February 20 / 16.45 Lingfield

16.45

Good

Sky Sports Racing Sky 415 Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £5281
  • 2m 7f 110y
  • Class 5
  • 14 runners
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Sky Sports Racing Sky 415 Handicap Chase

Runners: 14 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Mostly cloudy

OUR TIP

5/1 (Won)

  • Win: £4.00
  • Place: £1.40

Form: 46-652

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict
Showed some promise in points and over hurdles; well held in his first two chase starts but after wind surgery he was a good second with equipment added at Ffos Las (3m1f, soft) last month; that was behind a major improver and he's an interesting contender off an unchanged mark.
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7

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:00 Uttoxeter

Twilight Glory

11st 7lb

J: Mr Edward Vaughan

T: Tim Vaughan

in touch with leaders, towards rear 6th, reminders before 8th, slow jump and lost touch 12th, pulled up before 14th

5/1

7

24th Apr 2024

Heavy

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:00 Uttoxeter

Twilight Glory

11st 7lb

J: Mr Edward Vaughan

T: Tim Vaughan

in touch with leaders, towards rear 6th, reminders before 8th, slow jump and lost touch 12th

5/1

6th

4

21st Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

16:25 Chepstow

Twilight Glory

11st 10lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Won narrowly over C&D in January but then comfortably defied a 6lb higher mark on his return visit over 3m2f; that's triggered a further 7lb rise but he's a sound jumper who looks sure to be involved.

7/4

8/1

  • Place: £3.10

Form: 21-284 D

Last run: 50 days

W: 12st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Dual chase winner at up to 3m1f on slow ground; had an excuse when upped to 3m5f at Fakenham last month but he appears to have been in the grip of the handicapper since winning at Market Rasen last February and others are more persuasive; has had wind surgery since last run.
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4th

3

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 3f 119y

Class 5

14:48 Stratford

Felton Bellevue

11st 11lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Ben Case

Consistent 9yo who kept on best to score at Southwell (3m, soft) last month and is now 3-19 over fences; recent 3lb rise is not excessive and he's likely to be on the premises again.

6/1

4th

3

21st Apr 2024

Good To Soft

3m 3f 119y

Class 5

14:48 Stratford

Felton Bellevue

11st 11lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Ben Case

Consistent 9yo who kept on best to score at Southwell (3m, soft) last month and is now 3-19 over fences; recent 3lb rise is not excessive and he's likely to be on the premises again.

6/1

7/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 44-764

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 3lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Well handicapped on his best hurdles form and he made an encouraging chase debut when fourth at Leicester (2m6f) this month; finished just behind Methodtothemagic in that race but he hung left in the home straight and that took his rules record to 0-11; others look stronger.
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7th

14

14th Apr 2024

Good

3m 1f 152y

Class 4

15:50 Plumpton

Delgany Monarch

10st 4lb

J: Niall Houlihan

T: Richard Rowe

Beat his only two rivals very easily here last April (soft) and seen only three times since; travelled well for a long way in Born At Midnight's race here last month but raced a bit too freely and, after looking dangerous before two out, weakened late on to be 10l off the winner; has a record of 1-17 but the ability is there to threaten off this mark.

20/1

7th

14

14th Apr 2024

Good

3m 1f 152y

Class 4

15:50 Plumpton

Delgany Monarch

10st 4lb

J: Niall Houlihan

T: Richard Rowe

Beat his only two rivals very easily here last April (soft) and seen only three times since; travelled well for a long way in Born At Midnight's race here last month but raced a bit too freely and, after looking dangerous before two out, weakened late on to be 10l off the winner; has a record of 1-17 but the ability is there to threaten off this mark.

20/1

3rd

3

11th Mar 2024

Good To Soft

3m 1f 152y

Class 5

16:00 Plumpton

Delgany Monarch

11st 9lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Richard Rowe

took keen hold, held up in rear, in touch with leaders 6th, led going easily 11th, pushed along when headed 2 out, outpaced approaching last, weakened gradually and lost second run-in

14/1

Form: 654-7P

Last run: 52 days

W: 11st 0lb

6 yo Mare

OR: 86

Form & Verdict
Irish point winner but she's yet to finish placed under rules and has struggled switched to fences (tailed off/pulled up) in her last two runs; dropped another 5lb but has plenty to prove with cheekpieces now tried.
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1st

5

26th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

3m 0f 54y

Class 5

14:17 Exeter

Havanella

10st 8lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Oliver Sherwood

Irish point winner; modest hurdler and limitations already looking exposed as a chaser, for all that she ran better in the cheekpieces at Lingfield (2m7f, good); perhaps vulnerable once more.

