Mr Frisk

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Mr Frisk
Foaledc. 1979
BreederRalph Dalton
OwnerLois Duffey
TrainerKim Bailey
Major wins
Anthony Mildmay, Peter Cazalet Memorial Chase (1989)
Grand National (1990)
Whitbread Gold Cup (1990)
Last updated on 12 April 2015

Mr Frisk (c.1979 September 2000) was a racehorse, famous for his victory in the 1990 Grand National. He completed the course in record time of 8 minutes and 47.80 seconds, ridden by Marcus Armytage; this still stands, even though the race has been 342 yd (312.72 m) shorter since 2013. The pair also went on to win the Whitbread Gold Cup three weeks later - the only horse to achieve the double. The second placed horse in the National, Durham Edition, also filled the second place at Sandown.

After retirement from racing he continued as an eventer, trained by Tracey Bailey.

He was put down in September 2000 after fracturing a hind leg. [1]

Grand National record

Grand NationalPosistion Jockey AgeWeight SP Distance
1990 1st Marcus Armytage 1110-616/1Won by ¾ length
1991 DNFMarcus Armytage1211-625/1Pulled up at fence 22 (Becher's Brook)


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