Seb hoping for a treble at Yarmouth
Seb Sanders could be the jockey to follow as Great Yarmouth Racecourse stages a two-day August meeting, starting with a seven race evening meeting tonight (first race 5.40pm).
The former champion jockey has chances with each of his three rides – Danzoe (6.40), Higrove Welshlady (8.10) and Final Liberation (8.40).
Danzoe takes his chance in the Moulton Nurseries Handicap (6.40). This Christine Dunnett-trained gelding was an impressive course winner over five furlongs last month, when finishing with a storming challenge to win by one and three quarter lengths.
Hopefully Danzoe should be in the shake-up once more in this competitive little contest.
Sanders then partners the John Hills-trained Hygrove Welshlady in the coopernorwichbmw.co.uk Handicap (8.10). This filly does not have much form to her name so far but is given a chance on her handicap debut, with Layla's King and Rowan Ridge looking the likely dangers.
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Sanders' last ride of the evening is aboard Final Liberation for his governor and 'Handicapper King' Sir Mark Prescott in the Banham Poultry Handicap (8.40).
This three-year-old gelding was an impressive winner at Nottingham last week when making all to win by seven lengths and looks to follow-here, with Sanders in the saddle once more. Of the rest, Sancho Panza must have chances following his course and distance win back in May.
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The evening gets under way with the George Darling Memorial Apprentice Handicap (5.40), in which Sairaam is given the nod. This mare has decent course form, having been placed three times, including second over course and distance back in June and is given another chance this evening.
The Sylvester Kirk-trained My Sharona looks the likely winner of the Spiffing Crabbie's Alcoholic Ginger Beer Maiden Auction Stakes (6.10). This grey filly has run with credit from each of her three starts, including when being beaten by a short-head on her last start at the east coast track over six furlongs. Hopefully a step up to seven furlongs will help her lose maiden tag.
The Sjt Media Handicap (7.10) looks a wide open contest in which Till Dawn is the tentative selection. This filly has yet to win a race but has run with plenty of promise and speed and deserves a change of luck on her seasonal debut this evening.
Janet's Pearl looks the obvious choice in the Custom Kitchens Claiming Stakes (7.40).
This filly has been a model of consistency, being placed in last eight flat races, and is taken to follow her recent success at Ripon.