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These are the race tips and results for Sandown run on Thursday 26th May 2022.

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Race 1 Sandown 17:40 Handicap (Class 5) 10f

365365164 The Whipmaster
Built on his reappearance when showing a nice turn of foot to win a Lingfield AW handicap over this trip 16 days ago. 2 lb rise looks fair and he's been successful on 2 of the 3 previous occasions he's been partnered by Ryan Moore. Big player.
9-8Ryan MooreGary Moorelocked4/12.75/131
365365249 Wonder Starelzaam
Improver since joing this yard last autumn, making it 3 wins in just 6 starts when overcoming trouble to lead in the final 50 yds over 1¼m at Windsor (good to firm) 24 days ago. Very much unexposed at this trip and a 4 lb rise may not stop him.
9-3George BassDenis Coakleylocked4.5/14.5/10
365365332 Glen Esk
Progresive when completing a hat-trick last summer and back on the up with 1¼m Haydock reappearance win 33 days ago. 6 lb higher mark this time does demand more of him.
9-9Hollie DoyleChris Walllocked6/110/167
365365247 Eton Blue
Career best when winning 16-runner Windsor handicap on reappearance and backed it up when third to the reopposing Wonder Starelzaam back there since. Likely to be thereabouts but may find Denis Coakley's charge too strong again.
9-6Pat CosgraveGeorge Bakerlocked6/15/117
365365161 Eikonix
AW novice winner last summer. Bit disappointing in Doncaster handicap on final start but back on track when 1¼ lengths third of 11 to reopposing The Whipmaster at Lingfield (AW) on reappearance 16 days ago. Claims if he can build on that.
9-10David ProbertAndrew Baldinglocked7/17/10
3653654010 Forge Valley Lad
Back to winning ways at Wolverhampton in March and couple of good placed efforts on Lingfield's AW since. Turf winner earler in his career so no reason why he won't give his running again.
9-1Jamie SpencerDavid Simcocklocked7/18/114
365365133 Grey Fox
Progressed last term, winning 3 times. Has returned with a couple of creditable efforts in defeat this spring but a bit more will be needed to defy this mark.
9-9Hector CrouchEmma Lavellelocked8/18.5/16
365365565 Stopnsearch
Largely creditable efforts on AW since the turn of the year and equally as effective on turf. More than capable of being very competitive off this mark.
9-6Rossa RyanBrett Johnsonlocked14/116/114
3653652206 Millions Memories
Won at Chepstow (1¼m) last June and also good second at Goodwood in September. Off since a poor run at Bath in October. Perhaps best to look elsewhere this time.
9-6William CarsonLaura Monganlocked25/140/160
36536522012 Night Eagle
Three wins over this trip in a productive 2021 campaign. Been off 7 months and The Whipmaster has to be considered the yard first string on this occasion.
8-10Rhys ClutterbuckGary Moorelocked33/133/10
3653652048 Whitlock
Well held on Flat for this yard last backend and has largely disappointed over hurdles since. Very hard to make a case for.
9-4Rob HornbyAndy Irvinelocked66/1125/189
3653653611 Can't Stop Now
Fakenham juvenile hurdle winner in November 2020 but has struggled on Flat and over hurdles since a late fall at Taunton the following month. Can only be watched.
8-13Charles BishopChris Gordonlocked66/166/10
There are 12 runners in this race.

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Race 2 Sandown 18:15 Listed (Class 1) 5f

365365241 Crispy Cat
Ardad colt who built on Cork debut win when short-head second of 5 to Blackbeard in listed race at the Curragh (5f) 24 days ago. Irish challenger holds good claims on form.
9-5Rossa RyanM D O'Callaghanlocked0.73/10.91/125
365365128 Maria Branwell
James Garfield filly overcame greenness to land 15-runner maiden (10/1) at Thirsk (5f, good to firm) on her debut 12 days ago. No forlorn hope with a fair bit of improvement in the pipeline.
9-0Daniel TudhopeDavid O'Mearalocked7.5/13/160
365365212 Democracy Dilemma
Improving son of Cotai Glory who was visored when opening his account in 8-runner maiden at Chester (5.1f, good to soft) 21 days ago, well on top finish. Much respected.
9-5George DowningDavid Evanslocked8/19/113
365365155 Rumstar
Havana Grey colt who confirmed debut promise in 5-runner maiden (6/5) at Bath (5f) 15 days ago, merely shaken up to assert. Sort to progress further, so he's not ruled out.
9-5David ProbertJonathan Portmanlocked8.5/16.5/124
365365177 Waiting All Night
12/1, won 11-runner maiden at Wolverhampton (5.1f) on his debut 17 days ago, staying on well late. Rajasinghe colt is open to improvement but this demands plenty more.
9-5Hollie DoyleRichard Spencerlocked12/120/167
365365294 Michaela's Boy
Debut novice winner at Windsor in April who wasn't disgraced under his penalty when fourth of 5 in minor event at Ascot (5f) 29 days ago. Has lots to find on form here, though.
9-5Ryan MooreRichard Hugheslocked18/125/139
365365223 Dunnington Lad
Novice winner at Windsor in April but ridden too aggressively when fifth of 6 in minor event at Chester (5.1f, soft) 22 days ago. No surprise to see him bounce back.
9-5Pat CosgraveDavid Evanslocked33/140/121
There are 7 runners in this race.

