Call Me Lord tops Sandown weights after latest Imperial Cup confirmations

CALL ME LORD heads the weights for the precious Matchbook Imperial Cup at Sandown on Saturday.

Nicky Henderson's enhancing 5-yr-previous has two wins to his identify across the Esher course and completed third on his final begin within the Grade 2 Kingwell Hurdle at Wincanton.

 Nicky Henderson's Call Me Lord heads weights for Imperial Cup

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Nicky Henderson's Call Me Lord heads weights for Imperial Cup

Race sponsors Matchbook are providing a £one hundred,00 bonus for any horse who can win on Saturday and comply with up in any race at subsequent week's Cheltenham Pageant.

Anthony Bromley, racing supervisor for Call Me Lord's house owners Simon Munir and Isaac Souede, stated: "The plan is to run within the Imperial Cup on Saturday.

"There’s the large carrot with that huge bonus if all the things goes properly."

Call Me Lord is certainly one of two potential runners for Henderson together with the hat-trick-in search of Whatswrongwithyou.

The John Quinn-educated Grasp Of Irony is one other horse set to chase the Sandown-Cheltenham double.

Quinn advised At The Races: "We took him to Eire a number of weeks in the past and he simply didn't journey nice, so we couldn't run him. Then I had him in at Newcastle final week and he didn't run.

"We felt he'd have squeak within the Imperial Cup and this yr there's an enormous bonus. If he occurred to win he's additionally within the Martin Pipe (Conditional Jockeys' Hurdle) and the County Hurdle.

"He'll have his probability on Saturday. He's very nicely and I'm very proud of him."

Different contenders embrace Dr Richard Newland's Le Patriote, the Evan Williams-educated Silver Streak and Friday Night time Mild from David Pipe's secure.

CALL ME LORD heads the weights for the precious Matchbook Imperial Cup at Sandown on Saturday.

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