HISTORY BECKONS IN GRAND NATIONAL STEEPLE
Tallyho Twinkletoe will Attempt to include the Grand National Steeplechase to his Grand National Hurdle win. Stream The Grand National.
As champion jumper Wells attempts a listing fourth Grand National Live Steeplechase victory, rival Tallyho Twinkletoe will be racing for his own piece of history in Ballarat.
Stream The Grand National, Tallyho Twinkletoe aims to become the first horse on Sunday since Mosstrooper in 1930 to win the Grand National Hurdle-Steeplechase double in the same year.
Mosstrooper won the Grand National Hurdle before winning over the larger jumps a week later at Flemington. Grand National Live.
Formerly prepared in New Zealand by Kevin Myers, Stream The Grand National, Tallyho Twinkletoe was moved into Patrick Payne’s care days before the Grand National Hurdle at Sandown on August 4 and has stayed with Payne since.
“He had two limb accidents back in the home,” Payne explained.
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“The smartest thing we could do would be to keep him exactly the same weight and keep him occupied without performing any fast galloping with him.
“He’s very healthy and well.”
Component of Tallyho Twinkletoe’s fitness regime has been education at Payne’s property with a trip to Ballarat on Friday to get accustomed to the easy-fix jumps he will race. Stream The Grand National.
Payne also took the gelding into Cranbourne to get a 1550m-trial last Monday to” Grand National Live, get him out of their home”.
“He’s maintained his health and fitness,” Payne explained.
Payne also saddles Slowpoke Rodriguez in Sunday’s 4500m-feature, Stream The Grand National, the last race of an all-jumps program and final race of this 2019 jumps season.
Slowpoke Rodriguez finished second to Wells at the Crisp Steeplechase in Sandown on August 4 and also matches the winner 3.5pound better.
“I went into that last race feeling he might require the run and Slowpoke appeared to have the greater of Wells, The Grand National Live Streaming, but you really do have to respect the winner,” Payne said.
“The winner looked out on his toes at the last 200 meters, but that’s why he has won so many races, Stream The Grand National, he dug deep.
“The burden swings our way but the only thing with that is that it’s a further space on more testing ground which plays more into Wells’ favor.”
Wells shares the record of three Grand National Steeplechase successes with Bashboy having won at Sandown in 2014 and Ballarat in 2016 and 2017.
Mullins, who won the famous Aintree race on Rule The World in 2016, Stream The Grand National, took a significant fall in the fourth fence from Lean And Mean from the two-and-a-quarter-mile handicap chase won by Stylish Moment.
Stream The Grand National – The following race was delayed by over 30 minutes as the air ambulance was called to transport Mullins into Cork University Hospital.