Blue Square Bet Handicap 5f

  • (3yo, 5f, Class 4, 4 runners)
  • Winner £4,690 2nd £1,396 3rd £697 4th £349
  • Going: Standard
  • Surface: Polytrack
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 0m 58.44s
  • Off time: 15:03:42
Full result
Result 15:00 Lingfield Park
Pos Horse Distance/th> Odds
1st 1 Equitania 9/4

Racecard

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps SP
1 (2) 25131-4
Royal Blue, Yellow cross belts, Royal Blue sleeves, Yellow stars Equitania 8
  • T:A Bailey
  • J:Philip Prince
  • Form: 25131-4
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 9-10
  • OR: 88
  • Naps:
3 136 9-10 A Bailey Philip Prince (7) 88 9/4
2 (1) 6221-21
LIGHT BLUE, ORANGE epaulets Golden Flower 9
  • T:D O'Meara
  • J:D H Bergin
  • Form: 6221-21
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 8-13
  • OR: 77
  • Naps:
3 125 8-13 D O'Meara D H Bergin (7) 77 4/5f
3 (4) 4162-
Orange, Royal Blue stripe, striped sleeves Multitask 26
  • T:M Madgwick
  • J:L P Keniry
  • Form: 4162-
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 8-9
  • OR: 73
  • Naps:
3 121 8-9 M Madgwick L P Keniry 73 7/1
4 (5) 2321-6
Grey Boxing Shadows 8
  • T:B Smart
  • J:T Eaves
  • Form: 2321-6
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 8-8
  • OR: 72
  • Naps:
3 120 8-8 B Smart T Eaves 72 5/1

Non Runners

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps Odds
5 (3) 22323-3
Modern Lady 9
  • Nag Me
  • Distance Winner
  • T:R C Guest
  • J:F Norton
  • Form: 22323-3
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 8-2
  • OR: 63
  • Naps:
3 82 R C Guest F Norton 63 NR

In depth

Verdict

Golden Flower scored under today's apprentice over C&D last week with Modern Lady well beaten. She's not easily overlooked despite a 5lb rise but neither Multitask nor Boxing Shadows have showed any progress in handicaps since landing their respective maidens. EQUITANIA has scored three times over 6f and made all for a couple of those wins. Alan Bailey's filly is fancied to go in again despite the drop back in trip with Philip Prince taking 7lb off her back.

Formwatch

Modern Lady 8-1 (8-10) Led until over 2f out, weakened final furlong, 3rd of 4, 6l behind Golden Flower (8-11) at Lingfield 5f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) pol.

Equitania 8-1 (9-11) Led, ridden over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, kept on same pace, held when lost 2 places near finish, 4th of 6, 1 1/4l behind Rene Mathis (9-1) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp 0-85 (4) pol.

Boxing Shadows 12-1 (8-8) Chased leaders, outpaced 3f out, ridden 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, last of 6, 7l behind Rene Mathis (9-1) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp 0-85 (4) pol.

Golden Flower 4-5fav (8-11) Tracked leader, took keen hold, led over 2f out, ran on strongly, won at Lingfield 5f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) pol beating Layla's Oasis (9-5) by 1 1/4l, 4 ran.

Multitask 14-1 (9-6) Chased winner, ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace final furlong, no impression, 2nd of 5, 3 1/2l behind Ovett (9-7) at Kempton 5f 2yo hco 0-75 (5) pol in Dec.