Did Any Horses Die In This Year’s Grand National?

Since the year 2000, there have been eleven Grand National deaths.

But in general, deaths in horse racing are still fairly rare.

On average, one horse dies for every 250 races run.

In 2019, Up For Review sadly died after being brought down by another horse at the very first fence.

Did any horse died in the Grand National?

The high number of equine deaths in the race has made it a target for animal rights activists. After the 1989 Grand National, in which two horses died in incidents at Becher’s Brook (the sixth and 22nd fence on the course), Aintree began making significant changes to the fences that are jumped during the National.

Did any horses died today at Aintree?

Two horses died at Aintree on Friday with Crucial Role and Forest Des Aigles both losing their lives. There have been 13 deaths at the Grand National since the turn of the millennium. Horse racing fans took to social media to hail Up For Review following the news of his death.

Who fell in Grand National 2019?

Tiger Roll, ridden by Davy Russell, won the 2019 Grand National at Aintree for the second successive year.

How many horses are in 2019 Grand National?

Grand National 2019 Results

As we draw ever nearer to the 2020 Aintree Grand National, run on April 4th 2020, the field will whittle down to a maximum of 40 Grand National runners (plus 4 reserves).