|AND THE EAGLE FLYS (L)|
Ridden by trainer William Meister, And the Eagle Flys went out to the lead at the start of the 3 1/4-mile race over timber fences and established a lead over Sportsmans Hall’s Private Attack, ridden by Patrick Worrall. Rosbrian Farm’s More Fascination finished third in a field of six. And the Eagle Flys ran the Grand National distance in 6:09 on ground rated as hard.
A 10-year-old Double Honor gelding, And the Eagle Flys was making his first sanctioned start since finishing a distant second behind Private Attack in the 2011 Maryland Hunt Cup.
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