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13:00 Lingfield

Heavy

Casumo Best Odds Guaranteed Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £2341.78
  • 2m 7f 0y
  • Class 5
  • 14 runners
  • Win time: 6m 28s
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Casumo Best Odds Guaranteed Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £19.30
  • Place: £3.60

Form: 624-P4 C

Last run: 34 days

W: 11st 10lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Better known as a chaser but was pulled up over fences on his seasonal debut in October; modest C&D fourth last month, on first hurdling start for three years; down in class but will require deal more to take this.

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2

29th Jan 2023

Good To Soft

2m 5f 135y

Class 5

16:00 Fontwell

Waikiki Waves

12st 0lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Gary Moore

Regressive and inconsistent 10yo; proved he retains significant ability when second at Lingfield (2m6f, soft) in November but looked reluctant when pulled up there last month and it's hard to tell whether he'll warm to the task here.

13/2

3

5th Dec 2022

Good To Soft

2m 7f 110y

Class 5

15:25 Lingfield

Waikiki Waves

11st 9lb

J: Jamie Moore

T: Gary Moore

6-21 over fences but his latest win was over 2m7f on heavy ground here over hurdles last December; none too consistent but back down the weights and well capable of figuring prominently, as he showed when runner-up to Ramore Will here three weeks ago.

6/1

6/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 6-4254

Last run: 13 days

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Has shown enough to suggest she can win over hurdles and usually runs well up to a point but has yet to seriously threaten; hood returns and perhaps a first-time tongue-strap can provide the boost she needs.

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8

10th May 2023

Good

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

19:15 Fontwell

Doyen Queen

11st 5lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Paul Henderson

Runner-up twice on heavy ground towards end of 2021 (2m3f/2m7f) and made pleasing return from long absence when fourth in Warwick maiden (2m3f, good) last month; back in a handicap on a workable mark here and any rain will enhance her claims.

6/1

4th

8

27th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 0y

Class 4

13:40 Warwick

Doyen Queen

10st 13lb

J: Tom O’Brien

T: Paul Henderson

0-10 over hurdles and not seen since finishing second off lowly handicap mark at Lingfield (2m7f, heavy) in December 2021; even if she's fully tuned up today, a minor role is probably her best hope.

20/1

2nd

7

20th Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

13:00 Lingfield

Doyen Queen

10st 11lb

J: Tom O’Brien

T: Paul Henderson

Has shown enough to suggest she can win over hurdles and usually runs well up to a point but has yet to seriously threaten; hood returns and perhaps a first-time tongue-strap can provide the boost she needs.

6/1

16/1

  • Place: £4.80

Form: P/8-99

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

Unplaced in all five starts, including on her C&D handicap debut last month; addition of cheekpieces will have to provoke improvement.

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3rd

12

20th Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

13:00 Lingfield

Castcarrie

10st 0lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Robert Walford

Unplaced in all five starts, including on her C&D handicap debut last month; addition of cheekpieces will have to provoke improvement.

16/1

9th

12

25th Nov 2021

Good To Soft

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

12:15 Lingfield

Castcarrie

10st 0lb

J: Isabel Williams

T: Robert Walford

Well beaten in her one bumper and three hurdle races; moves up in trip for handicap debut, with tongue tied first time.

25/1

9th

14

26th Oct 2021

Good

2m 3f 100y

Class 4

12:20 Chepstow

Castcarrie

10st 11lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Robert Walford

Well-beaten on both hurdle starts, the latter last November (2m2f).

100/1

OUR TIP

Form: 2-7654

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 6lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Beaten 20l+ in three novice races; took a step forward when fourth at Ascot on last month's handicap debut (2m5f+); bred to stay very well so longer trip likely to suit; relatively unexposed and more appeal than some.

