in 1952, the Grand Sefton in 1953 the Becher Chase in 1954 & 1961, the Molyneux Chase in 1960. And he also rode Arkle.

Sixteen rides

Michael Scudamore (1951-66) - Father of Peter and grandfather of Tom who held the record for the most consecutive rides in the National for over forty years. Won on Oxo in 1959, second on Legal Joy in 1952 and third on Irish Lizard in 1954. Won the 1963 Topham.

Fourteen rides

Jeff King (64-66, 68-69, 71-78, 80) - Rode Rondetto. Won the 1964 Topham.

Thirteen rides

Tommy Carberry (63, 65-69, 71-75, 77-78) - Rode L`Escargot

Dave Dick (51-58, 61-65) - Marvellous record finishing nine times winning on ESB in 1956 finishing second on Mont Tremblant in 1953 and third on Wot No Sun in 1952. 

Stan Mellor (56, 58-62, 65-69, 70-71) - Completed four times finishing second on Badenloch in 1960. Won the Topham in 1960 and the last Grand Sefton in 1965

David Nicholson (57, 59-65, 67-69, 72-73) - Only completed three times and never made the frame.

Andy Turnell (67, 69-76, 78-80, 82) - Finished third on Charles Dickens in 1974 but only completed the course three times.

Eleven rides

Terry Biddlecombe (60, 62-69, 71-72) - Champion jockey who finished second on Gay Trip in 1972 but injury robbed him of victory on he same horse in 1970. Won the Grand Sefton in 1964.

John Burke (74-81, 83-85) - Rode Rag Trade in 1976

Mr John Lawence/Lord Oaksey (61-64, 66-68, 71, 73-75) - Finished second on Carrickbeg in 1963. Twice won the Foxhunters in 1966 & 1973

Tim Molony (47-56, 58) - Out of luck in the National where he only completed three times (once having been remounted) but superb record over shorter distances winning Champion Chase in 1948 & 1949, Stanley Chase in 1946 & 1949 and the Grand Sefton in 1952 & 1956.

David Mould (61, 63-64, 66-68, 70-73, 75) - Completed three times. Finished third on Different Class in 1968. Won Molyneux Chase in 1963 and won the Topham in 1973.

Jimmy Power (49-59) - Rode Freebooter in 1950 on whom he also won two Grand Sefton Chases in 1949 & 1951, also won Molyneux Chase in 1952 & 57 and a Topham in 1956.

Bill Rees (57-61, 64-65, 68-69, 71-72) - Completed three times, fourth was his best position. Won Molyneux Chase in 1961, the Topham in 1961 and the Becher Chase for the Queen Mother on Silver Dome in 1964.

Bill Smith (72-75, 77-79, 81-84) - Remarkable record finishing a magnificent eight times. Rode Spanish Steps in two Nationals finishing third and fourth in 1975 & 1974.

Fred Winter (51, 55-64) - "Mr Grand National" rode two winners in 1957 (Sundew) and 1962 (Kilmore) and went on to train two more with his first two runners Jay Trump & Anglo. Won the Topham Trophy in 1958

Ten Rides

Pat Buckley (62-63, 66-70, 72-74) - Rode Ayala to victory in 1963 a year after falling at the first on his debut.

Bob Champion (71-73, 75-79, 81-82) - Rode Aldaniti - his first ride ended at the first fence as did his last

John Francome (72, 75-76, 78-82, 84-85) - Rode Rough and Tumble to finish third and second in 1979 & 1980. Won the Topham Trophy in 1980.

Willie Robinson (58, 60-66, 68, 70) - Rode Team Spirit, he also rode the little horse to take the 1963 Grand Sefton

 

Nine rides

Philip Blacker (71-72, 74-75, 77-81) - Finished third on Royal Mail in 1981 and as a sculptor designed the Grand National trophy for the Martell sponsored years and of course is responsible for the magnificent statue of Red Rum

Tim Brookshaw (50-52, 54, 57-59, 61, 63) - His performance without irons on Wyndburgh in 1959 is the stuff of legend. His career ended at Aintree but it was not the National fences but from being thrown through the wings of a hurdle. He won the Molyneux Chase twice in 1951 & 1958

Brian Fletcher (67-71, 73-76) - The most successful National jockey of the modern era won three Nationals on Red Alligator in 1968 and of course Red Rum in 1973 & 1974. Also finished second once and third twice

Eddie Harty (60-62, 64, 67-71) - Won on Highland Wedding in 1969. Won two Tophams in 1965 & 1969.

