Dan Skelton’s horse Elle Est Belle has regrettably died after suffering a suspected coronary heart attack on the final day of Aintree. For the duration of the second one race of the day, the Betway Mersey beginners’ Hurdle, Elle Est Belle collapsed on the line as she completed fourth.The indicators didn’t appearance right to the horse, with the monitors at once around him. And now, unluckily, it’s been showed that he exceeded away.
Information indicates a heartbreaking begin at Aintree ahead of the huge race at five.15pm
A tweet from ITV Racing study: “We are saddened to bring you the news that Elle Est Belle has been euthanized following an injury near the finish line in our inaugural race. Our condolences to all connections.”
In the meantime, there is more annoying news with Captain Conby stepping into the horse ambulance for further checks with the aid of the vet after taking a horrific fall inside the equal race.
Permit’s wish there are not any greater casualties in what is typically considered one of the highlights of the wearing calendar.All eyes may be on Rachael Blackmore later to see if she can repeat her heroism and win the Grand national for the second yr in a row at Minella instances.
Speakme before the race, he said:
“What you feel is excitement. The Grand National is so big, you never think you’re really going to win it.”
Also He said
“Riders will wish each other good luck in advance. It just has a different feel to it, especially riding Minella Times, who gave me such a fantastic turn last year.”
Furthermore, “He took it very well. Jumping those fences with a horse that enjoys it is a great feeling. Tiger Roll won back to back so you never know.”