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Trainer Mouse Morris Gives Genuinely Moving Interview After Winning The Grand National

Trainer Mouse Morris Gives Genuinely Moving Interview After Winning The Grand National
By Gavin Cooney Updated

The 2016 Grand National at Aintree has been won by 33/1 shot Rule The World, in a victory for jockey David Mullins, owner Michael O'Leary, trainer Mouse Morris and headline writers everywhere. Remarkably, it is the first race over fences the horse has won.

It was a particularly poignant moment for Morris: his son tragically passed away last year. Christopher Morris was just thirty, and passed away from suspected carbon monoxide poisoning while travelling in Argentina.

In his interview with Racing UK afterwards, Morris was visibly emotional, saying that he benefitted from some help above. Watch below:

Earlier, Morris was totally lost for words when talking to Claire Balding of Channel 4.

Many paid tribute to Mouse Morris afterwards:

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