Paul Kellaway (64, 66-70, 74-76) - Saved the best until last finishing fourth on Barona in 1976.

Leo McMorrow (48-52, 54-57) - Rode Russian Hero in 1949 but twice fell at the first on the same horse. Also won Valentine Chase in a dead-heat in 1952)

Bryan Marshall (47-49, 51-56) - Won consecutive Natinals for the the same owner and trainer in 1953 on Early Mist and Royal Tan in 1954.He also competed the course on four other occassions. Won the Valentine Chase in 1947.

George Slack (49, 51-55, 58-59. 61) - His career ended at Bechers in 1961 when he took a spectacular fall on Kingstel. Prior to that he finished second three time, twice on Tudor Line in 1954 & 1955 and once on Tiberetta in 1958. Pretty good in supporting races too winning Molyneux Chase in 1953 & 1954, Becher Chase in 1953 and Topham Trophy in 1954

Toss Taaffe (54-60, 62-63) - Finished third three times in 1955 (Careys Cottage), 1956 (Royal Tan) and 1959 (Mr What). Also finished fourth in 1954

Arthur Thompson (47-54, 56) - Won the National twice on Sheilas Cottage in 1948 & Teal in 1952. Also finshed second in 1950 on Wot No Sun

Eight rides

Derek Ancil (49, 54-59, 61) - Finished second on Merryman II in 1961 - won Grand Sefton in 1958

Paul Barton (78, 80-86) - Completed twice

Bobby Beasley (57, 61-64, 66-67, 72) - Won on Nicholas Silver in 1961. Won Becher Chase in 1959, the Grand Sefton in 1961

Frank Berry (72, 77-78, 80-81, 83-84, 87) - Completed three times but never troubled the judge.

Dick Francis (49-46) - finished second on his first ride on Roimond but was immortalised by the collapse of Devon Lock yards from the winning post with victory assured on his last ride. He won the Molyneux Chase in 1950, the Topham Trophy in 1953 and the last running of the Champion Chase in 1950.

Johnny Haine (63-65, 67, 70, 72-74) - Only completed the course once in 1974

Johnny Lehane (57, 59, 61-62, 64-67) - Only completed the course once but that was a third place on former winner Mr What in 1962

Sam Morshead (76-77, 78, 80-81, 83-85) - Only completed the course once finishing a distant twenty second in 1984. Fell at the first the following year in his final National ride.

Gerry Newman (76-77, 79-84) - Rode Drumroan to finish third in 1978.

Jonjo O`Neill (73, 76-80, 82-83) - Failed to complete the course in all rides - second Canal on Sir Garnet in 1977 was the nearest he got to finishing. Won 1974 Topham on Clear Cut.

Richard Rowe (80, 83-88, 90) - Three of his Nationals ended at the first fence.

Graham Thorner (71-72, 74-79) - Rode Well To Do

Anthony Webber (75, 79-85) - Finished second on Hard Outlook in 1982

Ken White (63, 67, 70, 74-76) 

Seven Rides

Duke of Alberquerque (52, 63, 65-66, 73-74, 76) - An Aintree legend. The Spanish duke broke nearly every bone in his body in his quest for Aintree glory, completing the course just once in 1974. Holds the record for the longest National career in terms of years, twenty four between his first and last ride. Would have gone on for longer but the authorities cried enough.

Ron Barry (71-76, 82) - Twice completed on the wonderful The Dickler.

Martin Blackshaw (73-79) - rode Churchtown Boy. 

Jimmy Bourke (70-75, 77) - Finished third on Astbury in 1973 and completed the course five times. Won the only running of the William Hill Grand National Trial at the one-off Autumn meeting in 1972 on Glenkiln to give Ginger McCain his first Aintree success. 

Colin Brown (81-87) - The only jockey to have finished twenty third in a National on Canford Ginger in 1984

Johnny Bullock (50-51, 55-59) - Won on NIckel Coin in 1951 one of only two times he completed the course.

