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14:40 Lingfield (AW)

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BetMGM All Weather Vase Mile Handicap

  • Prize money: £33501
  • 1m 0f 1y
  • Class 3
  • 12 runners
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BetMGM All Weather Vase Mile Handicap

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Windy

1st
9 (10)
Cephalus

9/4 (Won)

  • Win: £4.34
  • Place: £2.00

Form: -22111 CD

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 0lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 76

Form & Verdict

Resurgent 5yo who has won four times since December; quickened inside final furlong to score with considerable authority over C&D a week ago and is 2lb ahead of the handicapper under 5lb penalty today; commands respect.

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4th

5

(9)

13th Apr 2024

Standard

0m 7f 0y

Class 3

11:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Cephalus

9st 7lb

J: Tom Queally

T: Gary Moore

dwelt start

3/1

1st

9

(10)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 3

14:40 Lingfield (AW)

Cephalus

9st 0lb

J: Tom Queally

T: Gary Moore

Resurgent 5yo who has won four times since December; quickened inside final furlong to score with considerable authority over C&D a week ago and is 2lb ahead of the handicapper under 5lb penalty today; commands respect.

9/4

1st

1

(6)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 5

13:12 Lingfield (AW)

Cephalus

9st 11lb

J: Tom Queally

T: Gary Moore

towards rear, on outer from over 3f out

11/4

6/1

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 4-9124 C

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

In the frame both starts since 1m Newcastle win in January, more recently when keeping-on fourth in Class 2 C&D race four weeks ago; holds no secrets from the handicapper, though, and would appeal more over a stiffer 1m.

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2nd

6

(4)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 3

14:40 Lingfield (AW)

Dingle

9st 3lb

J: Sean Levey

T: Julie Camacho

In the frame both starts since 1m Newcastle win in January, more recently when keeping-on fourth in Class 2 C&D race four weeks ago; holds no secrets from the handicapper, though, and would appeal more over a stiffer 1m.

6/1

4th

8

(6)

1st Mar 2024

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1m 0f 1y

Class 2

16:57 Lingfield (AW)

Dingle

8st 3lb

J: Adam Farragher

T: Julie Camacho

Course winner; right back near his best this winter, following his Newcastle win in January with a good second behind a heavily backed and unexposed winner back at Newcastle 13 days ago; edging back up the weights but likely to make another bold bid.

7/1

2nd

5

(1)

17th Feb 2024

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1m 0f 5y

Class 4

18:00 Newcastle (AW)

Dingle

9st 7lb

J: Ryan Sexton

T: Julie Camacho

Got first run on Oliver Show over C&D last month, gaining his second C&D win in the process; meets that rival on 1lb better terms today but far from certain to confirm the placings.

3/1

7/1

  • Place: £2.10

Form: 122-41 D

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 4lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 85

Form & Verdict

Irish raider who travelled strongly and needed only to be shaken up inside the final furlong to win very stylishly under Shane Gray at Southwell (1m) last month; hiked up 7lb for that but will be fine back on Polytrack and features prominently in calculations.

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2nd

8

(2)

13th Apr 2024

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0m 7f 0y

Class 3

11:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Benavente

9st 4lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

Irish raider who travelled powerfully and needed only to be shaken up inside the final furlong to win very stylishly under Shane Gray at Southwell (1m) in February; shaped well when third of 12 to Cephalus over 1m at Lingfield since, finishing strongly having been dropped in at the rear from an outside stall; has fared a lot better with the draw this time; fine at 7f; big player.

3/1

3rd

4

(12)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 3

14:40 Lingfield (AW)

Benavente

9st 4lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

Irish raider who travelled strongly and needed only to be shaken up inside the final furlong to win very stylishly under Shane Gray at Southwell (1m) last month; hiked up 7lb for that but will be fine back on Polytrack and features prominently in calculations.

7/1

1st

1

(12)

24th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 4

18:35 Southwell (AW)

Benavente

9st 7lb

J: Shane Gray

T: Kevin Thomas Coleman

Two wins at Dundalk, the latest over this trip in November; creditable fourth at Newcastle three weeks ago (7f) and returning to this trip should suit; should give his running again.

7/1

Form: 6421-5 CD

Last run: 83 days

W: 9st 9lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Probably posted career-best performance when leading close home at Chelmsford (1m) in December but wasn't quite in same form at Kempton the following month (raced too freely) and others look better handicapped here.

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4th

1

(6)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 3

14:40 Lingfield (AW)

Court Of Session

9st 9lb

J: Harry Davies

T: Simon & Ed Crisford

Probably posted career-best performance when leading close home at Chelmsford (1m) in December but wasn't quite in same form at Kempton the following month (raced too freely) and others look better handicapped here.

