'It's great for the yard, for Gigginstown (House Stud, owners), for everyone'.
But Pleasant Company lifted off the canvas once more, only to dive and miss.
"The National I have won 1,000 times in my mind".
With Elliott and Mullins responsible for the first three home, the Tony Martin-trained Anibale Fly completed a clean sweep for Ireland by filling fourth place.Third in the Cheltenham Cup, the eight-year-old covered himself in glory off his big weight of 11st 8lb for owner JP McManus."He was a bit exhausted afterwards, but he's fine today".
Tiger Rol has won the Grand National Steeplechase in a photo finish over Pleasant Company in one of the closest races in years at Aintree. He rode Rule The World to win the race two years ago.
"It's known we've had our ups and our downs", O'Leary remarked. "I've been coming here for years hoping, but satisfied leaving not winning it, because it's such a marvelous event and now it's just incredible to have finally have done it".
'I think it must have hit the muscle or something and I just couldn't sit up. He was the only horse who didn't immediately make it back following the race.
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Killorn scored his fourth goal of the series by tipping Kucherov's centering pass from the left corner over Schneider's stick. By scoring New Jersey's first goal Monday, Hall relieved the pressure on his team and the mounting tension in the building.
He said: "It's been an unbelievable training performance from Gordon to turn him from a Triumph Hurdle victor into a National victor".
"Barry and Ruby have always been champion jockeys, winning all the best races".
Irish trainers filled the first four places, with the best British result coming courtesy of the Neil King-trained Milansbar under National debutant Bryony Frost.
Another victor at Tramore yesterday - naturally with Russell in the plate in the Gigginstown colours - has his advantage hovering at around €550,000 but it's far from over, as they learned 12 months ago when Mullins rose from the dead.
There are 40 horses, however, the 1929 National featured the most starters in the race when 66 horses lined up.
The Tony Martin-trained Anibale Fly finished fourth and the Noel Meade-trained Road To Riches completed the first six home.