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15:25 Lingfield

Good To Soft

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  • Prize money: £4356.8
  • 2m 7f 110y
  • Class 5
  • 12 runners
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Runners: 12 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Partly cloudy

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.00
  • Place: £2.40

Form: P73-P1 C

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 13lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Lightly raced in recent years but surged back to some form when scoring from Waikiki Waves here (2m6f, soft) three weeks ago off a lowly mark under Freddie Gordon; back up 4lb but that's still way below what he used to be capable of.

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8

11th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

14:35 Lingfield

Ramore Will

10st 3lb

J: Freddie Gordon

T: Chris Gordon

Finished remote on reappearance but the situation was accepted a long way out and he comes into it on previous form here, winning two of three previous course starts (2m6f, soft/2m7f, good to soft); only just above his latest winning mark in April (2m3f, good); likely contender.

13/2

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6/1

  • Place: £2.00

Form: 535-2U D

Last run: 11 days

W: 12st 2lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 107

Form & Verdict

Third in the Surrey National here (3m5f, heavy) in January; tongue tied this season when second at Fontwell (3m2f, soft) but unseating over C&D (in contention); considered.

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1

18th Mar 2023

Soft

2m 5f 135y

Class 5

14:35 Fontwell

Echo Watt

12st 0lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: Richard Hobson

led but pestered, not fluent 7th, headed but pressed leader after 10th, soon pushed along and lost position, weakened after 11th, tailed off when pulled up before 3 out

9/2

3rd

6

29th Jan 2023

Good To Soft

3m 3f 149y

Class 4

14:50 Fontwell

Echo Watt

11st 0lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: Richard Hobson

Stays 3m5f; three of four wins were on heavy, the other on soft; latest was in January 2021 and although runner-up in two of his three completions this term, he needs to bounce back from a modest show just before Christmas.

10/1

14/1

  • Place: £3.90

Form: 560-P3

Last run: 21 days

W: 10st 4lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Last won in January 2020; modest sequence over fences (he's seen most often in this sphere) before he proved more competitive back over hurdles at Plumpton three weeks ago; needs to build on that.

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4th

8

27th May 2023

Good

3m 1f 107y

Class 5

14:45 Cartmel

Allardyce

10st 2lb

J: Aaron Anderson

T: Paul Henderson

Not his fault when falling at Fontwell this month but had been pulled up in his three previous outings and now 0-14 in Britain; lot to prove.

33/1

7

10th May 2023

Good To Soft

3m 1f 210y

Class 5

18:15 Fontwell

Allardyce

10st 2lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Paul Henderson

High-mileage 11yo who has looked out of sorts and been pulled up on all three starts this year; urgently needs to prove he still has what it takes; 2lb out of the weights.

33/1

8

22nd Mar 2023

Good To Soft

3m 2f 0y

Class 5

16:35 Warwick

Allardyce

10st 2lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Paul Henderson

Ex-Irish 11yo who has been campaigned mostly over fences for current yard; pulled up the last twice; not disgraced on last attempt over hurdles but he's on a long losing run.

14/1

Form: P7-295 D

Last run: 10 days

W: 10st 2lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict

5lb out of the handicap today but won off this mark over fences (3m, heavy) and hurdles (3m2f, soft) in February 2021; two seconds (last December and this May) are easily the best of his eight starts since and he's a hard one to rely on.

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4th

12

5th Dec 2022

Good To Soft

2m 7f 110y

Class 5

15:25 Lingfield

Eaton Miller

10st 2lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Ryan Potter

5lb out of the handicap today but won off this mark over fences (3m, heavy) and hurdles (3m2f, soft) in February 2021; two seconds (last December and this May) are easily the best of his eight starts since and he's a hard one to rely on.

20/1

5th

9

25th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 7f 177y

Class 5

15:15 Ffos Las

Eaton Miller

10st 9lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Ryan Potter

Won off this mark over fences (3m, heavy) and hurdles (3m2f, soft) early last year but has a very mixed record since and was tailed off at Hereford (3m1f chase) on his seasonal return two weeks ago; new combination of headgear is now tried and he comes with risks attached.

9/1

9th

5

8th Nov 2022

Good

3m 1f 44y

Class 5

13:45 Hereford

Eaton Miller

10st 13lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Ryan Potter

Bounced back from some lacklustre efforts when runner-up at Market Rasen (2m5f, good; refitted blinkers) in May; handicapped to have a say (3lb above last winning mark) but is 0-5 at Hereford, including as a beaten favourite in this race in 2019; isn't easy to predict.

