Horse racing ideas: Sandown, Ayr, Hereford, Chelmsford and Wolverhampton – Steve Mullen’s betting preview for the racing this Saturday, March 10

TAKE the Freeway to income in Sandown’s Imperial Cup (2.25).

Chris Gordon’s HIGHWAY ONE O ONE seems superb for this robust handicap after cruising to victory at Fontwell final day trip.

That was simply his fourth spin over hurdles and simply his greatest effort up to now. It may need been only a novice occasion however he tanked alongside and hit the entrance a full circuit from residence.

The race was by no means unsure after that as he streaked away from his rivals to attain by 12 lengths.

 Steve Mullen's main fancy comes from Sandown Park

Steve Mullen's major fancy comes from Sandown Park

He makes his handicap debut today from what seems a good mark and we all know he handles the journey properly. Reduce in the floor gained’t be a problem as he’s gained in the mud but in addition in sounder circumstances.

That is clearly a step up in high quality however he’s obtained numerous potential and must be proper in the combine.

Whatswrongwithyou seems a robust contender from Nicky Henderson. He hasn’t executed so much improper over hurdles and had lots in hand when scooting in at Newbury final day trip.

He’s one other making his handicap debut today however he had a contact of sophistication and is for certain to enhance.

 Nicky Henderson has two contenders in the Imperial Cup

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Nicky Henderson has two contenders in the Imperial Cup

The yard additionally runs Name Me Lord proper at the prime of the weights. He was spectacular when profitable a handicap hurdle right here in January and proved that was no fluke with a strong sufficient third in a Wincanton Grade 2 final outing.

That’s the greatest type on present however he’s making a gift of lumps of weight and is taking over some progressive varieties today.

One that would hit the body at an enormous worth is Mr Antolini. He’s progressing properly and was a strong second at Huntingdon final trip. He confirmed his liking for this journey when profitable at Leicester earlier than that and his rider takes a worthwhile 3lb off.

Now Colin Tizzard’s horses are in high quality nick once more, FOURTH ACT can reap the benefits of his lenient mark in Sandown’s three.35.

He has been wanting for a check of stamina like this and was by no means requested any critical questions over a shorter journey on quicker floor at Kempton final outing.

The 9-yr-previous has dropped to 4lb decrease than when ending a superb third in good firm at Cheltenham three chase begins in the past. He’s greatest in these testing circumstances and ought to outrun his worth.

Tanit River seems to be the principal hazard after his convincing win over course and distance final trip. He’s one other who will relish this floor and a 5lb stroll up the weights retains him in the hunt.


2.10 Uppertown Prince

2.forty five The Jam Man

three.20 Chidswell

three.fifty five Darkish Sundown

four.30 Damaged Quest

5.05 Indy 5

5.35 Valuable Cargo


1.forty Sackett

2.15 Marienstar

2.50 Flashjack

three.25 Minella Scamp

four.00 Simply Your Sort

four.35 Kauto Riko

5.10 Burrows Edge

5.forty five Outlaw Torn

6.15 Almanack

6.forty five Tavener

7.15 Jazirat

7.forty five Dal Harraild

eight.15 Heeyaam

eight.forty five Compatriot

9.15 Gemologist

He’s one other making his handicap debut today however he had a contact of sophistication and is for certain to enhance.