Monday is Irish Grand National Day.
Regardless of which country a Grand National is staged, one central ingredient is required from the horses. Stamina.
Have they got what it takes to race and stay over a monster trip of 3 miles and 5 furlongs on ground that is likely to be on the heavy side of soft? This race will test the stamina of the thirty contenders, many will not last the distance.
While there has been the odd year when several have fallen, that is not usually the case for this race. But it is very much the case . . .
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