Grand National 2017: Carlingford Lough to miss Aintree race

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Randox Health Grand National
Dates: 6-8 April Venue: Aintree Grand National: Saturday 8 April, 17:15 BST
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Top weight Carlingford Lough and Ziga Boy have been ruled out of Saturday’s Grand National at Aintree.

The two-time Irish Gold Cup winner Carlingford Lough, trained by John Kiely, will now run in either the Irish National or the Punchestown Gold Cup.

His absence leaves last year’s runner-up The Last Samuri with top weight.

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