7/1

Form: 343-3

Last run: 194 days

W: 12st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 105

Form & Verdict

Uneven profile in Irish points before making it seventh time lucky last December (3m, soft); minor honours in small fields in his four runs (all chases) under rules; 11lb lower than when last of three on handicap debut in May latest and these are early days.

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2nd

7

28th Nov 2023

Soft

3m 2f 202y

Class 5

12:50 Sedgefield

Reign Suepreme

10st 7lb

J: Shane Quinlan

T: Nikki Evans

led, soon clear, reduced lead 5th, faced challenge 12th, headed 2 out, outpaced before last, switched right before last, rallied and went second inside final 110yds, no match for winner

11/4

1st

6

11th Oct 2023

Good

3m 2f 202y

Class 5

16:05 Sedgefield

Reign Suepreme

10st 6lb

J: Shane Quinlan

T: Nikki Evans

prominent, led before 4th, increased tempo 14th, faced challenge before 2 out, ridden approaching last, kept on well run-in, gamely

16/1

Form: P3-3P2 C

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 9lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict

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.

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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

Form: /1P4P- C

Last run: 260 days

W: 11st 2lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Won on last season's reappearance at Leicester (2m4f, good to soft; 1lb lower today) in January, which heightens interest in him for today's return, having been out of form in his three runs since and had a wind operation in September; not ruled out.

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7th

11

16th Apr 2023

Good To Soft

3m 1f 30y

Class 4

16:10 Wincanton

Celma Des Bois

10st 2lb

J: Niall Houlihan

T: Richard Rowe

Weights chance on most recent winning form, over 2m4f at Leicester last January, but a regular non-completer since, including at Chepstow last month.

33/1

10

23rd Mar 2023

Soft

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

16:20 Chepstow

Celma Des Bois

11st 0lb

J: Niall Houlihan

T: Richard Rowe

Lightly raced in recent years; has form over C&D and proved he retains ability when keeping on for modest third at Lingfield (2m6f, heavy) in December but younger rivals appeal more all the same.

14/1

3rd

12

21st Dec 2022

Soft

2m 6f 10y

Class 5

15:30 Lingfield

Celma Des Bois

10st 11lb

J: Niall Houlihan

T: Richard Rowe

Has done nothing since his Leicester win last January and was in trouble a good way out in Ramore Will's race here recently; opposable.

50/1

Form: 5913-5

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Lightly raced 5yo; won handicap debut over hurdles at Fontwell (2m5f, soft) one year ago; although he needs to build upon his chase debut performance from Exeter (3m, good) three weeks ago, that was a satisfactory first attempt; headgear enlisted; interesting.

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7

28th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 5f 135y

Class 5

14:55 Fontwell

William Philo

11st 7lb

J: James Best

T: Ben Lund

in rear, reminder after 1st, soon detached, tailed off when pulled up before 8th

25/1

6th

5

24th Nov 2023

Heavy

2m 7f 131y

Class 4

15:25 Chepstow

William Philo

11st 4lb

J: Harry Kimber

T: Ben Lund

Hurdle and chase winner for Robert Walford (both on soft); 28-1 and little short-term encouragement in a Taunton handicap chase on last week's stable debut; return of blinkers not enough to tempt.

16/1

Form: 285-P2

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 12lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Irish maiden point winner; standout effort when second in a novice hurdle at Plumpton (2m4f, good to soft) in January; down the weights in first-time headgear when second again at this track (2m4f, soft) three weeks ago on second chase start, admittedly beaten 18l but it was a step back in the right direction.

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6

12th Jan 2023

Soft

3m 1f 71y

Class 5

13:05 Catterick

The Real Jet

11st 1lb

J: Niall Houlihan

T: Andy Irvine

One of her better runs when 18l second in first-time cheekpieces over fences at Lingfield (2m4f, soft) in November; however, pulled up in chases the next twice and has something to prove now back over hurdles in a visor.

20/1

9

26th Dec 2022

Good To Soft

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

13:15 Huntingdon

The Real Jet

11st 1lb

J: A P Heskin

T: Andy Irvine

jumped left on occasions

40/1

7

5th Dec 2022

Good To Soft

2m 7f 110y

Class 5

15:25 Lingfield

The Real Jet

10st 12lb

J: James Best

T: Andy Irvine

Irish maiden point winner; standout effort when second in a novice hurdle at Plumpton (2m4f, good to soft) in January; down the weights in first-time headgear when second again at this track (2m4f, soft) three weeks ago on second chase start, admittedly beaten 18l but it was a step back in the right direction.

