Líon Na Bearnaí

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Líon Na Bearnaí is an Irish bred racehorse that won the Irish Grand National in 2012.[1] Líon na Bearnaí is Irish for "Fill the gaps". The horse which is owned by the Lock Syndicate, trained by Tom Gibney and ridden Andrew Thornton won the Irish National by four and a half lengths at a starting price of 33-1.[2][3]

Born: 2002

Sire: New Frontier (TB) - Tullaghansleek Stud[4]

Dam: Polly Plum

Líon Na Bearnaí comes from an exceptional bloodline, with his sire, New Frontier, a Sadler's Wells horse, and on his dam's side, Mr. Prospector.

  1. ^ "Líon wins National for Gibney and Thornton". RTÉ Sport. 10 April 2012. Retrieved 10 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Lion Na Bearnai a shock winner of Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse". Guardian. 10 April 2012. Retrieved 10 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "Lion Na Bearnai roars to Irish National victory". Racing Post. 9 April 2012. Retrieved 10 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "New Frontier standing at Tullaghansleek Stud/". 

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