November 24 / 14.05 Lingfield

14.05 Lingfield

Soft

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  • Prize money: £4901.4
  • 2m 0f 0y
  • Class 4
  • 12 runners
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Follow @attheraces On Twitter Novices’ Hurdle (GBB Race)

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Hurdle Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

100/30 (Won)

  • Win: £2.20
  • Place: £1.30

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Bred to be useful and he won an Irish maiden point (3m, soft to heavy) on debut in May 2021; absent since but makes rules debut for in-form yard and he's one to be interested in; one of two for stable; the betting may guide.
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5

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 0f 69y

Class 3

12:10 Newbury

Givega

11st 4lb

J: Jamie Moore

T: Gary Moore

1st

6

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:05 Lingfield

Givega

11st 0lb

J: Jamie Moore

T: Gary Moore

Bred to be useful and he won an Irish maiden point (3m, soft to heavy) on debut in May 2021; absent since but makes rules debut for in-form yard and he's one to be interested in; one of two for stable; the betting may guide.

100/30

2

19th Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 49y

Class 4

13:12 Fontwell

Givega

11st 4lb

J: Jamie Moore

T: Gary Moore

Bred to be useful; 1-1 in Irish points (soft/heavy ground) in May 2021 and that form has been franked; returns from over 500 days off but has to be respected on his rules debut.

5/2

4/1

  • Place: £1.50

Form: 2-5

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

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Form & Verdict
Runner-up on debut in French bumper (1m7f, soft) last October and he also showed promise when fifth of 15 behind subsequent Listed winner Tahmuras on recent hurdle/stable debut at Chepstow (2m, good to soft); open to improvement and he's one to consider.
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2nd

8

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:05 Lingfield

High Game Royal

11st 0lb

J: Tom O’Brien

T: Philip Hobbs

Runner-up on debut in French bumper (1m7f, soft) last October and he also showed promise when fifth of 15 behind subsequent Listed winner Tahmuras on recent hurdle/stable debut at Chepstow (2m, good to soft); open to improvement and he's one to consider.

4/1

5th

9

2nd Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 11y

Class 4

14:52 Chepstow

High Game Royal

11st 4lb

J: Tom O’Brien

T: Philip Hobbs

No match for the winner on debut in French bumper last October (1m7f, soft) but it was still a promising start to his career and he has a useful French pedigree; bought for 62,000euros last November and not ruled out on this hurdle and stable debut.

10/1

3

27th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 70y

Class 3

15:50 Stratford

High Game Royal

11st 0lb

J: Tom O’Brien

T: Philip Hobbs

Martaline gelding; brother to French 1m7f-2m2f hurdle/chase (including Grade 2) winner Echiquier Royal; bought for 62,000euros after finishing second of eight in a 1m7f French bumper a year ago; worth a market check on his stable/hurdling debut.

12/1

7/1

  • Place: £2.30

Form: 45-5

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Displayed some promise in both bumpers (including on heavy) and made late headway for a fair fifth of 15 on hurdle debut at Chepstow (2m, good to soft) three weeks ago; improvement needed and he may be better when upped in trip, but he could be sharper for that recent run and is not ruled out.
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3rd

7

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:05 Lingfield

Halondo

11st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

Displayed some promise in both bumpers (including on heavy) and made late headway for a fair fifth of 15 on hurdle debut at Chepstow (2m, good to soft) three weeks ago; improvement needed and he may be better when upped in trip, but he could be sharper for that recent run and is not ruled out.

7/1

5th

8

2nd Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 11y

Class 4

14:22 Chepstow

Halondo

11st 4lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

Similar form in NH Flat races at Huntingdon and Fontwell (5-2) last winter; others in this field have better bumper form but he's bred for jumping and can't be ruled out.

10/1

Form:

Last run:

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
55,000euros 3yo; unraced for the Tizzards; third foal; dam bumper/2m hurdle winner (RPR 113), closely related to high-class chaser Monalee; might be best watched on debut.
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4th

1

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:05 Lingfield

Birdman Bob

11st 0lb

J: Niall Houlihan

T: Andy Irvine

55,000euros 3yo; unraced for the Tizzards; third foal; dam bumper/2m hurdle winner (RPR 113), closely related to high-class chaser Monalee; might be best watched on debut.

