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Mike Henson

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  1. Goodbye

    Grand National field

    Time to head for the hills.

    If you backed Rule The World, I presume that you will know where your horse finished.

    For all the rest, there is our round-up of where each of the runners end up.


  2. Watch out Liverpool

    David Mullins

    Channel 4 interview the stable lads from Mouse Morris' yard and it is fair to say that they are planning to hit Liverpool quite hard this evening.

    Well deserved.

  3. Mullins wins again!

    No rest for Grand National-winning jockey David Mullins.

    As a conditional jockey he has to keep the money coming in and he is straight back out in the Handicap Hurdle.

    And he has only ridden another winner.

    The 19-year-old guides Ivan Grozny home, this time for his trainer uncle Willie.

  4. "I'm gutted"

    Jockey David Bass who rode second-placed The Last Samuri tells Channel 4 Racing: "I'm gutted, he ran a cracker but it is just gutting to finish. I didn't expect him to travel and jump as well as he did but we have just been beaten by a better horse at the end of the day.

    "But he is still progressing and we love him at the yard so hopefully we will come back next year on better ground."

    The Last Samuri
  5. Silverware

    David Mullins

    Up come the connections, trainer and jockey of Rule The World to pick up the spoils of their afternoon.

    David Mullins, still with the remnants of Aintree spattered on his silks, is handed a nice silver bowl.

    I'm not sure if 19-year-old's have mantelpieces. Or if they do, if they bother putting things like that on there.

    It'll be useful for car keys, loose change, sticks of gum, that sort of thing I'm sure.

  6. The most popular winner of the day?

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    Good news for the Steve Prescott Foundation - the charity set up in memory of the former St Helens rugby league player who died of cancer in 2013.

    Local MP Conor McGinn picked the 33-1 shot for his annual charity bet.

    Well done all.

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  7. Rule The World wins Grand National

    Frank Keogh

    BBC Sport at Aintree

    Mouse Morris

    A thumbs-up from winning Grand National trainer Mouse Morris. "It's like Disneyland. Someone is looking down on me," says Morris.

  8. Post update

    BBC Radio 5 Live

    Gary O'Brien, part-owner of third-placed Vics Canvas, on Five Live: "Unbelievable. I couldn’t believe what I was watching. I was just in disbelief after all the ground he lost. I am incredibly proud of him I thought it might even happen."

  9. Vics Canvas off the canvas

    Vic's Canvas

    Oh my! 

    Television has just shown a replay of Vics Canvas and jockey Robert Dunne's salvage job at the sixth.

    Vic's Canvas was scraping nose to turf, but did extraordinarily well to recover his feet while Dunne rode out what seemed like a lost cause.

    A third-place finish is the 100-1 shot's reward.

  10. 'I'd never even walked round the track before now'

    David Mullins

    More from winning jockey David Mullins: "It's unbelievable. I just couldn't expect things to have gone better.

    "There was one little mishap at the fourth-last, but thankfully I came out (the other side). Everything went to plan really.

    "Credit to Mouse, he's produced this horse without having won over fences. Then there's me, who's never even walked around the Grand National track.

    "Mouse is a genius and he's the best man in the world for preparing a horse for one day. 

    "I'm very thankful to Michael and Eddie O'Leary (of Gigginstown) for giving me the chance. 

    "That's the best ride I've ever got off a horse and it's the best feeling to come back into a place like this. It was just brilliant." 

  11. "Everything was going to plan"

    David Mullins

    Winning jockey David Mullins on 5 live: "Amazing. I have never had a feeling like this. Everything went to plan, it is a great day. Just special and magic.

    "Rule The World, what an aptly named horse. All credit to Mousey. To get the call to ride this is amazing. I was getting worried that everything was going to plan.

    "I couldn’t give you a word to describe that feeling."

  12. Post update

  13. Rule The World wins Grand National

    A penny for the thoughts of jockey Bryan Cooper.

    Given the choice by Mouse Morris, he opted for Rule The World's stable-mate First Lieutenant.

    He was pulled up midway through the race and had to watch David Mullins romp home with the spoils.

    David Mullins
  14. A magical feeling

    BBC Radio 5 Live

    Mouse Morris, the winning trainer on Five Live: "Just magic. I'm just delighted.

    "I would have settled for third but he went on like a train. Until his accidents he was one of the best ever we've had. How good could he have been?

    "I have to pinch myself."

  15. Post update

    Frank Keogh

    BBC Sport

    "When I wished trainer Mouse Morris well on Friday, he told me God had helped him once, he surely wouldn't do it again. He was wrong.

    "Mouse, one of racing's great characters, was referring to the Irish Grand National success of his horse Rogue Angel on Easter Monday which followed a year of heartbreak.

    "The Irish trainer's beloved son Tiffer died of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning in Argentina last year.

    "On Monday, Mouse had his 65th birthday. Now he is celebrating a first, emotional Grand National triumph."

  16. Rule The World wins Grand National

    Well, it is alright for Kelly Sotherton. She has 2016 Grand National winnings to add to 2004 Olympic bronze.

    But if you backed Vic's Canvas each way you'll have struck gold. He came in third at 100-1.

    Lovely stuff.

  17. Post update

  18. Rule The World wins the Grand National

    Good news from the course that all the runners and riders have made it back safe and well.

    Only 12 finishers on difficult ground, but nobody was left out there.

    Grand National
  19. "I am just lost for words"

    Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary who owns Rule The World tells Channel 4 Racing: "I am delighted for Mouse this horse has had two broken pelvises and he has brought him back each time. It was a great ride by David Mullins. I am just lost for words and that does not happen for very often."

    Michael O'Leary
  20. Rule The World wins Grand National

    David Mullins, the winning jockey, is just 19 years old. Not bad to put on your CV as you approach your twenties.

    David Mullins