14/1

Form: 6806-F

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 8lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Flat-bred 5yo; 50-1 when well beaten on handicap hurdle debut at Exeter (2m, soft) in March; fell at the seventh when wearing first-time cheekpieces (kept today) in Ramore Will's race here three weeks ago on seasonal/chase debut but was sent off at just 4-1.

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3rd

2

8th Mar 2024

Heavy

2m 6f 151y

Class 5

15:50 Leicester

Percy Veering

11st 8lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Kim Bailey

Successful in three attempts over fences late last year, winning on soft ground at Warwick, Ffos Las and Exeter, but was a spent force when taking a tired fall at Wincanton (3m1f) early in the New Year; freshened up and drops back in distance, but does sit 18lb higher than when the winning run commenced.

5/1

0

1

6th Jan 2024

Heavy

3m 1f 30y

Class 5

15:50 Wincanton

Percy Veering

12st 0lb

J: Ciaran Gethings

T: Kim Bailey

Has gone 3-3 since further wind surgery and just kept on galloping when beating Caeruleum by just under 5l at Exeter (3m, soft); a further 6lb rise equates to a 19lb hike in all for that hat-trick but he's likeable.

9/4

Form: 46P38- BF

Last run: 227 days

W: 10st 6lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Last won in 2017 (Flat); 0-24 over fences but runner-up in five of them, including on first two starts last season; ended last term over hurdles and it's eyecatching that he is now 11lb lower than in his latest chase (three starts back); unexposed over this sort of trip; strongly considered each-way.

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8

24th Feb 2023

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

16:10 Warwick

Bardd

10st 6lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Danni O’Neill

Bumper/Flat winner; not ruled out on his best efforts now he's dropped right down the weights but is a longstanding maiden over jumps and made it 0-12 over fences when falling at Lingfield in December.

14/1

9

5th Dec 2022

Good To Soft

2m 7f 110y

Class 5

15:25 Lingfield

Bardd

10st 6lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Danni O’Neill

Last won in 2017 (Flat); 0-24 over fences but runner-up in five of them, including on first two starts last season; ended last term over hurdles and it's eyecatching that he is now 11lb lower than in his latest chase (three starts back); unexposed over this sort of trip; strongly considered each-way.

14/1

8th

6

22nd Apr 2022

Good

3m 0f 60y

Class 5

19:10 Southwell

Bardd

11st 0lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Danni O’Neill

Seen much more often over fences these days but has a lower hurdles mark and took third of 12 when returned to this discipline at Warwick (good) three weeks ago; needs to build on that form but that 3m2f race was his first venture beyond 2m4f and he shaped as if 3m would suit him better.

10/1

Form: 908-

Last run: 306 days

W: 10st 2lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Irish maiden point winner; beaten a long way in her two hurdle races for Henry de Bromhead and it was the same story in maiden at Exeter for new yard in February; had wind surgery in June and returns with tongue tied for handicap/chase debut, back up in trip; no form claims but market may guide.

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10

31st Jan 2023

Soft

3m 1f 60y

Class 5

14:15 Ffos Las

Melk Abbey

10st 2lb

J: Rex Dingle

T: Anthony Honeyball

Lightly raced Irish maiden point winner formerly with Henry De Bromhead; unseated on her first run after wind surgery (and stable debut) but she ran a solid race behind a comfortable winner back at Lingfield (2m6f, heavy) last time; shouldn't be far away in new cheekpieces.

13/2

2nd

13

21st Dec 2022

Soft

2m 6f 10y

Class 5

15:30 Lingfield

Melk Abbey

10st 2lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Anthony Honeyball

Lightly raced Irish maiden point winner formerly with Henry De Bromhead; just her second run for this yard, and the first after wind surgery, when unseating between three and two out here 16 days ago in the race dominated by Ramore Will and Echo Watt; she was going well at the time so needs considering.

4/1

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Payout
Exacta £411.00
Straight Forecast £346.70
Tricast £3771.50
Trifecta £5788.00

Selections

POSTDATA:

Waikiki Waves

RP Ratings:

Ramore Will

SPOTLIGHT:

William Philo

WEST COUNTRY:

Percy Veering

The Times:

William Philo

Daily Mail:

Waikiki Waves

Daily Mirror:

Waikiki Waves

The Star:

Waikiki Waves

Daily Record:

Waikiki Waves

Telegraph:

Ramore Will

The Guardian:

Ramore Will

D Express:

Ramore Will

The Sun:

Ramore Will