November 24 / 14.35 Lingfield

14.35 Lingfield

Soft

Nicholls&Clarke Partnering With Mira Showers Novices’ Handicap Chase (GBB Race)

  • Prize money: £12357.54
  • 2m 4f 0y
  • Class 4
  • 12 runners
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Nicholls&Clarke Partnering With Mira Showers Novices’ Handicap Chase (GBB Race)

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Showers

12/1 (Won)

  • Win: £10.10
  • Place: £3.00

Form: 1524-8 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict
1-5 over hurdles, the win gained in Ayr maiden (2m4f, good to soft) last November; tended to jump right and finished about 36l behind Mucho Mas on last month's seasonal/chase debut at Bangor (2m4f, good to soft; had wind op soon after) but he ran well to a point and might come on for the run.
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1st

8

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

14:35 Lingfield

Bill Baxter

11st 11lb

J: James Bowen

T: Warren Greatrex

prominent

12/1

8th

7

25th Oct 2022

Good

2m 4f 72y

Class 4

13:10 Bangor-on-Dee

Bill Baxter

11st 11lb

J: Tom Scudamore

T: Warren Greatrex

jumped right on occasions, led narrowly, jumped right and mistake when headed and prominent 1st, carried left 2nd, went second again 10th, not fluent and lost two places 3 out, weakening when mistake 2 out

10/1

7/2

  • Place: £1.40

Form: 7302-2 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 12st 0lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 118

Form & Verdict
Won over hurdles last season and made very solid start to chasing career when close second at Bangor (2m4f, good to soft) last month; should be fine on today's slower ground and he features prominently in calculations.
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8

25th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 3f 83y

Class 3

14:05 Ffos Las

Mucho Mas

11st 7lb

J: Luca Morgan

T: Ben Pauling

Hurdle winner who has a made a good start to his chase career with two runner-up efforts over 2m4f this autumn but his last run was on testing ground at Lingfield yesterday and this is a quick turnaround.

4/1

2nd

1

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

14:35 Lingfield

Mucho Mas

12st 0lb

J: Kielan Woods

T: Ben Pauling

Won over hurdles last season and made very solid start to chasing career when close second at Bangor (2m4f, good to soft) last month; should be fine on today's slower ground and he features prominently in calculations.

7/2

2nd

9

25th Oct 2022

Good

2m 4f 72y

Class 4

13:10 Bangor-on-Dee

Mucho Mas

11st 10lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Ben Pauling

in touch with leaders, mistake 7th, reminder and headway 12th, challenging and ridden 3 out, 2 lengths down last, rallied and made strong challenge inside final 110yds, kept on but held final strides

14/1

20/1

  • Place: £6.60

Form: 5F860-

Last run: 224 days

W: 11st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict
All five runs since summer 2021 have been in France (for this stable), and he's been absent since finishing down the field at Auteuil in April; well handicapped on his older British hurdling form but has a bit to prove on today's chasing debut.
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3rd

4

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

14:35 Lingfield

Thor De Cerisy

11st 12lb

J: Luca Morgan

T: Michael Scudamore

All five runs since summer 2021 have been in France (for this stable), and he's been absent since finishing down the field at Auteuil in April; well handicapped on his older British hurdling form but has a bit to prove on today's chasing debut.

20/1

Form: 255-34

Last run: 17 days

W: 10st 11lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 110

Form & Verdict
Failed to build upon encouraging British debut when well-held fourth in handicap hurdle 17 days ago but was placed over fences in France last winter and benefits from 9lb weight-for-age allowance on today's British chase debut; interesting.
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4th

12

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

14:35 Lingfield

Seigneur Des As

10st 11lb

J: Tom O’Brien

T: Milton Harris

took keen hold

8/1

4th

4

7th Nov 2022

Good

2m 0f 0y

Class 4

17:05 Kempton

Seigneur Des As

11st 12lb

J: Tristan Durrell

T: Milton Harris

Twice placed on very soft ground over fences in France (2m2f/2m3f); third in a Uttoxeter maiden (2m4f, good to soft) that is working out well with the winner going in again at Cheltenham and the runner-up also impressive in winning at Sandown on Sunday; could be on a good mark and the recent rain must have been welcomed.

