Aintree hero One For Arthur forced to take a break

Grand National winner One For Arthur has been ruled out for the season, says trainer Lucinda Russell

Injured: Grand National winner One For Arthur, pictured with trainer Lucinda Russell.
Injured: Grand National winner One For Arthur, pictured with trainer Lucinda Russell.

This year’s Aintree hero is suffering with a tendon problem in his right fore and will not attempt to repeat his famous Grand National success next April.

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Russell said: “He’s out for the season. It’s not a big injury, but it’s enough for us to stop with him.

“It’s obviously a shame, but, hopefully, we can get him back to full fitness.”