2015 Grand National runner profile: Soll
Weight: 10st 2lb
Owner/Breeder: Derrick Mossop
Trainer: David Pipe. Grand National record – 2007 Puntal (8th), Celtic Son (PU 22nd); 2008 COMPLY OR DIE (WON), Milan Deux Mille (15th), Madison Du Berlais (FELL 8th), Vodka Bleu (PU 19th), Joaaci (FELL 20th); 2009 Comply Or Die (2nd), Arteea (10th); 2010 Comply Or Die (12th), Piraya (13th), Pablo Du Charmil (Fell 2nd), Madison Du Berlais (FELL 19th), The Package (UR 19th); 2011 Piraya (19th), Or Noir De Somoza (FELL 6th), Comply Or Die (PU 29th); 2012 Swing Bill (10th), Junior (FELL 2nd); 2013 Swing Bill (6th); 2014 Swing Bill (9th), The Package (12th), Our Father (UR 8th).
Jockey: Tom Scudamore. Grand National record – 2001 Northern Starlight (UR 6th); 2002 Smarty (PU 9th); 2003 Blowing Wind (8th); 2004 Shardam (UR 3rd); 2005 Iznogoud (12th); 2006 Iznogoud (PU 27th); 2007 Puntal (8th); 2008 Madison Du Berlais (FELL 8th), 2009 Battlecry (16th), 2010 Madison Du Berlais (FELL19th); 2012 Junior (FELL 2nd); 2013 Major Malarkey (11th); 2014 The Package (12th)
*Finished seventh to Auroras Encore in the 2013 Crabbie’s Grand National when trained by Jo Hughes.
*Has also raced over the Grand National fences in the 2014 Crabbie’s Topham Chase when staying on to be 11th after being hampered.
*Joined David Pipe (his fourth trainer after John Quinn, Willie Mullins and Hughes) after pulling up in the Grade 1 Grand Steeple-Chase de Paris in May, 2014.
*Made a winning debut for new stable when staying on dourly to beat fellow Aintree contender Rebel Rebellion in a 3m veterans’ handicap chase at Exeter on February 8. *Officially 7lb well in after doubling up in another veterans’ handicap chase over the same distance at Newbury on February 28.
*A grandson of smart racemare Tri Folene, who won 13 times and jumped round one circuit of the Grand National fences in the 1994 Topham Chase.
*He was broken in at Mickley Stud in Shropshire by Steve Brookshaw, who trained Lord Gyllene to win the 1997 Grand National.
Race record: Starts: 16; Wins: 5; 2nd: 1; 3rd: 0. Win & Place Prize Money: £70,399