CHOC THORNTON'S GRAND NATIONAL EXPLOITS

 

YEAR

CHOC’S MOUNT

TRAINER

OUTCOME

WINNER

JOCKEY

TRAINER

1997

Don’t Light Up

Venetia Williams

Fell at 13th fence

Lord Gyllene

Tony Dobbin

Steve Brookshaw

1998

Diwali Dancer

Martin Pipe

Fell at 1st fence

Earth Summit

Carl Llewellyn

Nigel Twiston-Davies

1999

Strong Chairman

Paul Nicholls

Finished 15th (18 finished)

Bobby Jo (Ire)

Paul Carberry

Tommy Carberry

2000

Torduff Express

Paul Nicholls

Fell at 13th fence

Papillon (Ire)

Ruby Walsh

Ted Walsh

2001

Supreme Charm

Kim Bailey

Fell at 15th fence (The Chair)

Red Marauder

Richard Guest

NB Mason

2002

Supreme Charm

Kim Bailey

Finished 5th (11 finished)

Bindaree

Jim Culloty

Nigel Twiston-Davies

2003

You’re Agoodun

Martin Pipe

Fell at 19th fence

Monty’s Pass (Ire)

Barry Geraghty

JJ Mangan

2004

Bear on Board

Alan King

Finished 8th (11 finished)

Amberleigh House

Graham Lee

‘Ginger’ McCain

2005

Innox

Francois Doumen

Finished 7th (21 finished)

Hedgehunter (Ire)

Ruby Walsh

Willie Mullins

2006

Innox

Francois Doumen

Fell at 1st fence

Numbersixvalverde (Ire)

Niall ‘Slippers’ Madden

Martin Brassil

2007

Kandjar D’Allier

Alan King

Fell at 8th fence (Canal Turn)

Silver Birch (Ire)

Robbie Power

Gordon Elliott

2008

D’Argent

Alan King

Fell at 27th fence

Comply or Die

Timmy Murphy

David Pipe

2009

L’Ami

Enda Bolger

Pulled up before 30th (last) fence

Mon Mome

Liam Treadwell

Venetia Williams

2010

DID NOT RIDE

N/A

N/A

Don’t Push It

AP McCoy

Jonjo O’Neill

2011

West End Rocker

Alan King

Brought down at 6th fence (Becher’s)

Ballabriggs

Jason Maguire

Donald McCain Jnr

2012

DID NOT RIDE

N/A

N/A

Neptune Collonges

Daryl Jacob

Paul Nicholls

2013

COULD NOT RIDE DUE TO INJURY

N/A

N/A

Auroras Encore

Ryan Mania

Sue Smith

2014

DID NOT RIDE

N/A

N/A

Pineau De Re

Leighton Aspell

Dr Richard Newland

2015

COULD NOT RIDE DUE TO LONG-TERM INJURY

N/A

N/A

Many Clouds

Leighton Aspell

Oliver Sherwood

2016

CHOC RETIRED IN SEPTEMBER 2015

N/A

N/A

Rule The World (Ire)

David Mullins

‘Mouse’ Morris

 

 

 

 

 

 

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