Talking Horses: Indy Five can be an each-way force at Sandown

By: Greg Wood Saturday 8 January 2022

The Tolworth Hurdle is a highlight of Saturday’s action, but the following race there offers even more interest

Horses at opposite ends of their careers are centre stage at Sandown on Saturday and while the Grade One Tolworth Hurdle at 2.25pm (all times GMT) should be a useful pointer towards the Cheltenham Festival in March, the final of the Unibet Veterans’ Handicap Chase Series offers weekend punters a more immediate chance of a decent payout.

Aso, second in the Ryanair Chase at Cheltenham in 2019 and a runner in the Gold Cup 10 months ago, is an obvious favourite, not least as his form behind Blaklion at Haydock in December was franked when the winner went in again last week.

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