Richard Curran (46, 49-51, 53, 55-56) - Only completed the course twice but had great record in supporting races winning two Topham Trophies in 1950 & 51, Valentine Chase in 1948 & Becher Chase in 1958

Bob Davies (68, 73, 77-80, 82) - Won on Lucius in 1978 deputizing for the injured David Goulding and nearly pulled off a spectacular double when second on Zongalero after regular rider Steve Smith-Eccles was also on the sidelines

Roy Edwards (61, 63-64, 67-68, 70-71) - blazed the trail on Peacetown in 1964. The only horse to lead at the first fence, the water and the last without winning

Richard Evans (71-74, 76, 78-79) Rode The Pilgarlic three times.

Josh Gifford (62-63, 66-70) - Chased home Foinavon on Honey End in 1967. Won Topham in 1962 & 1966. Trained Aldaniti.

Joe Guest (61, 63, 69-71, 73-74) - Completed just once in 1973.

Rex Hamey (52, 54-57, 62-63)

Colin Hawkins (77, 80-81, 84-86, 88) - Fell at the first in consecutive Nationals in 1981 & 1982

Glen Kelly (46-52) - won Grand Sefton in 1950 and Becher Chase in 1951

George Milburn (56-60, 62, 65) - Only failed to finish twice finishing second on Gentle Moya in 1956 and third on Green Drill in 1958 - won Grand Sefton in 1955

Bert Morrow (52-54, 56-59) - Never completed the course in the National but he won the final Stanley Chase in 1952.

Matthew Hogan (1938-40, 1947-50)

Francis Shortt (59, 62, 64, 66-67, 69-70) - finished third on Miss Hunter in 1969

Tommy Stack (71-72, 74-78) - Red Rums second jockey. Trained classic winners on the flat.

Tom Taaffe (82, 84-86, 88, 90) - Son of Pat, rode Monanore to finish third in 1988

Phil Tuck (80, 82-87) - Rode Mr Snugfit.

Bob Turnell (47-51, 53, 56) - finished third on Mont Tremblant in 1953 but was unlucky when fell two out when leading in 1950 on Cloncarrig. Won the Grand Sefton in 1946 and the Becher Chase in 1950. Father of Andy.

Benjamin "Jumbo" Wilkinson (53, 57-61, 63) - finished third on Clear Profit in 1960. Rode a double at the Autumn meeting in 1960 winning the Becher & Grand Sefton Chase.

Six rides

Bobby Coonan (64-66, 71-72, 74) - Completed just once in 1966

Jack Dowdeswell (47, 50-51, 54-56) - Never completed the course in the National but won the Grand Sefton in 1957.

Paddy Farrell (56, 58, 61-64) - Finished third on O`Malley Point in 1961. Paralysed in a fall from Border Flight at the Chair in 1964 which led to the formation of the Injured Jockeys Fund. Had a great record in supporting races over the National course winning two Molyneux Chases (1955 & 56), two Becher Chases (1955 & 56) & a Topham in 1955 - thats three course winners in a calender year - surely a record.

Arthur Freeman (53, 55-58, 60) - Won on Mr What in 1958.

Macer Gifford (65, 67-69, 72, 75) - Rode Popham Down in 1967

Rex Hamey (54-57, 62-63) 

Tim Hyde (38-40, 46-48) - Won on Workman in 1939 but forever associated with the great Prince Regent on whom he finished third in 1946 and fourth in 1947 when crippled with top weight. On the "Prince" he won the Champion Chase in 1946 and Becher Chase in 1947 (a race he also won in 1946)

Pat Kiely (72-73, 77-78, 82, 84) - finished third on General Symons on his first ride in 1972

Ridley Lamb (77-79, 81-82, 86) - made most of the running and finished second on Sebastian V in 1978

Robin Langley (62-66, 68)

Niall Madden (78, 81-82, 87-89) -finished three times on Attitude Adjuster

Lord Anthony Mildmay (1933-35, 1948-50) - Finished third and fourth on Cromwell in 1948 & 1949 but was so unlucky on Davy Jones in 1935 when having led throughout his buckle broke and he was forced to run out at the last fence. Won the Grand Sefton in 1948.

