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Newspaper Tips - Hitman, Monmiral and Eileendover a popular treble at Aintree

  • We round-up which horses the newspaper experts are tipping on day one of the Grand National Festival
  • This famous meeting starts at Aintree on Thursday 8th April
  • Hitman and Monmiral are fancied to claim Grade One wins
  • Eileendover is a popular selection in the mares' bumper
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Paul O'Brien riding Eileendover (right) on their way to winning the Alan Swinbank Mares' Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race at Market Rasen. (Getty)
Jon Vine 08 Apr 2021
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The Grand National Festival kicks off at Aintree this afternoon, and four Grade One races feature on the opening day's card. We've taken a look through the major national newspapers and websites to see which horses the tipsters are backing in today's ITV Races.

Saturday's ITV Racing Schedule


Race
Title
Status
Distance
1Manifesto Novices' ChaseGrade 12m4f
2Anniversary 4-Y-O Juvenile HurdleGrade 12m1f
3Aintree Bowl ChaseGrade 13m1f
4Aintree HurdleGrade 12m4f
5Foxhunters' ChaseClass 22m5f
6Red Rum Handicap ChaseGrade 32m
7Mares' Flat RaceGrade 22m1f

ITV Racing Tips - Newspaper Tips Top Tips


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ITV Racing Tips - Newspaper Tips Round-Up


Tom Segal (Pricewise)
3.25 Jason The Militant
4.05 Some Man
4.05 Late Night Pass
4.40 Editeur Du Gite

Paul Kealy (Weekender)
1.45 Protektorat
2.50 Clondaw Castle
2.50 Mister Fisher
3.25 Song For Someone
4.40 Destrier

Matt Chapman (ITV Races)
1.45 Eldorado Allen
2.20 Adagio
2.50 Clan Des Obeaux
3.25 Buveur D'Air
4.05 Billaway
4.40 On The Slopes
5.15 Eileendover

Sam Turner (Daily Mail)
1.45 Hitman
2.20 Monmiral
2.50 Clondaw Castle
3.25 Song For Someone
4.05 Dashing Perk
4.40 Getaway Trump
5.15 Eileendover

Rob Wright (The Times)
1.45 Hitman
2.20 Adagio
2.50 Native River
3.25 Jason The Militant
4.05 Sametegal
4.40 Dostal Phil
5.15 Eileendover
Templegate (The Sun)
1.45 Hitman
2.20 Monmiral
2.50 Clan Des Obeaux
3.25 Jason The Militant
4.05 Billaway
4.40 On The Slopes
5.15 Elle Est Belle

Greg Wood (The Guardian)
1.45 Hitman
2.20 Monmiral
2.50 Clan Des Obeaux
3.25 McFabulous
4.05 Billaway
4.40 On The Slopes
5.15 Milans Edge

David "Newsboy" Yates (The Mirror)
1.45 The Shunter
2.20 Monmiral
2.50 Waiting Patiently
3.25 Abacadabras
4.05 Latenightpass
4.40 Sully Doc AA
5.15 Eileendover

The Scout (Daily Express)
1.45 Hitman
2.20 Monmiral
2.50 Clan Des Obeaux
3.25 McFabulous
4.05 Billaway
4.40 On The Slopes
5.15 Milans Edge

Timeform Tips 
1.45 Hitman
2.20 Monmiral
2.50 Waiting Patiently
3.25 Brewin'Upastorm
4.05 Cat Tiger
4.40 Getaway Trump
5.15 Eileendover

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