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Grand National champion Tiger Roll is still on course to attempt a hat-trick of wins at the Grand National at Aintree next April even amid the difficulties posed by a recent fitness setback. The nine-year-old is the first horse to win the Grand National back to back since Red Rum completed the feat in 1973 […]

Tiger Roll is yet to see the racecourse this season and already he has been talked about than in any other season. In September, we had trainer Gordon Elliott telling us that the horse’s number one aim for the new season would be to win the Grand National for the third time next Spring. […]

Although we are only in September, and there are months before the Grand National takes place in April 2020, the news we have all been waiting for has finally been confirmed. Tiger Roll, the horse that has lit up Aintree Racecourse when winning the race for the past two seasons will head back to Liverpool […]

The entries for the 2020 Grand National will not be announced until next year. But one can safely assume that if Tiger Roll is deemed eligible to race by his owner, then he will once again be the main favourite. Tiger Roll won two consecutive Grand Nationals and he is the first winner to have […]

When it comes to the Grand National, few winners endear themselves to the public as much as Tiger Roll has. In fact, I doubt any other horse has had the same amount of media coverage either. And it didn’t take owner, Michael O’Leary, to nip the prospect of ‘three-in-a-row’ in the bud, following his epic […]

Once again the folks at Aintree Racecourse outdid themselves with the 2019 Grand National festival. Thousands packed out the racecourse and basked in the sunshine as the 172nd renewal of the Grand National to place on April 6th 2019. 40 horses and jockeys d-up in what was to be another great race. Tiger Roll went […]

There are less than six weeks to go until the Grand National. We are now at the stage where many horses are being seen on the racecourse, putting together the final touches of their preparation. Last Sunday we saw Tiger Roll make a reappearance in a Grade Two hurdle race at Navan racecourse. And what […]

No horse has done it since Red Rum. Winning back-to-back Grand Nationals has proved to be almost impossible. And that’s exactly what jockey Davy Russell says about the 2018 winner, Tiger Roll. Trained by Gordon Elliott, the win was by the smallest of margins when a photo finish was needed to determine the winner in […]

When Tiger Roll romped home to win the Grand National earlier this year, it solidified an epic seasonal campaign for trainer Gordon Elliott. Not only did he have a superb Cheltenham Festival but he also won the Irish Grand National. What he did not do, however, was win the Irish Trainers Championship. That went, once […]

On July 25th, the ruler of Dubai announced that the horse racing World Cup prize purse will be raised to $12 million in 2019. The increase cements the World Cup’s place as one of the richest events on the horse racing calendar. The Dubai World Cup is set to take place in March next year. […]

With a larger gap between the Cheltenham and Aintree Festivals this year there will be plenty of noteworthy horses winging their way over to Merseyside to contest their feature races. There will also be horses entered who for one reason or another missed Cheltenham and will be completely fresh and raring to go when they […]