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2015 Grand National runner profile: Rubi Light

Rubi Light

Age: 10

Weight: 10st 9lb

Owner: Bill Hennessy

Trainer: Robbie Hennessy. Grand National record -No previous runners

Jockey: Andrew Lynch. Grand National record – 2011 Vic Venturi (BD 2nd); 2012 Treacle (FELL 10th); 2014 Buckers Bridge (11th)

Form: 269P1/2312294/117213/312154/3237/36265-545211

*Started his racing career with Francois Cottin in France before being sold to the Hennessys in November, 2009.

*Only won once for his new trainer over hurdles but has blossomed since being sent over fences, winning seven times over the larger obstacles.

*Biggest career win to date came when winning the Grade One John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown by five lengths from Joncol in 2011. Also landed the Grade 2 Red Mills Chase over two and a half miles in February, 2012.

*Has won twice this season at Thurles and Wexford – his first victories since 2012.

Jump race record: Starts: 39; Wins: 9; 2nd:9; 3rd: 6; Win & Place Prize Money: £282,013