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Battleship wins Grand National
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March 25, 1938

Battleship wins Grand National

Smaller than the other horses, Battleship was nick-named American Pony by the Brits and started the Grand National at 40 to 1 odds. On March 25, 1938, Battleship became the first American bred and American owned winner of the Grand National Steeplechase Race at Aintree.

http://www.equestmagazine.com/v4s1/article09-01-c6.php

http://www.spiletta.com/UTHOF/battleship.html

 

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