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Horse Racing: Sanders to bolster title ambitions.

SEB SANDERS, locked in a thrilling battle with Jamie Spencer for the jockeys' title, can land another valuable win at Nottingham tomorrow on Incomparable.

With Spencer suspended, Sanders will be keen to capitalise on his absence, and the Lovell Partnerships Maiden Stakes appears an ideal opportunity.

Alan McCabe's charge has been knocking on the door in his two latest starts, most recently when finishing a close second over tomorrow's course and distance last month.

The Compton Place colt looked a surefire future winner when finishing just a length and a half behind Chartist, and he would not have to be at his best to claim this event.

On the pick of his form, Medicine Path will take some beating in the Nestle Conditions Stakes.

Eoghan O'Neill's charge was among the top flight as a juvenile, placing in both the Royal Lodge and Racing Post Trophy.

However, he failed to build on that promise this term, finishing well in arrears of subsequent Oaks heroine Light Shift on his first start at Time To Regret can complete a hat-trick in Kempton's Handicap.

The seven-year-old has been on the mark at Wolverhampton on his last two outings, and trainer Ian McInnes is obviously keen to strike quickly following his victory last Friday.

Urban appeals as a likely winner of the Hunts Post Thanks Local Estate Agent Handicap Chase (for The Macer Gifford Memorial Trophy) at Huntingdon.

This six-year-old still looks pretty unexposed over fences and boasts one win from three starts over the bigger obstacles.

Something was certainly amiss when he pulled up on his debut for trainer Jonjo O'Neill over the summer, but he looked back to his best when landing the odds in a fair Market Rasen event.

Although Urban could finish only second behind Kings Brook at Stratford last time, he was beaten just a neck and still looks on a lenient mark.

Cheltenham Festival winner Burntoak boy can make an impact over fences in the Weatherbys Printing Novices' Chase.

Burntoak boy was a comfortable winner at Stratford and it would be no surprise to see him follow up here.

Heltornic is a class act and can take advantage of her lower hurdles rating as she returns to action at Chepstow.

The seven-year-old won the Red Square Vodka Gold Cup Chase before tipping up when looking a likely winner at the Festival.

Heltornic is rated 116 over hurdles and some 20lb higher over fences so Michael Scudamore could have played a blinder taking in the Handicap Hurdle on the way to bigger targets.


IDEAL CHANCE: Jockey's title hopeful Seb Sanders
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Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Nov 6, 2007
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