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13:10 Lingfield

Good To Soft

Try The Racing App This Afternoon Novices’ Handicap Hurdle

  • Prize money: £3406.24
  • 2m 3f 110y
  • Class 5
  • 13 runners
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Try The Racing App This Afternoon Novices’ Handicap Hurdle

Runners: 13 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

10/1 (Won)

  • Win: £5.30
  • Place: £1.70

Form: /P94-7

Last run: 18 days

W: 11st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

Well held all six starts, with his bumper form better than that over hurdles; just 9-2 when tailed off on handicap debut at Ffos Las (2m4f, heavy) 18 days ago, admittedly after 309 days off.

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4th

5

1st Apr 2024

Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 4

16:55 Chepstow

Herakles Westwood

11st 13lb

J: James Bowen

T: Warren Greatrex

3-5 since switched to handicaps this season, the latest win gained at Catterick (2m3f, soft) in January; below form when warm favourite at Ludlow in February but further progress remains possible.

6/1

4th

4

21st Feb 2024

Soft

2m 5f 55y

Class 4

17:15 Ludlow

Herakles Westwood

11st 10lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Warren Greatrex

Got up on the line at Catterick (2m3f, soft) four weeks ago, completing a hat-trick and taking record in handicaps to 3-4; improving hurdler who is on a roll and has to be feared despite another rise in the weights.

2/1

7/2

  • Place: £1.60

Form: /294-2

Last run: 12 days

W: 11st 2lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Finished much closer going handicapping on last two starts, tongue-tie added when he was beaten a head in seven-runner race at Uttoxeter (2m4f, heavy) on latest, under 7lb claimer; 4lb rise does not help but he's a leading candidate in this line-up.

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5th

6

11th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 7f 3y

Class 5

16:28 Taunton

Hi Riko

10st 11lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: Richard Hobson

He's on a handy mark on his best hurdle form but this inconsistent 11-race maiden was pulled up in January on his sole chase start and needs to be an entirely different proposition now back over fences.

20/1

7th

7

9th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 3f 147y

Class 5

16:02 Hereford

Hi Riko

11st 3lb

J: Lee Edwards

T: Richard Hobson

0-8 over hurdles but came second on consecutive outings in the November (2m4f/2m3f) and put two poor performances behind him when fourth in first-time cheekpieces at Lingfield (2m7f, soft) last month; has possibilities if in the right mood again here.

7/1

7/1

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 443-18

Last run: 37 days

W: 11st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Registered his breakthrough win, which had been coming, in 14-runner handicap at Uttoxeter (2m, good to soft) in October on his return from a break; there was a major backward step, however, in an amateurs' race at Exeter 16 days later; probably stays.

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4th

8

8th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 4f 100y

Class 5

15:00 Ayr

Weavers Answer

11st 6lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Opened account over 2m in the autumn and took form to whole new level when winning readily by 17l in first-time cheekpieces at Plumpton (3m1f, soft) 11 days ago; 5lb ahead of the handicapper under 7lb penalty here; needs to be taken very seriously.

2/1

Form: P8P7-P

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 65

Form & Verdict

Seven-race maiden who holds weak form claims and is 4lb out of weights; jumping lacked fluency over fences on reappearance; bred to do much better, so may improve back hurdling on second handicap attempt.

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3rd

11

25th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 145y

Class 5

16:05 Huntingdon

Getaway With You

10st 2lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Paul Webber

Remains a maiden and he failed to build on earlier promise when only sixth in 2m4f Leciester handicap hurdle in January; others appeal more.

16/1

10

31st Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 110y

Class 5

16:25 Leicester

Getaway With You

10st 5lb

J: Jack Quinlan

T: Paul Webber

Remains a maiden but he posted a very good fifth of 12 in 2m4f Sedgefield handicap 19 days ago; he can race off a 1lb lower mark here (despite being 2lb out of the handicap) so is much respected.

12/1

Form: 323426

Last run: 31 days

W: 11st 10lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 91

Form & Verdict

15-race maiden but often thereabouts and runner-up four times, including at Newton Abbot (3m2f, soft) on penultimate start; 10lb claimer is enlisted this time, along with blinkers instead of cheekpieces.

