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17:40 Lingfield

Good To Firm

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  • Prize money: £5234
  • 0m 7f 135y
  • Class 6
  • 10 runners
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Runners: 10 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

4/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.50
  • Place: £1.90

Form: 4138-5

Last run: 28 days

W: 10st 4lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Got up late to win a 7f handicap at Chelmsford last September off a 3lb lower mark; may well have needed her reappearance and she's of interest with that behind her and with Harry Davies taking 3lb off her back.

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4th

3

(5)

18th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 3y

Class 5

16:10 Epsom

Proud Fairy

9st 12lb

J: Harry Davies

T: Gary Moore

Off the mark on turf when readily seeing off nine rivals in a 7.5f Class 6 handicap at Lingfield (good to firm) last month; third under a penalty five days later when the ground may have gone against her; another career best required to defy this mark though.

4/1

3rd

1

(9)

31st Jul 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

20:02 Lingfield

Proud Fairy

10st 4lb

J: Harry Davies

T: Gary Moore

Opened her turf account here (7.5f, good to firm) last Wednesday, scoring in a manner that suggest she'll cope well with 5lb penalty; back up in grade but still respected with Harry Davies again on board.

5/2

1st

1

(8)

26th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 135y

Class 6

17:40 Lingfield

Proud Fairy

10st 4lb

J: Harry Davies

T: Gary Moore

Got up late to win a 7f handicap at Chelmsford last September off a 3lb lower mark; may well have needed her reappearance and she's of interest with that behind her and with Harry Davies taking 3lb off her back.

4/1

5/2

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 863125 CD

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 54

Form & Verdict

Off the mark at the 20th attempt when winning over C&D last month (0-50 classified; good to firm); similar form in two runs since (badly hampered late on last time) and unlikely to be far away.

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10th

1

(3)

4th Sep 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 216y

Class 6

16:45 Brighton

Deacs Delight

9st 10lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Paul & Oliver Cole

Slightly disappointing when last in action but generally in good form this summer, most notably when winning Lingfield classified race (7.6f, good to firm) in June; each-way claims at least if back on song.

15/2

5th

1

(10)

13th Aug 2023

Good

1m 0f 31y

Class 6

17:35 Windsor

Deacs Delight

9st 11lb

J: Luke Morris

T: Paul & Oliver Cole

Off the mark at the 20th attempt, in a classified at Lingfield (7.6f, good to firm) in June; similar form on all three starts since and should be on the premises; tongue-tie (last worn in December) returns.

7/2

2nd

8

(6)

26th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

0m 7f 135y

Class 6

17:40 Lingfield

Deacs Delight

9st 5lb

J: Hector Crouch

T: Paul & Oliver Cole

Off the mark at the 20th attempt when winning over C&D last month (0-50 classified; good to firm); similar form in two runs since (badly hampered late on last time) and unlikely to be far away.

5/2

11/2

  • Place: £2.30

Form: -75894

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Early promise as a 2yo but he has found it tough going this season; didn't run badly dropped to a Class 6 at Epsom last week though (hooded for the first time) and that gives him something to build on.

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13th

10

(9)

1st May 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

20:00 Kempton (AW)

Optiva Star

9st 3lb

J: Joe Leavy

T: Richard Hannon

Completed a hat-trick at Brighton last summer; creditable third on his reappearance at Windsor 16 days ago (1m, good); more needed to win in this grade.

14/1

3rd

9

(6)

15th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

1m 0f 31y

Class 4

16:50 Windsor

Optiva Star

9st 4lb

J: Joe Leavy

T: Richard Hannon

prominent

10/1

12th

4

(11)

6th Nov 2023

Standard To Slow

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

17:40 Kempton (AW)

Optiva Star

9st 11lb

J: Alec Voikhansky

T: Richard Hannon

took keen hold, pressed leader, led narrowly after 1f

6/1

Form: 145377

Last run: 26 days

W: 8st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

The winner of four of his 38 starts for former stables, the latest on slow turf at Yarmouth in April (1m); well short of his best the last twice and sold for 3,000gns this month; others stronger.

