September 26 / 15.35 Lingfield (AW)

15.35

Standard

Ben Woollacott Memorial Handicap

  • Prize money: £3873.16
  • 1m 0f 1y
  • Class 5
  • 12 runners
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Ben Woollacott Memorial Handicap

Runners: 12 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Polytrack

Weather: Rain

OUR TIP

16/1 (Won)

  • Win: £15.10
  • Place: £4.20

Form: 537145 CD

Last run: 12 days

W: 9st 13lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
Just did enough to cause 40-1 surprise at Brighton (1m, good) last month and both subsequent Epsom runs were perfectly respectable; suited by this C&D too but others in this line-up have more persuasive profiles.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6th

7

(1)

13th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 148y

17:55 Roscommon

Shoot To Kill

9st 12lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

Exposed eight-time winner in Britain; close up in two Dundalk 1m contests for this yard before a slow start did for him at Lingfield last time; usually likes to be up there and enters the equation.

14/1

6th

7

(1)

13th May 2024

Good

0m 7f 148y

17:55 Roscommon

Shoot To Kill

9st 12lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

Exposed eight-time winner in Britain; close up in two Dundalk 1m contests for this yard before a slow start did for him at Lingfield last time; usually likes to be up there and enters the equation.

14/1

9th

12

(7)

29th Mar 2024

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 3

14:40 Lingfield (AW)

Shoot To Kill

8st 11lb

J: Cian MacRedmond

T: Adrian McGuinness

Eight wins (two over C&D) when trained in Britain; started off for Adrian McGuinness with two very respectable fifths at Dundalk (1m) this month but will need to find something extra to land this prize.

16/1

6/4

  • Place: £1.70

Form: 631111 CD

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 7lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict
Fast-improving 3yo who has won four times in a row, the last twice over C&D; moves up in grade today but was nicely in command in the closing stages here three weeks ago and it's very hard to tell when his progress with level off.
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2nd

9

(3)

26th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 5

15:35 Lingfield (AW)

Belo Horizonte

9st 7lb

J: Neil Callan

T: Richard Spencer

Fast-improving 3yo who has won four times in a row, the last twice over C&D; moves up in grade today but was nicely in command in the closing stages here three weeks ago and it's very hard to tell when his progress with level off.

6/4

1st

1

(1)

6th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 6

16:50 Lingfield (AW)

Belo Horizonte

10st 0lb

J: Neil Callan

T: Richard Spencer

Looked unlucky when third in Wolverhampton classified contest last month and so it proved, he's 3-3 since; allocated 6lb penalty for beating Al Tarfa with good bit in hand over C&D last week but is actually just 2lb higher; tough to beat.

4/7

1st

1

(10)

30th Aug 2023

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 6

15:22 Lingfield (AW)

Belo Horizonte

9st 12lb

J: Neil Callan

T: Richard Spencer

midfield, headway on outer 2f out, led over 1f out, pushed along and went clear final furlong, easily

7/4

20/1

  • Place: £1.80

Form: 729105 C

Last run: 25 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
Won his only previous Polytrack race (over 7f here last year) and produced career-best performance to win at Windsor (1m, good) in July but this season's record is very mixed and he's not an easy one to predict.
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2nd

9

(13)

1st May 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

20:00 Kempton (AW)

Dream Of Mischief

9st 3lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Amanda Perrett

Two runs on AW have yielded a win and a close third; heavy defeat when last seen is easily excused on account of soft ground; has an absence to contend with but he's tried in a hood for the first time and remains with untapped potential on Polytrack.

14/1

2nd

9

(13)

1st May 2024

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

20:00 Kempton (AW)

Dream Of Mischief

9st 3lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Amanda Perrett

Two runs on AW have yielded a win and a close third; heavy defeat when last seen is easily excused on account of soft ground; has an absence to contend with but he's tried in a hood for the first time and remains with untapped potential on Polytrack.

14/1

10th

9

(9)

15th Oct 2023

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

17:20 Goodwood

Dream Of Mischief

9st 6lb

J: Jim Crowley

T: Amanda Perrett

Sole turf win came at Windsor (1m, good) in July; best effort since when a strong-finishing third at Lingfield (1m, AW) last month; just not guaranteed to back up that effort, as he lacks consistency.

11/2

14/1

Form: 952215 C

Last run: 28 days

W: 9st 10lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 75

Form & Verdict
Runner-up twice over 1m before last month's narrow 7f turf win here, and gave another good account when fifth at Newbury (7f) on latest outing; will be fine back on Polytrack and is evidently in good nick but may find others better handicapped here.
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4th

3

(8)

26th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 5

15:35 Lingfield (AW)

Flying Spirit

9st 10lb

J: Gina Mangan

T: Heather Main

Runner-up twice over 1m before last month's narrow 7f turf win here, and gave another good account when fifth at Newbury (7f) on latest outing; will be fine back on Polytrack and is evidently in good nick but may find others better handicapped here.

14/1

5th

7

(6)

29th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

15:05 Newbury

Flying Spirit

9st 4lb

J: Gina Mangan

T: Heather Main

Had suggested he was on the way back when twice runner-up over 1m last month and with cheekpieces removed he just got up to win at Lingfield (7f, good to firm) 17 days ago; 3lb higher, but this more galloping track is in his favour and he shouldn't be far away.