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5th

4

30th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 110y

Class 5

13:10 Lingfield

Fortunate Fred

11st 10lb

J: Will Featherstone

T: Jamie Snowden

not fluent 4th, mistake 5th, not fluent last

8/1

6th

5

30th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

3m 1f 10y

Class 5

13:15 Huntingdon

Fortunate Fred

11st 4lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Jamie Snowden

14-race maiden but often thereabouts and seemed to try hard enough when going down by only 2l at Newton Abbot the final time (3m2f, soft); versatile tactically and unlikely to be far away.

7/2

Form: 5P7/7-

Last run: 550 days

W: 10st 9lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

2-33 overall and on a long losing run; admittedly just six runs over hurdles but the latest was in May 2022 and he lacks solid form in this sphere; fit from Flat, where he still has had fair form in 2023.

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4th

9

(9)

28th Feb 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 6

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Wheres Tom

9st 2lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Michael Madgwick

Holding his form fairly well; on a four-year losing spell but has become attractively handicapped; went close off 7lb higher over C&D last March; possibilities.

8/1

5th

1

(7)

8th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 7f 169y

Class 6

15:35 Lingfield (AW)

Wheres Tom

9st 9lb

J: George Rooke

T: Michael Madgwick

Dual-purpose performer with a record of 2-35 and his last win was in a novice at this track (1m4f) four years ago; stays this trip and was a fair fifth back on the Flat here in December but others are more persuasive.

8/1

5th

3

(10)

23rd Dec 2023

Standard

1m 4f 0y

Class 6

15:10 Lingfield (AW)

Wheres Tom

9st 7lb

J: Rose Dawes

T: Michael Madgwick

Dual-purpose performer who struggled off a basement over hurdles three weeks ago but his Flat win came over C&D and he's well handicapped on some AW form in the spring; not ruled back in this sphere for yard that won this in 2022.

8/1

Form: 350332

Last run: 38 days

W: 11st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

2m1f win at Plumpton (soft) in April from 12 attempts over hurdles; has a mixed record since but placed on last three outings, runner-up on latest; in each-way calculations despite not having proved himself over this far.

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7th

7

10th Jan 2024

Heavy

1m 7f 113y

Class 5

15:50 Leicester

Embolden

11st 4lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Clare Hobson

Yet to make any further progress since his winning handicap debut at Plumpton (2m1f, soft) last April and raced lazily in rear before eventually staying on for third there (2m, good to soft) last month; others preferred.

13/2

3rd

10

18th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 5

14:40 Plumpton

Embolden

11st 2lb

J: James Bowen

T: Clare Hobson

Didn't fire at Lingfield last month but made the frame three consecutive times (once over C&D) in September/October and is now 4lb lower than when winning here (2m1f, soft) in April; can't be ruled out.

8/1

7th

5

30th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 110y

Class 5

13:10 Lingfield

Embolden

11st 9lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Clare Hobson

not fluent 3rd, awkward jump 2 out

6/1

Form: /08P-8

Last run: 204 days

W: 10st 9lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Well beaten at big odds in four bumpers and three maiden hurdles (2m3f-2m6f); tries cheekpieces on this handicap debut.

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3rd

8

13th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

15:35 Lingfield

Engaging Sam

10st 2lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Paddy Butler

Yet to have a say in bumpers or over hurdles, most recently in handicaps over 2m3f here and 2m5f at Fontwell this winter.

66/1

6th

9

28th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

13:45 Fontwell

Engaging Sam

10st 2lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Paddy Butler

Unable to land any sort of blow when 200-1 for handicap debut at Lingfield (2m3f, good to soft; first-time cheekpieces) in November and effectively 1lb higher from out of the weights here.

50/1

Form: 0935-0

Last run: 203 days

W: 11st 8lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Formerly trained by Gillian Scott in Ireland, best runs in 2m4f and 2m handicaps two and three starts ago; tailed off in May latest; needs overall improvement.

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4th

5

18th Feb 2024

Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

14:25 Southwell

Leading The Way

10st 2lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Georgie Howell

Ex-Irish maiden; tailed off in three runs for this yard, latterly on his switch to fences (2m, heavy); opposable.

