DORSET charge Walk In The Mill surged to second in the Virtual Grand National.

Robert Walford's stable star did the Dorset handler proud with a game run, challenging winner Potters Corner on the long stretch to the line.

Jump racing's showpiece event was this year simulated by computers after the real-life race was cancelled amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Eventually, Potters Corner held on to win by a length with 2018 and 2019 victor Tiger Roll in fourth behind Any Second Now.

Potters Corner had won the real-life Welsh Grand National in December.

CGI technology and algorithms helped whittle the field of entires down to the 40 most likely runners.