SANDOWN
8 January 2022
Saturday 8th January

ITV Racing Tips

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

Lingfield (AW) Tips

11:30 12:00 12:35 13:10 13:45 14:20 14:55 15:30

Wincanton Tips

11:45 12:20 12:55 13:30 14:05 14:40 15:15 15:50

Sandown Tips

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

Newcastle Tips

12:13 12:48 13:23 13:58 14:33 15:08 15:43

Cork Tips

12:30 13:03 13:38 14:13 14:48 15:23 15:58

Kempton (AW) Tips

16:10 16:45 17:15 17:45 18:15 18:45 19:15
Yellow underlined races have a myracing selection

Unibet Horserace Betting Operator Of The Year Handicap Chase (GBB Race) (Class 2) Racecard

  • Channel: ITV4
  • Distance: 1m 7f 119y
  • Going: Heavy
Sandown
Runners
7

Type
Chase Turf

Surface
Turf

Weather
Showers

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
Moonlighter silk
CD
D
Moonlighter
J: Harry Cobden
T: Nick Williams
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Going Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts on this ground (67%)
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 5 wins from 20 in the last 14 days (25%)
Unplaced three times since scoring over C&D last winter, but he has fallen in the weights
51P-P5
Age: 9
Weight: 11-11
OR: 141
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Dec 21 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f GS 2HcCh 11-4 5/8 Editeur Du Gite (14½L) 22/1 144 145
2 Nov 21 Exe Exeter 17.5f GS HcChG2 10-4 PU/6 Eldorado Allen () 10/1 148 -
17 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 16f GS HcChG3 11-1 PU/19 Sky Pirate () 16/1 147 -
6 Feb 21 San Sandown 15.5f Hy 2HcCh 10-12 1/7 Dolos (1L) 13/2 144 149
2 Jan 21 San Sandown 15.5f Sft 2HcCh 12-2 5/8 Ibleo (14L) 9/2 147 145
28 Nov 20 Nby Newbury 16.5f Gd 2HcCh 11-12 F/7 Zanza () 7/4F 147 -
2
Paddy's Poem silk
D
Paddy's Poem
J: James Davies
T: Nick Gifford
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Reliable; second in this race 12 months ago; needs career best but not dismissed lightly
/2310-
Age: 11
Weight: 11-6
OR: 136
Days: 296
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f GS HcChG3 10-10 17/21 The Shunter (34L) 40/1 138 117
3 Mar 21 Wcn Wincanton 20f Gd 3HcCh 11-12 1/7 Saint De Reve (3¾L) 15/2 133 142
6 Feb 21 San Sandown 15.5f Hy 2HcCh 10-0 3/7 Moonlighter (1¼L) 8/1 132 135
2 Jan 21 San Sandown 15.5f Sft 2HcCh 10-7 2/8 Ibleo (1½L) 16/1 124 132
6 Dec 19 San Sandown 15.5f GS 3HcCh 11-12 t 2/10 Johnbb (3¼L) 6/1 125 128
19 Nov 19 Fak Fakenham 16.5f Gd 4HcCh 11-12 t 1/6 Defi Sacre (1¾L) 6/1 120 132
3
Bun Doran silk
D
Bun Doran tp
J: Ciaran Gethings
T: Tom George
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Not the force of old and couldn't land a blow last time, but his mark is in freefall
P0-434
Age: 11
Weight: 11-4
OR: 134
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Dec 21 Chl Cheltenham 16.5f GS 2HcCh 10-11 tp 4/8 Editeur Du Gite (8¼L) 9/1 137 141
12 Nov 21 Chl Cheltenham 16f Gd 2HcCh 11-3 tp 3/9 Editeur Du Gite (10½L) 14/1 140 142
19 May 21 War Warwick 16.5f GS 2HcCh 11-12 tp1 4/6 Fidelio Vallis (16L) 11/1 145 136
17 Mar 21 Chl Cheltenham 16f GS HcChG3 11-4 13/19 Sky Pirate (48L) 33/1 150 115
23 Jan 21 Asc Ascot 17f Sft ChG1 11-7 PU/8 First Flow () 80/1 154 -
11 Dec 20 Chl Cheltenham 20f Sft ChG2 11-6 5/8 Mister Fisher (22L) 28/1 156 146
4
Monsieur Lecoq silk
C
D
Monsieur Lecoq p
J: Chester Williams 3
T: Mrs Jane Williams
