10 Tweets that summed up The Randox Health Grand National 2019

From the moment the gates opened on Grand Opening Day until Tiger Roll stole the show, Twitter captured all the funniest and best Aintree action.


They say the world is watching when the Grand National sweeps Merseyside and it couldn’t have been more true as Tiger Roll made sporting history. 70,000 packed the Aintree stands and more than 600 million tuned in around the world.

Right here on Merseyside the atmosphere was absolutely incredible in and around Aintree Racecourse.ย  Salons, restaurants, bars and pubs filled with race-goers before and after their days racing. It was easy to feel like part of this world class sporting event as hundreds of thousands took to social media to share their race day experience and we’ve chosen 10 of the best tweets to show how amazing the weekend was.

Here’s 10 tweets that sum up The Randox Health Grand National 2019……

1 – Anton Powers rocked the Red Rum Garden

 

You can’t possibly describe the Grand National atmosphere, but this video from Anton Powers on the decks after racing at Ladies Day, comes close. Na Na Na Na Na…!

2 – Bet Fred’s Tiger Barmโ€ฆ.oh hang on?!

Bet Fred were quick to jump on the Tiger Roll meme, only problem is, it’s a barm here lads, sorry!

3 – We put Pete Price on a horse!

It was inevitable! With Pete on our presenting team there was bound to be some hilarity and amid cries of ‘Hes a lizard’ he did indeed saddle up at Aintree.

4 – Two free drinks en route back to Dublin

Tiger Roll’s owner Michael O’Leary became temporary staff on RyanAir last night as he doled out the free bar en route back to Dublin.

5 –ย This One’s for Kieran

Tiger Roll’s jockey, Davey Russel won even more hearts as he immediately dedicated his historic win to Kieran O’Connor, a Cork Footballer who is battling Ewing’s Sarcoma. What a guy.

6 – The Style Stakes were raised even higher

Winner of this years Ladies Day Style Award, Sue Moon from Chorley proved that less is more when dressing up for the races. Huge congrats Sue and to our Jay on his expert judging!

7 – BBC’s Dan Walker is the Aintree Selfie King

Grand Opening day at Aintree served up a celeb buffet fit for a king, (well a princess actually) and BBC’s Dan Walker wasted no time in snapping a selfie with all the famous faces.

8 – Where’s Our Wally?

The Jockey Club posted some incredible aerial shots during the Grand National and none show the sheer scale of the 70,000 strong crowds than this one! Anyone seen our Wally?

9 – Charity begins at…Aintree

How hilarious is the annual mascot race? This years line up included Oli the Elephant from Alder Hey Children’s Charity and The Cheltenham Gold Cup, all raising money for amazing causes.

10 – Sam Quek leads the bin dipping at hospitality

Not content with gate-crashing out interview with Soprano, Laura Wright, the lovely Sam Quek commentated her Grand National experience with brilliantly funny observations. Did anyone claim that eleven grand?


You can relive all the Grand National action so far here, including Pete Price on a horse, interviews with Amber from TOWIE and BBC’s Dan Walker and of course all the fabulous fashion.

Send us your Grand National photos @TheGuideLpool on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and your reviews of this years Randox Health Grand National 2019 and we’ll share the best on our socials.ย 

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