Liverpool news Grand National 2021: Protektorat wins the Manifesto Novices' Chase MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - Dan and Harry Skelton triumph in the Grade One contest, the opener to the 2021 Randox Grand National Festival
Breaking News ! Protektorat (17-2) the the opener, the SSS Super Alloys Manifesto Novices’ Chase, at the 2021 Randox Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse. Title-chasing jockey Harry Skelton added another winner as he stormed home on the six-year-old, who is trained by his brother Dan, on Liverpool's NHS Day at Aintree. Fusil Raffles, sent off the 9-4 favourite, made the early running, but was pulled up by Daryl Jacob after one or two mistakes. The Paul Nicholls-trained Hitman had always been prominent and took over from the early leader.
. Coming just after the turn for home, Cheltenham Festival winner The Shunter and Protektorat challenged the leader. Don't miss your ECHO 2021 Grand National Special in shops and online now But it was Protektorat who ran on strongly to win the two-and-a-half mile contest by three and three-quarters-of-a-lenght from The Shunter (7-2) with Hitman a further neck back in third.
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