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2015 Grand National runner profile: Owega Star

| 10.04.2015

Owega Star

Age: 8

Weight: 10st 3lb

Owner: Anthony Callan & Siobhan Callan

Trainer: Peter Fahey. Grand National record – No previous runners

Jockey: Robbie Power. Grand National record -2005 Spot Thedifference (18th); 2007 SILVER BIRCH (WON); 2008 Nadover (7th); 2009 Silver Birch (FELL 22nd); 2011 Killyglen (FELL 27th); 2012 Killyglen (UR 8th); 2013 Joncol (PU 19th)

Form: 1211544/632168/3621213-8256

*Started his career between the flags in point-to-points before making a winning debut in a Killarney bumper.

*Won three races over hurdles, including the Grade 2 Tara Hurdle at Navan.

*Got off the mark over fences at the fifth attempt when winning a Listowel Beginners Chase by 4 1/4 lengths.

*Showed staying was his forte when finishing the length and three quarter runner-up to Balbriggan in the Troytown Handicap Chase at Navan earlier this season.

Jump race record: Starts: 24; Wins: 6; 2nd: 5; 3rd: 3; Win & Place Prize Money: £97,204



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.