2015 Grand National runner profile: Al Co
Weight: 10st 8lb
Owner: Frank Lloyd
Trainer: Peter Bowen. Grand National record – 2005 Ballycassidy (UR 2nd), Take The Stand (UR 15th); 2006 Ballycassidy (FELL 25th); 2007 McKelvey (2nd), Ballycassidy (UR24th); 2008 Iron Man (UR 3rd); McKelvey (UR 20th); 2013 Always Waining (10th); Mumbles Head (REF 30th)
Jockey: Denis O’Regan. Grand National record – 2007 Ballycassidy (UR 24th); 2008 Bewleys Berry (5th); 2009 Black Apalachi (UR 22nd); 2010 Black Apalachi (2nd); 2011 King Fontaine (11th); 2012 Black Apalachi (FELL 8th); 2013 Big Fella Thanks (UR 8th); 2014 Our Father (UR 8th)
*Won the 2014 Scottish National, beating Crabbie’s Grand National rival Godsmejudge by 1 1/2 lengths.
*Was pulled up behind Oscar Time in the Becher Chase in December, 2014 but hinted at a return to form at Doncaster last time out when finishing third behind subsequent Cheltenham Festival winner Call The Cops.
*Started his career under the stewardship of Emmanuel Clayeux before moving to Jonjo O’Neill in 2008 and joined Peter Bowen in 2011.
*By Dom Alco, who sired Neptune Collonges to win the 2012 Crabbie’s Grand National.
Race record: Starts – 34; Wins: 7; 2nd: 2; 3rd :5; Win & Place Prize Money: £194,067