Oli Bell: Friday's best bets for Aintree

Oli Bell's Best Bets
Oli Bell's Best Bets

Our columnist has four fancies on the second day of the Grand National meeting as he bids to back up his Red Rum Handicap Chase winner Moon Over Germany.

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Daily Nap: Knockout Punch?

Matt Brocklebank heads to Ireland for the best bet on Thursday with Billy Lee fancied to ride a winner at Tipperary.

They race at Beverley on Thursday2

Thursday's racing preview

King Of Tonga can rule the roost on his seasonal return at Beverley, according to David Clough - he has a tip for every race.

Cape Of Good Hope (centre) beats Cap Francais (left) and Turgenev3

Cape offers Derby pointer

Cape Of Good Hope boosted his chances of appearing in this year's Investec Derby after giving trainer Aidan O'Brien his first victory in the Investec Blue Riband Trial Stakes at Epsom.

Cyrname tackles Altior on Saturday4

Cattermole: Save the best for last

Altior against Cyrname looks set to take top billing this weekend and Mike Cattermole can hardly wait for the best race of the season.

Thundering Blue (grey) on the way to victory at Sandown5

Fran Berry: Blue back at Sandown

Fran Berry looks ahead to the pick of the action from Sandown on Friday including the bet365 Classic Trial and Thundering Blue's return to competitive action.

Most Read Racing

Nap Of The Day
1

Daily Nap: Knockout Punch?

Matt Brocklebank heads to Ireland for the best bet on Thursday with Billy Lee fancied to ride a winner at Tipperary.

They race at Beverley on Thursday2

Thursday's racing preview

King Of Tonga can rule the roost on his seasonal return at Beverley, according to David Clough - he has a tip for every race.

Cape Of Good Hope (centre) beats Cap Francais (left) and Turgenev3

Cape offers Derby pointer

Cape Of Good Hope boosted his chances of appearing in this year's Investec Derby after giving trainer Aidan O'Brien his first victory in the Investec Blue Riband Trial Stakes at Epsom.

Cyrname tackles Altior on Saturday4

Cattermole: Save the best for last

Altior against Cyrname looks set to take top billing this weekend and Mike Cattermole can hardly wait for the best race of the season.

Thundering Blue (grey) on the way to victory at Sandown5

Fran Berry: Blue back at Sandown

Fran Berry looks ahead to the pick of the action from Sandown on Friday including the bet365 Classic Trial and Thundering Blue's return to competitive action.

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They race at Beverley on Thursday

Thursday's racing preview

King Of Tonga can rule the roost on his seasonal return at Beverley, according to David Clough - he has a tip for every race.

Nap Of The Day

Daily Nap: Knockout Punch?

Matt Brocklebank heads to Ireland for the best bet on Thursday with Billy Lee fancied to ride a winner at Tipperary.

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Antepost Angle: Investec Derby

Don't miss Matt Brocklebank's latest column as a 50/1 shot features is his long-range staking plan for the Investec Derby.