Tiger Roll created significant history on Saturday when he became the first horse since Red Rum to win back-to-back Grand Nationals at Aintree.

Gordon Elliott’s diminutive chaser was sent off the 4/1 favourite of a field of 40 and had a relatively stress free trip around the famous course. He did stumble slightly on landing at Valentine’s Brook the second time around, but he recovered quickly and from here he always looked set for his second win, holding off a rallying surge from Jessica Harrington’s mare Magic Of Light, who gave debutant rider Paddy Kennedy a brilliant spin into second. Rathvinden and Ruby Walsh were further back in third making it back-to-back 1-2-3 finishes in the race for Irish runners.