Tiger Roll, The People's Horse: Ep1 - A Star Is Born

A new 7-part series from RTÉ Documentary On One. To listen to all episodes, please subscribe to Tiger Roll, The People's Horse from wherever you get your podcasts. This series tells the remarkable story of Tiger Roll, a racehorse who has won two Aintree Grand Nationals (back-to-back) and five times at the Cheltenham Festival. We follow Tiger's unlikely path to glory, from the very beginning to today, through the people and places that have made him the horse of a lifetime.

Episode 1: In March 2010, a foal is born. Growing up on a lake shore farm in Ireland, with his mother and the man who bred him, his whole world changed when he was sold at 8 months old - to begin his journey into the world of horse racing. (Ep1/7).

Credits: Tiger Roll The People's Horse was written, recorded and produced by Michael Lawless, Tim Desmond and Liam O'Brien. Sound Design by Damian Chennells Production assistance from the RTÉ Documentary On One Team. Special thanks to all our contributors, and the RTÉ Design, Marketing, Online and Creative Audio departments. For further information, visit www.rte.ie/tigerroll

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