Rogue Angel takes the glory in the Irish Grand National

Jockey Ger Fox led 16-1 shot to victory

BY Raf Diallo 17:15 Monday 28 March 2016, 17:15 28 Mar 2016

Ger Fox celebrates winning The BoyleSports Irish Grand National on Rouge Angel as he enters the parade ring ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Rogue Angel has won the Boylesports Irish Grand National Chase at Fairyhouse.

Ridden by jockey Ger Fox, the Mouse Morris-trained 16-1 shot beat Bless the Wings edged out in the final stretch.

The Gordon Elliott-trained second place finisher was ridden by Ruby Walsh.

 

Ballyadam Approach, Folsom Blue, Bearly Legal rounded off the Top 5 this evening.

Folsom Blue is also trained by Morris. 


Meanwhile, there was also joy for Barry Geraghty at Fairyhouse. He won the first two races of the card on board Slowmotion and Sutton Place.

Barry Geraghty won by seven lengths with Slowmotion and took 13-8 favourite Sutton Place to victory in the Grade 2 Rathbarry & Glenview Studs Novice Hurdle.

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