Off The Fence: Grand National preview including best bets for every day of the Aintree meeting | Racing News

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The Off The Fence panel are back with an Aintree Grand National special as they look ahead to the three-day extravaganza on Merseyside with plenty of big-race selections.

In this special episode of Off The Fence, each of the panel give their thoughts and best bets for the race as well as several of the supporting events across the three-day meeting.

Barry Geraghty takes on Pied Piper with a Cheltenham Festival winner, while Tony Keenan picks one out in the Mares’ Bumper who has had a form boost since Cheltenham and has a 20/1 fancy in the JRL Group Liverpool Hurdle on Saturday!

Barry Geraghty

Now retired after a 24-year career in the saddle which yielded 43 Cheltenham Festival successes, Gold Cup and Grand National-winning jockey Barry Geraghty returns to At The Races, with whom he enjoyed a fruitful relationship as ambassador and columnist between 2012 and 2019.

An iconic National Hunt rider still well connected and riding work at some of the sport’s biggest yards, Barry has won all there is to win in jumps racing and is sure to give viewers Off The Fence raw insight each week.

Vanessa Ryle

A popular member of the Sky Sports Racing on-course presenter team who also fronts The Bloodstock Show, host Vanessa is an avid Jumps racing fan, and will be tasked each week with steering her analyst colleagues ‘Off The Fence’.

Tony Keenan’s resident Irish tipster and analyst, Tony Keenan has also played a leading role alongside Barry in ATR’s Cheltenham Preview Nights in Dublin since 2017.

As sharp-tongued as he is sharp-minded, Tony’s regular unique takes and no-nonsense delivery will no doubt keep Off The Fence viewers (and Barry and Vanessa!) on their toes.

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