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Firmly in the mix on his head second at Ascot, but two runs since have been disappointing
-20267
Age: 8
Weight: 11-2
OR: 132
Days: 19
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Dec 21 Lin Lingfield 16f Hy 2HcH 11-8 p 7/7 Hudson De Grugy (18L) 4/1 132 120
20 Nov 21 Asc Ascot 17f Gd 2HcCh 10-2 p 6/7 Before Midnight (7¼L) 7/2 135 136
30 Oct 21 Asc Ascot 17f Sft HcChL 10-9 p 2/10 Amoola Gold (hd) 11/1 132 140
16 Oct 21 Ffo Ffos Las 16f Gd 2HcH 10-6 p1 11/12 Glory And Fortune (25L) 16/1 136 119
17 May 21 Ffo Ffos Las 16f GS 4NvCh 11-4 2/4 Mill Green (3½L) 9/4 136 140
28 Mar 21 Asc Ascot 17f Gd 2NvHcCh 11-4 2/3 Funambule Sivola (23L) 13/8 138 136
5
Numitor silk
D
BF
Numitor
J: Tom Scudamore
T: Heather Main
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Front-runner with a progressive profile; edging up the weights but may still be unexposed
13-312
Age: 8
Weight: 11-2
OR: 132
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Nov 21 Nby Newbury 16.5f GS 2HcCh 10-11 2/12 Il Ridoto (6½L) 4/1C 130 140
29 Oct 21 Wet Wetherby 15f GS 3HcCh 11-12 1/9 Ballyvic Boru (3¾L) 9/2 125 139
3 May 21 Kem Kempton 18f Gd 2HcCh 10-8 3/6 Fidelio Vallis (13L) 3/1 127 125
18 Feb 21 San Sandown 15.5f Hy 3HcCh 11-7 3/7 Belargus (17½L) 7/4F 128 132
4 Feb 21 Wcn Wincanton 15.5f Hy 4NvHcCh 11-12 1/8 Jackson Hill (6L) 5/2F 120 134
29 Nov 20 Ffo Ffos Las 16f Sft 4NvHcCh 11-2 1/6 Rostello (14L) 11/4 113 124
6
Up The Straight silk
Up The Straight
J: Niall Houlihan 3
T: Richard Rowe
Excellent second here (2m4f; no extra run-in) last March; interesting back on this course
25-103
Age: 8
Weight: 11-2
OR: 132
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Dec 21 Asc Ascot 19f GS NvChG2 11-2 3/5 Pic D'Orhy (27L) 11/1 135 128
13 Nov 21 Chl Cheltenham 20f Gd HcChG3 10-5 14/19 Midnight Shadow (20L) 20/1 138 128
18 Oct 21 Plu Plumpton 20f Gd 3NvCh 10-11 1/3 Pisgah Pike (14L) 2/1 138 142
14 Apr 21 Chl Cheltenham 20.5f Gd HcChG2 10-6 5/9 Manofthemountain (36L) 4/1 139 112
13 Mar 21 San Sandown 20f Sft NvHcChL 11-1 2/9 Farinet (6½L) 11/1 135 142
6 Feb 21 San Sandown 20f Hy NvChG1 11-4 5/7 Sporting John (69L) 125/1 135 94
7
Gunsight Ridge silk
BF
Gunsight Ridge t
J: Aidan Coleman
T: Olly Murphy
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 1 wins from 34 in the last 14 days (3%)
Promising start over fences, bumping into exciting prospect last time; obvious contender
232-32
Age: 7
Weight: 11-0
OR: 130
Days: 36
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Dec 21 Exe Exeter 19f GS 3HcCh 11-1 t 2/8 L'Homme Presse (6L) 15/8F 127 137
6 Nov 21 Ain Aintree 16f GS 3HcCh 10-13 t1 3/8 Darling Du Large (4½L) 2/1F 127 130
24 Mar 21 Mar Market Rasen 20.5f GS 3HcH 11-5 2/8 Prince Escalus (3L) EvensF 122 127
27 Feb 21 Kem Kempton 21f Gd 3HcH 10-9 3/10 Hometown Boy (6½L) 11/4F 122 124
20 Jan 21 Nby Newbury 16.5f Hy 4HcH 11-12 2/15 Gowel Road (5L) 3/1 120 124
28 Nov 20 Don Doncaster 16.5f Gd 4NvH 10-12 1/6 Away At Dawn (1½L) 11/10F - 120
Verdict

The upwardly mobile Gunsight Ridge is a strong candidate but preference is for UP THE STRAIGHT who shaped well here last March.

Verdict silk image
Up The Straight

Betting Forecast:

13/8 Gunsight Ridge,

5/2 Numitor,

13/2 Moonlighter,

7/1 Up The Straight,

9/1 Monsieur Lecoq,

11/1 Bun Doran,

16/1 Paddy's Poem

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