66/1

Form: 4

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Won Irish maiden point (3m, yielding to soft) on debut last December and he was fourth of 14 on rules debut at Chepstow (2m3f, good to soft) three weeks ago, having failed to settle; has the best hurdle form in the field and this drop in trip could be the right move for the time being.
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5th

10

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:05 Lingfield

Hot Rod Lincoln

11st 0lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Harry Fry

Won Irish maiden point (3m, yielding to soft) on debut last December and he was fourth of 14 on rules debut at Chepstow (2m3f, good to soft) three weeks ago, having failed to settle; has the best hurdle form in the field and this drop in trip could be the right move for the time being.

7/4

4th

6

2nd Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 4

15:22 Chepstow

Hot Rod Lincoln

11st 4lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Harry Fry

Fetched £78,000 soon after winning an Irish point (yielding to soft; made all) by 8l and back in second was Ballykeel, a subsequent winning hurdler for Gordon Elliott; could be useful.

7/1

4th

6

2nd Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 100y

Class 4

15:22 Chepstow

Hot Rod Lincoln

11st 4lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Harry Fry

Fetched £78,000 soon after winning an Irish point (yielding to soft; made all) by 8l and back in second was Ballykeel, a subsequent winning hurdler for Gordon Elliott; could be useful.

7/1

16/1

Form: 2

Last run: 14 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Outran his 125-1 odds when 16l second to odds-on winner on hurdle debut at Market Rasen (2m, good to soft) a fortnight ago; however, improvement is needed from this moderate Flat performer if he's to win this.
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6th

4

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:05 Lingfield

Embolden

11st 0lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Clare Hobson

Outran his 125-1 odds when 16l second to odds-on winner on hurdle debut at Market Rasen (2m, good to soft) a fortnight ago; however, improvement is needed from this moderate Flat performer if he's to win this.

16/1

2nd

4

10th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 125y

Class 4

12:55 Market Rasen

Embolden

11st 4lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Clare Hobson

prominent, close up 3 out, pushed along before 2 out, kept on but no impression approaching last, weakened run-in, no match for winner

20/1

Form: 00-88

Last run: 11 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
125-1, tailed off in a novice hurdle at Fontwell on recent stable debut, taking record to 0-10 (points/rules).
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7th

9

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:05 Lingfield

Holkham Hall

11st 0lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Paul Henderson

125-1, tailed off in a novice hurdle at Fontwell on recent stable debut, taking record to 0-10 (points/rules).

100/1

8th

3

13th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 1f 162y

Class 4

12:30 Fontwell

Holkham Hall

11st 0lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Paul Henderson

raced in last, shaken up after 3 out, pushed along and minor headway before 2 out, behind and no chance approaching last

66/1

OUR TIP

Form: 5-

Last run: 247 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Won a point-to-point bumper (2m, heavy) in March on second start; tailed off in a rules bumper at Exeter (2m, good to soft) nine days later but that run may have come too soon and he's not ruled out now over hurdles.
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8th

2

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:05 Lingfield

Black Of The Glade

11st 0lb

J: Mr Tommie M O’Brien

T: Clive Boultbee-Brooks

Won a point-to-point bumper (2m, heavy) in March on second start; tailed off in a rules bumper at Exeter (2m, good to soft) nine days later but that run may have come too soon and he's not ruled out now over hurdles.

20/1

Form:

Last run: 22 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
28-1 and well beaten on rules debut at Chepstow (2m, good to soft) three weeks ago, but he ran well for a long way and may have needed the run; went close in an Irish maiden point in March and no surprise if he takes a sizeable step forward here.
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9th

12

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:05 Lingfield

Rolling Clouds

11st 0lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Martin Keighley

28-1 and well beaten on rules debut at Chepstow (2m, good to soft) three weeks ago, but he ran well for a long way and may have needed the run; went close in an Irish maiden point in March and no surprise if he takes a sizeable step forward here.