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2nd

6

(4)

30th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 7f 216y

Class 6

17:20 Brighton

Arlos Sunshine

9st 3lb

J: George Rooke

T: John E Long

Holds no secrets from the handicapper but ran on well for third when back on turf here (7f, good) ten days ago and will be suited by today's move back up in trip; more appealing than most of these.

7/2

3rd

12

(6)

20th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 6f 210y

Class 6

17:15 Brighton

Arlos Sunshine

8st 11lb

J: George Rooke

T: John E Long

prominent, lost ground but in touch with leaders halfway, ran on inside final furlong, went third towards finish

25/1

OUR TIP

Form: 269017 C

Last run: 18 days

W: 9st 12lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 61

Form & Verdict

Narrow winner of a 7f handicap here last month (good to firm; first-time cheekpieces); headgear left off when disappointing at Leicester 18 days ago but it's back on today; much depends on whether stall 1 reverts to being a negative.

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6th

9

(13)

11th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 6f 0y

Class 6

17:55 Leicester

Blue Collar Lad

9st 5lb

J: Tommie Jakes

T: Alice Haynes

Impressive from the front at Wolverhampton in March, his second run for Alice Haynes; creditable efforts in defeat since and Tommie Jakes takes off a useful 5lb; one to consider.

8/1

3rd

5

(4)

29th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 6

19:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Blue Collar Lad

9st 6lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Alice Haynes

Returned to sprinting with a dominant display over C&D last month but he's been held here and at Yarmouth in both runs since; bit to prove again and he could have competition for the lead back on AW.

8/1

6th

7

(9)

13th Apr 2024

Good

0m 6f 3y

Class 6

19:00 Yarmouth

Blue Collar Lad

9st 2lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Alice Haynes

No problem with the drop to sprinting when easily beating two subsequent winners on the AW early last month; was pestered when well held off his revised 7lb higher mark on Monday and should do better.

4/1

11/2

Form: 564234

Last run: 25 days

W: 10st 1lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 64

Form & Verdict

Four 7f wins, turf and AW, last season and he's been running with credit in defeat this time around (including at this track); shouldn't be far away.

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9th

5

(7)

21st Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 6

19:00 Southwell (AW)

Major Gatsby

9st 7lb

J: William Carson

T: Bill Turner

Won at Wolverhampton (7f, Tapeta) last October and now 2lb lower; however, he hasn't been at the same level on either outing this year and needs to raise his game; just one win from his last 17 starts.

16/1

6th

10

(7)

23rd Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

17:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Major Gatsby

9st 3lb

J: Brandon Wilkie

T: Bill Turner

1lb lower than when gaining his fourth C&D success in October, but out of the frame in three starts since; well backed last time, though, so interesting to see if the money comes for him again now returned here.

16/1

10th

5

(8)

8th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 7f 1y

Class 6

13:15 Lingfield (AW)

Major Gatsby

9st 9lb

J: William Carson

T: Bill Turner

String of good runs on turf and AW last season and there were feasible excuses for his last two defeats (drawn wide/raced close to a strong pace); handicapped to be competitive.

10/1

Form: -21549

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 60

Form & Verdict

Two 6f AW wins over the winter; no impact in two sprints back from a three-month break but her stamina for an extended 7f has to be taken on trust; has shown promise on turf (best run on good ground).

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6th

4

(6)

16th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

19:15 Southwell (AW)

Sassy Redhead

9st 7lb

J: James Sullivan

T: William Stone

Two Lingfield wins this winter and she's run well over C&D on her last two starts, chasing home May Remain last month before a close fourth (in front of May Remain) 18 days ago; should be bang there once again.

