Sandown Saturday Preview - 02/07/22

James Mackie

Sandown - July 01 2022
Sandown 12:50
2(5)
Kieran Shoemark

Equilateral

J: Kieran Shoemark
T: Charles Hills
N/A
Age: 7
Weight: 9-5
OR: 108
Days: 18

The first race of the afternoon at the Esher track on Saturday is the Group Three Coral Charge over five furlongs and the seven year old Equilateral won't be far away.

This gelding has had a remarkable career for Charlie Hills and last year seemed to be his best yet when starting his season off in January 2021 at Meydan and winning the 14 runner Dubai Dash for the second time.

He then went into the Group Two Meydan Sprint over the same course and distance and again won nicely from the recent King's Stands Stakes third.

Looking to land a Meydan hat-trick he stepped up to six furlongs and finished a close up fourth in the Group One Al Quoz sprint.

Not being seen since March 2021, he returned at Royal Ascot this season in the G1 King's Stand Stakes and finished a superb fifth off the back of his absence.

Maybe needing the run on that occasion, he should be much fitter for this event and dropping back in grade he looks a real player.

DateCourseDistanceTypeWeightPosition
29/07/22GOO5GF9-48
16/07/22CUR5Gd9-93
02/07/22SAN5GF9-56
14/06/22ASC5GF9-75
27/03/21MEY6Gd9-54
Sandown - July 01 2022
Sandown 13:25
3(9)
William Buick

Checkandchallenge

J: William Buick
T: William Knight
N/A
Age: 3
Weight: 9-5
OR: 108
Days: 63

Next up is the Coral Challenge Handicap over a mile and the horse that takes the eye for us is the William Muir and Chris Grassick trained Checkandchallenge.

A bright three year old, he has only been seen three times to date showing big ability on his first two starts and barring his run in the 2000 Guineas, now making his handicap debut he could be dangerous.

Winning his sole run as a juvenile at Wolverhampton over 7f, he made his seasonal debut this term in the Listed Burradon Stakes at Newcastle over a mile and beat two nice horses in Dubai Poet and Imperial Fighter.

Sent into the deep end of the Group One 2000 Guineas he ran no race at all only beating one home and now in much calmer water can carry on his progression from before the Classic event.

Each way player.

DateCourseDistanceTypeWeightPosition
20/08/22DEA8Gd9-01
29/07/22GOO8GF9-37
02/07/22SAN8GF9-52
30/04/22NMK8Gd9-014
15/04/22NCS8St9-21
Sandown - July 01 2022
Sandown 14:00
4(6)
Ryan Moore

Grande Dame

J: Ryan Moore
T: John & Thady Gosden
N/A
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 100
Days: 15

The final Listed event of the day sees the Coral Distaff over a mile and we are siding with the second favourite Grand Dame for John & Thady Gosden.

The three year old daughter of Lope De Vega has been seen three times to date, making an emphatic debut over a mile at Ascot when seeing off the likes of Mukaddamah and Eternal Pearl.

Sent to York in the Listed Oak Farm Stables Fillies' Stakes and she was just beaten by the Kevin Ryan trained Fonteyn, but on the day she was very unlucky not to win with a slight bit of jockey error.

Upped in class to the Group One Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot when last seen she ran no race and only beat one runner home.

Back in much calmer waters having proven form at this level against a favourite in Heredia who has to prove it away from handicaps, the value lies with Grande Dame.

DateCourseDistanceTypeWeightPosition
20/08/22SAN8Gd9-02
02/07/22SAN8GF9-21
17/06/22ASC8GF9-211
13/05/22YOR8Gd9-22
27/04/22ASC8GF8-111
Sandown - July 01 2022
Sandown 14:35
1(6)
Tom Marquand

Alenquer

J: Tom Marquand
T: William Haggas
N/A
Age: 4
Weight: 9-9
OR: 120
Days: 41

The feature race of the afternoon at Sandown on Saturday is the 2022 renewal of the Coral Eclipse and we are siding with the William Haggas trained Alenquer at a price to go close.

A course distance winner as a three year old when taking the Group Three Classic Trial on just his third start, beating Derby winner Adayar and Breeders' Cup Turf winner Yibir.

Stepping up to 1m4f after that he took the Group Two King Edward VII Stakes at Royal Ascot and in his three other runs that term he placed in the Grand Prix de Paris, Juddmonte International and then ran no race in the Arc, but even having a chance in that race makes him a very classy horse.

Back this term in late February he saw off Lord North at Lingfield in the Group Three Derby Stakes and then off the back of that went to Meydan where he was sixth of 15 in the Group One Dubai Sheema Classic.

Seen once more this term at the Curragh for the Group One Tattersalls Gold Cup he saw off High Definition and recent Royal Ascot winner State Of Rest to take the event.

Alenquer is still improving at the age of four and having been kept fresh for this event, his price of 8/1 looks huge value at this stage.

DateCourseDistanceTypeWeightPosition
10/09/22LEO10Sft9-96
02/07/22SAN10GF9-96
22/05/22CUR10.5Gd9-51
26/03/22MEY12Gd8-136
26/02/22LIN10St9-01
Sandown - July 01 2022
Sandown 15:45
4(7)
William Buick

Land Of Eagles

J: William Buick
T: George Boughey
N/A
Age: 3
Weight: 9-6
OR: 75
Days: 12

The penultimate of the selection of the day from us at Sandown comes in the Class 4 Handicap over 1m2f and Land Of Eagles for George Boughey.

The three year old gelding Didn't do much as a juvenile placing on his final event as two year old at Lingfield ver seven furlongs.

Returning a year older this year he has matured massively and looks a typical handicapper for Boughey who is very progressive.

Sent to Beverely on debut he needed the run and was then sent into a handicap for the first time at Yarmouth and was a good second in a Class 4 event over 9f.

Upped to 10f last time out back in Novice company he got off the mark and now sent back handicapping off a mark of 75, he could be well in still.

Buick rides.

DateCourseDistanceTypeWeightPosition
01/10/22RED10GS9-128
13/09/22YAR10GS9-47
02/07/22SAN10GF9-65
20/06/22CHP10Gd9-41
09/06/22YAR9GS9-02
Sandown - July 01 2022
Sandown 16:20
8(8)
Gina Mangan

Just Glamorous

J: Gina Mangan
T: Christopher Mason
N/A
Age: 9
Weight: 9-3
OR: 84
Days: 21

The final selection of the afternoon at Sandown comes in the Class 3 Handicap over seven furlongs and Just Glamorous For Christopher Mason looks interesting.

A course and distance winner at the track back in July 2016 this nine year old still retains big ability, especially at this track where most of his best runs have come.

Seen three times this year, he needed his first two runs back but at Sandown over C&D last time out he was a head second in a very similar event.

Only up 2lb for that run and with his usual partner Gina Mangan in the saddle, he could go well at an each way price.

DateCourseDistanceTypeWeightPosition
20/08/22SAN5Gd9-310
26/07/22GOO5Gd8-615
02/07/22SAN5GF8-127
11/06/22SAN5Gd9-62
27/05/22CHP5Gd9-45

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