Aintree Festival

The Dutchman Betting

The Dutchman is an eight-year-old trained by Colin Tizzard and is set to run in the 2018 Randox Health Grand National at Aintree on April 14. A winner of the Peter Marsh Handicap Chase at Haydock Park in January, this son of King's Theatre will now aim to build on that success in the world's greatest steeplechase.

Season Form:

  • 17th February 2018 - Haydock Park - Grand National Trial - 3m 4f 97y - PU
  • 20th January 2018 - Haydock Park - Peter Marsh Handicap Chase - 3m 1f 125y - 1st
  • 15th December 2017 - Cheltenham - Citipost Handicap Hurdle - 2m 7f 213y - 6th
  • 25th November 2017 - Haydock Park - Betfair Stayers Handicap Hurdle - 2m 6f 177y - 2nd

2018 Grand National Selector Tool.

Form Horse Age OR Weight Trainer Jockey Apps Best Finish ODDS
7-261P The Dutchman 8 148 10-11 Colin Tizzard Harry Cobden - - 40/1

VERDICT: Impressive when winning the Peter Marsh Chase by 13 lengths, The Dutchman failed to follow up when pulling up in the Grand National Trial, but he could prove a popular choice in the lower echelons of the handicap, and could outrun his odds.