9/2

4th

2

(1)

27th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

20:30 Southwell (AW)

Sassy Redhead

9st 9lb

J: Marco Ghiani

T: William Stone

In fine form; all four wins at 6f on Polytrack but she ran close to her best when going down narrowly to May Remain over C&D 12 days ago and there again shouldn't be much at all between them; bang there.

13/2

2nd

2

15th Feb 2024

Standard

0m 6f 16y

Class 6

16:22 Southwell (AW)

Sassy Redhead

9st 9lb

J: Hollie Doyle

T: William Stone

pulled hard, prominent, pressed winner over 1f out, kept on

15/8

Form: 29-510

Last run: 91 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 58

Form & Verdict

Raced only on AW thus far, winning two of his 20 starts (both 7f, one on Polytrack and one on Tapeta); has the rail draw on his turf debut and not discounted; new blinkers replace a visor today.

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6th

1

(7)

27th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

18:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Swiss Rowe

9st 9lb

J: Liam Wright

T: Mark Loughnane

Winner in a first-time visor last spring and again for headgear going back on early in the year (aids off tonight); has lost his way of late and remains 3lb above his last successful mark.

7/1

7

(8)

8th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

20:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Swiss Rowe

9st 5lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Mark Loughnane

Returned to form when landing a Kempton handicap (cheekpieces reapplied) in January; backed that up with a close third over C&D but his form has gone the wrong way since then and he was laboured behind Port Noir here last Monday; headgear is now removed and he has something to prove again.

12/1

7

(1)

1st Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 6

16:38 Wolverhampton (AW)

Swiss Rowe

9st 5lb

J: Billy Loughnane

T: Mark Loughnane

Back to form when landing a Kempton handicap in January and he was a close third over C&D next time; couldn't sustain his effort back on Polytrack last month but he wasn't beaten far and still looks feasibly treated om his penultimate form; possibilities.

7/2

7/1

Form: 0-7483

Last run: 23 days

W: 8st 3lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 45

Form & Verdict

She ran her best race so far when keeping on for third of eight (beaten just over one length) at Windsor three weeks ago (1m, good to firm); still early days for her and she's not dismissed.

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6th

5

(6)

2nd May 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 6

17:15 Lingfield (AW)

The Game Is Up

9st 3lb

J: Paddy Bradley

T: Pat Phelan

1m course win (first-time cheekpieces) in February was a spike in performance; well below that level in two subsequent starts and hard to have confidence in her, especially over this trip.

12/1

8th

9

(1)

20th Apr 2024

Good To Soft

0m 7f 216y

Class 6

19:50 Brighton

The Game Is Up

9st 4lb

J: Paddy Bradley

T: Pat Phelan

midfield

16/1

33/1

Form: 086

Last run: 99 days

W: 8st 4lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 47

Form & Verdict

Poor form in her three runs in novice/maiden company; only dropped away in the final furlong on AW here when last seen in April but the pace she set was a steady one; this should be more realistic but others look safer.

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11th

16

(9)

25th Sep 2023

Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 6

14:05 Leicester

Grey Rosetta

8st 9lb

J: Mia Nicholls

T: Luke Dace

Overall record unconvincing but her best run came on the one occasion she's tackled soft ground (6f); not easily recommended but it wouldn't be a total bolt from the blue to see her run well.

33/1

8th

9

(3)

6th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 6

16:50 Lingfield (AW)

Grey Rosetta

8st 9lb

J: Joey Haynes

T: Luke Dace

Can start slowly and/or race keenly; fair fourth of six on turf here last month but has beaten just one home in two runs since; goes without a hood for the first time and returns to further.

50/1

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Selections

RP RATINGS:

Deacs Delight

The Times:

The Game Is Up

SPOTLIGHT:

Proud Fairy

The Star:

Optiva Star

POSTDATA:

Blue Collar Lad

The Sun:

The Game Is Up

The Guardian:

Proud Fairy

Telegraph:

Deacs Delight

Daily Mail:

Deacs Delight

D Express:

Deacs Delight

Daily Mirror:

Deacs Delight

Daily Record:

Deacs Delight