Today's Horse Racing Tips: Side with team Skelton at Aintree

Kemboy Jumps A Fence Aintree Bowl

“Come on Bryony, come on!” I screamed repeatedly as the magnificent Frodon (advised at 13/2) galloped up the Cheltenham hill to record arguably a career best win. The neighbours must have been wondering what was going on in my house, especially with the wife and kids present. 

Frodon is an example of why National Hunt racing is so popular. Year after year, the stars come back and performances like the one we saw yesterday play with people’s emotions in a unique way.

The Jumps season continues to gather pace, and I have picked out one bet for today’s racing at Aintree.

Aintree Tip

13:57 – 2m4f Monet’s Garden Old Roan Limited Handicap Chase (Grade 2)

OLDGRANGEWOOD (NAP – 1 point win bet at 8/1) enjoyed an excellent 2019/20 campaign, which started with a placed effort over this course and distance before consecutive victories at Newbury and Cheltenham and then a fourth-place finish in a 23-runner Grade 3 contest at the Festival in March. His wins saw him defeat the likes of Saint Calvados and Kalashnikov in thrilling finishes. He has got plenty of experience of the Mildmay course here and should encounter his optimum ground conditions, so expect to see him staying on strongly at the finish. Nuts Well and Imperial Presence will have the advantage of race fitness having won recently, and Itchy Feet brings Grade 1 form to the race. This should be a fascinating renewal.

13:57 Aintree
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