One For Arthur wins Grand National
John Dwan from Bennettsbridge yesterday continued Kilkenny's love affair with the world's most popular horse race.
He bred One For Arthur winner of the Aintree Grand National at his farm in the village of Bennettsbridge. The sire was Milan and the dam Nonnetia.
The most famous horse to win the race was Red Rum who triumphed three times in the mid 1970s. He was bred in the Kilkenny village of Kells by the McEnery family not far from Bennettsbridge.