The previous year he guided Lean Forward to a completion in 13th, trailing home brother Richard, who partnered National stalwart The Pilgarlic
to finish fifth.
1 BONANZA BOY 2 THE PILGARLIC
3 COMMANCHE RUN 4 SILVER BUCK 5 VENTURE TO COGNAC I'M disappointed to read the amount of stick Victoria Pendleton has been copping for trying to realise her dream of riding at Cheltenham this year.
The likes of The Pilgarlic
in the 70s when I was watching it growing up.
And Logothetis, pilgarlic
and unassuming, brings out the best in those around him.
If clueless, you could always rely in days gone by on Aintree oldstagers like The Pilgarlic
and Spanish Steps to reward an each-way dabble.
The equine heroes are not forgotten either and there are mentions for the likes of Freddie, Black Secret, Spanish Steps, The Pilgarlic
, Rough And Tumble and Greasepaint.
, which he had beaten 48 lengths the year before, was only beaten three or four lengths in the race.
A bald person is defined as pilgarlic
, while the word gammerstang is used to describe a woman who is tall and awkward - the word first appeared in the late 16th Century.
Eyecatcher has moved into third, The Pilgarlic
This is my selection: Vicario Di Bray, Venture To Cognac, Border Incident, Apalachee, Giacometti, Commanche Run, Timeless Times, Silver Buck, The Mighty Mac, The Pilgarlic
, Sabin Du Loir, W Six Times, Chimes Of Freedom, Indian Skimmer.
He never rode a Grand National winner but one of his favourite horses, The Pilgarlic
- who finished in the top five in the National four times in a row - was stabled at his home.
It's the likes of The Pilgarlic
and Spanish Steps (left), who help make it the greatest race in the world.