SANDOWN
4 December 2021
Saturday 4th December

ITV Racing Tips

13:30 13:50 14:05 14:25 14:40 15:00 15:15 15:35

Aintree Tips

11:15 11:45 12:20 12:55 13:30 14:05 14:40 15:15

Navan Tips

11:30 12:00 12:33 13:08 13:43 14:18 14:53 15:28

Chepstow Tips

11:38 12:12 12:47 13:22 13:57 14:32 15:09 15:45

Wetherby Tips

11:52 12:27 13:02 13:37 14:12 14:47 15:22

Sandown Tips

12:05 12:40 13:15 13:50 14:25 15:00 15:35

Wolverhampton (AW) Tips

16:00 16:30 17:00 17:30 18:00 18:30 19:00
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Betfair Daily Rewards December Handicap Hurdle (Listed Race) (GBB Race) (Class 1) Racecard

  • Channel: ITV4
  • Distance: 1m 7f 216y
  • Going: Good To Soft
Sandown
Runners
11

Type
Hurdle

Surface
Turf

Weather
Mostly sunny

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Navajo Pass silk
D
w1
Navajo Pass
J: Brian Hughes
T: Donald McCain
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
w1
Wind Op - First run after wind operation
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 9 wins from 33 in the last 14 days (27%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 8 wins from 31 in the last 14 days (26%)
Needs to return in sparkling form if he's to defy top weight in this warm handicap
57113-
Age: 5
Weight: 11-12
OR: 149
Days: 287
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Feb 21 Wcn Wincanton 15.5f Hy HG2 11-8 3/6 Goshen (41L) 6/1 156 127
23 Jan 21 Hay Haydock 15.5f Hy HG2 11-7 1/3 Buveur D'Air (4¼L) 4/1 149 154
1 Jan 21 Mus Musselburgh 20f Sft 3HcH 11-7 1/9 Newtown Boy (9½L) 7/1 142 154
5 Dec 20 Ain Aintree 20f Sft 2HcH 11-11 7/11 Kateson (19L) 17/2 144 130
7 Nov 20 Ain Aintree 20f GS 2H 11-1 5/6 Summerville Boy (13½L) 11/1 145 140
13 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 17f Sft 4yHG1 11-0 4/13 Burning Victory (4¼L) 50/1 139 140
2
Elegant Escape silk
C
Elegant Escape
J: Brendan Powell
T: Colin Tizzard
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Good staying chaser on his day; this trip looks far too sharp back over hurdles
236P0/
Age: 9
Weight: 11-9
OR: 146
Days: 631
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Mar 20 Chl Cheltenham 26.5f GS ChG1 11-10 11/12 Al Boum Photo (19L) 66/1 161 153
15 Feb 20 Hay Haydock 28.5f Hy HcChG3 11-12 tb PU/10 Smooth Stepper () 6/1 162 -
27 Dec 19 Chp Chepstow 30.5f Hy HcChG3 11-12 b 6/17 Potters Corner (11½L) 9/4F 160 161
30 Nov 19 Nby Newbury 26f GS HcChG3 11-12 b1 3/24 De Rasher Counter (2L) 15/2 160 167
2 Nov 19 Wet Wetherby 24f Sft ChG2 11-4 2/7 Ballyoptic (3¾L) 6/1 160 164
4 Apr 19 Ain Aintree 25f GS ChG1 11-7 6/6 Kemboy (55L) 10/1 162 122
3
Metier silk
CD
D
Metier t 1
J: Sam Twiston-Davies
T: Harry Fry
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Distance Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts at this distance (67%)
Impressive in the Tolworth here in January; classy sort; respected back at this venue
1117-
Age: 5
Weight: 11-7
OR: 144
Days: 263
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Sft NvHG1 11-7 7/8 Appreciate It (36L) 11/2 148 132
2 Jan 21 San Sandown 16f Hy NvHG1 11-7 1/7 Shakem Up'Arry (12L) 7/4F 142 150
20 Nov 20 Asc Ascot 15.5f Sft 2H 11-5 1/6 Tile Tapper (5½L) EvensF - 143
29 Oct 20 Nab Newton Abbot 18.5f Hy 4NvH 10-12 1/13 Oneupmanship (10L) 9/4F - 135
26 Oct 19 Leo Leopardstown 12f Sft/Hy Hc 8-7 5/17 Melburnian (4½L) 16/1 90 90
12 Oct 19 Lim Limerick 12.5f Hy L 9-1 7/8 Dadoozdart (15½L) 4/1 90 79
4
Benson silk
CD
D
w2
Benson t
J: Lee Edwards
T: Dr Richard Newland
