Potters Corner prevails as home winner of the Welsh Grand National

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Welsh racing fans had been waiting for 54 years to welcome one of their own back to the winner’s enclosure after the Welsh Grand National but all the reels aligned as they finally hit the jackpot on Friday when Potters Corner, an 8-1 shot, stayed on strongly up the home straight to claim the country’s most famous and valuable race.

The horse is trained by Christian Williams on his family farm in Glamorgan and was ridden to victory by Jack Tudor, a teenager from Bridgend. He is even part-owned by a member of the Welsh sporting aristocracy in the shape of the rugby international Jonathan Davies, part of the Grand Slam-winning team earlier this year.

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Written by Greg Wood
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/dec/27/potters-corner-prevails-home-winner-of-welsh-grand-national under the title “Potters Corner prevails as home winner of the Welsh Grand National”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.