Eddie Newman (46-49, 52, 54)

Alan Oughton (53, 55-59) - Great record finishing the course four times, twice finished fourth and was third on Tiberetta in 1957. Won Becher Chase in 1957 and Molyneux Chase in 1959

Peter Pickford (52, 57-58, 61, 63, 65)

Richard Pitman (67-69, 72-74) - immortalised by Crisp in 1973 but also finished second on Steel Bridge in 1969

Gerry Scott (59-60, 63-64, 66, 68) - the only National winning rider (on Merryman II in 1960) to start the race (in 1996). Also finished third on Forest Prince in 1966 having made most of the running. He won the last Becher Chase on Forest Prince in 1965.

Five rides

Paddy Broderick (63-64, 66-67, 69) - third on Hawas Son in 1963 - completed three times, Mr John Carden (74, 75-76, 81-82) - intrepid solicitor - three of his Nationals ended at the first fence. Never got further than the first Canal, Patrick Cowley (58-59, 62-63, 66),  Reg Crank (74, 77-78, 86-87), Patrick Joseph Doyle (49-50, 52-53, 55) - finished third on his first ride on Royal Mount and didn't get round again but won Molyneux Chase in 1948 and the Becher Chase twice in 1948 & 1949, Geordie Dun (80-84), Philip Hobbs (71, 81, 83, 85-86), Ron Hyett (74, 76, 77, 79-80) - rode The Pilgarlic in his final National in 1980, R E Jenkins (53, 58-61) - never completed the course, Richard Linley (77, 79-80, 82-83), Daniel McCann (46-47, 49-50, 52) - only completed the course once when runner up on Lough Conn in 1947, Mr W.McLernon (62-65, 68) - completed three times, Tom Morgan (84, 86-89) - completed on his first three rides, Michael "Mouse" Morris (71, 73, 75-77) - completed three times, Alf Mullins (50-53), Alan Power (48-49, 51-52) - finished third on the remounted Derrinstown in 1951, Tommy Shone (50, 52,54, 57, 59) - won Valentine Chase in 1951, Robert Stronge (85-89), Mr Jim Wilson (76, 81-82, 84-85)

Four rides

Ian Alder (39-40, 46-47) - four rides all on MacMoffatt who finished second in both 1939 & 1940, Sean Barker (70-73) - completed three times second on Vulture in 1970 and third on Black Secret in 1972, R.Black (47-50), Michael Batchelor (57-60) - finished second on Wynburgh in 1957, won Grand Sefton in 1958, Maj Piers Bengough (57, 65-67), Jack Boddy (49-50, 52-53) - dead heated to win the last Valentne Chase in 1952, Barry Brogan (68-69, 72, 76) - finished third on Moidores Token in 1968, James Brogan (46-49) - finished second on First of the Dandies in 1948 & won the inagural Topham Trophy that year as well, Alan Brown (80-81, 84-85), M.Browne (46-48, 50) - never completed the course, Johnny Buckingham (67, 69, 70-71) - rode Foinavon, Francis Carroll (59, 61, 63, 66),  Gordon Cramp (62-63, 66, 68), Tommy Cusack (49-51, 55) - never completed the course, Mr Peter Duggan (79-81, 83), H J "Johnny"  East (57, 59, 61, 63) won Topham Trophy in 1957, Jeremy Glover (74-77), Tony Grantham (48-51) - the Queens first jockey, won the Valentine Chase in 1950, Stan Hayhurst (58-59, 67, 69), Gordon Holmes (68, 71, 77, 83), Thomas Michael "Buck" Jones (66, 70-72), Peter Jones (64-66, 68) - twice completed the course - won Molyneux Chase in 1964, John Leech (65-68), Pat McCarron (65-67, 72) - rode Freddie, finished three times, Owen McNally (63-64, 66, 68), Jack Maguire (47-50) failed to complete in a National but won Stanley Chase in 1948, Charlie Mann (81, 83, 86-87), George Milburn (56-59) - only failed to finish once finishing second on Gentle Moya in 1956 & third on Green Drill in 1958, Arthur Moore (70-73), Tim Norman (66-68, 73) - rode Anglo,  Mick O'Dwyer (49-51, 56), Eddie Reavey (47-50), M.Roberts (54, 60-61, 65), Taffy Salaman (74-76, 79), Mr Derek Scott (58, 69-70, 73), Simon Sherwood (85-86, 88-89) - finished third on The Thinker in 1989, Mr John Straker (50, 52, 54-55) - only completed on final ride but won Foxhunters in 1949, Andrew Stringer (84-87) - won Topham in 1984, John Suthern (74, 78, 79, 81), Colin Tinkler (76-79) - won Topham in 1978, John Williams (76-77, 80, 83)