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Race 3 Sandown 18:50 Group 3 (Class 1) 16f

365365292 Enemy
Ex-French performer who looked a smart staying prospect for his new stable when hacking up in a valuable 1¾m handicap at Musselburgh on Easter Saturday. Unlucky not to follow up in Sagaro Stakes at Ascot 4 weeks ago (cut off by the winner late on) and good chance of making amends.
9-4Daniel TudhopeIan Williamslocked2.5/13.5/140
365365295 Quickthorn
Won Duke of Edinburgh at last year's Royal meeting and went very close in Ebor at York 2 months later. Has returned in good form, proving himself at this trip when just failing in Sagaro Stakes at Ascot 4 weeks ago (the unlucky in-running Enemy just behind). Should go well again.
9-4Tom MarquandHughie Morrisonlocked4/12.75/131
365365137 Thunderous
Smart gelding who looks as good as ever this season, showing the benefit of his reappearance when second in the Ormonde Stakes at Chester before backing that up when finding only Stradivarius too good in Yorkshire Cup 2 weeks ago. Change of headgear. Shapes as though he'll stay 2m. Form pick.
9-4Franny NortonCharlie & Mark locked4/14/10
365365218 John Leeper
Looked an exciting prospect when winning a listed race at Newmarket (12f, good to firm) a year ago but failed to live up to that promise later in the season. However, did at least offer something to work on when fourth in Ormonde at Chester on return, never nearer. Up in trip.
9-3Ryan MooreEd Dunloplocked6/15.5/18
365365603 Euchen Glen
Veteran who has been a tremendous servant to connections and won the Brigadier Gerrard in good style on this card last year. Likely to have needed comeback at Doncaster but this trip probably not his optimum.
9-4Paul MulrennanJim Goldielocked12/112/10
365365616 Rodrigo Diaz
Smart form when runner-up in Geoffrey Freer at Newbury last summer but yet to reproduce that form since, well held both starts at Meydan earlier this year. Tongue strap on 1st time.
9-4Jamie SpencerDavid Simcocklocked16/125/156
365365211 Alounak
Smart gelding who was back to form when winning the Old Newton Cup at Haydock last summer and best effort that season when third off 108 in Ebor. Shaped well when third in Ormonde at Chester on return but worth noting that very pick of his efforts last year were achieved in handicaps. Up in trip.
9-4David ProbertAndrew Baldinglocked16/18/150
365365134 Nate The Great
Looked better than ever when a wide-margin winner of 6-runner Newmarket handicap 2 weeks ago, albeit having the assistance of a good-value claimer. Looks up against it in this grade.
9-4Hollie DoyleAndrew Baldinglocked20/118/110
There are 8 runners in this race.

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Race 4 Sandown 19:25 Group 3 (Class 1) 10f

365365342 Mostahdaf
Went from strength to strength in his first season, his only defeat coming in the St James's Palace, and he looked even better when running out a ready winner of the Gordon Richards Stakes over C&D on return. Can defy a penalty.
9-5Jim CrowleyJohn & Thady locked1.25/11.2/14
3653652084 Bay Bridge
Highly progressive start, winning all 4 starts, including listed event at Newmarket when last seen 6 months ago. Exciting prospect for this season, so should play a part on return.
9-2Ryan MooreSir Michael Stoutelocked3/11.75/142
3653652223 Addeybb
Top-notch operator who was runner-up in the Eclipse here before a disappointing run in the Champion Stakes (did too much too soon). Goes well fresh, so looks a big player.
9-2Tom MarquandWilliam Haggaslocked3/14.5/150
365365821 Lord Glitters
At the veteran stage now but Meydan Group 2 win in February shows he's still very smart. Caught too far back when below form 5 lengths sixth of 14 to Alfareeq in Jebel Hatta there since. Vulnerable back from 82 days off.
9-7Daniel TudhopeDavid O'Mearalocked20/125/125
365365615 Dubai Future
Smart operator who has held his form since landing a listed event at Meydan in January but will need to find a bit more if he's to make a successful return from a couple of months off.
9-2Pat CosgraveSaeed bin Suroorlocked33/128/115
There are 5 runners in this race.

