Paul Ferguson has one selection for us on Sunday; Robin Roe in the Aintree 13:40. Compare odds and bet.
Aintree stages a high-class card on Sunday and the maiden hurdle that gets things underway looks a strong event.
The Philip Hobbs-trained No Comment won a Punchestown Festival bumper and was heavily backed to win the Persian War Novices’ Hurdle a fortnight ago, but got further than the second, whilst Winningtry represents the red-hot Paul Nicholls team.
However, Robin Roe (1:40) looked hugely impressive when winning a Warwick bumper and he can make the perfect start over obstacles, for Dan and Harry Skelton.
The Robin Des Champs five-year-old had plenty of subsequent winners in behind that day and also when winning his Irish Point-to-Point last November, where he beat Alan King’s Towcester bumper winner Laser Light.
The Premier League Betting At 188Bet Handicap Hurdle over the same 2m4f trip looks a cracking contest, too, in which Robin Roe’s stable-mate Born Survivor is one for the shortlist, along with Perform who won the opening maiden a year ago and hasn’t been seen since.
In the conditional jockeys’ handicap, keep an eye on Kerrow who should go well under Will Featherstone. He came to win his race when crashing out at the last when last seen in May and that race has worked out quite well.
1:40 Aintree Robin Roe 5/2 Bet365
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