Outlander has been given top weight for the Randox Health Grand National
Outlander was stated and expected to be the non-runner in the Randox Health Grand National minutes in the wake of being discovered at the lead of the weights for the Aintree spectacular. The Gordon Elliott-prepared nine-year-old, who was most recently seen winning the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown over Christmas, was given the steadier of 11st 10lb for the world’s most popular steeplechase amid a function at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London on Tuesday evening.
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Stupendous National Weights – What they say
All the response after the weights were distributed for April’s Randox Health Grand National at Aintree.
Coach Kim Bailey The Last Samurai (11st 5lb)
“I can do nothing about it, and Phil (Smith, handicapper) has made his supposition on what I have got. The downside demotivated us to fight more on top-weight. “I addressed Phil a week ago and inquired whether there was any possibility of 10th he instructed me to take a running leap!
“We will settle for 11th 5lb, and I’m content with that. On the likelihoods that he is sufficient to win off that weight, it would be incredible. He is just a little steed, so it won’t be simple for him.
“He has been there twice and done extremely well. We should trust third time round.
“We really acknowledged towards the begin of the season that he was more grounded. However, he couldn’t adapt to the move up to Grade One level, so we needed to back off handicaps.
Yanworth in Kingwell battle race at Wincanton
Yanworth is on the right track to have his warm-up race for Cheltenham in the Betway Kingwell Hurdle at Wincanton on Saturday. Subsequently, a slight mishap made his failure Sandown recently. Alan King’s dynamic contender for the Stan James Champion Hurdle twisted a muscle on his rump which barred him of the Contenders Hurdle. All is well again now and the Christmas Hurdle victor, possessed by JP McManus, is set to come back to the shred.
Suzi’s Connoisseur wins at Newcastle
A survey of Tuesday’s activity at Newcastle, where Suzi’s Connoisseur with good reason recovered his head. Suzi’s Connoisseur finished a losing run extending back to October 2014 while scooping a significant pot for the Sunbets Handicap at Newcastle. The six-year-old had never at any point won for his present coach Stuart Williams, yet had gone close in a large group of greatly aggressive competitive match.