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7

4th Jan 2024

Good To Soft

3m 1f 119y

Class 5

15:28 Hereford

Dragoon Springs

10st 13lb

J: Nick Slatter

T: David Killahena & Graeme McPherson

in touch with leaders

16/1

5th

8

6th May 2023

Good

2m 7f 70y

Class 5

15:50 Uttoxeter

Dragoon Springs

11st 3lb

J: Nick Slatter

T: Fergal O’Brien

Just a respectable fourth when favourite for recent stable debut at Chepstow (2m3f, good to soft) and now 0-7 over hurdles but that was his first run since January 2022 and today's longer trip will suit; could be dangerous if that recent outing has brought him on.

6/1

Form: 611-P5 D

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 10lb

11 yo Mare

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Both of this season's outings have been at an inadequate trip but she ran well at Exeter in the second of them; this trip on heavy ground should see her in a much better light and now only 2lb above her latest winning mark.

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6th

11

14th Mar 2022

Soft

2m 7f 198y

Class 5

16:50 Taunton

Avithos

10st 3lb

J: David Noonan

T: Mark Gillard

Wins have all come around this time of year, including over C&D, mainly on soft/heavy ground; is into the veteran stage and has generally struggled this season but no surprise to see better off a career-low mark.

12/1

7th

8

24th Feb 2022

Soft

3m 3f 9y

Class 5

16:05 Sedgefield

Avithos

10st 9lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Mark Gillard

Veteran stayer who won this race under Brian Hughes last year; recent efforts slightly underwhelming but she is 4lb lower than 12 months ago and has to be considered with the champion jockey elect back on board.

7/1

6th

6

9th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 7f 95y

Class 5

16:25 Fakenham

Avithos

10st 3lb

J: Peter Kavanagh

T: Mark Gillard

Thorough stayer who won twice in the mud (2m7f/3m3f) early last year; not beaten far behind Midnight Mary over C&D last time but she may again be vulnerable to younger legs.

13/2

Form: 267P-0

Last run: 31 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Point winner; ran quite well in first two starts over hurdles but heavily beaten three times since, the latest when last at Chepstow a month ago, after wind surgery; plenty to prove.

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7

18th May 2022

Good

3m 1f 100y

Class 5

16:05 Warwick

Bunny Boru

10st 6lb

J: Miss Izzie Marshall

T: Lawney Hill

No match for Great d'Ange when second here last month but that was her chasing debut and it represented improved form; 6lb better off with that rival and could get much closer with that experience behind her.

9/2

2nd

6

21st Apr 2022

Good

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

14:15 Warwick

Bunny Boru

10st 11lb

J: Miss Izzie Marshall

T: Lawney Hill

5th

7

21st Mar 2022

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

16:30 Southwell

Bunny Boru

10st 10lb

J: Bryan Carver

T: Lawney Hill

Winning pointer but she has offered little in handicap hurdles at Chepstow and Lingfield this season; cheekpieces are fitted after her break; lots more required.

25/1

Form: 9P0-7

Last run: 33 days

W: 10st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Tailed off in three juvenile hurdles last season and again well beaten on chasing/handicap debut a month ago; first attempt at this trip with blinkers fitted for the first time.

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12

24th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

3m 1f 44y

Class 5

14:50 Hereford

Son Of Oz

10st 2lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Adrian Wintle

Out of form this season and 4lb wrong for today's stable debut but is effectively 19lb lower than when placed at Ffos Las (3m, heavy) in early 2022; swaps visor for refitted blinkers; worth a glance in the betting.

14/1

7th

14

4th Jan 2023

Soft

3m 1f 44y

Class 5

14:00 Hereford

Son Of Oz

10st 2lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Robert Stephens

Maiden; good third at Ffos Las a year ago but has been pulled up in all four starts since; 5lb out of the handicap.

40/1

6

2nd Dec 2022

Good To Soft

3m 2f 202y

Class 5

13:35 Sedgefield

Son Of Oz

10st 5lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Robert Stephens

Has been pulled up on his last three outings, struggling a long way out in 3m Ffos Las handicap on his recent return; visor replaces usual blinkers now but he's still hard to warm to.

