So that is that.
A jumps season that was right royally messed around by the weather comes to a close with a fatality free Grand National run on Good ground and under sunny skies.
Many trainers wish those conditions had come a month earlier. Auroras Encore won the National at 66-1 and I am still trying to find someone outside of Yorkshire (where the horse is trained) who backed the winner.
The bookie Geoff Banks tweeted one word after the race . Alongside a smiley face he said GRAVY!
It was a great race for the bookies. They took loads . . .
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