Horse co-owned by rugby legend wins virtual Grand National

Potters Corner has won the televised Virtual Grand National after the big race was cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The 18-1 shot beat runner-up Walk In The Mill (16-1) in the computer-simulated race, with Any Second Now (10-1) third.

Tiger Roll, the 5-1 favourite, was fourth and 12-1 chance Burrows Saint finished fifth.

Bookmakers offered odds, with profits going to NHS Charities Together.

Co-owned by current Welsh rugby star Jonathan Davies, Potters Corner came out on top.


LIST | Five times rugby players were arrested on team socials

Sometimes team socials go from being a quiet drink to something a lot more wild. Here’s five players who got a little too drunk…

1. Andy Powell – Wales

Powell was arrested “for taking and driving away a golf buggy” a few hours after the Welsh team’s last-minute victory over Scotland in their 2010 Six Nations match. He was arrested near Junction 33 on the M4 motorway at 0600 GMT 14 February 2010.

 The following day, for behaviour “contrary to the squad’s code of conduct”, he was removed from Wales’ 35-man training squad for the Six Nations 2010, and played no further part in the tournament He was later given a 15-month driving ban and fined after admitting the offence at Cardiff Magistrates court.

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