Over the last 6 years the trainer with the best record at the Aintree Festival has undoubtedly been COLIN TIZZARD
He had a blank year in 2014 when all 6 of his runners finished unplaced but showed nice profits in all of the other 5 years including 2017 where he had an incredible 5 winners from 11 runners and made a 77pt profit at SP.
His figures stack up in any race you care to look at; Hurdles, Chases, handicaps, non-handicaps - his runners all show a profit in the last 6 years. He's had winners at every age from 5yo - 11yo and at just about every distance from 2 miles to 3m 1f.
Over the last 6 years his record in Grade 1 races is a staggering 8 wins and 6 places from 20 runners.
10 of his 12 winners also ran at Cheltenham and show a LSP of +97.49pts but don't be put off by any of his runners not having run at the big March Festival as those types are 2 wins from 10 runners for a LSP of +20pts.
It doesn't seem to matter what the race, Colin Tizzard has the horse for the job.
SYSTEM: BACK EVERY RUNNER FROM THE COLIN TIZZARD STABLE AT AINTREE
If you disregard his Grand National runners, NICKY HENDERSON has a fairly decent record in the Aintree Handicaps with a number of angles worth noting.
Simply backing all his 6yo handicap runners at Aintree at distances up to 2m6f would have given you figures of 5 winners and a place from 14 runners for a LSP of +61pts (since 2012)
Backing his Aintree handicap runners at distances up to 2m6f that had raced in the last 21-45 days would have given you figures of 6 winners and 7 places from 33 runners for a LSP of +47pts (since 2012)
But probably the best way to go is to back Nicky Henderson runners that satisfy these 4 criteria;
- Handicaps up to 2m6f
- Last ran 3 weeks to 3 months ago
- Rated 132+
That would have given you figures of...
And profits in 5 of the last 7 years...
Here are some interesting numbers regarding Trainer records with horses that didn't run at Cheltenham last time out (all races over the last 12 years)
|Mullins, W P||49||0||0%||-49.00||11||22%|
|Moore, G L||30||0||0%||-30.00||3||10%|
|Richards, N G||24||0||0%||-24.00||6||25%|
|Curtis, Miss Rebecca||22||0||0%||-22.00||4||18%|
Over the last 6 years PAUL NICHOLLS runners in the Aintree Handicaps have produced the following figures...
His last 16 handicap runners have all finished UNPLACED!!
Urrgh. Might be worth avoiding those types for the time being!
Elegant Escape 2.50 Grade 1 LOST
Molineaux 4.40 LOST
Whatswrongwithyou 4.40 LOST
Lostintranslation 2.50 Grade 1 WON 3/1
Master Debonair 5.15
Janika & Divine Spear 4.40
Reserve Tank 2.25 Grade 1
Kilbricken Storm & West Approach 3.40 Grade 1
Mister Malarkey 4.20
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