Reply To: Desert Orchid Chase Home › Forums › Archive Topics › Desert Orchid Chase › Reply To: Desert Orchid Chase December 20, 2006 at 15:22 #34062 DroneParticipant Total Posts 5114 Quote: from Irish Stamp on 2:37 pm on Dec. 20, 2006[br]moved to Aintree and re-named the Old Roan Chase Anyone know why the name ‘Old Roan’ was chosen? Horse? pub? resurrected race at Aintree? suburb of Liverpool?