20/1

Form: 33494-

Last run: 279 days

W: 11st 12lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

Stays well, acts on very soft ground and placed over fences last season; both hurdling wins (at Sedgefield) came nearly four years ago so a bit to prove on first start for nine months.

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8th

8

9th Feb 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 188y

Class 5

15:37 Sedgefield

Quick Pick

11st 3lb

J: Sam Coltherd

T: Jennie Candlish

Well handicapped on chase form as recent as last February and he's one to watch in the betting, but this 11yo has been well beaten over hurdles on his two runs this winter and a major turnaround is needed.

12/1

5th

3

13th Jan 2022

Soft

2m 7f 7y

Class 5

15:00 Bangor-on-Dee

Quick Pick

11st 5lb

J: Henry Brooke

T: Jennie Candlish

Inconsistent 11yo; placed in two soft-ground chases last season and has dropped to a good mark over hurdles but needs last month's reappearance outing to have done him good; refitted visor replaces cheekpieces here; tongue-tie a first.

14/1

8th

1

20th Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

13:00 Lingfield

Quick Pick

11st 12lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: Jennie Candlish

Stays well, acts on very soft ground and placed over fences last season; both hurdling wins (at Sedgefield) came nearly four years ago so a bit to prove on first start for nine months.

12/1

Form: /82P-6 D

Last run: 65 days

W: 10st 8lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 82

Form & Verdict

Good ground wouldn't have seen him at his best when sixth at Ffos Las in October; twice a winner on soft two seasons ago so not discounted, though others have more obvious appeal.

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3

18th Apr 2022

Good

3m 1f 152y

Class 5

17:12 Plumpton

Timely Gift

10st 2lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Tim Vaughan

2nd

7

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 3y

Class 5

16:52 Taunton

Timely Gift

10st 7lb

J: Charlie Price

T: Tim Vaughan

1st

12

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

16:05 Chepstow

Timely Gift

10st 0lb

J: Charlie Price

T: Tim Vaughan

Triple hurdles winner who has been largely consistent over fences, albeit was quite a well-held third on last three occasions; still has each-way hopes, and chance improves if the added cheekpieces work well.

8/1

Form: 0FU4-P BF

Last run: 215 days

W: 11st 1lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Point winner; shaped well when fourth at Southwell in March but was pulled up there two months later (favourite); has left Christian Williams and market can guide on stable debut after seven months off.

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8

5th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 199y

Class 5

15:20 Ffos Las

Magnificent Ben

10st 9lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Neil Mulholland

Heavy-ground maiden point winner; 0-11 under rules but went down by just a neck in handicap at Lingfield (2m, good to soft) on reappearance when having only his second chase start; failed to match that when favourite at Hereford (2m5f, soft) in the race won by Kingcormac.

8/1

5th

6

16th Jan 2023

Soft

2m 4f 194y

Class 5

15:10 Hereford

Magnificent Ben

11st 0lb

J: Tom Scudamore

T: Neil Mulholland

Heavy-ground point winner who is 0-10 under rules but remains unexposed over fences; back in much better form at Lingfield (2m, good to soft; clear second) on seasonal debut when having only his second chase start and third run for new stable; shaped as if this step back up in distance will suit; could well go one better.

11/4

8

1st Jan 2023

Soft

2m 3f 48y

Class 5

15:15 Exeter

Magnificent Ben

10st 8lb

J: Niall Houlihan

T: Neil Mulholland

Well beaten on both hurdling starts for Neil Mulholland last season but returned from ten-month break with close second over fences at Lingfield (2m, good to soft) four weeks ago; still unexposed as a chaser and today's move back up in trip will suit; major player.

7/2

Form: 93-828

Last run: 29 days

W: 10st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Maiden; runner-up over C&D in October (no threat) but failed to build on that at Exeter last month; down another 2lb and can be considered only on the earlier effort.

