In an interview after winning the Met with Rainbow Bridge in 2019, trainer Eric Sands said: “I never doubted I would make it, but the problem was that people doubted me.”

Fast forward two years and no-one doubts the 64-year-old anymore. He is housing three of the five Sun Met favourites — Golden Ducat, Rainbow Bridge and recent Summer Cup heroine Summer Pudding. The grade 1 race will be run at Kenilworth on January 30...

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