Horse Racing
3yo 71-90 Handicap - Form Comments

07/07/2017 15:12

1400m – Turf



Won his maiden on his final two-year-old start. Slow to make an impact so far this season like many of his stablemates but signs of a revival recently and he did make up a lot of late ground from an unpromising position at York last time.


Sultan Baybars

A maiden winner on his debut in 2016 but he has struggled to progress and has been soundly beaten on both 2017 starts including at Royal Ascot last time. His top stable are persevering with him, and his handicap mark is easing.



UK trained but has competed in France on two of his three starts, winning a 1500m maiden on the all-weather at Deauville last December and then running a solid fourth in a 1600m conditions race at Saint-Cloud. He looks progressive.



Took time to win his first race but did manage a Doncaster victory over this distance in April, the second boosting the form with a later win. Well backed to win on his handicap debut at Epsom but ran poorly on a track he’d done well at before.



Attracted a lot of betting momentum on his first four starts – including when disappointing here at Sandown last September. He eventually won a maiden at Lingfield in May and had a bad trip at Haydock on his subsequent handicap debut.



Has run well on all his four starts, gradually improving and looking to enjoy racing. He may have found the straight 1600m and the soft ground too testing for him at Doncaster last time but he definitely belongs on the shortlist for this.


Tai Sing Yeh

His trainer has expressed doubts as to whether Sandown’s stiff 1400m will be ideal. He made a good start to this season when narrowly beaten in a Redcar handicap in May but two less good performances since.



Won a slow ground Newbury maiden on his 2017 debut in May, then making his handicap debut over 1600m here. He led and fought hard when challenged, fading into fourth late on. This drop back in distance may well prove helpful.


Kreb’s Cycle

Won two minor events last year but hasn’t shown much on either three-year-old start for his new stable. He is also yet to prove himself over this distance but at least his handicap mark is getting easier.



Most of her starts have been on fast ground including an easy maiden race win at Chepstow last season. She looked as though she needed this extra distance when a close and encouraging fourth over 1200m at Lingfield on her 2017 return last month.




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