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6th

2

8th Feb 2023

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

13:35 Southwell

Just Toby

11st 6lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: David Dennis

midfield

9/1

1st

6

10th Mar 2022

Good To Soft

3m 1f 30y

Class 5

15:10 Wincanton

Just Toby

10st 3lb

J: Charlie Todd

T: David Dennis

Maiden; runner-up over hurdles last October but not in the same form since and was an early casualty on chasing debut two starts ago.

16/1

7th

10

12th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

16:53 Uttoxeter

Just Toby

11st 0lb

J: Jack Andrews

T: David Dennis

Runner-up in a 2m7f handicap at Lingfield (heavy) in October but he hasn't gone on from there and has failed to complete over hurdles (fell) and fences (unseated) in last two starts; switches back to hurdling but has plenty to prove again and he needs to get back on track.

10/1

Form: P/1PP- D

Last run: 319 days

W: 10st 9lb

9 yo Mare

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Easy winner at Bangor 13 months ago, on her debut for this stable and after a long absence/wind op; pulled up twice after but lightning could strike twice as she is back from another break and further wind surgery.

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9

20th Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

13:00 Lingfield

Rollercoster

10st 9lb

J: Richard Patrick

T: Michael Scudamore

Easy winner at Bangor 13 months ago, on her debut for this stable and after a long absence/wind op; pulled up twice after but lightning could strike twice as she is back from another break and further wind surgery.

12/1

Form: /78-83

Last run: 50 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Mare

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Has mostly struggled over hurdles but step in the right direction with a C&D third in October (close behind Just Toby, first time in this combination of aids); may build on that but probably needs to.

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11

20th Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

13:00 Lingfield

Soloist

10st 2lb

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Alexandra Dunn

Has mostly struggled over hurdles but step in the right direction with a C&D third in October (close behind Just Toby, first time in this combination of aids); may build on that but probably needs to.

12/1

3rd

7

31st Oct 2021

Soft

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

13:20 Lingfield

Soloist

10st 5lb

J: Fergus Gillard

T: Alexandra Dunn

Fair 1m4f winner for a top Flat yard in 2019; has accomplished little over hurdles, though, trying handicaps over 2m5f and 2m7f on last two outings; headgear change.

33/1

8th

7

28th Sep 2021

Good To Soft

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

14:58 Worcester

Soloist

10st 9lb

J: Harry Kimber

T: Alexandra Dunn

1m4f winner for a top Flat yard in 2019 but has sharply regressed and she finished tailed off on her handicap debut when 80-1; new headgear combination tried.

25/1

Form: /555-3

Last run: 225 days

W: 10st 0lb

12 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Maiden after 26 starts; well beaten when third in this combination of aids on latest outing in May; 5lb out of the handicap.

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7

3rd Apr 2022

Good

3m 0f 217y

Class 5

16:15 Plumpton

Jappeloup

10st 0lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Diana Grissell

13yo maiden who struggled on both starts this winter and would be a shock winner from 14lb out of the handicap.

66/1

7

31st Jan 2022

Good

2m 0f 214y

Class 5

14:10 Plumpton

Jappeloup

10st 0lb

J: Mr Frederick Procter

T: Diana Grissell

Teenager who is a longstanding maiden; distant third here (3m1f) on most recent completed hurdles start; poor completion record in points/chases; 12lb out of weights; easily opposed.

50/1

13

20th Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

13:00 Lingfield

Jappeloup

10st 0lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Diana Grissell

Maiden after 26 starts; well beaten when third in this combination of aids on latest outing in May; 5lb out of the handicap.

33/1

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Selections

RP Ratings:

Avithos

WEST COUNTRY:

Soloist

The Times:

Doyen Queen

Telegraph:

Rollercoster

SPOTLIGHT:

Dragoon Springs

POSTDATA:

Just Toby

Daily Mirror:

Magnificent Ben

Daily Record:

Soloist

Daily Mail:

Doyen Queen

The Star:

Rollercoster

The Guardian:

Avithos

Daily Express:

Avithos

The Sun:

Avithos