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AINTREE BEST BETS | Selections to consider for Friday’s racing (10th June)

The team name their best bets for Friday’s racing at Aintree

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Jumps action returns to Aintree on Friday, with the team naming their best bets for the seven-race card on Merseyside.

The action kicks off at the Sefton-based circuit with a 2m4f handicap hurdle at 5:28 and concludes with a three-mile mares’ handicap hurdle at 8:53.

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Two runners make up the best bets list for friday’s racing at Aintree

The team have taken a look through the card, naming their best bets across the contest.

Here are their selections for Friday’s racing at Aintree.

NAP: Armattiekan – 8:23 Aintree (2/1 – William Hill)

An interesting chaser under the guidance of Donald McCain, Armattiekan could strike in a small field in the two-mile handicap chase.

The eight-year-old put up a respectable performance over 2m4f last time out at Bangor, finishing a half length second to Costly Diamond.

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Donald McCain’s Armattiekan makes the best bets list at Aintree

The drop back down in trip here should suit and he is only currently 3lbs higher than his last winning mark for his connections.

The gelding’s price looks generous here and he should be competitive at this level.

NEXT BET: Danny Whizzbang – 7:13 Aintree (9/2 – William Hill)

Hailing from Milton Harris’ yard, Danny Whizzbang could put up a big performance in the 3m1f Handicap Chase for his connections.

The gelding finished a distant third at Stratford last time out, but that trip could have been a tad far for him and came up against a dominant rival on that occasion.

The nine-year-old is dropped back down in trip and he is only 4lbs above his last winning mark, with the quicker ground also in his favour here.

He will need to bounce back to form here but if the gelding is anywhere near back to his best, he should be competitive in this company at the decent price of 9/2.

Reece Charlton is a Content Writer at Low6 that specializes in horse racing. He is an avid hunter of value in the racing world, picking out longshots six days a week across the National Hunt and Flat cards on offer across the UK and Ireland. He keeps punters and race fans in the know with his racing expertise with previews and value picks for all the big cards and meetings.