Three rides - three completions

Phil Black (71-Gay Buccaneer, 74-Escari, 76-Highway View) - all finished down the field but Gay Buccaneer would have been a lot closer had he not been nearly carried out at first Canal and went from first to last in a matter of strides.

Three rides

Maurice Barnes (79-81) - rode Rubstic, Ronnie Beggan (84, 88, 92), Mr Bobby Brewis (54-56) - won Foxhunters in 1951, Dermot Browne (82, 86, 88), David Cartwright (72-74), Johnny Cook (67, 70-71) - two completions and one win on Specify in 1971, Mr David Crossley-Cooke (65-67), Eddie Dempsey (47-48, 50) - won on Caughoo in 1947, Kevin Doolan (84-86), Mr Tim Durant (66-68) - the oldest jockey to ever complete and with health and safety as it is these days his record will never be broken, Rene Emery (51, 55-56) - French jockey who came to the UK to ride, Jerry Enright (68, 71-72), Cathal Finnegan (56, 59-60), John Foster (52-54), Johnny Gamble (63, 65-66), Mr Nick Gaselee (66, 67-8) - finished twice and later trained Party Politics to win in 1992, Kevin Gilsenan (47-49), Mr Dennis Gray (79, 82, 85), New Zealand amateur, won Foxhunters in 1990, Mr E Greenway (50, 54-55), Ben Hannon (65-66, 74) - completed first two rides, Phil Harvey (64-65, 68), Charles Hook (48, 50, 52), Dessie Hughes (70, 77, 78) - great jockey, great trainer, never got further than the fourth fence, Tim Hyde (65, 69, 71), Alec Jack (48-50), Steve Jobar (77, 81-82), Johnny Kenneally (63-63, 67) - finished second on Purple Silk in 1964, Tommy Kinane (68, 73-74), Steve Knight (86-88) - won on Maori Venture in 1987, Percy "Ben" Lay (40, 46-47), Derek Leslie (52, 54-55), Martin Molony (46-48) - Irish champion who won two Molyneux Chases in 1948 & 1949, Jimmy Morrisey (58, 65-66), Tony Mullins (85-87), Paddy Murray (47-49), Gerry Newman (76-77, 79) - rode Drumroan, Mr Aiden O`Connell (79-81), R J O'Ryan (46, 47, 49), Mr David Pitcher (85, 87, 89), E.Prendergast (66-68), Mr John Queally (84, 85, 88), Tim Ryan (62-63, 65) -completed the course first two rides, Mr James Seeley (40, 51-52) - completed twice, Brian Smart (77-79), Mr Tim Thomson-Jones (83, 85, 86), Ernest Vinell (47-49)

Two rides - two completions

Dave Bassett (62 - Politics, 63 - Dark Venetian)

Cliff Beechener (46 - Schubert, 47 - Schubert)

John Crowley (69 - Fort Sun, 71 - King Vulgan)

John Cullen (66 - Quintin Bay, 67- Quintin Bay)

Val O`Connell (83 -Yer Man - 3rd, 84 - Yer Man)

