Talking Horses: Tiger Roll's career in doubt after Cheltenham pull up


Why the career of the two-times Grand National winner is shrouded in doubt, plus Saturday’s best tips

The racing career of Tiger Roll, the Grand National winner in 2018 and 2019, is shrouded in doubt after an uncharacteristically listless display in the Glenfarclas Cross-Country Chase here on Friday, which prompted Robbie Power to pull up on the 10-year-old with more than a mile still to run.

Tiger Roll was giving lumps of weight to most of his rivals and running over jumps for the first time since March, but his performance was clearly still a long way below expectations, not least after his run on the Flat in Ireland last month to set him up for Friday’s race.

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