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19:10 Aintree Racecard - 17th May 2019

19:10 Aintree
Madness Playing At Aintree Novices' Hurdle
  • 4YO plus, 5 Runners
  • Winner £5,198, 2nd £1,526, 3rd £763, 4th £382
  • Distance 2m 209y
  • Going Good
Race Conditions
Course Winner
Distance Winner
Horse Form
Won Last Time Out
Ran Within 30 Days
Order By Odds
# Runner
Silk
1
Theatre Legend B Hughes C Grant 6 yrs, 11-10 35 Form: 70/3311-
5 Tips
He has won two hurdle races and two NH flat races from 2m to 2m 1f on ground varying from good to soft. A winner at 5-1 in a hurdle race at Ayr over 2m (good) on his latest outing last month, beating Champagne Mystery by 1 1/2l.
Silk
2
Ferrobin Harry Skelton D Skelton 5 yrs, 11-4 11 Form: 3212F-2
4 Tips
A winner of a hurdle race at 2m on good ground. Beaten 8l by Smith's Bay when second of 7 at 8-15fav on his latest outing in a hurdle race at Warwick over 2m 3f (good) earlier this month.
Silk
3
Santani Benjamin Poste T Symonds 4 yrs, 11-0 5 Form: 1-2
3 Tips
A winner of a hurdle race at 2m on good ground. Beaten 4l by Longhouse Sale when second of 6 at 2-1 on his latest outing in a hurdle race at Ludlow over 2m (good) earlier this month.
Silk
4
De Good Man Luke Callum McKinnes Jake Coulson 6 yrs, 10-12 13 Form: P/4P8-0 Unplaced in all five starts. Well beaten at 150-1 behind Now Look At Me when 11th of 13 on his latest outing in a maiden hurdle race at Uttoxeter over 2m (good) earlier this month.
Silk
5
Real King Charlie Hammond C T Pogson 7 yrs, 10-12 989 Form: 3/ Third of 11 behind Midas Gold beaten 12l at 66-1 on his racecourse debut at Southwell over 2m (good) in August '16.
View Race Verdict And 12 Tips
Odds correct as of 25/05/2019 02:15. Odds are subject to change.
Newspaper Tips
Silk Nap Tips Tipsters Odds
Theatre Legend
5 Tips
5 Tips
  • The Scout Daily Express
  • Newsboy Daily Mirror
  • Alistair Jones SPOTLIGHT
  • Marlborough Telegraph
  • The Guardian
Ferrobin
4 Tips
4 Tips
  • POSTDATA
  • Steve Mason RP Ratings
  • Jason Heavey The Star
  • Templegate The Sun
Santani
3 Tips
3 Tips
  • Robin Goodfellow Daily Mail
  • Garry Owen Daily Record
  • Rob Wright The Times
The Sportsman's Verdict
THEATRE LEGEND continues to thrive over hurdles for Chris Grant and can claim a hat-trick now back in novice company. The six-year-old has scored in handicaps the last twice at Wetherby and Ayr and can land this despite giving weight away to all of his rivals. Santani was second to a potentially smart type at Ludlow five days ago, while Ferrobin continues to run well for the Dan Skelton operation but was beaten at odds-on at Warwick earlier this month.
The Sportsman's Prediction
Silk Pos Runner
1st Theatre Legend
2nd Ferrobin
3rd Santani
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