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
w2
Wind Op - Second run after wind operation
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (0%)
Won this race last year (first two clear); has to be feared despite being 8lb higher now
1114-5
Age: 6
Weight: 10-12
OR: 135
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Nov 21 Chl Cheltenham 21f Gd 3HcH 11-12 t 5/11 Gowel Road (9L) 14/1 136 135
19 Dec 20 Asc Ascot 15.5f Hy HcHG3 11-1 t 4/17 Not So Sleepy (6¼L) 5/1J 137 139
5 Dec 20 San Sandown 16f Hy HcHL 10-6 t1 1/10 Galice Macalo (1½L) 9/2 127 139
2 Nov 20 Her Hereford 16f GS 4NvH 11-6 1/11 A Distant Place (½L) 5/6F 125 130
13 Oct 20 Her Hereford 16f GF 4MdH 11-5 1/12 Caddyhill (½L) 4/6F - 114
22 Feb 20 Kem Kempton 16f GS NvHG2 11-2 7/9 Highway One O Two (32L) 10/1 - 118
5
Hudson De Grugy silk
CD
Hudson De Grugy
J: Jamie Moore
T: Gary Moore
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
Course Specialist - 3 wins from 4 starts here (75%)
Distance Specialist - 3 wins from 4 starts at this distance (75%)
Won here last month, taking C&D form figures to 2111; progressive 4yo; strong credentials
2113-1
Age: 4
Weight: 10-11
OR: 134
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Nov 21 San Sandown 16f Sft 3HcH 11-12 1/6 Will Sting (2½L) 11/4 130 135
27 Mar 21 Nby Newbury 19f GS 2NvHcH 10-8 3/7 Good Ball (1L) 9/2 130 124
13 Mar 21 San Sandown 16f Sft 34yHcH 11-12 1/4 Global Agreement (17L) 4/5F 122 131
2 Jan 21 San Sandown 16f Hy 34yH 10-12 1/5 Hystery Bere (2¾L) 4/7F - 107
5 Dec 20 San Sandown 16f Hy 23yH 11-0 2/8 Elham Valley (1¾L) 16/1 - 113
18 Jul 20 Lgy La gacilly 11.5f Gd 3yNHF 10-3 b 1/5 Histoire De Thaix (8½L) 6/4 - -
6
Miss Heritage silk
D
Miss Heritage
J: Bryony Frost
T: Lucy Wadham
D
5 x Distance Winner - Won 5 times before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 4 wins from 15 in the last 14 days (27%)
Second in the Imperial Cup here in March; each-way hopes on that form
122P-6
Age: 7
Weight: 10-9
OR: 132
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Oct 21 Asc Ascot 15.5f Sft HcHL 11-2 6/14 Soaring Glory (15L) 25/1 134 126
18 Apr 21 Ayr Ayr 16f Gd HcHG2 10-12 PU/9 Milkwood () 18/1 134 -
13 Mar 21 San Sandown 16f Sft HcHG3 10-13 2/9 Langer Dan (4½L) 8/1 133 135
21 Feb 21 Mar Market Rasen 16.5f Sft 3HcH 11-5 2/7 Ajero (2L) 5/1 132 135
3 Feb 21 War Warwick 16f Hy 3HcH 11-0 1/6 Time Flies By (4¾L) 7/2 126 134
20 Jan 21 Nby Newbury 16.5f Hy 2HcHM 11-5 2/9 Maskada (4½L) 5/1 126 128
7
Samarrive silk
D
BF
Samarrive
J: Harry Cobden
T: Paul Nicholls
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 8 wins from 30 in the last 14 days (27%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 12 wins from 46 in the last 14 days (26%)
Bubble was burst last time but he should still have more to offer; remains of interest
11-7
Age: 4
Weight: 10-7
OR: 130
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Oct 21 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f Gd 3HcH 11-8 7/12 Samba Dancer (5¾L) 5/2F 132 126
19 Apr 21 Kem Kempton 16f Gd 4NvH 10-11 1/9 Seinesational (13L) 5/4F - 122
12 Dec 20 Agr Angers 17f Hy 3yH 10-6 1/16 Prince Des Valois (3L) 11/1 - 99
8
Zambezi Fix silk
D
Zambezi Fix
J: Tom O'Brien
T: Bernard Llewellyn
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Fell on latest chase start; well handicapped off 5lb lower mark back hurdling
U222-F
Age: 6
Weight: 10-3
OR: 126
Days: 27
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Nov 21 Ffo Ffos Las 16f Sft 3NvHcCh 11-2 F/7 Eden Du Houx () 20/1 131 140
