A HORSE trained in Radnorshire has won the Welsh National for the second time with an impressive victory at Chepstow.

Mountainous, who is trained by Presteigne based Kerry Lee won the race back in 2013 and this year was a 9-1 shot under jockey Jamie Moore. Hitting the front with three fences to go Mountainous beat Firebird Flyer (25-1) and Shotgun Paddy (12-1) into second and third respectively.

The 11-year-old, who was formerly trained by Kerry’s father, Richard, is the first double winner of the race since Bonanza Boy in 1989.

The race was postponed from December 27 because of a waterlogged track.