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Race 5 Sandown 20:00 Handicap (Class 3) 8f

365365412 Inigo Jones
Won fresh last season but unable to repeat that feat having been gelded when fifth of 8 at Chelmsford just under 6 weeks ago, spared a hard race once held. May well take a step forward from that effort here.
9-9Ryan MooreSir Michael Stoutelocked2.25/12.25/10
3653652081 Rebel Territory
Useful gelding who was successful on 2 of his last 3 starts in 2021. Needs another career-best effort back from 6 months off, though.
9-9Jim CrowleyAmanda Perrettlocked4/14/10
365365104 Farasi Lane
Improved to win pair of handicaps at this track last summer, latest over C&D in August. Stepped up on reappearance when runner-up at Windsor recently and hopes pinned on a first-time visor eking out that bit extra.
9-7David ProbertTom Wardlocked4.5/13.33/126
3653652305 Ouzo
Course winner in 2019 who was unable to make much of an impact last season. Has since left Richard Hannon (62,000 gns) and probably best watched on return to action after 7 months off.
9-6Saffie OsborneJamie Osbornelocked6.5/110/154
365365239 Wonder Elmossman
Capitalised on a drop in grade to record a first success in handicap company at Lingfield last month and similar form when runner-up there earlier this month. This tougher and his record on turf is far less convincing.
8-10J F EganJ S Moorelocked7/18/114
365365387 Fantasy Believer
Made a winning reappearance at Kempton in 2021 and was just a nostril away from repeating that feat back there in March. Slow starts have let him down on his last couple of starts so he does come with some risks attached.
9-1Tom MarquandEd Walkerlocked8/110/125
365365298 Lyndon B
Back to winning ways over C&D last July but finished well held after 7 months off at Ascot last month. Faces another struggle here.
8-13William CoxJohn Flintlocked12/114/117
3653651786 Raising Sand
Last year's efforts suggest that he may no longer be at the peak of his powers, unable to land a blow on a rare all-weather start at Kempton (8f) 6 months ago. Not getting any younger so watching brief advised unless the market says otherwise.
9-4Nicola CurrieJamie Osbornelocked30/128/17
There are 8 runners in this race.

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Race 6 Sandown 20:35 Handicap (Class 4) 8f

365365810 Two Tempting
Showed improved form to get off the mark in 8-runner handicap at Kempton (8f) 8 days ago, proving game. Escapes a penalty for that success, so much respected in his follow-up bid.
9-3Rob HornbyJonathan Portmanlocked3.33/15/150
365365122 Sip And Smile
Produced a career best to record a first win on turf in 8-runner handicap at Doncaster (7f, good to firm) 12 days ago, showing a good attitude ridden more positively. 3 lb rise fair and can give another good account.
9-9Ryan MooreGeorge Bougheylocked3.33/12.5/125
365365243 Super Lover
Promising individual who shaped well on qualifying run when second of 9 in a novice event at Windsor (8.1f, good to firm) 24 days ago, needing stronger gallop. Better to come now handicapping
9-8Martin HarleyAlan Kinglocked6/13/150
365365295 Roxzoff
Resumed winning ways after a couple of good efforts in defeat in 7-runner handicap at Brighton (7f, good to firm) 29 days ago, soon clear. 7 lb higher in a deeper race now but should continue to run well.
9-6Tom MarquandCharles Hillslocked8/112/150
3653651129 Griffin Park
Improved when off the mark in11-runner maiden at Southwell (7.1f, 3/1) in February, driven over 2f out and leading final 100 yds. Gelded subsequently and open to further progress now handicapping back up in trip.
9-3David ProbertAndrew Baldinglocked9/128/1211
3653652641 Destiny Queen
€57,000 purchase who caused a surprise when taking a 7f Ascot novice back in July. Ran to a similar level when fourth of 8 under a penalty back at that venue (1m) in September and bit more needed on return/handicap bow.
9-9Pat CosgraveGeorge Bakerlocked10/116/160
3653651713 Fozzie Bear
Creditable second of 12 in handicap (10/3) at Windsor (8.1f, good to firm) 17 days ago, though no match for winner. Remains vulnerable to less-exposed types.
9-1Robert TartBrett Johnsonlocked12/118/150
365365206 Stellar Queen
Lightly-raced maiden who wasn't seen to best effect on her handicap debut at Nottingham (8.3f, good) 20 days ago, needing stiffer test. Worth another chance.
9-5Hollie DoyleClive Coxlocked12/112/10
3653651977 Ar El Bee
Showed clear ability first 2 starts last season. Disappointing in similar event at Saint-Cloud on final outing but could get back on track now venturing into handicaps after 6 months off. Has been gelded.
9-5Jamie SpencerDavid Menuisierlocked14/111/121
365365148 Youthful King
Seemed to excel himself back on turf when third of 11 in handicap (40/1) at Newmarket (8f, good) 14 days ago, though had the run of the race.
9-3Charles BishopLuke Dacelocked25/140/160
36536525811 Codify
Consistent rather than progressive last season. Improvement needed on return.
9-2John FahyClive Coxlocked25/125/10
36536523312 Be Lucky My Son
Scored at Kempton in September and ran at least as well in defeat when fourth there (1m) on final outing. Reappears from a 2 lb higher mark and more required.
9-1Rossa RyanRalph Beckettlocked25/120/120
3653654314 New Shepard
Winner at Kempton in December but well held last 2 starts on turf. Has been gelded.
9-0Paul MulrennanRobert Edderylocked66/150/124
There are 13 runners in this race.