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We stay at Sandown for two more races today. The going remains on the good side to soft.

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2.25 Sandown

Wide open handicap, where Shanroe Santos could be a vulnerable favourite.

His jumping was less than fluent at Warwick and although that may improve, the current 11/4 is on the short side.

My provisional tissue:

Shanroe Santos  9/2

Upswing  9/2

Willoughby Hedge  9/2

Masters Hill  11/2

Fourth Act 11/2

14/1 bar

Shanroe Santos

4.45 Sandown

Another trappy handicap to finish the card.

The hood was left off Alcala on latest start, when he was well beaten before falling two out. The headgear returns today but he is a very risky proposition.

Twenty Eight Guns continues to progress and Dance Floor King is running well.

Last year’s winner of this race Morning Reggie has been out of form since.

I price as follows:

Twenty Eight Guns 7/2

Dance Floor 7/2

Alcala  4/1

Gores Island 6/1

Morning Reggie  8/1

Aerlite  Supreme 10/1


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As the trust chairman explains: ‘There are many reasons for a successful yard and one of the most important is the staff. They are not as richly rewarded as we would like and we are always likely to lose key trained lads and lasses when they have just married. Quite rightly they want a home of their own together, but cannot afford to rent anything suitable.’

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