O’Leary looks set to end Tiger Roll’s National odyssey Bookmakers make champion 10-1 to complete a hat-trick back at Aintree Sun, Apr 7, 2019, 18:35.
The Aintree race on 4 April, four weeks on Saturday, is odds-on to be disrupted according to a betting market opened this week and the owner of Tiger Roll is prepared to at least contemplate the.
Tiger Roll is an Irish-bred Thoroughbred racehorse who competes in National Hunt racing and won the Grand National in 2018 and 2019.He has also won four times at the Cheltenham Festival: the Triumph Hurdle in 2014, the National Hunt Chase Challenge Cup in 2017 and the Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase in 2018 and 2019. Although bred for the flat, his first race was as a three-year-old gelding.
Grand National highlights and results: Tiger Roll writes name in history books with repeat victory at Aintree Grand National 40 runners went to post at 5.15pm for the marathon contest that always.
Timeform’s Chase Handicapper Phil Turner said: “Tiger Roll will face a much stiffer task at the weights this time around, but that goes with the territory of being an outstanding Grand National performer. Red Rum, for example, had to shoulder top weight of 12 stone when bidding for his third consecutive National win in 1975, when he had to carry 1 lb more than former Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Tiger Roll fans will undoubtedly argue that their champion has a 100% win record in the race whereas Red Rum’s is “only” 60% but for any horse to even compete in the Grand National in five consecutive years, let alone never finish out of the first two, surely has to be one of the remarkable achievements in National Hunt horse racing.
Grand National - Odds. The Randox sponsored 2020 Grand National takes place at Aintree Racecourse on Saturday the 4th of April at 5.15pm. The UK handicap steeplechase covers 4 miles 514 yards with runners and riders needing to jump 30 fences over two laps of the course.
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