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Grand National Result: Elliott's Tiger roars to Aintree success

Grand National Result: Elliott's Tiger roars to Aintree success

Tiger Roll might be small in stature but he's a giant in his heart and he's just claimed an incredible win in the Grand National.

Bless The Wing, another Elliott-trained horse, finished third with Anibale Fly fourth, completing an Irish clean sweep of the places. The 10-1 chance looked like he had just started when cruising ominously into contention crossing the Melling Road under Davy Russell.

Bryony Frost, one of three women jockeys in the race attempting to make history by being the first female victor, was fifth on Milansbar.

But the 19-year-old said she would have to ask her father's permission before she was allowed to drive the prize - a Range Rover Evoque.

BC-RAC-Grand National, 85 Tiger Roll wins Grand National in photo finishEds: APNewsNow. I was fighting with Michael O'Leary (owner) telling him to keep this horse at Gigginstown when he retires and he said he wasn't good enough.

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'I was thinking of my mum, my family at home, the kids and all the times that dad used to cut the grass, ' said Russell. "I'm definitely going to appreciate it now".

"Coming here I was really anxious about the ground. That's racing and I'm very lucky that I won it two years ago".

We thought the outfits couldn't get better after the opening day of the festival, and Ladies Day yesterday, but we were wrong. We only beat him (Mullins) last week in the Irish National and now we've beaten him again, I can't believe it.

Hopes had been high of a second consecutive Scottish success, following One for Arthur's victory previous year, but it was not to be.