“One of the best [Clan Des Obeaux] accomplishments of all time, and an amazing day for the owners – they have some lovely horses and have invested in the sport to deserve their success”

The victorious jockey says his mount did “anything, even when he was alone in front – brilliant”

Nice jump over the last one and he will rave to this victory An absolute router!

Tries to complete a challenge, but Clan Des Obeaux is accurate again in the penultimate

makes another big mistake and Nico de Boinville is thrown on the lawn! Clan Des Obeaux now leads

Mr. Fisher jumped well up to this point but makes a serious mistake! Nico de Boinville would do well to stay upright

Clan Des Obeaux, Native River are currently the top three Tiger Roll has fallen quite sharply

Clan Des Obeaux leads the market with 3/1 – and after successes in the first two races would score a notable hat trick for Sir Alex Ferguson’s group of owners

in front, but his closest rival Adagio rattles! Monmiral strolls seven lengths or so to a victory

Paul Nicholls is on the board of the festival Another victory for Sir Alex Ferguson and Co!

WINNER! A perfect start for #TeamSkelton at @AintreeRaces, as Protectorate & @ harryskelton89 wins the Grade 1 Manifesto Novices ???? Chase Congratulations to the owners John & Lisa Hales, @ged_mason & Sir Alex Ferguson and to @hannahD_jordan & @ConorShoemark who work with him at home ð ?????? ð ?? ¥ ³ picTwittercom / SecDMSRB8j

The former head of Man United is co-owner of the first race winner Protekorat – and the second race favorite Monmiral

If you are already thinking about the big race on Saturday, you should take a look at the verdict of our racing correspondent Marcus Armytage – including runners, riders and reserves in their current form

It’s another Class 1 and there are six horses in the mix – with Monmiral, the 10/11 favorite in its current form

From Harry Skelton and Protectorate They rallied well on the way to the last to join Hitman and The Shunter, jumping neat enough and then looking really strong in the enema

We have all of your questions answered in one place – even if the big race starts on Saturday, how you can see it and what the latest odds are

Right now there are three 11/4 co-favorites for the Manifesto Novices’ Chase due at 1:45 p.m.

The bookies can’t share Nicky Henderson’s Fusil Raffles, Paul Nicholls ‘Hitman, and Emmet Mullins’ The Shunter

The latter was a formidable winner at the Cheltenham Festival last month, winning the Paddy Power Plate Handicap Chase in fine style

It’s his first time joining a first class company today and it will be interesting to see how he’s doing

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According to this morning’s statements, Bristol De Mai leads a maximum field of 40 for the Grand National on Saturday, but the heavily conceited Secret Reprieve is just a second reserve right now

There are still two days to go, but the 40 runners and drivers of this year’s Grand National (plus the four reserves) were confirmed this morning

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Today’s class 1 @betway Bowl is definitely one of the highlights of our opening card ð ?????? ð ?????? Here are the views from @Ruby_Walsh, @BarryJGeraghty, @ katiewalsh9 and @TheRacingJosh from last night’s @RandoxOfficial Preview Night ð ?????? # GrandNational picTwittercom / ABdhADlfij

Welcome to our coverage of the first day of the 2021 Grand National Festival in Aintree Today we see some big names including two-time Champion Hurdle winner Buveur D’Air and 2018 Gold Cup champion Native River – but the main attraction is undoubtedly the two-time Grand National hero Tiger Roll

Unfortunately for racing fans, he won’t be battling for a historic third national title on Saturday, but will face the Betway Bowl at 2 a.m. Today at 50 p.m. – but it’s always a joy to see the living legend in action

Tiger Roll comes into today’s race after an outstanding fifth triumph of the Cheltenham Festival in the Cross Country Chase, which cemented its status as the most popular horse in training

After this success, our lead sports journalist Oliver Brown shared his disappointment with the news that the Tiger has no chance of winning his third national, writing: “We cannot exaggerate the importance of Tiger Rolls Matching”Red Rum would have been in racing as well as beyond”

He added, “The regret over Tiger Roll’s national omission is simple. It is that we have been denied the opportunity to see an icon become immortal”

Gigginstown Stud race director Eddie O’Leary has downplayed Tiger Roll’s chances of success at the Betway Bowl, stating that he has “no chance at all” of winning The decision to get the National out of the way seems even more difficult to understand

Kevin Blake made his thoughts clear on the opening show for ITV Racing this morning, saying it was “a shame” the horse is running today rather than Saturday – and there is no doubt that most racing fans will feel the same way

‘It’s just a shame, isn’t it? he should be running on Saturday’ – @ kevinblake2011 Did Tiger Roll’s connections make the right decision to run at the Betway Bowl? Watch LIVE: ð ???? º @ ITV4ð ???? ± https: // tco / 5RCMFZq2en # TheOpeningShow #GrandNational picTwittercom / 8kH6DkswD6

Native River also goes into the Betway Bowl, with Clan Des Obeaux the current 5/2 favorite for that race

Buveur D’Air has not been the force of the old days lately and faces 3 against a tough battle against 10 rivals including Abacadabras and Brewin’upastorm in the Aintree Hurdle25 p.m.

There are seven races on today’s map – including four Grade Ones – with the first race canceled at 1:45 a.m. Walking is currently good to soft

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