The “Corach Rambler” won a Grand National that was affected by animal protests

Sports Writing, 15 April (EFE). – The horse “Quarach Rambler”, ridden by jockey Derek Fox, won this Saturday the 175th edition of the Grand National, whose start was delayed by nearly a quarter of an hour due to protests from a large group of animal lovers and ended up with nine detainees.

Merseyside Police reported that “a large number of protesters attempted to enter” Aintree Racecourse, near Liverpool (UK), shortly after 5:00pm local time (6:00pm CET / 4:00pm GMT). ). BBC website.

Although “most” were arrested, nine managed to get on the road and were later arrested by the officers. The race started at 5:29 PM, after it was scheduled for 5:15 PM.

The Curach Rambler, who finished third in the favorites (8 to 1 in the betting), won the legendary turf race, ahead of Vanillier, who was ridden by Sean Flanagan; and “Gaillard de Mesnil” conducted by Paul Townend.

The 2022 winner, Noble Yeats, ridden by Sean Bowen, placed fourth in a race that had as many as 39 pairs to start.

This is the second victory at the Grand National for Derek Fox, who already won the 2017 edition on the back of ‘One for Arthur’, trained, like ‘Corach Rambler’, by Lucinda Russell.

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