By Sam Turner For The Daily Mail
Published: 20:50 GMT, 12 February 2020 | Updated: 23:19 GMT, 12 February 2020
The last time I checked, the Grand National was run over just in excess of four and a quarter miles, required participants to jump 30 fences, navigate their way around a fervent acre or three of Merseyside real estate and cope with loose horses and chaos at every turn.
There are any number of variables which determine the winner of the world's greatest horse race, yet connections of Tiger Roll appear fixated that their champion has been handed a pound or two more than is reasonable.
I'm no expert on the handicapping system but I would suggest a rating of 170 is entirely reasonable for a horse that barely came off