33/1

7th

7

1st Feb 2024

Heavy

2m 0f 0y

Class 5

16:00 Ffos Las

Leading The Way

10st 10lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Georgie Howell

towards rear, struggling after 9th

25/1

Form: 5524/6

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 13lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Second at Huntingdon (2m4f, good to soft) in March 2022 on handicap debut; had excuses next time and absent 594 days before well-beaten sixth of ten (14-1; prominent to three out) at Warwick three weeks ago; better could be on its way again now that she has that run under her belt.

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2nd

11

6th Feb 2024

Good To Soft

2m 4f 139y

Class 5

13:35 Market Rasen

Backinforglory

10st 10lb

J: Philip Armson

T: Andy Irvine

sweating, held up in rear

8/1

2nd

7

17th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

14:10 Southwell

Backinforglory

10st 12lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: Andy Irvine

Second on handicap debut at Huntingdon in March 2022 but returned from a long absence towards the end of last year and struggled on her first two starts back.

20/1

Form: 623

Last run: 167 days

W: 10st 10lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 77

Form & Verdict

Placed once from eight Irish points; all three runs over hurdles have been over the extended 2m5f at Fontwell on good ground this May/June, beaten just under 4l by the only other finisher on second occasion; that's not solid form but she makes this handicap debut off a lowly mark.

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0

8

28th Jan 2024

Soft

2m 5f 164y

Class 5

14:20 Fontwell

Glorious Mist

10st 2lb

J: Luke Scott

T: Paddy Butler

held up in rear, slow jump 6th, soon detached, pulled up before 4 out

33/1

11th

10

30th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 110y

Class 5

13:10 Lingfield

Glorious Mist

10st 10lb

J: Luke Scott

T: Paddy Butler

Placed once from eight Irish points; all three runs over hurdles have been over the extended 2m5f at Fontwell on good ground this May/June, beaten just under 4l by the only other finisher on second occasion; that's not solid form but she makes this handicap debut off a lowly mark.

10/1

3rd

4

16th Jun 2023

Good

2m 5f 164y

Class 4

18:10 Fontwell

Glorious Mist

10st 8lb

J: Luke Scott

T: Paddy Butler

Placed once from eight Irish point starts; both hurdle runs over C&D; tailed off in the first and then beaten less than 4l by only surviving rival in the second; probably unwise to take that literally.

13/2

Form: 6P-P35

Last run: 32 days

W: 11st 13lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict

200-1, huge improvement when third of eight at Wincanton (1m7f, good) in October; not so hot in another maiden there ten days later but 33-1 that day and should be of more interest on this handicap debut.

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1st

3

18th Mar 2024

Soft

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

14:13 Fontwell

Clinton Lane

11st 5lb

J: Fergus Gillard

T: Mark Gillard

Placed at huge odds in Wincanton maiden (1m7f, good) in October but has suffered some heavy defeats in low-grade handicaps since (cheekpieces added last time); had wind op last month; difficult to enthuse over.

33/1

9th

9

29th Jan 2024

Soft

1m 7f 195y

Class 5

16:20 Plumpton

Clinton Lane

11st 2lb

J: James Davies

T: Mark Gillard

prominent

25/1

OUR TIP

Form: 9P-14P

Last run: 17 days

W: 12st 0lb

5 yo Filly

OR: 95

Form & Verdict

25-1, seen in a new light when she came clear in a maiden at Fontwell (2m1f, good) in August; had a stiff task under a penalty next time but handicap debut at Fakenham (16-1) 17 days ago does not augur well.

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0

1

30th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 110y

Class 5

13:10 Lingfield

Courtney Silver

12st 0lb

J: Nick Scholfield

T: Anthony Carson

reminder after 3rd

20/1

0

2

13th Nov 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 1y

Class 5

14:40 Fakenham

Courtney Silver

11st 12lb

J: Jay Tidball

T: Anthony Carson

Showed little in early ventures in bumpers and pulled up on hurdle debut but she came clear in quite pleasing style when winning a 2m1f maiden at Fontwell in August and had a stiff task under a penalty next time; should have a future at this level now handicapping.

11/2

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Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Hi Riko

RP RATINGS:

Fortunate Fred

The Guardian:

Embolden

WEST COUNTRY:

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The Times:

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Daily Mail:

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D Express:

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The Star:

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POSTDATA:

Fortunate Fred

LAMBOURN:

Fortunate Fred

Telegraph:

Fortunate Fred

Daily Mirror:

Embolden

The Sun:

Embolden

Daily Record:

Embolden