Two rides

Mr Herbert Applin (39, 46), Ron Atkins (68, 77), Dennis Atkins (75, 78), Tony Biddlecombe (61, 63), H.Bonneau (46, 48), George Bowden (46, 49), Aubrey Brabazon (46-47) - won Stanley Chase in 1947, Miss Charlotte Brew (77, 82) - the first woman to ride over the National fences and to compete in a Grand National, Mr Luther Bridge (56, 57), Mr N Brookes (73, 74), Mr Peter Brookshaw (58, 60) - won Foxhunters in 1950 - brother of Tim, father of National winning trainer Steve, Roger Burford (46, 47), Joe Byrne (78, 81), P.Cahalin (46, 47), Clive Candy (78, 82), Roy E Carter (51, 62)Mr Jon Ciechanowski (65, 68), Mr Chris Collins (65, 74) - stayed on to finish third on Mr Jones in 1965, Paddy Conlon (47, 50), Mr Ally Corbett (50-51), Mr J Cousins (46-47), Tommy Cullen (46, 53), Steve Davenport (64, 65), Roy Davies (77, 79), Richard Dennard (71-72), Michael Dickinson (76-77), Mr John Edwards (67, 77), John Enright (71-72) - won Topham 1971, Capt John Eustace-Smith (47-48), H J Evans (78-79), Mr Charlie Fenwick (79-80) - another American amateur who of course won in the mud on Ben Nevis in 1980), Mr Louis Furman (50-51), Padge Gill (85, 87), M.Gordon (46, 48), David Goulding (77, 79) - missed out on Lucius` win in 1978 through injury, Fred Gurney (46-47), Mr Al Hambly (88-89), E.Hannigan (47, 48), R R Harrison (60, 61), Mrs Jenny Hembrow (79-80), Mr John Hislop (47-48) - finished third on Kami in 1947, Richard Hoare (78, 82) - remounted to finish third on Loving Words in 1982 having been brought down four fences from home, John Hudson (59, 65), E F Kelly (56, 63), Mr D A Jackson (46, 47), Andrew Jarvis (47, 51) - no luck in the National but won two Stanley Chases in 1950 & 1951, E.Kennedy (48, 49), William Kidney (46, 47) - finished second on Jack Finley in 1946, Guy Landau (87-88) - rode Lean Ar Aghaidh, Mr Marcus Low (81-82), Martin Lynch (81, 92), Sam McComb (53, 54), Mr Dick McCreery (51, 53), Jeremy "Jimmy" McNaught (74-74), P "Gerry" Madden (60, 61), J.Magee (61, 66), Cyril Mitchell (40,48), Mr Norman Mitchell (74, 87) - one of the longest gaps between rides - thirteen years !!!, Stan Moore (85, 87), Ken Morgan (86, 88), Sir William Piggott-Brown (61, 62), Dan Moore (47, 48) - won Molyneux Chase in 1946, Mr Willie Mullins (83-84) - one great trainer, won Foxhunters in 1983, T S Murphy (67, 70), John Neely (47, 55), Paul Nicholls (85-86) - two great trainers, Mr Alphonse "Phonsie" O'Brien (51, 52) - both rides were on Royal Tan finishing second in 1951, F O'Connor (50, 52), Mr Pat O`Connor (82-83), Mr A.Parker (48-49), Capt Bobby Petre (46-47) - rode Lovely Cottage the first post war winner, Marquis Alfonso de Portago (50, 52) - Spanish aristocrat and racing driver, Mick C Prengergast (47-48), Chris Read (76-77) - finished third on Eyecatcher in 1977, won Topham in 1977 aboard Churchtown Boy but did not ride him in that years National, Anthony Redmond (65, 66), W.Redmond (46, 48), Mrs Geraldine Rees (82-83) - made history by becoming the first female rider to complete the course and fell at the first the following year, Roddy Reid (67, 68), Dan Ruttle (46, 48), Tommy Ryan (82, 86), Adrian Sharpe (84, 86), Bill Shoemark (72-73), Maj W H Skrine (47, 49) - won Valentine Chase in 1946, C.Sleator (50, 52), Mr George Sloan (69, 73) - American champion amateur, Craig Smith (85, 88), Victor Speck (52, 55), Johnny Speide-Soote (66, 67), Mr Michael Tory (57-58), Ian Watkinson (76-77)

One ride - one win

Mr Dick Saunders - Ended his riding career with victory on Grittar in 1982. 

