Timeform spotlight three horses price backing at Sandown on Saturday…
“…less exposed than most of his rivals after only three starts over hurdles…”
Timeform on Guard Your Dreams
Ibleo – 13:50 Sandown
Ibleo is enhancing on a regular basis and produced his best effort but when second at Cheltenham final month. He finally proved no match for the strong-travelling winner Sky Pirate, however the first two pulled properly away from the remainder, and Ibleo actually confirmed sufficient to recommend there are extra races to be received with him from a BHA mark of 140. He stays open to extra enchancment, too, and appears to carry main claims as he makes an attempt to realize a deserved first win of the season for the in-form Venetia Williams.
Metier – 14:25 Sandown
Metier has rapidly developed right into a helpful hurdler for Harry Fry, scoring by 10 lengths on his debut at Newton Abbot in October after which defying a penalty to observe up at Ascot three weeks later. He was properly on prime on the end on the final event, quickening neatly on the run-in to win by 5 and a half lengths in a time that in contrast properly with the handicap in a while the cardboard. With additional progress on the playing cards, he’s fancied to take the step up at school in his stride to finish the hat-trick on this prestigious Grade 1.
Guard Your Dreams – 15:35 Sandown
Guard Your Dreams proved an enormous disappointment on his penultimate outing at Bangor, however he bounced again to belatedly affirm the promise of his hurdling debut with a dominant front-running success (by 10 lengths) on the identical course final time. His energy on the end suggests he’ll be suited to this take a look at on heavy going, and he’s much less uncovered than most of his rivals after solely three begins over hurdles, so there are many causes to be constructive about him now handicapping from a BHA mark of 128.