Daily Archives: March 21, 2017


BetVictor’s Charlie McCann with Grand National update and Wednesday’s cards

BetVictor’s Charlie McCann with Grand National update and Wednesday’s cards News yesterday that Gold Cup runner up and Grand National favourite Minella Rocco (10/1 favourite with BetVictor) would miss Aintree and be trained next season with Cheltenham again his primary target. The news came as something of a shock given stamina is the horse’s forte but no seven-year-old has won the race since Bogscar in 1940 and connections must feel now is not the right time. As a result, Haydock Trial winner Vieux Lion Rouge is the new 10/1 favourite with Cause Of Causes (12/1 from 14s) and Blaklion (12s from 14s) cut following the news of the favourite’s defection. A good card from Haydock to look forward to today and a cracking 2m 4f handicap chase with all five runners having finished first or […]