Talking Horses: Grand National on the wish-list for rejuvenated Yorkhill

By: Chris Cook Monday 30 November 2020

Sandy Thomson eyes Aintree for chestnut, the latest veteran chaser to be cheered up by life at his Borders stable

The Grand National is on the agenda for that hugely talented enigma Yorkhill, who brought tears to the eyes of his owners by winning Saturday’s Rehearsal Chase at odds of 66-1. The chestnut has become the latest evidence of Sandy Thomson’s skill at reviving sulky old racers, with the rugged beauty of the Borders countryside having also played a part.

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