8/1

5th

3

(2)

6th Jan 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

18:45 Kempton (AW)

Court Of Session

9st 6lb

J: Harry Davies

T: Simon & Ed Crisford

prominent early, dropped to midfield after 1f

7/2

1st

1

(4)

11th Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

19:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Court Of Session

10st 0lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Simon & Ed Crisford

in touch with leaders, ridden and challenging inside final furlong, ran on and led towards finish

7/2

12/1

Form: 21-367 BF

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 81

Form & Verdict

Low-mileage 4yo who signed off for Ed Dunlop with 1m Kempton novice win last spring and outran 33-1 odds when keeping-on third on last month's stable/handicap debut at Wolverhampton (7f); denied clear shot at the leaders when unplaced on both outings this month and remains of interest.

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5th

8

(11)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 3

14:40 Lingfield (AW)

Trip To Rome

9st 0lb

J: Cieren Fallon

T: Ian Williams

Low-mileage 4yo who signed off for Ed Dunlop with 1m Kempton novice win last spring and outran 33-1 odds when keeping-on third on last month's stable/handicap debut at Wolverhampton (7f); denied clear shot at the leaders when unplaced on both outings this month and remains of interest.

12/1

7th

9

(6)

16th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 36y

Class 3

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Trip To Rome

9st 3lb

J: Richard Kingscote

T: Ian Williams

in touch with leaders

8/1

Form: 707248 D

Last run: 3 days

W: 8st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

In career-best form during the AW season (two Tapeta wins) but on a tough mark now and needs to bounce back quickly from a substandard run at Southwell on Tuesday; younger rivals preferred.

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8th

6

(9)

8th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 4

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Visibility

9st 0lb

J: Dale Swift

T: Scott Dixon

Recorded his eighth Tapeta win when scoring at Southwell (1m) in December but he hasn't been at the top of his game in last three runs and is 0-9 since that last success; one of three runners for the yard and others are more persuasive.

14/1

6th

11

(9)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 3

14:40 Lingfield (AW)

Visibility

8st 11lb

J: Elisha Whittington

T: Scott Dixon

In career-best form during the AW season (two Tapeta wins) but on a tough mark now and needs to bounce back quickly from a substandard run at Southwell on Tuesday; younger rivals preferred.

33/1

8th

5

(1)

26th Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 4

18:45 Southwell (AW)

Visibility

9st 2lb

J: Kieran O’Neill

T: Scott Dixon

Won twice in late 2023 and he has run well in defeat here the last twice (7f/1m); creeping up the weights as a consequence and could prove vulnerable.

7/1

7th
3 (3)
Borgi

9/1

Form: 9-1521 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 6lb

5 yo Colt

OR: 87

Form & Verdict

Two wins this year, latterly when just doing enough to collar Gincident at Southwell (1m) 24 days ago; also suited by this C&D and may yet have a bigger performance in him.

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5th

1

(7)

8th Apr 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 4

20:00 Wolverhampton (AW)

Borgi

9st 11lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: S Woods

Never dangerous at Lingfield (Polytrack) ten days ago but he has a record of 121211 on Tapeta and his last success was at Southwell (1m) on his penultimate run; only 2lb higher for that win and he looks interesting back on this surface.

5/1

7th

3

(3)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 3

14:40 Lingfield (AW)

Borgi

9st 6lb

J: James Doyle

T: S Woods

Two wins this year, latterly when just doing enough to collar Gincident at Southwell (1m) 24 days ago; also suited by this C&D and may yet have a bigger performance in him.

9/1

1st

3

(3)

5th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 3

18:00 Southwell (AW)

Borgi

9st 6lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: S Woods

Handy sort who has won here (7f) while his other two successes have come over 8.6f at Wolverhampton; narrowly beaten by a progressive rival at Lingfield (1m, Polytrack) last time and shortlisted despite a 2lb rise.

7/2

33/1

Form: 9932-0

Last run: 82 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict

Very well handicapped on some of his old turf form and started off for Kevin Frost with two good efforts at Wolverhampton in December (7f/8.6f); had excuse when well beaten in January (irregular heartbeat) and, with Ben Sanderson claiming a useful 3lb, he's not ruled out.

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8th

5

(8)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 3

14:40 Lingfield (AW)

Bass Player

9st 3lb

J: Ben Sanderson

T: Kevin Frost

Very well handicapped on some of his old turf form and started off for Kevin Frost with two good efforts at Wolverhampton in December (7f/8.6f); had excuse when well beaten in January (irregular heartbeat) and, with Ben Sanderson claiming a useful 3lb, he's not ruled out.

33/1

11th

2

(2)

7th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 4

18:30 Wolverhampton (AW)

Bass Player

9st 11lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Kevin Frost

in touch with leaders

6/1

Form: 38-255 CD

Last run: 7 days

W: 8st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 78

Form & Verdict

Eight wins (two over C&D) when trained in Britain; started off for Adrian McGuinness with two very respectable fifths at Dundalk (1m) this month but will need to find something extra to land this prize.