6/1

3rd

6

2nd Oct 2022

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 4

13:43 Uttoxeter

Seigneur Des As

11st 2lb

J: Kevin Jones

T: Milton Harris

led early, headed but prominent 2nd, pushed along 3 out, outpaced when jumped right 2 out, no impression when mistake last

9/4

Form: 1210-2

Last run: 20 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 115

Form & Verdict
2-4 over hurdles last season; comfortably held by useful rival when second of three in Fontwell novice chase (2m3f, soft) three weeks ago but she wasn't favoured by the weights there and that still goes down as a promising effort; one to consider.
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5th

9

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

14:35 Lingfield

Good Look Charm

11st 11lb

J: Aidan Coleman

T: Anthony Honeyball

2-4 over hurdles last season; comfortably held by useful rival when second of three in Fontwell novice chase (2m3f, soft) three weeks ago but she wasn't favoured by the weights there and that still goes down as a promising effort; one to consider.

6/1

5

12th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 6f 108y

Class 3

14:47 Uttoxeter

Good Look Charm

10st 11lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Anthony Honeyball

2nd

1

4th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 104y

Class 3

13:30 Fontwell

Good Look Charm

11st 2lb

J: Aidan Coleman

T: Anthony Honeyball

Prominent-racer; bumper and maiden hurdle winner prior to making a successful handicap debut at Exeter (2m, soft; 14-1) in February; struggled in a Grade 2 at Newbury subsequently and now makes the switch to chasing with much work to do on the strength of previous form and ratings.

7/1

Form: 2234-

Last run: 257 days

W: 11st 10lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 114

Form & Verdict
Placed in two Irish points in 2020 and again showed promise in novice company over hurdles last season; signed off with a disappointing effort in March but switches to fences for today's handicap debut and has potential; cheekpieces refitted today; had wind op in September.
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6th

10

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

14:35 Lingfield

Best Trition

11st 10lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Olly Murphy

Placed in two Irish points in 2020 and again showed promise in novice company over hurdles last season; signed off with a disappointing effort in March but switches to fences for today's handicap debut and has potential; cheekpieces refitted today; had wind op in September.

10/1

1

12th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

3m 0f 45y

Class 4

15:38 Wetherby

Best Trition

12st 0lb

J: Lewis Stones

T: Olly Murphy

Runner-up in two maiden hurdles (2m3f/3m1f; soft); goes chasing/handicapping on the back of wind surgery and he has a background in points; possibilities.

13/2

Form: P/641- D

Last run: 216 days

W: 11st 11lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 115

Form & Verdict
Contested two chases in late 2020 and another two in February this year, and was safely held in all of them; rewarded determined ride when coming from what looked a hopeless position to win over hurdles at Chepstow (2m7f, good) in April but comes with risk attached now back over fences.
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7th

7

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

14:35 Lingfield

Burrows Park

11st 11lb

J: Miss Lucy Turner

T: Venetia Williams

Contested two chases in late 2020 and another two in February this year, and was safely held in all of them; rewarded determined ride when coming from what looked a hopeless position to win over hurdles at Chepstow (2m7f, good) in April but comes with risk attached now back over fences.

10/1

Form: 1/4FP- BF

Last run: 308 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict
In process of running big race before penultimate-fence fall on chasing debut at Ffos Las (2m5f, heavy) last December; not seen since pulled up at Wincanton the following month, where he jumped poorly and was struggling from a fairly early stage, but remains a good chasing prospect; formerly trained by Jack Barber, now with Anthony Honeyball.
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8th

6

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

14:35 Lingfield

Oneupmanship

11st 12lb

J: Rex Dingle

T: Anthony Honeyball

In process of running big race before penultimate-fence fall on chasing debut at Ffos Las (2m5f, heavy) last December; not seen since pulled up at Wincanton the following month, where he jumped poorly and was struggling from a fairly early stage, but remains a good chasing prospect; formerly trained by Jack Barber, now with Anthony Honeyball.