12/1

4th

7

20th Feb 2023

Good

2m 7f 110y

Class 5

16:45 Lingfield

Havanella

11st 0lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Oliver Sherwood

Irish point winner but she's yet to finish placed under rules and has struggled switched to fences (tailed off/pulled up) in her last two runs; dropped another 5lb but has plenty to prove with cheekpieces now tried.

16/1

Form: 357-16 D

Last run: 46 days

W: 12st 2lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
Returned after wind surgery with a hurdle win at Bangor (2m7f, soft; off 5lb lower) in November but he failed to back that up when tailed off at Ffos Las last month; still lightly raced but has something to prove again on this switch to fences; first-time blinkers replace cheekpieces.
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1

23rd Mar 2023

Soft

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

16:20 Chepstow

Walk In My Shoes

12st 0lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Won over hurdles on seasonal debut at Bangor (2m7f, soft; first-time cheekpieces) in November and ran well for a long way when fifth on last month's chasing debut at Lingfield (2m7f, good; first-time blinkers); didn't look to be going that well before falling at Ffos Las recently but still has low mileage and enters calculations; cheekpieces back on today.

12/1

8

5th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 7f 177y

Class 4

15:55 Ffos Las

Walk In My Shoes

11st 5lb

J: Jonjo O’Neill Jr

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Came good over hurdles on seasonal debut at Bangor (2m7f, soft; first-time cheekpieces) in November and ran well for a long way when fifth on last month's chasing debut at Lingfield (2m7f, good; first-time blinkers); still has low mileage; shortlisted.

11/1

5th

2

20th Feb 2023

Good

2m 7f 110y

Class 5

16:45 Lingfield

Walk In My Shoes

12st 2lb

J: Jamie Brace

T: Jonjo O’Neill

Returned after wind surgery with a hurdle win at Bangor (2m7f, soft; off 5lb lower) in November but he failed to back that up when tailed off at Ffos Las last month; still lightly raced but has something to prove again on this switch to fences; first-time blinkers replace cheekpieces.

9/2

Form: 3P-003

Last run: 19 days

W: 11st 9lb

8 yo Mare

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Mixed in six runs under rules but kicked off her chase career with a staying-on third of ten at Leicester (2m6f, good; 25-1) 19 days ago; that was promising and she has possibilities if she can build on that.
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9th

3

26th Jun 2024

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

14:53 Worcester

Methodtothemagic

11st 11lb

J: Finn Lambert

T: Richard Phillips

Placed off 4lb higher on chasing debut at Leicester (2m6f, good) in early 2023 and won over hurdles in good style last summer; good claims on that evidence but was well beaten on last two hurdling starts, having bled from the nose both times, and comes with risk.

16/1

10th

3

18th May 2024

Good

2m 3f 207y

Class 5

20:33 Uttoxeter

Methodtothemagic

11st 10lb

J: Finn Lambert

T: Richard Phillips

Off the mark (12th attempt) with an emphatic win at Southwell (2m4f, good) last summer but she bled from the nose when tailed off at Worcester in September; has had a break since but she doesn't have a great record fresh.

16/1

Form: -37P5U D

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 7lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 79

Form & Verdict
Won over hurdles (3m, good) in Ireland in May 2021 but he's struggled over fences for new yard this season and he unseated early 14 days ago; now 1-23 and it's not hard to look elsewhere.
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5

1st Mar 2023

Good

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

15:10 Wincanton

Call Me Freddie

11st 1lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Richenda Ford

Won over hurdles in Ireland in 2021 but has struggled in British chases since the autumn (six runs) and is very difficult to enthuse over at present.

50/1

7th

10

20th Feb 2023

Good

2m 7f 110y

Class 5

16:45 Lingfield

Call Me Freddie

10st 7lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Richenda Ford

Won over hurdles (3m, good) in Ireland in May 2021 but he's struggled over fences for new yard this season and he unseated early 14 days ago; now 1-23 and it's not hard to look elsewhere.