11/2

1st

7

(2)

12th Aug 2023

Good

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

17:15 Lingfield

Flying Spirit

9st 7lb

J: Ray Dawson

T: Heather Main

prominent, pushed along 2f out, ridden and kept on well inside final furlong, led towards finish

5/1

Form: 218002 CD BF

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict
Won twice in the spring (once over C&D) and, following a two-month break, returned to form with close/clear second at Musselburgh (1m, good to soft) last week; remains on a good mark and will be dangerous if the first-time cheekpieces have any positive effect.
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

1st

3

(6)

27th Apr 2024

Soft

1m 0f 0y

Class 3

17:15 Ripon

Hiromichi

9st 1lb

J: Clifford Lee

T: Jack Channon

This versatile 6yo gained a third AW success at Lingfield when seeing off seven rivals on his reappearance this month; respectable fourth of ten at Kempton (1m) since; his two turf successes last year came on good to soft; ought to give his running.

7/2

33/1

Form: 627505

Last run: 48 days

W: 9st 6lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 67

Form & Verdict
Seven-race maiden; went close in 8.6f Wolverhampton novice in March but subsequent form has been disappointing and he has considerably more to prove than some of these.
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6th

10

(11)

26th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 5

15:35 Lingfield (AW)

Hoornblower

9st 6lb

J: Rob Hornby

T: Denis Coakley

Seven-race maiden; went close in 8.6f Wolverhampton novice in March but subsequent form has been disappointing and he has considerably more to prove than some of these.

33/1

5th

1

(6)

9th Aug 2023

Good To Soft

0m 5f 160y

Class 5

15:10 Bath

Hoornblower

9st 11lb

J: Harry Davies

T: Denis Coakley

held up in rear, brief headway 3f out, outpaced 2f out, weakened over 1f out

8/1

10th

1

(6)

12th Jul 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

19:40 Bath

Hoornblower

10st 2lb

J: Kieran Shoemark

T: Denis Coakley

Five-race maiden; recorded an RPR of 78 when runner-up in a Wolverhampton novice (8.6f, AW) in March but he's not matched that in two runs since including a disappointing effort on his turf debut at Brighton (1m, firm) last time; has bit to prove and this looks tougher than last time.

12/1

Form: 333462 CD

Last run: 20 days

W: 9st 8lb

4 yo Filly

OR: 69

Form & Verdict
Largely consistent since beginning this year with two 1m Polytrack wins (one here) and lost out only narrowly after enduring a wide trip at Kempton three weeks ago; has to take a 3lb rise on the chin but probably won't be far away.
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2nd

5

(6)

11th Oct 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

19:00 Kempton (AW)

Lordsbridge Girl

9st 8lb

J: Marco Ghiani

T: William Knight

midfield

10/1

7th

8

(4)

26th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 5

15:35 Lingfield (AW)

Lordsbridge Girl

9st 8lb

J: Brandon Wilkie

T: William Knight

Largely consistent since beginning this year with two 1m Polytrack wins (one here) and lost out only narrowly after enduring a wide trip at Kempton three weeks ago; has to take a 3lb rise on the chin but probably won't be far away.

12/1

2nd

2

(4)

6th Sep 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 0f 0y

Class 5

19:30 Kempton (AW)

Lordsbridge Girl

9st 12lb

J: Brandon Wilkie

T: William Knight

Some creditable efforts on turf this summer prior to backward steps the last twice; has form figures of 211 in 1m handicaps on Polytrack and looks interesting back in this scenario.

7/1

12/1

Form: 326641 D

Last run: 30 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
Evidently suited by step up to 1m when signing off for Kevin Philippart De Foy with narrow win in first-time cheekpieces at Yarmouth (good) last month; recently changed hands for 8,500gns; could quite plausibly have more to offer over this trip for new stable.
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Verdict Starting price

7th

2

(1)

26th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 5

16:55 Wolverhampton (AW)

Renesmee

11st 0lb

J: Mr Simon Walker

T: Martin Dunne

Record of 1-14 and was only seventh of eight at Lingfield last time but she's on a dangerous mark and was an eyecatching third over C&D in January; didn't get the best of runs in that race and has possibilities if she can recapture that form.

5/1

7th

8

(5)

5th Feb 2024

Standard

1m 2f 0y

Class 5

15:15 Lingfield (AW)

Renesmee

9st 4lb

J: David Probert

T: Martin Dunne

in touch with leaders, outpaced and edged left over 1f out, weakened gradually inside final furlong

15/2

3rd

2

(9)

19th Jan 2024

Standard

1m 1f 104y

Class 5

15:25 Wolverhampton (AW)

Renesmee

9st 10lb

J: David Probert

T: Martin Dunne

Turf winner over a mile in August but below that level all outings on AW since; worth a try over this trip on pedigree but needs to better her latest efforts.

