10 Apr 2011

McCain wins Grand National with Ballabriggs

7:31 am on 10 April 2011

Trainer Donald McCain followed his father and four-time winner Ginger McCain into Grand National folklore by winning the world famous steeplechase at Aintree racecourse.

Ridden by Jason Maguire, Ballabriggs held off the strong challenge of amateur Sam Waley-Cohen on equal favourite Oscar Time with last year's winner Don't Push It third.