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banner Friday, 30 March, 2001, 11:00 GMT 12:00 UK
Grand National winners: 1998-2000

Jockey Ruby Walsh celebrates as Papillon (l) is first past the post at the 2000 Grand National
BBC Sport Online looks back at the races between 1998 and 2000, with video highlights of the winners coming home and interviews with jockeys and trainers.

Earth Summit leaps to victory in 1998
1998: Earth Summit

Earth summit injured a suspensory ligament in 1996, but capped his comeback in superb style, giving jockey Carl Llewellyn his second National win.



  • real 56k Click here to see Earth Summit's victory.

  • real 56k Click here for jockey Carl Llewellyn's reaction to his second Grand National win.

  • real 56k Click here to see co-owner Ricky George's verdict on the race.

  • real 56k Click here for co-owner Nigel Payne's reaction to the win.


    Paul Carberry celebrates on Irish winner Bobbyjo
    1999: Bobbyjo

    A momentous win for jockey Paul Carberry, bringing home the first Irish National winner since his father - and trainer - Tommy's victory on L'Escargot in 1975.



  • real 56k Click here to see Bobbyjo complete Ireland's first National win since 1975.

  • real 56k Click here to see a delighted Paul Carberry reflect on his win.

  • real 56k Click here to see owner Bobby Burke's reaction to the win.


    Ruby Walsh celebrates victory on Papillon
    2000: Papillon

    Ireland's second successive winner, ridden by Ruby Walsh, won a closely contested race by one and a quarter lengths from second-placed Mely Moss.

  • real 56k Click here to see Papillon's hard fought victory.

  • real 56k Click here to see jockey Ruby Walsh reflect on the win.

  • real 56k Click here to see trainer Ted Walsh's reaction to the victory.

  • real 56k Click here to see owner Betty Moran's verdict on the race.
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