8/1

OUR TIP

Form: 6/196-

Last run: 306 days

W: 11st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 117

Form & Verdict
Unexposed 6yo who won by 6l on hurdling debut at Warwick (2m3f, good to soft) in May 2021; safely held on both starts last winter but has plenty of scope for improvement in handicap chases this season.
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9th

3

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

14:35 Lingfield

Goudhurst Star

11st 13lb

J: Jonathan Burke

T: Harry Fry

Unexposed 6yo who won by 6l on hurdling debut at Warwick (2m3f, good to soft) in May 2021; safely held on both starts last winter but has plenty of scope for improvement in handicap chases this season.

8/1

Form: 73-31F D

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 117

Form & Verdict
Placed over hurdles on last month's seasonal debut and bounded clear to win comfortably by 14 on chasing debut at Stratford (2m5f, good) later that month; 8lb higher now and fell when last in action but today's slower ground won't be a problem.
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2

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

14:35 Lingfield

Sheldon

11st 13lb

J: Daniel Sansom

T: Seamus Mullins

fell 7th

6/1

4

8th Nov 2022

Good

2m 4f 194y

Class 4

16:15 Hereford

Sheldon

11st 11lb

J: Daniel Sansom

T: Seamus Mullins

in rear, midfield after 4th, not fluent when in touch with leaders 7th, fell 11th

9/2

1st

2

27th Oct 2022

Good To Soft

2m 4f 205y

Class 4

14:40 Stratford

Sheldon

11st 10lb

J: Daniel Sansom

T: Seamus Mullins

held up in rear, slipped on turn after 3rd, headway 8th, led after 2 out, went clear approaching last, comfortably (jockey said gelding slipped entering the back straight during the first circuit)

4/1

Form: /7PF-6 D

Last run: 16 days

W: 11st 12lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 116

Form & Verdict
Soundly beaten on both chasing starts last winter and was tailed off over hurdles here on recent seasonal debut; has slipped to a tempting mark but others are much less risky.
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5

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

14:35 Lingfield

Henry Gondoff

11st 12lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Soundly beaten on both chasing starts last winter and was tailed off over hurdles here on recent seasonal debut; has slipped to a tempting mark but others are much less risky.

20/1

6th

13

8th Nov 2022

Good To Soft

2m 7f 0y

Class 3

16:30 Lingfield

Henry Gondoff

10st 12lb

J: Richie McLernon

T: Jonjo O’Neill

prominent, reminders with one circuit to go

14/1

Form: 6543-6

Last run: 28 days

W: 11st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 106

Form & Verdict
Made low-key seasonal/handicap debut over hurdles last month but remains unexposed and may be seen in a better light now switched to fences and with that outing under his belt; drops back from 2m7f; tongue-tie added.
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11

24th Nov 2022

Soft

2m 4f 0y

Class 4

14:35 Lingfield

Rebel Intentions

11st 2lb

J: Sam Twiston-Davies

T: Emma Lavelle

pulled up 3 out

14/1

6th

6

27th Oct 2022

Soft

2m 7f 0y

Class 4

16:50 Worcester

Rebel Intentions

11st 7lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Emma Lavelle

raced far side, held up in rear, headway halfway, pushed along and no impression before 2 out

9/1

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta £33.20
Straight Forecast £23.34
Tricast £422.88
Trifecta £662.90

Selections

TOPSPEED:

Mucho Mas

RP Ratings:

Good Look Charm

The Times:

Sheldon

SPOTLIGHT:

Seigneur Des As

LAMBOURN:

Bill Baxter

D Express:

Burrows Park

POSTDATA:

Mucho Mas

Telegraph:

Mucho Mas

Daily Mail:

Mucho Mas

The Sun:

Mucho Mas

Daily Mirror:

Good Look Charm

The Star:

Good Look Charm

Daily Record:

Good Look Charm

The Guardian:

Sheldon