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GRAND NATIONAL SHOCK: Mon Mome stuns Aintree field in 2009

Mon Mome was an unexpected winner of the Grand National in 2009

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Mon Mome ridden by jockey Aidan Coleman during The John Smith's Grand National Steeple Chase (Handicap) (Class 1) (Grade 3)

After we witnessed a 100-1 shock at Sedgefield on Tuesday afternoon, there’s perhaps no fitting rewind to pay homage to than Mon Mome’s Grand National heroics in 2009.

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Roma Bangkok landed a triple-figure victory under Ross Chapman in County Durham in the opener, seeing off Brian Ellison’s Gordon’s Jet by a nose.

But it was a far more comfortable victory for Venetia Williams’s superstar Mon Mome, who secured a memorable success in National Hunt’s greatest race under the late Liam Treadwell on Merseyside twelve years ago.

WATCH: MON MOME IS AN EASY WINNER OF THE 2009 GRAND NATIONAL [CREDIT: RACING TV]

Hugely unfancied, the-then 9-year-old had won at the Grand National Festival three years earlier and was a winner in Listed company at Cheltenham earlier that campaign, but went off a three-digit value for the Liverpool showpiece.

Five horses have won the Grand National at odds of 100-1, with Mon Mome being the most recent

But in a remarkable display, the Passing Sale gelding saw off the previous year’s victor Comply Or Die to take the prestigious Grade 3 event.

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