25/1

4

19th Nov 2022

Good

3m 1f 10y

Class 4

13:23 Huntingdon

Rolling Clouds

11st 4lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Martin Keighley

10th

11

2nd Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 11y

Class 4

14:22 Chepstow

Rolling Clouds

11st 4lb

J: James Best

T: Martin Keighley

Made the frame in five Irish points and has plenty of experience under his belt, but this looks a tough assignment for his hurdling debut.

33/1

Form: 57-07

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Displayed some ability in Irish bumpers but he's been tailed off at big odds in a bumper and a novice hurdle for this yard.
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10th

5

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:05 Lingfield

Flemen’s Tipple

11st 0lb

J: James Best

T: Andy Irvine

Displayed some ability in Irish bumpers but he's been tailed off at big odds in a bumper and a novice hurdle for this yard.

100/1

7th

3

8th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 110y

Class 3

15:30 Lingfield

Flemen’s Tipple

11st 0lb

J: James Best

T: Andy Irvine

Has hinted at promise on all his three starts in bumpers, shaping as if the run was needed on yard debut after ten months off when beating only one at Chepstow last month; he's no forlorn hope now going hurdling.

66/1

11th

1

25th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 11y

Class 5

16:50 Chepstow

Flemen’s Tipple

11st 0lb

J: Niall Houlihan

T: Andy Irvine

led, headed over 4f out, soon pushed along and weakened

25/1

Form: P

Last run: 41 days

W: 11st 0lb

5 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Some good form on the Flat this year (peak RPR of 81 in 2022) but he was pulled up mid-race on last month's hurdle debut at Fakenham; a watching brief is advised.
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11th

11

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:05 Lingfield

Rhubarb Bikini

11st 0lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Michael Attwater

Some good form on the Flat this year (peak RPR of 81 in 2022) but he was pulled up mid-race on last month's hurdle debut at Fakenham; a watching brief is advised.

66/1

12

15th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

13:30 Lingfield

Rhubarb Bikini

11st 0lb

J: James Davies

T: Michael Attwater

Three 1m AW wins (RPRs in the 80s); made a respiratory noise when struggling (pulled up) on last month's hurdles debut at Fakenham (2m); returns for another attempt over timber after competing on AW since.

50/1

6th

2

(3)

3rd Nov 2022

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

19:30 Chelmsford (AW)

Rhubarb Bikini

9st 12lb

J: Robert Havlin

T: Michael Attwater

led, pushed along over 2f out, ridden and headed over 1f out, soon weakened

9/1

Form: 3F- BF

Last run: 297 days

W: 11st 0lb

4 yo Gelding

OR:

Form & Verdict
Useful on the Flat and he was a fair third of five on hurdle debut at Kempton (2m, soft) in January; fell at Plumpton 16 days later; returns from a break and could be involved; in-form trainer also saddles Givega.
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12

25th Nov 2022

Good

2m 4f 118y

Class 3

13:20 Newbury

Dirham Emirati

10st 13lb

J: Jamie Moore

T: Gary Moore

Useful on the Flat and he was a fair third of five on hurdle debut at Kempton (2m, soft) in January; fell at Plumpton 16 days later and then absent until Lingfield yesterday, where he was tailed off.

50/1

12th

3

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

14:05 Lingfield

Dirham Emirati

11st 0lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Gary Moore

Useful on the Flat and he was a fair third of five on hurdle debut at Kempton (2m, soft) in January; fell at Plumpton 16 days later; returns from a break and could be involved; in-form trainer also saddles Givega.

6/1

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Payout
Exacta £7.70
Straight Forecast £7.06
Trifecta £31.30

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Hot Rod Lincoln

Telegraph:

Givega

RP Ratings:

Hot Rod Lincoln

TOPSPEED:

Hot Rod Lincoln

POSTDATA:

Hot Rod Lincoln

The Times:

Hot Rod Lincoln

The Guardian:

Hot Rod Lincoln

Daily Mail:

Hot Rod Lincoln

D Express:

Hot Rod Lincoln

Daily Mirror:

Hot Rod Lincoln

The Sun:

Hot Rod Lincoln

Daily Record:

Hot Rod Lincoln

The Star:

Givega