Lord Windermere
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2015 Grand National runner profile: Lord Windermere

| 09.04.2015

Lord Windermere

Age: 9

Weight: 11st 10lb

Owner: Dr Ronan Lambe

Trainer: Jim Culloty. Grand National record – No previous runners

Jockey: Robbie McNamara. Grand National record – 2011 Majestic Concorde (UR 24th)

Form: F11418/221231/8761-373P

*Reached the pinnacle of the sport when a 20/1 winner of the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup in March, 2014.

*Never looked like retaining his crown in this year’s renewal won by Coneygree, eventually being pulled up before the second last.

*Had shaped well in a pair of Grade 1contests earlier this season, coming home third in both the John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown in December and the Irish Hennessy Gold Cup at Leopardstown in February.

*Bidding to become only the third horse to win the Cheltenham Gold Cup and Crabbie’s Grand National, following on from Golden Miller and L’Escargot.

Race record: Starts: 20; Wins: 6; 2nd: 3; 3rd: 3; Win & Place Prize Money: £486,413



David Metcalf

A lifelong Manchester United supporter, David has over 25 years’ experience in the media industry having worked for regional and national newspapers. He is a huge horse racing, football and greyhound fan and has done interviews on various radio and TV stations, including talkSPORT and Sky Sports, whilst working as a PR front man for a betting firm. David has also written for most of the top Premier League football fan websites, and produced a Cheltenham Festival guide with former eight-times champion national hunt jockey Peter Scudamore, MBE, after helping him to set up a syndicate for his trainer son Michael.