Tiger Roll ridden by Keith Donoghue goes on to win the Glenfarclas Chase during Ladies Day of the 2018 Cheltenham Festival at Cheltenham Racecourse. 2018 Cheltenham Festival - Ladies Day - Cheltenham Racecourse

History maker Tiger Roll backed for treble

Tiger Roll claimed his place in Horse Racing history as he become the first horse this century to defend his Grand National crown.

The nine-year-old Irish-born star romped to victory at Aintree, coming in at 4/1 – which made him one of the shortest priced winners of all time.

Shortest price National Winners
1919 Poethlyn 11/4 F
1862 The Huntsman 3/1 F
1885 Roquefort 10/3 F
1860 Anatis 7/2 F
1870 The Colonel 7/2 F
2019 TIGER ROLL 4/1 F

Now Bookmakers are already taking bets on him winning a third successive crown and it is currently 8/1 on him landing his third crown.

There have been five previous back-to-back winners, and some came close to winning it three times in succession.

The Duke came third in 1838, Abd-El-Kader was Pulled Up in 1852, The Colonel came fourth in 1871., Reynoldstown did not run in 1937 – but the closest of them all was Red Rum – who came second in 1975 and again in 1976 before his third win in 1977.

Now Tiger Roll has the chance to make it three-in-a-row in 2020…

National back-to-back winners
1836 The Duke
1837 The Duke
1850 Abd-El-Kader
1851 Abd-El-Kader
1869 The Colonel
1870 The Colonel
1935 Reynoldstown
1936 Reynoldstown
1973 Red Rum
1974 Red Rum
2018 Tiger Roll
2019 Tiger Roll

OddsMonkey spokesman Peter Watton commented: “Bookmakers believe that industry wide, Tiger Roll cost them £250million – so safe to say they are not taking him on to win a third and that shows with his 8/1 odds.

“If he stays fit and gets to Aintree in 2020, then he will comfortably be the shortest price favourite in history – that is currently Golden Miller who went off at 2/1 in 1935 but was unable to win.

“This could also be the start to a very good week for Tigers – Bookmakers offered the Tiger Roll-Tiger Woods double at 80/1. Tiger Roll has done his part in the National, and it now remains to be sees if Woods can do it at Augusta next week.”

Grand National 2020 odds:
Tiger Roll to win third consecutive National – 8/1

*Odds correct at time of writing

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