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All you need to know as Sandown stages an intriguing evening card

Sandown: hosts some interesting racing this evening
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The two-day Investec Derby meeting is around the corner and a busy day is set to whet the appetite superbly for the high class racing to come at Epsom.

Sandown arguably hosts the strongest card in the evening, with the three-year-old handicaps sure to feature some smart types. Ghostwatch, Danceteria and Corgi all won on the card last year and have progressed significantly since.

The third and last Flat fixture at Wetherby this year takes place this afternoon, with Lingfield and Yarmouth also racing. The evening action at Sandown is complemented by further cards at Limerick, Carlisle and Fairyhose.

Going report

Lingfield (first race at: 2.00)
Good to firm, good down the hill (GoingStick 9.4 on Thursday at 5.45am)

Wetherby (2.10)
Good to firm

Yarmouth (2.20)
Good to firm (GoingStick 7.3 on Thursday at 6.55am)

Limerick (4.55)
Good, good to yielding in places (from good)

Carlisle (5.05)
Good to soft, soft in places for races further than 6f (GoingStick 6.4 on Thursday at 6.30am)

Fairyhouse (5.15)
Good to firm

Sandown (5.55)
Good to firm, good in places on the bottom bend (from good to firm) (GoingStick: Round 7.3, Straight 7.6 on Thursday at 7.30am) 

Market movers

3.20 Yarmouth Ignatius 3-1 (from 7-2)
4.10 Wetherby Makawee 5-6 (from 10-11)
7.05 Sandown Fox Leicester 15-8 (5-2)

What to back

Maddy Playle has picked out her three best bets from Sandown in Ten Second Tips.

Members can also read all about Paul Kealy's three bets bets for the day here.

What to read

With the final Oaks field known, Robert Havlin has spoken about his determination to repay the loyalty shown to him by owner Nasser Lootah and trainer John Gosden by steering Mehdaayih to victory.

Frankie Dettori has revealed he could delay his retirement to ride against his son Rocco. 

What to watch

Brendan Powell has spoken about his new role as assistant to Joseph O'Brien.

With the Investec Derby festival beginning tomorrow, watch this fact file on Epsom racecourse.

The best of Racing Post Sport

The ICC Cricket World Cup begins today with England taking on South Africa. Read the betting preview here.

Final thought 

Pay attention to market movers after the final declarations and draw for the Derby. Despite the 1m4f trip, the draw plays its part in the Classic every year.

For the freshest betting advice, based on latest going and market conditions, don't miss the Live Tipster every afternoon. Just click Raceday Live at or the mobile app


Ghostwatch, Danceteria and Corgi all won on the card last year and have progressed significantly since
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