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Summerhill turn out to welcome Grand National champion Tiger Roll home

News Summed Up 2018-04-15 05:30:00

Grand National winner Tiger Roll received a hero's welcome as the champion horse and his trainer Gordon Elliott were treated to a rapturous homecoming in the village of Summerhill in Co Meath today. A remarkable eight-year-old, Tiger Roll added the world's greatest steeplechase to his CV when hanging on in a dramatic finish to emerge victorious by a head from the strong-finishing Pleasant Company, trained by Willie Mullins. Homecoming of 2018 Randox Health Aintree Grand National Winner Tiger Roll, Summerhill Village, Co. Meath 15/4/2018 Owner Anita O'Leary and trainer Gordon Elliott with Tiger Roll. Trainer Gordon Elliot and Grand National Winner Tiger Roll pose for pictures with locals outside Shaw's Pub during the homecoming parade through Summerhill Village, County Meath. Davy Russell and Tiger Roll during the Aintree Grand National.