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Tiger Roll aiming for historic third Grand National win in a row


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  • Dual Randox Health Grand National winner Tiger Roll heads the 106 entries for 2021 as he aims for a third victory in the iconic race, after the 2020 race was cancelled owing to the coronavirus pandemic.

    Grand National runners 2021

    In 2019, the Gordon Elliott-trained 10-year-old became the first horse since Red Rum (victor in 1973, 1974 and 1977) to win back-to-back Grand Nationals. A victory in this year’s race would equal Red Rum’s total of three.

    He is currently 16/1 to land the Aintree feature race and is one of 15 Elliott-trained runners on the entries list, which was released today (Wednesday, 3 February).

    Elliott also has Grade One winners Delta Work and Presenting Percy among his entries.

    2019 Welsh National champion and 2020 Virtual Grand National winner Potters Corner (Christian Williams) — part-owned by Wales rugby union international Jonathan Davies — is also among those aiming for glory on 10 April.

    Jessica Harrington’s 2019 runner-up, Magic Of Light, is on the list, while three-time Betfair Chase winner Bristol De Mai for trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies is also entered.

    Ladbrokes Trophy winner Cloth Cap (Jonjo O’Neill) and impressive Welsh Grand National winner Secret Reprieve (Evan Williams) are also on the initial list.

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    The current Champion trainer, Nicky Henderson holds the most entries of any British trainer with six, including Gold Cup runner-up Santini.

    A final total of 40 horses will go to post on the day due to safety restrictions on the number of runners in the race.

    The weights will be revealed on 16 February and the full list of Grand National runners entered in alphabetical order is:

    A Toi Phil, 11, Gary Moore

    Acapella Bourgeois, 11, Willie Mullins

    Achille, 11, Venetia Williams

    Aforementioned, eight, Gordon Elliott

    Agusta Gold, eight, Margaret Mullins

    Ajas, seven, David Cottin

    Al Roc, 10, Dr Richard Newland

    Alpha des Obeaux,11, Gordon Elliott

    Ami Desbois,11, Graeme McPherson

    Anibale Fly, 11, Tony Martin

    Another Venture, 10, Kim Bailey

    Any Second Now, nine, Ted Walsh

    Articulum, 11, Terence O’Brien

    Aso, 11, Venetia Williams

    Balko des Flos, 10, Henry de Bromhead

    Ballyoptic, 11, Nigel Twiston-Davies

    Battleoverdoyen, eight, Gordon Elliott

    Beau Bay, 10, Dr Richard Newland

    Bellow Mome, 10, Willie Mullin

    Bellshill, 11, Sandy Thomson

    Beware The Bear, 11, Nicky Henderson

    Blaklion, 12, Dan Skelton

    Brahma Bull, 10, Willie Mullins

    Bristol de Mai, 10, Nigel Twiston-Davies

    Burrows Saint, eight, Willie Mullins

    Cabaret Queen, nine, Willie Mullins

    Canelo, eight, Alan King

    Cap du Nord, eight, Christian Williams

    Captain Drake, eight, Harry Fry

    Champagne Classic, 10, Gordon Elliott

    Chris’s Dream, nine, Henry de Bromhead

    Class Conti, nine, Willie Mullins

    Cloth Cap, nine, Jonjo O’Neill

    Crievehill, nine, Nigel Twiston-Davies

    Death Duty, 10, Gordon Elliott

    Definitly Red, 12, Brian Ellison

    Deise Aba, eight, Philip Hobbs

    Delta Work, eight, Gordon Elliott

    Discorama, eight, Paul Nolan

    Double Shuffle, 11, Tom George

    Dounikos, 10, Gordon Elliott

    Easysland, seven, David Cottin

    Fagan, 11, Alex Hales

    Farclas, seven. Gordon Elliott

    Fingerontheswitch, 11, Neil Mulholland

    Fitzhenry, nine, Paul Nolan

    Flying Angel, 10, Nigel Twiston-Davies

    Give Me A Copper, 11, Paul Nicholls

    Glen Forsa, nine, Mick Channon

    Golan Fortune, nine, Phil Middleton

    Gold Present, 11, Nicky Henderson

    Hear No Evil, nine, Noel Kelly

    Hogan’s Height, 10, Jamie Snowden

    Hold The Note, seven, Mick Channon

    Jerrysback, nine, Philip Hobbs

    Jett, 10, Jessica Harrington

    Kauto Riko, 10, Tom Gretton

    Keeper Hill, 10, Warren Greatrex

    Kimberlite Candy, nine,  Tom Lacey

    Lake View Lad, 11, Nick Alexander

    Le Breuil, nine, Ben Pauling

    Lord du Mesnil, eight, Richard Hobson

    Magic of Light, 10, Jessica Harrington

    Milan Native, eight, Gordon Elliott

    Minella Times, eight, Henry de Bromhead

    Minellacelebration, 11, Katy Price

    Mister Malarky, eight, Colin Tizzard

    Monbeg Notorious, 10, Gordon Elliott

    Moyhenna, nine, Denis Hogan

    Musical Slave, eight, Philip Hobbs

    Ok Corral, 11, Nicky Henderson

    One Style, 11, Venetia Williams

    Plan of Attack, eight, Henry de Bromhead

    Potters Corner, 11, Christian Williams

    Presenting Percy, 10, Gordon Elliott

    Prime Venture, 10, Evan Williams

    Pym, eight, Nicky Henderson

    Roaring Bull, eight, Gordon Elliott

    Robin des Foret, 11, Willie Mullins

    Rocky’s Treasure, 10, Kim Bailey

    Run Wild Fred, seven, Gordon Elliott

    Saint Xavier, nine, Richard Hobson

    Santini, nine, Nicky Henderson

    Saturnas, 10, Willie Mullins

    Secret Reprieve, seven, Evan Williams

    Shantou Flyer, 11, Paul Nicholls

    Shattered Love, 10, Gordon Elliott

    Some Neck, 10, John McConnell

    Soupy Soups, 10, Neil Mulholland

    St Barts, seven, Philip Hobbs

    Storm Control, eight, Kerry Lee

    Sub Lieutenant, 12, Georgie Howell

    Takingrisks, 12, Nicky Richards

    Talkischeap, nine, Alan King

    The Conditional, nine, David Bridgwater

    The Hollow Ginge, eight, Nigel Twiston-Davies

    The Jam Man, eight, Ronan McNally

    The Long Mile, seven, Philip Dempsey

    The Storyteller, 10, Gordon Elliott

    Tiger Roll, 11, Gordon Elliott

    Tout Est Permis eight, Noel Meade

    Treacysenniscorthy, nine, Robert Widger

    Valtor, 12, Nicky Henderson

    Vieux Lion Rouge, 12, David Pipe

    Yala Enki, 11, Paul Nicholls

    Yorkhill, 11, Sandy Thomson

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