Robbie Power dissects the Irish Grand National
The Irish Grand National 2022 takes place at 5pm on Monday, April 18. It’s the big race on the third and final day of the Easter Festival at Fairyhouse that will have a lot of fans interested.
Jockey Robbie Power has won the Irish Grand National before, on Our Duke in 2017, and knows what it takes to win the big races.
Power was speaking on behalf of Irish Grand National sponsor BoyleSports anf gave his thoughts on the racing event
Who do you ride and what are your chances in the BoyleSports Irish Grand National?I ride Time To Get Up for Jonjo O’Neill - he’s a Midland Grand National winner last season,
National winner last season, he was third in the race this year, and obviously the trip and ground isn’t going to be an issue with him - so I’d like to think he has a good each-way chance.
If there’s a horse in it that will blow the field away I think it would just be one, Gaillard Du Mesnil.
When you’re looking through the Irish Grand National and what to fancy, novices have a fantastic record in the race and he ticks that box. He was a dual grade one winner over hurdles.
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