2015 Grand National runner profile: Dolatulo


Age: 8
Weight: 10st 11b

Owner: Chasemore Farm

Trainer: Warren Greatrex. Grand National record – no previous runners.

Jockey: Dougie Costello. Grand National record – 2012 Postmaster (PU 22nd); 2013 Saint Are (9th).

Form: 1/1255/FP2/8232226645111/222132016-028180

*In his three chases this season, finished second at Sandown first time out and won the Grade Three Rowland Meyrick Chase at Wetherby in December. In between he jumped round the Grand National fences when eighth of 16 in the Betfred Grand Sefton Chase in early December, his first run at Aintree.

*Has run twice over hurdles since, most recently when 19th of 23 in the Pertemps Final at the Cheltenham Festival in March.

*Changed hands for only €4,500 in his native France as a five-year-old.

*Has had three trainers, including a spell with Paul Nicholls during the 2010/11 season.

*Provided the 100th winner of his trainer’s career when he scored at Stratford in April, 2014, lost the race in the stewards’ room, and was reinstated at a BHA hearing four days later.

Jump race record: Starts: 36; 1st: 8; 2nd; 11; 3rd: 2. Win & place prize money: £106,481