Encore 25/1 for National repeat

  • By: Andy Schooler
  • Last Updated: April 6 2013, 17:52 BST

Auroras Encore is 25/1 for a repeat win in next year's Grand National following his 66/1 shock win at Aintree on Saturday.

Auroras Encore: 25/1 to win the Grand National again in 2014
Auroras Encore: 25/1 to win the Grand National again in 2014

Sky Bet were quickly up with 2014 prices and the Sue Smith-trained horse was put in at 25s.

The Leeds-based firm make this yuear's third-place runner Teaforthree and Back In Focus, winner of the National Hunt Chase at the Cheltenham Festival last month, their early 20/1 joint favourites.

Alongside Auroras Encore at 25s are runner-up Cappa Bleu and Prince De Beauchene, forced out of this year's race due to injury when well fancied.

Seabass, sent off favourite on Saturday is also at 25/1 along with Tofino Bay.

bet365 also offer 25s about a repeat success for Auroras Encore with former Gold Cup winner Long Run an interesting contender at 25s.

BetVictor have Auroras Encore as their 25/1 joint favourite.