The Irish Grand National – Chasing a Dream Saturday 11th April on TG4

Chronicles the illustrious history of the iconic race, due to celebrate its150th anniversary, unfortunately this was cancelled due to COVID-19. The programme is contextualised with transformative events in Irish history.

It’s told by generations of racing families such as Carberry, Dreaper, Moore, Mullins, Taaffe and Walsh, others include Jenny Pitman and Richard Dunwoody. It features famous horses, the likes of Arkle and Desert Orchid. Its emotional stories will capture the hearts of a

The Irish Grand National - Chasing a Dream Saturday 11th April on TG4

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The Irish Grand National - Chasing a Dream Saturday 11th April on TG4

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The Irish Grand National - Chasing a Dream Saturday 11th April on TG4

Fairyhouse 1998. “BOBBYJO” and Paul Carberry on their way to post for the Irish National. ( HEALY RACING PHOTO )17500.

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LION NA BEARNAI and Andrew Thornton being led in after winning The Ladbrokes Irish National for trainer Tom Gibney Lock syndicate member Tom Gilsenan.
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The Irish Grand National - Chasing a Dream Saturday 11th April on TG4

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The Irish Grand National - Chasing a Dream Saturday 11th April on TG4

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ll viewers. The show also traces the origin of the sport in 1752.

Here’s a taste of the documentary https://youtu.be/t1c36r_k2Gs

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