25/1

6

6th Feb 2023

Good To Soft

2m 3f 104y

Class 5

13:55 Fontwell

Call Me Freddie

10st 7lb

J: Harry Reed

T: Richenda Ford

Won over hurdles in Ireland in spring 2021 but has struggled to get seriously competitive over fences for new stable this season (four runs), and the refitted cheekpieces didn't appear to help much last time.

33/1

Form: -32413

Last run: 35 days

W: 11st 3lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict
Unexposed chaser who got off the mark in a Huntingdon handicap (2m4f, good to soft) on Boxing Day and was a good third at Hereford (2m5f, soft) last month; looks open to more progress in this sphere and he has shaped as though this new trip should be within range; key player.
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5

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:35 Warwick

Supasunrise

11st 3lb

J: Finn Lambert

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

raced in second, lost second and prominent 8th

9/4

5

11th May 2024

Good

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:35 Warwick

Supasunrise

11st 3lb

J: Finn Lambert

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

raced in second, lost second and prominent 8th

9/4

3rd

2

9th Apr 2024

Soft

2m 4f 194y

Class 5

15:30 Hereford

Supasunrise

11st 8lb

J: Finn Lambert

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Seemed to stay the 2m7f last time but drops back to his winning trip (2m4f, soft) and it's been a solid season overall thus far; big player.

5/1

Form: 24-334 D

Last run: 81 days

W: 10st 2lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict
Chase winner at 2m2f and 3m (both on good) for Philip Hobbs but he's 0-9 for current stable and has been beaten 37l in his last two starts; has plenty to prove from 5lb out of the weights.
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8th

9

20th Nov 2023

Soft

2m 4f 114y

Class 5

14:50 Plumpton

Auld Sod

10st 2lb

J: Mr Callum Pritchard

T: Cynthia Woods

Ran well from the front before weakening in a 2m5f handicap chase last time but he's now 2-49 overall and 10lb out of the weights here.

33/1

4th

6

10th Sep 2023

Good

2m 5f 135y

Class 5

16:10 Fontwell

Auld Sod

10st 2lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Cynthia Woods

Proved he retains a modicum of ability when 40-1 third here (3m2f, good to soft) in May but was pulled up on all three subsequent appearances; 3lb wrong today; too risky.

20/1

0

6

3rd Aug 2023

Good

2m 6f 125y

Class 5

15:43 Stratford

Auld Sod

10st 2lb

J: Tabitha Worsley

T: Cynthia Woods

prominent, led narrowly 10th, headed when mistake 4 out, soon weakened, pulled up 2 out

33/1

Form: P-9PP0 D

Last run: 14 days

W: 12st 2lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict
Last win was off 14lb higher at Carlisle (3m, soft) but that was almost two years ago; has form figures of P9PP0 in his last five runs including a tailed-off effort back at Carlisle recently and can only be watched.
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1

20th Feb 2023

Good

2m 7f 110y

Class 5

16:45 Lingfield

Another Emotion

12st 2lb

J: James Bowen

T: Warren Greatrex

Last win was off 14lb higher at Carlisle (3m, soft) but that was almost two years ago; has form figures of P9PP0 in his last five runs including a tailed-off effort back at Carlisle recently and can only be watched.

20/1

10th

1

6th Feb 2023

Soft

3m 0f 110y

Class 5

16:15 Carlisle

Another Emotion

12st 2lb

J: Brian Hughes

T: Warren Greatrex

Defied a 9lb higher mark over C&D (soft) nearly two years ago; subsequent form is dismal apart from a placed effort last February; however, revival looks possible back here with Brian Hughes booked.

8/1

1

26th Dec 2022

Soft

3m 1f 210y

Class 4

14:52 Fontwell

Another Emotion

12st 2lb

J: Dylan Kitts

T: Warren Greatrex

Dual winner at about 3m in early 2021 (heavy/soft) but his modest runs outweigh his good ones in recent times; sights are lowered today but he still has much to prove.

20/1

Form: 8P-463

Last run: 78 days

W: 10st 12lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 84

Form & Verdict
Two chase wins in 2021; lightly raced since but there were welcome signs of a revival when third at Hereford (2m7f, good) in December; returns after another break but he's on same mark as last time and is not ruled out; both wins have come on good ground.
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0

9

25th Nov 2023

Good

3m 1f 10y

Class 5

11:50 Huntingdon

Counteract

10st 2lb

J: Elizabeth Gale

T: Suzy Smith

Two-time chase winner who was a fair third over fences here (2m7f, good) last December; however, he struggled on his next two starts in the spring (fences/hurdles) and others make greater appeal.

