Tag: Michael O’Leary

Tiger Roll, one of the most beloved horses in the UK, fell just short of going out a winner in his farewell race at the Cheltenham Festival. (Image: Gordon Elliott/Twitter)

Tiger Roll Leaves Cheltenham Fans in Tears After Farewell Runner-Up Finish

Finishing second to stablemate Delta Work in the Cross Country Handicap Chase at the Cheltenham Festival didn’t provide the storybook ending everyone wanted for the renowned chaser, Tiger Roll. Even so, the 12-year-old gelding left tears in the eyes of his connections as he rode off into retirement. “He’s been […]

Tiger Roll won't revisit the Grand National winner's circle. Not after his owners pulled him from the famous steeplechase over a weight handicap disagreement. (Image: Paul Grover)

Tiger Roll Won’t Chase Grand National History After Withdrawal

Tiger Roll’s date with history was canceled this week, when owners for the two-time Grand National champion pulled the 11-year-old out of this year’s April 10 event at Aintree. Gigginstown House Stud, which owns Tiger Roll, announced the horse won’t get his chance for a three-peat in the world’s most […]