Mike Tindall's horse wins him £105,500 at Grand National

Mike Tindall earned £105,500 when his horse Monbeg Dude came in third place in the Grand National at Aintree on the weekend.

Mike Tindall's horse Monbeg Dude won him £105,500 in the Grand National.

The 'Mission Survive' star - who is married to the Queen's granddaughter Zara Phillips - took home over one hundred thousand pounds when the horse he bought while drunk came in third place in the race at Aintree.

Writing on Twitter after the race, he said: "Holy s**t, I'm lost for words and emotions. All I can say is yes the dude!!!!! (sic)"

The former England rugby star bought the horse at an auction after a boozy dinner and although Zara is said to have called him an idiot for making the purchase, she too was thrilled after seeing Monbeg Dude cross the finish line in third place despite being an outsider with odds of 40/1.

The horse is also part owned by Mike's pal and former England international James Simpson-Daniel.

Zara, 33 - who is a long-time fan of horse racing and a member of Great Britain's Olympic equestrian team - coached Monbeg Dude to a seventh place finish in the same race last year.

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