Trainer Sandy Thompson on Thursday is looking to have a winner at Sandown today over the jumps, sending just one runner to the Esher based track on the day, which sees the handler make a 734 mile round trip.
When we see trainers coming such a long way to just run the one horse we like to highlight it, as we believe they would not be coming all that way if it did not have a real chance.
Sandy Thompson is renowned for being a very shrewd trainer in the sport and only sending the one runner on this long journey makes it vital to take note of.
Little Mo for the handler heads into the Grade Two Mares' Novices' Hurdle over 2m4f and has a huge chance of landing the spoils, currently being unbeaten in both her runs for the season.
The nine year old has extremely low mileage for age, only running in three point to points and then two starts over hurdles this term.
The mare made her rules debut at Hexham back in December and was a bold winner on heavy ground over two miles.
She then went to Musselburgh over the same trip and bolted up by 11 lengths in similar conditions and if handling the step up in trip could keep her unbeaten start going.
Thompson is very particular as to where he sends his horses and when coming this far he is running at a 50% strike rate having two winners from four runners.