Who is Tiger Roll? Gordon Elliott's chaser is now 4-1 favourite for second Grand National win

Who is Tiger Roll? Gordon Elliott's chaser is now 4-1 favourite for second Grand National win

March 20, 2019

TIGER ROLL landed his second Cross Country Chase at the Cheltenham Festival 2019.

Gordon Elliott's heavily fancied chaser is now the 4-1 favourite for the Grand National next month.

Who is Tiger Roll?

The nine-year-old is a four-time Cheltenham Festival winner, most recently winning the Cross-Country race for the second time in his career.

He had never run at Aintree prior to his narrow Grand National win.

He is owned by Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary.

Who rode Tiger to victory in the Grand National?

Davy Russell was the oldest rider in the race, but with age comes wisdom and it was a masterful ride on Tiger Roll, who was produced at the perfect time.

It was the 38-year-old's first win in the famous race.

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Who trains Tiger Roll?

Gordon Elliott trains Tiger Roll and was enjoying his first winner of Cheltenham Festival 2019 when Tiger Roll won the Cross Country Chase.

Tiger Roll provided a second Grand National win for Elliott after the success of Silver Birch in 2007.

What price was Tiger Roll?

Tiger Roll went off a well-backed 10-1 for the 2018 Randox Health Grand National.

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