Sandown Park

  • 13:30 Gary Tuck Memorial Handicap7f 16y

  • Winner £9,338 2nd £2,796 3rd £1,398 4th £699
  • Going: Good to Firm (Firm in places Sprint Course Good to Firm)
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 1m 27.67s
  • Off time: 13:31:08
13:30 Sandown Park Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Royal Seal 13/2
2nd Mutawathea 6/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (5) 837-600 Royal blue, white epaulets, black cap Mawfoor (IRE) 16
Nag me
3 9-7 h B J Meehan J Fortune 90 16/117.00
2 (6) 2254-53 Emerald green, red cap Whaleweigh Station 21
Nag meBeaten Favourite
3 9-7 Tom Dascombe R Kingscote 90 25/126.00
3 (2) 220-121 Dark Blue, White cross belts, Yellow sleeves and cap Captain Bob (IRE) 21
Nag meDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
3 9-6 C Hills William Buick 89 11/43.75
4 (7) 4716 Red, White sash, Royal Blue cap Royal Seal 14
Nag meDistance Winner
3 9-2 h Sir Michael Stoute R L Moore 85 13/27.50
5 (3) 4-116 Black, Cerise hooped sleeves, check cap Reedcutter 21
Nag meCourse Winner
3 9-1 J A R Toller R Hughes 84 5/16.00
6 (1) 610-712 Dark blue, light blue seams and sleeves, dark blue cap Extremity (IRE) 30
Nag meDistance Winner
3 9-1 H Palmer James Doyle 84 5/23.50
8 (4) 64-1 Royal Blue, White epaulets, striped cap Mutawathea 91
Nag me
3 8-13 Richard Hannon P Hanagan 82 6/17.00
Non runners
7 (8)8-3190Skaters Waltz (IRE)38-13P F I ColeNon Runner82

Verdict

Captain Bob will almost certainly try to make all again having been successful over course and distance three weeks ago. But a 6lb higher mark may have just tipped him over the edge as he now has to concede 7lb to the less-exposed MUTAWATHEA. Richard Hannon's colt came up against Kingman on his only previous start over this trip and has found 6f too sharp in subsequent outings, though still managed to win easily at Lingfield in April. Reedcutter's two wins have been over further and he looks in the handicapper's grip now but Royal Seal is back over a more suitable trip after finding 5f too sharp at Yarmouth. Whaleweigh Station and Extremity are others with claims.