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Summary

  1. Tiger Roll wins back-to-back Grand Nationals - first horse to do so since legendary Red Rum in 1974
  2. Davy Russell rides 4-1 favourite to victory once again at Aintree
  3. Tiger Roll won by three lengths from Magic of Light and Rathvinden, with Walk in the Mill fourth
  4. Trainer Gordon Elliott had record 11 runners including Tiger Roll
  5. Up for Review suffered fatal injuries - first National horse to die since 2012

Live Reporting

By Mike Henson

All times stated are UK

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  1. Post update

    Grand National

    Right, time to head for home.

    As well as the big race report, we will also have a full rundown on where each horse finished in the race.

    There will also be more on the sad news of Up For Review's death.

    Bye for now.

  2. Tiger Roll wins the National

    Michael O'Leary

    Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary lifts the silverware...

  3. 'This horse is amazing'

    Davy Russell on ITV racing: "This horse is amazing. People go on about certain sporting events, this is just special. It's so well run and it touches so many people around the world. I'm so proud to even be taking part. Myself and Gordon have just soldiered on so far.

    "It was easy on Tiger Roll. He flicks across the top of the fences - I cannot believe it."

  4. Up For Review dies - reports

    Both ITV Sport and Racing Post are reporting that Up For Review, who fell at the first, has been put down after suffering a serious injury.

    It is the first fatality in the race since the deaths of Synchronised and According To Pete in 2012.

    Willie Mullins
    Image caption: Up for Review was trained by Willie Mullins
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    Janet Hopper: Once in a generation

    Wayne Elliot: Rathvinden gave me a great race, but what can you do against a horse like that? Glad they all came through unscathed

    Ian Llewellyn: My daughter has once again picked the winner of the National - four years in a row! Same each year, she has a look at the horses around lunchtime

  6. 'Tiger'

    Gordon Elliot

    Gordon Elliott on ITV racing: We work very hard for this. The team is so big at home. Davy's mum died last year and these two wins are for her.

    Asked if he had one word for the winner: 'Tiger'

  7. 'I thought he had no chance'

    Winning owner, Michael O'Leary on ITV racing: It's incredible. I thought he had no chance. What a horse. He keeps improving I just don't understand him. I''m so thrilled.

  8. Post update

    BBC Radio 5 Live

    Davy Russell, winning jockey: He's just an unbelievable horse.

    Gordon Elliott, winning trainer: It was marvellous. He had a couple of stumbles but the the blinkers did the trick today.

  9. Tiger Roll wins the National

    Tiger Roll is greeted into the winners' enclosure be a piped fanfare. Trainer Gordan Elliott is leaping around like a lottery winner.

    Nothing lucky about that victory though...

    Tiger Roll
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    Damien Fogarty: The result no bookmaker wanted! Tiger Roll makes history

    Nul points: So will 2019 @BBCSPOTY winner have four legs? To be fair Torvill and Dean set a precedent.

  11. Tiger Roll wins the National

    BBC Radio 5 Live

    Winning trainer Gordon Elliot (who can barely speak through tears)

    "I don't get upset very often... but this is unbelievable"

    Gordon Elliot
  12. Tiger Roll wins the National

    Tiger Roll was the smallest horse in the race, but had more bounce than Zebedee over the last two fences.

    He came on so strong after a bit of slip four from home.

    Tiger Roll
  13. 'Wow'

    Winning jockey, Davy Russell on ITV racing: I can't believe it. That's the man there (pointing at trainer Gordon Elliott). Louise who looks after him does a great job. At my age now to win two Grand Nationals - wow. Dad came over this year to watch. Gordon has been so good to me over my career. What can I say.

  14. Tiger Roll wins the National

    John Hunt

    BBC Radio 5 live commentator at Aintree

    An extraordinary win for this little horse. This is a huge horse racing story, there will only ever be one Red Rum but so many horses have tried to win again and it has taken since 1974 for it to happen again.

    As the sun beats down in Aintree,Tiger Roll has beaten Magic of Light.

  15. BreakingResult

    Grand National

    1 Tiger Roll (D N Russell) 4-1 Fav

    2 Magic Of Light (P D Kennedy) 66-1

    3 Rathvinden (R Walsh) 8-1

    4 Walk In The Mill (James Best) 25-1