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‘People’s Horse’ Tiger Roll Sets Course For Historic Third Grand National

Tiger Roll will run only twice this season before bidding to become the first horse in history to win the £1-million Randox Health Grand National for a third consecutive year, his trainer Gordon Elliott has revealed. In April, Tiger Roll emulated the legendary Red Rum to win the world’s greatest steeplechase back to back. Trainer […]

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Tiger Roll First Horse In 45 Years To Win Two Grand Nationals

Trainer Gordon Elliott was overcome with emotion as Tiger Roll, ridden by Davy Russell, returned after winning his second consecutive Randox Health Grand National. Tiger Roll, a nine-year-old by Authorized, became the first horse since Red Rum in 1974 to win two Grand Nationals. He was sent off the 4/1 favorite, and beat 66/1 chance […]

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Tiger Roll Gives Gorden Elliott Second Grand National Success

Gordon Elliott promised to appreciate his second Randox Health Grand National success far more than he did his first after Tiger Roll clung on in a thriller at Aintree. When Silver Birch passed the post in front back in 2007, Elliott was a fresh-faced 29-year-old still making his way as a fledgling trainer. At the time, […]

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Jumps Jockey Russell Issued A ‘Caution’ After Allegedly Striking His Mount

Davy Russell has been issued with a caution following an inquiry by the referrals committee of the Irish Turf Club over an alleged incident involving the treatment of his mount Kings Dolly at Tramore on August 19. Footage appeared to show the jockey striking the horse at a practice flight before the Flynn Hotel Group […]

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Jockey Appears To Strike His Mount Before Jumps Race, Sparks Investigation

The Irish Turf Club has launched an investigation into an alleged incident involving Davy Russell’s treatment of his mount Kings Dolly at Tramore on Friday. Footage appears to show the jockey striking the horse at a ‘show’ obstacle before the Flynn Hotel Group Mares Handicap Hurdle at the evening fixture. The race-day stewards were not […]

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