Cheltenham Festival: Tiger on a roll in Triumph Hurdle
Report: Cheltenham Festival, Friday
JCB Triumph Hurdle (Grade 1) 2m1f, 4yo
THE unexposed Tiger Roll secured Grade 1 glory for Gordon Elliott and Davy Russell, as powerful owners Gigginstown House Stud bagged a first winner of the week at the meeting.
It has been a trying week for Gigginstown, with number one jockey Bryan Cooper breaking his leg in a fall from Clarcam in the Fred Winter on Wednesday. Russell, who previously occupied Cooper's role,was also riding his first winner of the week.
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