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Grand National result, winner and places: Meath-trained Tiger Roll holds off Pleasant Company charge to earn dramatic win

Tiger Roll has won the 2018 Grand National.

The 14-1 shot held a sizeable lead going into the final straight and, trained by Meath man Gordon Elliott, he held on to win - just.

It was a photo finish as Pleasant Company came from what looked a hopeless position to cause a sweat as the horses crossed the line.

Result: Winner and placings

1 13 Tiger Roll - D N Russell 10-1

2 21 Pleasant Company - D J Mullins 25-1

3 36 Bless The Wings - J W Kennedy 40-1

4 3 Anibale Fly - B J Geraghty 10-1

5 Milansbar - Bryony Frost 28-1

6 Road to Riches - Sean Flanagan - 40-1

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