Self Sense To Carry Topweight In Gn Hurdle

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will have to carry top weight in his attempt to extend his unbeaten run over jumps to four in the at Sandown.

The -trained gelding, who has been successfully mixing jumping with flat racing in the past four months, will have to carry 69kg over the 4200m on Sunday.

With a first prize purse of $137,500 up for grabs, Self Sense will be attempting to add to the $463,130 he has won since he began his dual career over jumps at in April.

Along the way Self Sense has won VOBIS Gold flat races at Caulfield over 2000m and 2400m as well as running third in the Listed Wagga Cup.

Over jumps Self Sense has excelled, winning at Pakenham by 10 lengths before success in the at Sandown by six lengths and a 3-1/2 length win at Warrnambool on July 8.

The 69kg he will carry on Sunday is a 2kg weight rise from Warrnambool where he defeated Two Hats who has a 2.5kg swing in his favour.

Two Hats is second topweight with 68.5kg while , aiming for a fourth straight hurdle win after victories at , Warrnambool and , has 66kg.

Old-timers and Sea King share topweight of 70kg in the the day's other feature, the which is run under set-weights and penalties.

Wells won the Crisp last year carrying 70kg.

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