Today's racecards

Sandown Park

  • 15:40 32Red.com HBLB Handicap Chase3m 110y

  • Winner £31,280 2nd £9,240 3rd £4,620 4th £2,310
  • Going: Soft, Heavy in places
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 6m 37.20s
  • Off time: 15:40:18
15:40 Sandown Park Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Katenko (FR) 5/1
2nd Johns Spirit (IRE) 6/1
3rd Fruity O'Rooney 10/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 P/41F1-P Red and Purple (quartered), Yellow sleeves, Red cap Hey Big Spender (IRE) 14
Nag meDistance Winner
10 11-12 C L Tizzard J Tizzard 156 16/117.00
3 2183P-P WHITE, ROYAL BLUE sash, WHITE sleeves, RED armlets, RED cap Tamarinbleu (FR) 56
Nag meCourse WinnerDistance Winner
13 11-1 p D Pipe Tom Bellamy (7) 145 50/151.00
4 6050-64 Red and Grey (quartered), hooped sleeves Tartak (FR) 21
Nag me
10 10-12 t Tim Vaughan Nick Scholfield 142 20/121.00
5 1325-07 Dark Green, Royal Blue diamond Fruity O'Rooney 35
Nag meDistance Winner
10 10-12 p G L Moore J E Moore 142 10/111.00
6 1235-3U White and Black stripes, Royal Blue sleeves, White cap Alfie Spinner (IRE) 35
Nag meDistance Winner
8 10-8 Nick Williams N Fehily 138 11/43.75
7 874-F02 Light blue, red braces, white sleeves, red armlets, light blue and red quartered cap Katenko (FR) 14
Nag me
7 10-6 Miss V Williams Aidan Coleman 136 5/16.00
8 110-2P3 Yellow, Light Blue hooped sleeves Triolo D'alene (FR) 29
Nag me
6 10-5 N J Henderson B J Geraghty 135 15/28.50
9 4767-23 PINK and BLACK stripes, diabolo on sleeves Royal Charm (FR) 28
Nag meBeaten Favourite
8 10-5 p P F Nicholls D A Jacob 135 11/26.50
10 361-581 Red, large Black spots, Black cap Johns Spirit (IRE) 29
Nag meCourse Winner
6 10-3 Jonjo O'Neill R P Mclernon 133 6/17.00
11 331-446 Light blue, white braces and sleeves Railway Dillon (IRE) 27
Nag meDistance Winner
8 10-0 b D McCain Jnr Henry Brooke 130 16/117.00
12 F9/44-06 Red, dark green sleeves, white armlets, white cap, red spots Gullible Gordon (IRE) 28
Nag meDistance Winner
10 10-0 P Bowen Donal Devereux (3) 127 33/134.00
Non runners
25P3-112Across The Bay (IRE)911-9D McCain JnrJ M Maguire153

Verdict

Alfie Spinner runs here instead of Chepstow and needs a thorough test of stamina which he should get. He's been surprisingly dropped in the weights after falling at the third in the Hennessy and has to be on the short-list. ROYAL CHARM was rated 145 when well beaten in a Grade 3 handicap at Kempton in February and it's a surprise to see him 10lb lower here as he's run really well on his two latest starts at Chepstow. He's handed the vote though Johns Spirit looked a smart prospect when landing a handicap over 2m5f here a month ago and the longer trip shouldn't pose a problem. Across The Bay is likely to run at Chepstow but would be an obvious threat to all if diverting here and though Tartak has fallen from grace since the days when he was scoring at Grade 2 level he's on his lowest mark since his novice season.