21 Mar 21 Chp Chepstow 19.5f GS 3NvHcCh 10-2 2/6 Duc De Beauchene (nse) 7/2 128 133
25 Feb 21 Chp Chepstow 16f Sft 2HcCh 10-4 2/6 Funambule Sivola (1½L) 13/2 126 136
20 Jan 21 Chp Chepstow 19.5f Hy 3NvHcCh 10-13 2/4 Le Cameleon (4¼L) 20/1 126 133
9 Nov 20 Chp Chepstow 16f Sft 3NvHcCh 10-11 UR/9 Anemoi () 80/1 127 133
18 Jul 20 Trm Tramore 21f Y Ch 11-13 3/10 Razoul (5¼L) 10/1 - 131
9
Elham Valley silk
CD
Elham Valley t
J: Paddy Brennan
T: Fergal O'Brien
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Won juvenile hurdle here 12 months ago, beating Hudson De Grugy; possibilities
4333-7
Age: 4
Weight: 10-1
OR: 124
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
30 Oct 21 Asc Ascot 15.5f Sft HcHL 10-8 t 7/14 Soaring Glory (21L) 16/1 127 112
18 May 21 Not Nottingham 16f GS 5Hc 9-6 t 7/10 Call My Bluff (15½L) 8/1 72 65
7 May 21 Chs Chester 12.5f GS 4Hc 8-10 t 5/8 Potenza (4L) 2/1F 74 72
14 Apr 21 Chl Cheltenham 17f Gd 2HcH 10-3 t 3/8 Hooper (15½L) 15/8F 127 117
16 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f GS 4yHcHG3 10-7 t 3/22 Jeff Kidder (2½L) 66/1 124 128
20 Feb 21 Hay Haydock 15.5f Sft 24yH 11-6 t1 3/4 Monmiral (29L) 22/1 125 121
10
Thibault silk
D
Thibault t
J: Jack Tudor 3
T: Adam West
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Placed in all three starts this term; however, looks vulnerable at this level
45-232
Age: 8
Weight: 10-0
OR: 123
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Nov 21 Hay Haydock 19f Gd 2HcH 10-2 t 2/8 Tommy's Oscar (10L) 9/1 125 125
2 Nov 21 Lin Lingfield (AW) 12f St 5Md 9-5 t 4/10 Famous Star (5¾L) 40/1 - 71
20 Oct 21 Fon Fontwell 19f Sft 3HcH 11-7 3/10 Haddex Des Obeaux (16L) 7/1 127 124
1 Oct 21 Fon Fontwell 17.5f GS 3HcH 11-11 t 2/5 Small Bad Bob (5L) 13/2 127 125
24 Apr 21 San Sandown 20f Gd 2HcH 10-3 t 5/12 Scaramanga (9¾L) 12/1 128 126
20 Mar 21 Utt Uttoxeter 20f GS 2HcH 10-8 t 4/9 Wilde About Oscar (4½L) 11/1 128 128
12
Heure De Gloire silk
w1
Heure De Gloire ht
J: Philip Armson 7
T: David Pipe
w1
Wind Op - First run after wind operation
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (0%)
Still unexposed after just two runs but this looks a tough task on form
12-
Age: 4
Weight: 10-0
OR: 120
Days: 256
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Mar 21 Hun Huntingdon 16f GS 44yHM 10-13 ht1 2/5 Bellatrixsa (4¼L) 100/30 - 113
24 Dec 20 Pau Pau 17.5f Hy 3yHM 10-6 1/10 Tarsamis (3½L) 193/10 - -
11
Natural History silk
D
BF
Natural History
J: Niall Houlihan 5
T: Gary Moore
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
2162-P
Age: 6
Weight: 10-0
OR: 122
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Nov 21 Fon Fontwell 17.5f Gd 3HcH 11-7 PU/6 Quinta Do Mar () 6/4F 125 -
13 Apr 21 Nab Newton Abbot 17f Gd 4NvH 11-6 2/7 Opening Bid (½L) 2/7F 129 117
13 Mar 21 San Sandown 16f Sft HcHG3 10-12 6/9 Langer Dan (28L) 2/1F 132 111
1 Mar 21 Plu Plumpton 16f Gd 3HcH 11-5 1/5 Mystic Dreamer (15L) 8/13F 116 132
4 Feb 21 Wcn Wincanton 15.5f Hy 3NvH 11-2 2/18 Lucky One (20L) 5/4J - 114
13 Jan 21 Plu Plumpton 16f Sft 4MdH 11-5 2/11 Gericault Roque (½L) 4/6F - 117
Verdict

Hudson De Grugy has strong credentials but an interesting alternative is ELHAM VALLEY, who beat that rival here last December.

Verdict silk image
Elham Valley

Betting Forecast:

7/2 Benson,

9/2 Metier,

Hudson De Grugy,

7/1 Samarrive,

9/1 Zambezi Fix,

Elham Valley,

14/1 Miss Heritage,

Thibault,

Natural History,

16/1 Navajo Pass,

Heure De Gloire,

40/1 Elegant Escape

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