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Devon Loch (1946 – 1963) was a racehorse, which fell on the final straight while leading the 1956 Grand National. Owned by Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother and ridden by Dick Francis, Devon Loch.

The 1956 Grand National was the 110th renewal of the world-famous Grand National horse race that took place at Aintree Racecourse near Liverpool, England, on 24 March 1956. It is probably best remembered for Devon Loch's sudden and inexplicable Queen Mother and ridden by Dick Francis, the well- fancied Devon Loch held.

Dick Francis, best known for the dramatic failure of his Grand National mount Devon Loch, rode 350 winners and was crowned champion.

The year was 1956, The owner was HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, The Jockey was Dick Francis and the horse was Devon Loch. All this added up to.