Bet At bluesq.com Handicap 7f

  • (4yo+, 7f, Class 5, 5 runners)
  • Winner £2,727 2nd £805 3rd £403
  • Going: Standard
  • Surface: Polytrack
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 1m 23.55s
  • Off time: 12:55:16
Full result
Result 12:55 Lingfield Park
Pos Horse Distance/th> Odds
1st 5 Paphos 4/1
2nd 1 Muhandis 3/1

Racecard

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps SP
1 (2) 63721-2
Red, Black seams, hooped sleeves, quartered cap Muhandis (IRE) 11
  • T:N P Littmoden
  • J:S Sanders
  • Form: 63721-2
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 9-7b
  • OR: 70
  • Naps:
5 133 9-7 b N P Littmoden S Sanders 70 3/1
2 (3) 243944-
Yellow, Dark Blue Cross of Lorraine and armlets, Dark Blue and Yellow check cap Yankee Storm 14
  • T:M Wigham
  • J:Jim Crowley
  • Form: 243944-
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 9-5b
  • OR: 68
  • Naps:
8 131 9-5 b M Wigham Jim Crowley 68 7/1
3 (4) 44/9541-
Pink, White epaulets Spitfire 55
  • T:J R Jenkins
  • J:I Mongan
  • Form: 44/9541-
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 9-4t
  • OR: 67
  • Naps:
8 130 9-4 t J R Jenkins I Mongan 67 12/1
4 (1) 479011-
Purple, emerald green inverted triangle, diamonds on sleeves, purple cap, emerald green diamond Commanche 14
  • T:P R Chamings
  • J:A Kirby
  • Form: 479011-
  • Age: 4
  • Weight: 9-3
  • OR: 66
  • Naps:
4 129 9-3 P R Chamings A Kirby 66 5/4f
5 (5) 18967-2
White, Dark Blue stripe, Light Blue sleeves, Dark Blue stars, Light Blue cap, Dark Blue star Paphos 12
  • T:S C Williams
  • J:David Probert
  • Form: 18967-2
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 9-1v
  • OR: 64
  • Naps:
6 127 9-1 v S C Williams David Probert 64 4/1

In depth

Verdict

Commanche steps up in trip after landing a recent double over 6f but won his maiden over today's distance and should be thereabouts. Paphos went close over 1m2f here recently but looks high enough in the weights now and Spitfire's latest win on the Fibresand at Southwell was his first on the all-weather in 13 attempts. Yankee Storm will have come on for last month's outing here but the vote goes to MUHANDIS, who went close again last time having won over C&D on his penultimate start.

Formwatch

Paphos 6-4 (9-0) Chased leading trio, ridden 4f out, soon went 3rd, went 2nd over 2f out, strong challenge inside final furlong, every chance when carried right well inside final furlong, just failed, 2nd of 6, shd behind Electrician (8-12) at Lingfield 1m 2f sell stks (6) pol.

Muhandis (IRE) 4-1 (9-1) Slowly into stride, held up in rear, headway over 1f out, ran on inside final furlong, never reached winner, 2nd of 7, 1/2l behind Al's Memory (9-0) at Lingfield 7f hcp 0-75 (5) pol.

Commanche 4-5fav (9-6) Mid-division, ridden and headway over 1f out, ran on inside final furlong, led post, won at Lingfield 6f hcp (0-65) (6) pol in Dec beating Catalinas Diamond (9-7) by shd, 10 ran.

Spitfire 5-1 (9-4) Held up in rear, driven and headway over 2f out, soon chasing leaders, ridden to lead inside final furlong, stayed on well, won at Southwell 6f hcp (0-65) (6) fbs in Nov beating Holy Angel (8-11) by 1/2l, 14 ran.

Yankee Storm 8-1 (9-1) Held up in rear, headway over 1f out, stayed on well, never nearer, 4th of 7, 3 1/2l behind Storm Runner (8-5) at Lingfield 1m hcp 0-75 (5) pol in Dec.