Racing fans from all over the globe have travelled to Sandown to say a final farewell to champion jockey AP McCoy. Having featured in some of the most high profile races of the last twenty years and providing a stunning rivalry with Ruby Walsh, McCoy is to take part in his final competitive race at Sandown.
Southfield Vic Looks To The Double?
Winner of the bet365 Hurdle in 2014, six-year-old Southfield Vic is looking to do the double for Paul Nicholls and take the race for the second year running
The six-year-old has won his last three outings, and his latest victory came at Haydock in the Connolly’s Red Mills ‘Precision Nutrition’ Series Handicap Hurdle final where he rallied well to beat Raktiman by three-quarters of a length.
Ridden by Sam Twiston-Davies Southfield Vic is good value at 3.75
Can Mr Mole Give McCoy Victory
Seven-year-old Mr Mole will be the last Grade 1 horse ridden competitively by Tony McCoy in the bet365 AP McCoy Celebration Chase at Sandown.
Winning five consecutive races before underperforming at Cheltenham, where he finished far behind stable companion Dodging Bullets, he will hoping to put in a stunning performance for the champion jockey.
Priced at 3.75, Mr Mole is our best bet
Bet of the Day
Sandown 15:50 Paint The Clouds
The bet365 Handicap Hurdle was won last year by Alan King-trained L’Unique and has been a favourite of higher priced winners over the past few years.
Warren Greatrex trained Paint The Clouds has a string of impressive runs behind him, including four wins in the hands of Sam Waley-Cohen, berfoe faltering last time out at Cheltenham where the ten-year-old was beaten into third place by On The Fringe.