Mr Tommy Crompton Smith - American amateur who rode Jay Trump to victory on his one visit to Aintree in 1965

One ride - 100% completion record

F.Adams (47-Refugio), Mr John Alder (65-Tant Pis), Mr Simon Andrews (89-Newnham), Tommy Barnes (62-Wynburgh - 2nd), Mr Jack Bloom (49 - Tonderman), Mr Charlie Brooks (87-Insure), Mr Peter.Brookshaw Jnr (78-Mickley Seabright), Mr A Cameron (62-Gay Navaree), Clive Chapman (63-Forty Secrets), Gareth Charles-Jones (86-Rupertino), Paul Croucher (88-Course Hunter), Peter Cullis (73-Mill Door), Mr Colin Davies (64-Claymore), David Doyle (46-Limestone Edward), Mr Jim Dreaper (71-Black Secret - 2nd), Mr Sandy Dudgeon (86-Gayle Warning), A.Dufton (62-Ernest), Jimmy Fitzgerald (63-Sham Fight), Mark Floyd (78-Nereo), Bryan Forsey (76-Colondine), Mr Roger Grand (84-Jivago de Neuvy), Bruce Gregory (64-Out and About), Mr Donal Hassett (84-Eliogarty), Mr Nicky Henderson - yes that Nicky Henderson (76-Indian Diva), Steve Holland (78-Golden Whin), Lt-Col W Holman (55 - Wild Wisdom), Mr B.Howard (67-Scottish Final), Tim Jarvis (87-Gala Prince), Alan Jones (87-Brit), Lars Kelp (89-The Thirsty Farmer), Brian Lawrence (63-Blonde Warrior), Mr Colin Magnier (83-Greasepaint - 2nd), Larry Major (63-Dandy Tim), Michael Moran (89-Mr Baker), Mr Laurie Morgan (62-Colledge Master), Mr A P Moore (68-Dun Widdy), Mr Tony Moule (60-Arles), Mr P.Nicholson (64-Sea Knight), Val O`Brien (74-Tubs VI), Martin O`Halloran (78-Coolishall), Bobby O'Ryan (50-Acthon Major) - won Valentine Chase in 1949, Capt Andrew Parker-Bowles (69-The Fossa), , Brian Reilly (85-Captain Parkhill), Basil Richmond (65-Moyrath), H.Rogers (84-Doubleuagain), T J Ryan (62-Clear Profit), Mr Oliver Sherwood (83-Venture to Cognac), S.Shields (75-Southern Quest), Ron Smyth (48-Klaxton), Mr Joe Spencer (49-Flaming Steel), A "Keith" Taylor (79-Prime Justice), Mr John Thorne (81-Spartan Missile - 2nd), Maj R Waugh-Harris (47-Toyette), Capt W Williams (47-Handy Lad), Chris Young (67-Bob-a-Job)

