Sport news Another Treble for Fergie! Former Man United boss Sir Alex lands the first three races on the opening day of Aintree's Grand National meeting as Protektorat, Monmiral and Clan Des Obeaux win (and he was one of the lucky ones allowed to attend)
Premierleague-News.com - The former United boss flashing a broad smile before punching the air as Protektorat crossed the line first in the opening race of the Aintree meet before Monmiral made it a Fergie double.
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Sir Alex Ferguson always loved a win on Merseyside as Manchester United manager and he was celebrating a brilliant Treble as the Grand National meet got underway at Aintree on Thursday.The legendary manager is the owner of Protektorat, who won the Grade One SSS Super Alloys Manifesto Novices' Chase, and also Monmiral, the favourite who won the Doom Bar Anniversary Juvenile Hurdle.And the man who led United to their famous Treble in 1999 earned another when Clan des Obeaux romped home to win the Betway Bowl Chase. The odds of Ferguson's Treble landing were 108-1 at one stage but later shortened to 62-1. 'I don't think they will be too pleased!' quipped Ferguson on ITV after completing his hat-trick in Liverpool. Winning owner Sir Alex Ferguson watches his horse Protektorat win the opening race of the Aintree Grand National meeting - and the ex-Man United boss was soon celebrating a treble Protektorak, ridden by Harry Skelton, won the SSS Super Alloys Manifesto Novices Chase RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Amateur jockey Patrick Mullins to ride second favourite... The people's Champion... he won the Grand National on... Robin Goodfellow's Racing Tips: Best bets for Thursday,... A Grand day out... legendary jockey Peter Scudamore and son... Share this article Share He added: 'That's the best day I've had in my time in racing, which is about 20 years or so,' he said.'It is different to when I was managing my football teams - I was in control of what was going to happen on the pitch, but I'm not in control of that (on the racetrack) as the trainer does all of that and as an owner you hope it goes well.
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.'Ferguson was one of the lucky ones allowed to attend the opening day of the Aintree meet amid tight Covid-19 restrictions and he was soon celebrating. Title-chasing jockey Harry Skelton delivered six-year-old Protektorat home with a well-timed challenge to lead on the run-in and win ahead of The Shunter - with Hitman a close third.Ferguson and his fellow owners John Hales, Lisa Hales and Ged Mason could be seen watching the finish from a balcony with the former United boss flashing a broad smile before punching the air as Protektorat crossed the line first. Ferguson was one of the lucky ones allowed into Aintree for the first day of the meeting Fergie was soon celebrating a Double on Merseyside as Harry Cobden won on Monmiral Harry Cobden celebrates on Clan des Obeaux after winning the Betway Bowl Chase And after Ferguson said Monmiral had a 'great chance' in an ITV interview ahead of the second race, the four-year-old duly claimed an impressive victory.The Paul Nicholls trained horse maintained his unbeaten record and proved himself decisively superior to his juvenile peers with a seven-and-a-half-length success.And it got even better for Fergie when the 5/2 favourite Clan des Obeaux won the Betway Bowl with Harry Cobden in the saddle. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Amateur jockey Patrick Mullins to ride second favourite... The people's Champion... he won the Grand National on... Robin Goodfellow's Racing Tips: Best bets for Thursday,... A Grand day out... legendary jockey Peter Scudamore and son...
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