20/1

Form: 326514 D

Last run: 32 days

W: 9st 4lb

3 yo Colt

OR: 69

Form & Verdict
Off the mark at tenth attempt, keeping on well to prevail by a neck at Salisbury (1m, good to firm) last month; ran okay off new mark at Newmarket a fortnight later but will need to kick on again here.
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4th

12

(4)

19th Oct 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 216y

Class 5

16:30 Brighton

Yellow Lion

9st 1lb

J: Alec Voikhansky

T: Richard Hannon

took keen hold, midfield, switched to near side over 2f out

10/1

9th

11

(10)

26th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 5

15:35 Lingfield (AW)

Yellow Lion

9st 4lb

J: Alec Voikhansky

T: Richard Hannon

Off the mark at tenth attempt, keeping on well to prevail by a neck at Salisbury (1m, good to firm) last month; ran okay off new mark at Newmarket a fortnight later but will need to kick on again here.

14/1

4th

6

(3)

25th Aug 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 4

15:50 Newmarket (July)

Yellow Lion

9st 2lb

J: Alec Voikhansky

T: Richard Hannon

Ground it out to make it tenth-time lucky at Salisbury (1m, good) 15 days ago; now 4lb higher and will need to improve again if he is to get the better of a couple of these; stable won this in 2017 and 2020.

4/1

Form: 260722

Last run: 19 days

W: 9st 9lb

3 yo Gelding

OR: 74

Form & Verdict
Close second on three of his six stars this season, most recently in first-time visor (retained) at Wolverhampton (8.6f, AW) this month; has a tendency to race too freely but Oisin Murphy is a good booking today.
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9th

9

(3)

11th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

18:55 Leicester

Supaspecialawesome

9st 6lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Hugo Palmer

Yet to win a handicap and his turf form lags behind his AW best; dangerous mark but something to prove back from a break.

10/1

9th

9

(3)

11th May 2024

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 5

18:55 Leicester

Supaspecialawesome

9st 6lb

J: Jason Hart

T: Hugo Palmer

Yet to win a handicap and his turf form lags behind his AW best; dangerous mark but something to prove back from a break.

10/1

9th

9

(12)

22nd Dec 2023

Standard

1m 0f 142y

Class 5

20:15 Wolverhampton (AW)

Supaspecialawesome

9st 7lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Hugo Palmer

took keen hold, disputed lead

12/1

Form: -21362 D

Last run: 22 days

W: 9st 10lb

3 yo Filly

OR: 75

Form & Verdict
Made all to open account at Leicester in May and comes here after good second at Windsor (also 1m, good to firm) this month; also suited by Polytrack and ought to give this a good shot.
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11th

4

(2)

26th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 5

15:35 Lingfield (AW)

Sonemos

9st 10lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Kevin Philippart De Foy

Made all to open account at Leicester in May and comes here after good second at Windsor (also 1m, good to firm) this month; also suited by Polytrack and ought to give this a good shot.

12/1

2nd

5

(5)

4th Sep 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 31y

Class 4

18:00 Windsor

Sonemos

9st 6lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Kevin Philippart De Foy

Made all in a Leicester handicap (1m, good to firm) in May and was a creditable third at Sandown the following month; had an excuse back at 7f on soft ground last time but she looks fairly exposed now after seven starts and others are more persuasive.

8/1

6th

6

(1)

26th Jul 2023

Good To Soft

0m 7f 0y

Class 4

19:50 Leicester

Sonemos

8st 13lb

J: Daniel Muscutt

T: Kevin Philippart De Foy

Made all over 7f here (good to firm) in May and again ran well from the front when third at Sandown (1m); may still have more improvement to come; unraced on turf slower than good.

3/1

Form: 240437 C

Last run: 13 days

W: 9st 2lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 63

Form & Verdict
Made the frame on consecutive 1m starts last month (AW/turf) but can't blame the trip for his disappointing run over 1m4f a fortnight ago, and has developed a tendency to be very sluggish in the early stages.
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12th

12

(7)

26th Sep 2023

Standard

1m 0f 1y

Class 5

15:35 Lingfield (AW)

Beautiful Crown

9st 2lb

J: Laura Pearson

T: Brett Johnson

always behind

20/1

7th

7

(4)

13th Sep 2023

Standard To Slow

1m 3f 219y

Class 5

20:30 Kempton (AW)

Beautiful Crown

9st 6lb

J: Laura Pearson

T: Brett Johnson

slowly away, raced in last

10/1

3rd

1

(4)

31st Aug 2023

Good To Firm

1m 0f 0y

Class 6

17:06 Bath

Beautiful Crown

9st 10lb

J: Harry Burns

T: Brett Johnson

slowly away

6/1

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Payout
Exacta £97.70
Straight Forecast £61.03
Tricast £214.52
Trifecta £461.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Belo Horizonte

POSTDATA:

Hiromichi

RP RATINGS:

Dream Of Mischief

The Times:

Renesmee

Daily Record:

Supaspecialawesome

NEWMARKET:

Belo Horizonte

Telegraph:

Belo Horizonte

D Express:

Belo Horizonte

Daily Mirror:

Belo Horizonte

The Star:

Belo Horizonte

The Guardian:

Hiromichi

Daily Mail:

Hiromichi

The Sun:

Hiromichi