By Andrew Atkinson

Paul Nicholls is out to land the £50,000 Paddy Power Imperial Cup Handicap Hurdle (2.25) at Sandown Park on Saturday with three entries in Diego Du Charmil, Miranda and 2019 winner Malaya (8-1) the latter tipped each-way by

Bryony Frost is in the saddle of seven-year-old Malaya in the Grade 3, 1m 7f race, under 11st.

Jamie Moore is up on Natural History who goes to post 3-1 in the 15 runners field that includes Langer Dan (6-1) second favourite, Highway One O Two, Eamon An Cnoic, Leoncavallo and One True King.

Paddy Power Imperial Cup

  1. Miranda (Angus Cheleda) Paul Nicholls
  2. Diego Du Charmil (Harry Cobden) Paul Nicholls
  3. Fransham (Kielan Woods) Pam Sly
  4. Leoncavallo (Tom Scudamore) David Pipe
  5. Highway One O Two (Tom Cannon) Chris Gordon
  6. Mick Maestro (Charlie Todd) Nick Kent
  7. Malaya (Bryony Frost) Paul Nicholls
  8. Miss Heritage (Richard Johnson) Lucy Wadham
  9. Natural History (Jamie Moore) Gary Moore
  10. One True King (Sam Twiston-Davies) Nigel Twiston-Davies
  11. Hang In There (Tom Bellamy) Emma Lavelle
  12. Langer Dan (Harry Skelton) Dan Skelton
  13. Mack The Man (James Bowen) Evan Williams
  14. Eamon An Cnoic (Fergus Gillard) David Pipe
  15. Hasanabad (Sean Bowen) Ian William.

SANDOWN PARK selections: 1.15 Hudson De Grugy. 1.50 Sam Barton (ew) 10-1. 2.25 Malaya (ew) 8-1. 3.00 Miss Lamb (ew) 6-1. 3.35 No Getaway. 4.10 Versatility. 4.45 Golden Whisky (ew) 11-2.

AYR selections: 1.57 Emma Beag (ew). 2.32 Friary Land. 3.07 Silver In Disguise. 3.42 Mayo Star (ew). 4.20 Wetlands. 4.55 Pistol Park. 5.30 Nells Son.

Caption: Paul Nicholls saddles Malsya ew tip ridden by Bryony Frost in Paddy Power Imperial Cup at Sandown.