Sandown Thursday Preview - 23/05/2019

SANDOWN 18:00 - MATCHBOOK BETTING EXCHANGE HANDICAP - COGITAL

Amanda Perrett's well-bred 4-y-o COGITAL has been frustrating to follow so far but he was well found in the market on seasonal return and shaped as though this step up in trip would suit.

He has now slipped 13lb in the ratings since receiving his initial handicap mark and although he doesn't look like justifying his 280,000gns price tag anytime soon, a race like this is more than realistic off a lowly 69.

SANDOWN 18:35 - MATCHBOOK BETTING PODCAST NATIONAL STAKES (LISTED) (CLASS1) - JM JACKSON

Richard Hannon has dominated this race in recent years but he hasn't turned up for the 2019 renewal which will make Chester winner Full Authority the likely favourite. The son of Kingman was ever so impressive that day, but that came on soft ground and he has to give weight to Mark Johnston filly JM JACKSON on a completely different surface.

This speedy daughter of Nay Nay Never showed up well on debut behind a subsequent Class2 winner and will improve plenty.

SANDOWN 19:35 - MATCHBOOK VIP HENRY II STAKES (GROUP 3) (CLASS 1) - DE EX BEE

This looks a hot renewal of the Henry II Stakes. Austrian School is a relation to the great Tiger Roll who will be shown in much better light back on good ground and last year's winner Magic Circle holds every chance following a pipe-opener on bottomless ground at the Roodee.

To add to this, Making Miracles, who bolted up in the Chester Cup also turns up for Mark Johnston but it is his top-weight and potential staying superstar DE EX BEE that takes our eye.

His second in last season's Derby is the standout form in this race and he showed a real appetite for the extended trip when doing it readily in the Sagaro Stakes at Ascot.

SANDOWN 19:35 - MATCHBOOK BRIGADIER GERARD STAKES (GROUP 3) (CLASS 1) - REGAL REALITY

Matterhorn is a serial winner on the AW and his victory over John Gosden's Wissahickon is form that could stand against anyone, but he is yet to prove the same horse on turf and Sir Michael Stoute's record in this race can not be ignored; especially after his success at York this weekend.

SANDOWN 20:15 - MATCHBOOK LOW COMMISSION EXCHANGE HERON STAKES (LISTED) (CLASS 1) - KING OF COMEDY

This race always throws up a few smart types and John Gosden, who trained the winner last year with Frankel Colt Without Parole holds solid claims with KING OF COMEDY.

Just like last year's winner, King Of Comedy holds an entry in the St. James Palace Stakes and he may just have laid out the same career path for the pair.

With Ryan Moore's ride Sangarius looking the likely favourite we are hoping to sneak a nice price on this one.

SANDOWN 20:40 - MATCHBOOK CASINO WHITSUN CUP HANDICAP (CLASS 3) - HISTORY WRITER

The form of History Writer's C&D victory back in September looks tidy in the context in this race and he has to go close off just 6lb higher. The conditions are again in his favour and his recent outing will have left him spot on for this.

Market support significant for a shrewd yard.