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9th

12

(7)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 3

14:40 Lingfield (AW)

Shoot To Kill

8st 11lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

Eight wins (two over C&D) when trained in Britain; started off for Adrian McGuinness with two very respectable fifths at Dundalk (1m) this month but will need to find something extra to land this prize.

16/1

5th

4

(2)

22nd Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:30 Dundalk (AW)

Shoot To Kill

9st 8lb

J: Scott McCullagh

T: Adrian McGuinness

Four-time polytrack winner in Britain; well-backed on yard debut over C&D a fortnight ago, tiring late on when reportedly lugging left; should come on for that so can't rule out.

7/1

5th

5

(9)

8th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 0y

19:15 Dundalk (AW)

Shoot To Kill

9st 8lb

J: Adam Caffrey

T: Adrian McGuinness

Four-time Polytrack winner who was only beaten 1l on his final start in Britain when last seen; form of that race worked out okay and he stays this trip; not ruled out on yard debut.

5/1

14/1

Form: 8-4985 CD

Last run: 26 days

W: 8st 13lb

6 yo Colt

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Four-time AW winner; unplaced all six starts for Ruth Carr but did not really have the race run to suit when fourth over C&D in January, and his keeping-on fifth at Newcastle (7f) this month was a pretty good effort too; on a good mark now and has the inside draw today; might be the answer.

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6th

3

(6)

10th Apr 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

18:30 Kempton (AW)

Darwell Lion

9st 10lb

J: William Carson

T: Ruth Carr

C&D winner off 6lb higher last year on final start for John Butler and has more than hinted at a revival for his in-form yard of late; Lingfield contest 12 days ago didn't pan out for him.

12/1

10th

10

(1)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 3

14:40 Lingfield (AW)

Darwell Lion

8st 13lb

J: William Carson

T: Ruth Carr

Four-time AW winner; unplaced all six starts for Ruth Carr but did not really have the race run to suit when fourth over C&D in January, and his keeping-on fifth at Newcastle (7f) this month was a pretty good effort too; on a good mark now and has the inside draw today; might be the answer.

14/1

5th

12

(5)

3rd Mar 2024

Standard

0m 7f 14y

Class 3

19:00 Newcastle (AW)

Darwell Lion

8st 9lb

J: Joanna Mason

T: Ruth Carr

Edging down the weights but he's been in and out for his new yard this winter; others look stronger.

25/1

OUR TIP

9/1

Form: 2-4264 BF

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 7lb

6 yo Colt

OR: 88

Form & Verdict

Without a win for over two years but admirably consistent in defeat over 6f/7f since the autumn and remains on a workable mark; this return to 1m won't be a problem and he probably won't be far away.

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3rd

9

(3)

7th Apr 2024

Heavy

0m 5f 10y

Class 2

15:43 Bath

Baldomero

8st 8lb

J: Frederick Larson

T: Michael Appleby

Hard to win with but he's run a series of good races on AW since November; return to 1m backfired on Good Friday but headgear returns now back down in trip; 0-10 on turf and something to prove on heavy.

16/1

11th

2

(2)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 3

14:40 Lingfield (AW)

Baldomero

9st 7lb

J: Jason Watson

T: Michael Appleby

Without a win for over two years but admirably consistent in defeat over 6f/7f since the autumn and remains on a workable mark; this return to 1m won't be a problem and he probably won't be far away.

9/1

7/1

Form: 584-52 D

Last run: 24 days

W: 9st 2lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

Not quite in peak form this AW season and has never raced on Polytrack but lost out only narrowly to Borgi at Southwell (1m) this month and has a fighting chance off only 1lb higher if this C&D suits.

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12th

7

(5)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 3

14:40 Lingfield (AW)

Gincident

9st 2lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Richard Fahey

Not quite in peak form this AW season and has never raced on Polytrack but lost out only narrowly to Borgi at Southwell (1m) this month and has a fighting chance off only 1lb higher if this C&D suits.

7/1

2nd

4

(1)

5th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 13y

Class 3

18:00 Southwell (AW)

Gincident

9st 3lb

J: Oisin Orr

T: Richard Fahey

Three-time winner at around 1m on Tapeta elsewhere last winter and added another success at Musselburgh (1m, good to soft) in April; just over a length behind Master Of Combat when fifth of 13 over C&D five weeks ago and worth a second look now back off his last winning mark; stable also runs Life On The Rocks.

7/1

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Exacta £216.00
Straight Forecast £157.60
Tricast £661.60
Trifecta £841.00

Selections

TOPSPEED:

Benavente

NEWMARKET:

Borgi

SPOTLIGHT:

Darwell Lion

Telegraph:

Cephalus

D Express:

Baldomero

Daily Mail:

Shoot To Kill

The Times:

Borgi

Daily Record:

Borgi

The Star:

Cephalus

RP RATINGS:

Darwell Lion

POSTDATA:

Darwell Lion

The Guardian:

Benavente

Daily Mirror:

Benavente

The Sun:

Benavente