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Aintree Friday trends – oppose My Tent Or Yours, back Dynaste

Away from the day’s feature races there are a whole host of other contests in which there are winning Aintree bets to be made. Here we take a look at some key trends that should help you narrow down the search:

2:00 Rose Appeal Supports Alder Hey Top Novices´ Hurdle 

12 of the last 16 to prevail here had finished first or second on their previous outing.

Seven of the last 10 runnings have gone the way of horses that began their careers on the flat.

The Trendy Types – Zuider Zee, Forgotten Voice

2:30 John Smith´s Mildmay Novices´ Chase 

28 of the last 30 winners had triumphed at least twice over fences.

Eight of the last 11 scorers had taken part in the Cheltenham Festival the previous month.

Five of the last eight first past the post had ran in the RSA Chase at the Festival

The Trendy Type – Dynaste.

NB: Vino Griego – Vastly experienced for a novice, with 20 races under his belt, the penny has finally dropped for him in his last three races this season when he’s not been out the first two in his last five completed races.

4:15 John Smith´s Sefton Novices´ Hurdle 

The last 10 Sefton heroes had raced within the last 50 days.

Horses aged six or older have taken 12 of the last 15 renewals.

Nine of the last 10 winner’s CVs included a win over at least 2m5f.

Seven of the last 11 victors had finished in the first three in a graded hurdle.

The Trendy Types – At Fishers Cross, Cousin Vinnie

4:50 John Smith´s Daily Mirror Punters Club Handicap Hurdle

Since the first running in 1989 just four of the winners hadn’t notched a win earlier in the campaign.

18 of the 24 winners were last seen on the course during the month of March.

12 of the last 17 winners raced held up when scoring in this contest.

The Trendy Types – Get Me Out Of Here, Salubrious, Hazy Tom, Prima Porta

NB: The five-race unbeaten Broadway Buffalo, has made the running in his races to date, but has yet to be challenged in securing victory.

5:25 John Smith´s Mares´ Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race

Sandown’s Mares Only Bumper on Imperial Cup day has produced two of the last three winners and three of the last seven runners-up in the race.

The Trendy Types – Molly’s A Diva, Carole’s Spirit, Free Thinking and Be My Present