FREE BETS & OFFERS

🔶 Bet £10 on the first race at Royal Ascot & get £5 free for EVERY other race 🔶
888
New customers only (+18) • £10 deposit using promo code "RACE888" • Minimum stake £10 at odds of 1/2 (1.5) • Free bets credited upon qualifying bet settlement and expire after 7 days • Free bet stakes not included in returns • Deposit balance is available for withdrawal at any time. General deposit method, withdrawal restrictions and Full T&C’s apply
Claim Bonus
😱 STRADIVARIUS AT A MASSIVE 7/1 (£10 STAKE) 😱
Paddy Power
New customer offer, max stake £10, winnings paid in cash at the normal odds and are topped up to the enhanced price in free bets, free bets are valid for 7 days, only deposits with cards, Apple Pay & PayPal count, multiple bets & in-play bets are excluded, T&Cs apply.
Claim Bonus
🏇 Stradivarius to win the Ascot Gold Cup @ 66/1! 🏇
Betway
New customers from UK and Ireland only. Valid debit/credit card or Paypal. Min deposit €/£10. Max stake €/£1. Race Winner singles only. Winnings paid in Free Bets. Offer expires 20/06/19 at 16:20 GMT. Full Terms Apply.
Claim Bonus
🍀🐴 £50 IN FREE BETS FOR ROYAL ASCOT AT PADDY POWER 🐴🍀
Paddy Power
New customer offer, place a single £20 (or £10 e/w) Sports bet in the 14:30 Ascot, Wednesday 19th June and get a £10 free bet for each of the subsequent races on the Card. Deposits using credit/debit cards or PayPal only. Free bets are only valid for the specified race and are awarded when the qualifying bet has been settled. Free bet stakes not returned with winnings. T&Cs apply.
Claim Bonus
🚀 Bet £5 Get £20 in Free Bets!
Skybet
New Customer Offer 18+. T&Cs Apply. Free bets non withdraw-able. Single & E/W bets only. Free bet stake not included in returns. 30 day free bet expiry. gambleaware.org.
Claim Bonus
⚡️Get up to £100 in Bet Credits⚡️
Bet365
Up to £100 in Bet Credits for new customers at bet365. Min deposit £5 and 1x settled bet requirement to release Bet Credits.Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits Stake. Time Limits and T&Cs apply.
Claim Bonus
Bet £10 & Get £30 in Free Bets! 👏🏻
Betfair
New customers only, place a min €/£10 bet on any Sportsbook market at odds of at least 1.2 (1/5) and we’ll give you €/£30 in free bets. Only deposits made using Cards or Paypal will qualify for this promotion. See below for full T&C's.
Claim Bonus
🏆 Get a RISK FREE bet on any sports market up to £20 - money back in CASH if it loses! 🏆
Paddy Power
New customers only, limited to one per person. If you’ve previously had a Paddy Power account, you will not qualify for the offer. Place your FIRST bet on any Sportsbook market and if it loses we will refund your stake in CASH. Max refund for this offer is €/£20. Only deposits made using Cards or Paypal will qualify for this promotion. T&Cs apply. 18+|Gamble Aware.
Claim Bonus
👌 MATCHED DEPOSIT UP TO £25! 👌
Novibet
| New UK customers only | min bet £10 | match max £25 free bet | Min of 3 selections in accumulator | min odds per selection 7/10 (1.70) | Free bet stake not returned | Certain Markets/sports/payment methods restrictions apply | Qualifying bet must be made within 30 days | Free bet valid for 30 days | T&Cs Apply
Claim Bonus
🎲 DOUBLE THE ODDS + £20 CASINO BONUS 🎲
Grosvenor Sport
Only valid for new registrations to www.grosvenorcasinos.com. Existing members do not qualify. Bet must be placed using real money in combination with the Odds Boost Token. Offer applies to Sport bets only. Maximum total stake is £10. Each way bets are a maximum of £5 each way (£10 total stake). If you stake less than £10 you will forfeit the remaining amount of the odds boost token. 'Double the odds' refers to fractional odds only. For the avoidance of doubt, it is the profit from the eligible bet that is doubled. Extra winnings are paid in cash upon bet settlement. Customers have 60 days after registration to use the Odds Boost token. A maximum of 1 offer is available per person, household, IP, device, e-mail address or payment details. Members depositing with Neteller or Skrill will not be eligible for this promotion. Member bet limits also apply to Odds Boost token placement.
Claim Bonus
⚫️ £30 Welcome Offer! ⚫️
Betway
*New UK & Ireland customers only. Min Deposit: £10. First deposit matched up to £30. 1 x wagering at odds of 1.75+ to unlock Free Bet. Credit Card, Debit Card & PayPal deposits only. Full terms apply.
Claim Bonus
Bet £10 & Get £30 in Free Bets! 💥
William Hill
New online customers only, min £10 stake, win only, min odds 1/2, free bets paid as 3 X£10, 30 day expiry, free bet/payment method/player/country restrictions apply
Claim Bonus
When The Fun Stops. Stop.