Ballabriggs Triumphs in Grand National
by The Associated Press
Date Posted: 4/9/2011 5:45:24 PM
Last Updated: 4/12/2011 11:19:08 AM

Eventual winner Ballabriggs (left) clears "The Chair" in the Grand National.
Photo: AP Photo

Ballabriggs won the grueling Grand National Steeplechase in England April 9, finishing ahead of fellow 14-1 shot Oscar Time.

Ballabriggs is trained by Donald McCain, the son of Ginger McCain, who earned a hat trick of victories in the world-famous race in the 1970s with Red Rum.

Two of the 30 fences were bypassed after horses were treated during the 4 1/2-mile race at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool.

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