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L'Escargot (horse)

L'Escargot was a racehorse notable as being the horse who halted the winning run of Red Rum at the Aintree Grand National in 1975. L’Escargot was owned by Raymond Guest, and ridden by champion Irish jockey Tommy Carberry. He was trained by Dan Moore, and beat Red Rum by 15 lengths.

He won as a 12-year-old.[1]

L’Escargot, also won the Gold Cup twice in 1970 and 1971.



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