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Grand National Festival: Band Of Blood weighted to go well in 3m Handicap Chase

| 09.04.2016

David Metcalf | April 8, 2016 Band Of Blood just what the doctor ordered Band Of Blood looks nicely treated on the pick of his form and decent value to land the 3m handicap chase on the final day of the Grand National Festival at Aintree (16:20). The gelding had some useful form to his name when trained in Ireland by Mouse Morris, including when fourth to the classy Valseur Lido in a Grade 1 conte... more...

2016 Grand National Festival day two live!

| 08.04.2016

Jamie Clark, Sports Editor | April 8, 2016 17:30 Goodbye! Thanks for sharing Ladies’ Day with us. We’ll be back tomorrow for coverage of the final day of the Aintree Festival, and its centrepiece the Grand National! 17:25 Ladies’ Day headlines: Vautour falls in Melling Chase, God’s Own capitalises Limini only third Top Novices’ on tough day for Mullins Eastlake gives ... more...

StableTalk: “I’m really happy with him and there is no reason why he won’t run a big race”

| 08.04.2016

1.40 Aintree – Virgilio Virgilio will really love the ground. He’s off a high mark which isn’t ideal but he’s won twice at this track, he’s in good form and missed Cheltenham; you can ignore what happened to him on New Year’s Day as our horses just weren’t in form. I’m really happy with him and there is no reason why he won’t run a big race. 2.15 Aintree – North Hill Harvey North Hill ... more...

Grand National Festival: Ballyandy the Champion Bumper choice

| 08.04.2016

David Metcalf | April 7, 2016 Ballyandy to hold Court in Champion Bumper Ballyandy looks capable of giving weight all round to land the Grade 2 Weatherbys Private Bank Champion Standard Open NH Flat Race at Aintree (17.15). The Nigel Twiston-Davies trained five-year-old has won four of his five starts, and was very impressive on his penultimate outing when landing a Listed contest at Newbury. Afte... more...

Grand National Festival: Gangster to call the shots in Sefton Novices’ Hurdle

| 08.04.2016

David Metcalf | April 7, 2016 Gangster can gun down rivals in Sefton Novices’ Hurdle Gangster failed to live up to expectations last time out but with the ground coming in his favour can bounce back to land the Grade 1 Doom Bar Sefton Novices’ Hurdle at Aintree (16.40). The gelding was bought by the Gigginstown House Stud following two runs in France, and made a winning debut for champ... more...

Grand National Festival: Cocktails At Dawn the Topham value

| 08.04.2016

David Metcalf | April 6, 2016 Cocktails looks tasty in Topham Chase Trainer Nicky Henderson has a tremendous record in the Crabbie’s Topham Chase, and his Cocktails At Dawn looks decent each-way value in this year’s renewal of the 2m 5f contest on day two of the Grand National Festival at Aintree (16:05). The Seven Barrows handler has won the race five times, including each of the last... more...

Grand National Festival: Vautour has Melling Chase at his mercy

| 08.04.2016

David Metcalf | April 6, 2016 Mullins raider Vautour a cut-above Melling rivals Vautour looks a worthy red-hot favourite to land the Grade 1 JLT Melling Chase (15:25) on day two of Aintree’s Grand National Festival. Trained in Ireland by Willie Mullins, the seven-year-old is a triple Cheltenham Festival winner, having scooped the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle in 2014, the JLT Novices’ Chase in 201... more...

Grand National Festival: Blaklion can roar to Mildmay success

| 08.04.2016

David Metcalf | April 7, 2016 Blaklion can tame Midlmay rivals Trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies has his team in terrific form, and Blaklion can provide him with another big race success in the Grade 1 Mildmay Novices’ Chase at Aintree (14.50). The gelding had done nothing but progress throughout the season, winning three of his six starts. In the last of those, Blaklion put in a tremendous perfo... more...

Grand National Festival: Buveur D’air can come out on Top in Novices’ Hurdle

| 08.04.2016

David Metcalf | April 7, 2016 Buveur D’air can topple Limini in Top Novices’ Hurdle Buveur D’air has a progressive profile and can get the better of Limini to land the Grade 1 Top Novices’ Hurdle at Aintree (14.15). The Nicky Henderson trained gelding was a smart bumper performer, and won his first two starts over hurdles this season in impressive fashion. In the first of t... more...

Grand National Festival: Starchitect ready to shine

| 08.04.2016

David Metcalf | April 7, 2016 Starchitect ready to turn on the style Starchitect has shaped really well in two starts this season and looks the answer to the Alder Hey Children’s Charity Handicap Hurdle at Aintree (13.40). The gelding had some useful form to his name last year when trained by Donald McCain, including when finishing a fine fourth of 22 to Qualando in the Fred Winter at the Ch... more...