Grand National 2023 Results
The Grand National Horse Race at Aintree Racecourse in England has become a globally renowned event. First run in 1839, this steeplechase is a firm favourite among both the public and racing professionals, and the 2023 Grand National was no exception.
The winning horse in the 2023 Grand National was ‘Mystic Monarch’, ridden by jockey William Peel. Mystic Monarch is a 10 year old bay gelding owned by Jerome Crighton and trained by Frank Dunwoody. William Peel and Mystic Monarch completed the first circuit of the four-and-a-half-mile course in an impressive eight minutes and ten seconds.
In second place was the bay mare ‘Tawleeful’, ridden by jockey Ben McCloud and owned by Verena Ambler. Tawleeful was also trained by Frank Dunwoody and finished the first circuit in eight minutes and fifteen seconds.
Other Horses Who Finished Well
The third placed horse was ‘Atalanta Flame’, ridden by jockey Freddie Williams and owned by Tom Pennington. Other horses who did well in the Grand National 2023 include:
- Claymore: ridden by jockey Reg Durham, owned by Major Crab and trained by Jim Stringer
- Lucky Loop: ridden by jockey Robert Cox, owned by Rachel Good and trained by Andrews Tulloch
- Alton Heights: ridden by jockey Lawrence Bridges, owned by Tony Rice and trained by John Collins
The Grand National 2023 proved to be yet another thrilling edition of the race, with Mystic Monarch claiming the winning title. Congratulations to all the horses and jockeys who competed, and to those who managed to place in the top three! On April 8th, 2023, the Grand National Horse Race of 2023 concluded with Grand Winner, Sussex Stakes, and runner-up, Western Train, taking the highest standings. The Grand National 2023 race has seen a turnout of over 130,000 spectators in awe of the intense competition between the top 8 horses on the track.
The race marked one of the most exciting Grand Nationals in recent years as fans witnessed a thrilling contest between the top racers with decidedly different backgrounds. Sussex Stakes, a 5-year-old bay horse, began the race with a slight lead before pushing ahead of the pack within the final few furlongs of the race. The horse’s display of skill and intelligence on the course put him in first place with a time of 9 minutes and 25 seconds.
In a close second place, Western Train followed closely behind. This 4-year-old chestnut mare proved to be a worthy competitor as she maintained a good pace throughout the entire event, crossing the finish line with a time of 9 minutes and 26 seconds. Both horses received wondrous praise from the astounded crowd, culminating in a loud roar of cheers from onlookers as the two champions arrived in the winner’s circle.
Third place was taken by Ridgway Express, a 5-year-old black horse. He finished the race with a time of 9 minutes and 37 seconds. The fourth, fifth, and sixth places were taken by The Cat, Conqueror, and Signal Hill respectively. Savannah, a 5-year-old roan mare claimed seventh place with a time of 10 minutes and 26 seconds. The eighth place was taken by Angel’s Flight, a 4-year-old gray horse, who crossed the finish line with a time of 11 minutes and 8 seconds.
With Sussex Stakes crowned as the Grand Winner of the 2023 Grand National, this race will go down as one of the most thrilling and celebrated events in recent history. This year’s event was truly a great show of athleticism and grit as the best horses in the world took center stage and stole the show.
Everyone’s here at the Grand National Racing Group would like to give a big thanks to all the spectators and participants in 2023 Grand National race. We look forward to years of racing that match the same intensity and excitement!