One ride

Miss Val Alder (84), Gee Armytage (88), Colin Astbury (74), Sid Barnes (53), Mr Malcolm Batters (81), Alan Benson (53), Jack Bissill (47), Maj Cecil Blacker (48) - father of jockey Philip, Mr J Bosley (55) - won Foxhunters in 1954, J.Bracken (73), Martin Brennan (88), William Brennan (59), Peter Brogan (72), Mr P B Browne (53), Joe Bryan (86), T P Burns (50),  Mrs Joy Carrier (83), Paddy Connors (63), R.Connors (49), Jack Cooke (1946), Mr R.Couetil (61), Roy Court (66), Mr J R Cox (55), M.Cummins (75), Bob Curson (57), Gerald Dartnell (70), J.Daumas (64), James H Davies (83), Miss Tanya Davis (89), Thomas Geraint Davies (72), Roger De'Ath (51), Bill Denson (47), N.Dixon (47), Mr William Dixon-Stroud Jnr (87), Mr John Docker (77), P.Double (83), Mr W.Dugdale (52), David Elsworth (68), J.Fitzgerald (48), Micky Flynn (87), Mr John Fowler (71), Martin Gibson (71), Maj W David Gibson (57), Ray Goldstein (89), J.Gorey (54), Mr M Gosling (50), Mr Marcus Graffe (81), Glenn Graham (78), Mr Peter Greenall (75), John Haldane (69), H.Haley (47), Micky Hammond (89), Mr Ben Hanbury (68), J.Hansen (85), Mr G Hartigan (65), C.Harrison (48), John Harty (68), P.Hieronimus (52), Mr Jeremy Hindley (69), M J Hogan (47), John Hudson (59), P.Hurley (65), Mr P.Irby (67), A.Irvine (61), T.Jackson (65), M B James (68), Mr W Jenks (74), Kenny Jones (88), R M Jones (65), Anthony Keen (59), Mr R Keith (52), A.Kelly (52), E F Kelly (56), Jayo Kinane (88), Martin Kinane (88), Mr Gay Kindersley (65), Robert Kington (77), Paul Leach (81), Mr J.Leigh (61), Capt M MacEwan (54), R.McCarthy (49), Tommy McGivern (80), Gerry McGlinchey (83), E.McKenzie (59), John McLoughlin (66), Gerry McNally (75), Tommy Mabbutt (53), Mr E Maggs (53), Tommy Maher (48), Adrian Major (63), Peter Major (59), Mr J.Mansfield (63), Danny Marzani (50), R.Matthews (46), Tony Mawson (71), Andrew Merrigan (89), Mr Anthony Mildmay-White (76), Vince Mooney (48), Peter Morris (72), Danny Morgan (47), Ken Mullins (50), Nick Mullins (67), David Munro (73), Mr Broderick Munro-Wilson (80), Pierce Murphy (46), Mr David Naylor-Leyland (89), Graham Nicholls (57), Mr A Nicholson (72), H.Nicholson (48), Paddy O`Brien (83), P J O'Brien (50), T O'Brien (57), C O'Connor (50), Liam O`Donnell (78), Dan O`Donovan (60), Mr H Oliver Jnr (53), Miss Jacqui Oliver (87), Mr J Oppermann (66), Mr T B Palmer (50), J.Parkin (49), Capt Tony Pearn (57), Adrian Phillips (79), Chris Pimlott (81), S "Nicky" Pinch (48), Boris Ponomerenko (61), Viktor Prakhov (61), M J Prendergast (1947), M "Scotty" Pringle (49), Mr David Punshon (50), R.Quinn (74), T.Quinn (81), Mr Peter Ransom (58) - finished second in three consecutive Foxhunters, Jimmy Renfree (65), Mr S.Roberts (66), Mr W Roberts (58), Mr G B Rogers (51), Mr G Rooney (59), Mr C Ross (72), Roger Rowell (87), S Ryan (46), Mr A Scannell (49), Mr Brough Scott (65), Mr Bill Shand-Kydd (65), Mrs Linda Sheedy (81), Joe Sheehan (47), Paddy Shortt (60), Mr Paul Sloan (69), Mr Richard Smith (72), Vic Soane (74), Mr William St George-Burke (60), Len Stephens (52), Mr Clive Straker (52), Captain Derek Swan (75), Mr C B Taylor (59), Pat Taylor (47), Mr Bill Tellwright (65), David Thomas (50), Mr Nigel Thorne (68), Nigel Tinkler (77), Maurice Towers (60), Sean Treacy (78), Mr F Turner (72), Grenville Underwood (57) - won Topham in 1959, Mr Guy Upton (89), Mr L Urbano (75), Lionel Vick (49), Nigel Wakely (74), Maj Malcolm Wallace (84), P.Walsh (82), Mr Ted Walsh (75), Chris Warren (87), Mr Andrew Wates (68), Alan Webb (89), Mr Paul Webber (81), Ray West (65), Mr M Westwick (52), Mr E Weymouth (52), Larry Wigham (57), David Wilkinson (85), N.Wilkinson (67), Ray Williams (67), Miss Venetia Williams (88), Mr Peter J H Wills (69), Mr R "Dick" H Woodhouse (71), Mr Gavin Wragg (87)  

One ride - one fall at the very first fence

Bill Balfe (46-Elsich), Keith Barnfield (76-Ormonde Tudor), R.Bates (49-Pathenon), Mr W Beynon-Brown (51-Revealed), G.Bonas (50-Ole Man River), Mr T Clarke (52-Golden Slipper), Mr E Cousins (54-Alberoni), Clive Cox (88-Sacred Path), P.Ennis (71-Craigbrook), Miss Penny Ffitch-Hayes (88-Hettinger), Mr C Harty (54 - Swinton Hero), P J Kelly (50 - Comeragh), Nick Kernick (73-Richeleau), Mr Alan Lillingstone (57 - Virginius), Mr C Pocock (56-Reverend Prince), A.Prendergast (52-Dominicks Bar), George Vergette (51- Stockman), Mr Eddie Woods (79-Double Negative), Michael Williams (82-Jimmy Miff)