20/1

7th

7

14th May 2023

Good

3m 0f 217y

Class 5

14:15 Plumpton

Counteract

10st 11lb

J: Charlie Hammond

T: Suzy Smith

Pulled up over fences in March on latest start; two chase wins but unplaced in five attempts over hurdles, the latest in March 2021; lot to prove back hurdling with cheekpieces on for the first time.

20/1

5

5th Mar 2023

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

14:25 Huntingdon

Counteract

11st 5lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Suzy Smith

Finished third over C&D when last seen three months ago, showing clear signs of a revival; blossomed in spring 2021, scoring twice on good ground (including off 4lb higher); interesting with plenty in his favour.

11/2

Form: 752566

Last run: 19 days

W: 10st 5lb

7 yo Mare

OR: 77

Form & Verdict
Won off 12lb higher over hurdles at Uttoxeter in March 2021 but she's 0-8 over fences and has been well held in her last three runs; needs to get back near her best chase form and her sole win came over 2m.
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5

9th May 2023

Good

2m 5f 44y

Class 5

14:40 Fakenham

Legendary Rhythm

10st 13lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Tom Symonds

Has won two small-field mares chases at Leicester (2m4f, good; by 3l from Auditoria) and Wincanton (2m4f, good; Auditoria third) on last two starts; still feasibly treated and has a chance.

5/2

5

10th Apr 2023

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

15:55 Huntingdon

Legendary Rhythm

11st 1lb

J: Jordan Nailor

T: Tom Symonds

Plenty to find with Methodtothemagic on Leicester form in February (2m6f, good) but has done better since returned to 2m4f on last two starts, making all at Leicester and Wincanton (good/good to soft); has a stamina query beyond that trip.

2/1

1st

5

27th Mar 2023

Good To Soft

2m 4f 35y

Class 5

15:30 Wincanton

Legendary Rhythm

10st 9lb

J: Ben Poste

T: Tom Symonds

Made all in similar event at Leicester (2m4f, good; opened her chase account) last month, beating Auditoria who went one better last week; likely player provided she's in the same form (lacks consistency).

9/4

Form: /0-P33

Last run: 20 days

W: 10st 4lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 76

Form & Verdict
11-race maiden but he's not had many chances over fences and has finished third with cheekpieces applied at Ffos Las (3m/3m1f, soft) in his last two starts; 3lb lower than for both those runs and could be dangerous if he can find some extra spark.
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0

9

26th Jan 2024

Soft

3m 2f 202y

Class 5

15:55 Sedgefield

Dysania

10st 2lb

J: James Best

T: Peter Bowen

midfield

14/1

Form: /6-84P

Last run: 62 days

W: 10st 2lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict
Poor maiden hurdler/chaser at up to 3m2f and he was pulled up in this sphere at Plumpton (2m3f, soft; 50-1) on his stable debut in December; out of the weights again and he's easy to oppose.
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13

20th Feb 2023

Good

2m 7f 110y

Class 5

16:45 Lingfield

Milton

10st 2lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Paddy Butler

Poor maiden hurdler/chaser at up to 3m2f and he was pulled up in this sphere at Plumpton (2m3f, soft; 50-1) on his stable debut in December; out of the weights again and he's easy to oppose.

33/1

8

20th Dec 2022

Good To Soft

2m 3f 164y

Class 4

12:55 Plumpton

Milton

10st 2lb

J: Marc Goldstein

T: Paddy Butler

Poor maiden hurdler/chaser for Diana Grissell last term; he returns after seven months off for his new yard from 9lb out of the handicap so others are preferred.

66/1

Non-runners

Counteract, Dysania

+o+e Accumulators

Payout
Exacta £32.00
Straight Forecast £31.77
Tricast £138.13
Trifecta £200.80

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Twilight Glory

WEST COUNTRY:

Supasunrise

RP Ratings:

Methodtothemagic

TOPSPEED:

Counteract

POSTDATA:

Twilight Glory

Telegraph:

Twilight Glory

The Guardian:

Twilight Glory

D Express:

Twilight Glory

The Star:

Twilight Glory

Daily Mail:

Supasunrise

Daily Mirror:

Supasunrise

The Sun:

Supasunrise

Daily Record:

Supasunrise

The Times:

Methodtothemagic