Lingfield Park

  • 17:00 188Bet Great In Play Handicap1m 4f

  • Winner £3,234 2nd £962 3rd £481 4th £240
  • Going: Standard
  • Surface: Polytrack

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 2m 31.12s
  • Off time: 17:00:20
17:00 Lingfield Park Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Gavlar 8/1
2nd Fort Berkeley (IRE) 5/1
3rd Oyster (IRE) 14/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (8) 42-344 Black, White disc, striped sleeves and cap Grand Meister 34
Beaten Favourite
3 9-7 M L W Bell R Hughes 74 7/24.50
2 (7) 042 Yellow, Maroon epaulets Fort Berkeley (IRE) 21
3 9-5 P F I Cole Jim Crowley 72 5/16.00
3 (3) 756-465 DARK BLUE, YELLOW cap Mairise 33
3 9-4 Sir Michael Stoute S W Kelly 71 6/17.00
4 (9) 878-12 Red, White sash, Royal Blue cap Red Passiflora 22
Beaten FavouriteCourse and Distance Winner
3 9-4 p1 Sir Mark Prescott L Morris 71 11/43.75
5 (2) 027-425 Light Blue, White chevrons, Light Blue sleeves and cap Gift of Rain (IRE) 47
Beaten Favourite
3 9-3 E A L Dunlop A Kirby 70 33/134.00
6 (5) 64-2288 Yellow, royal blue hoop, halved sleeves, yellow and royal blue quartered cap Template (IRE) 33
3 9-3 b1 Mrs A J Perrett R Havlin 70 33/134.00
7 (1) 32-442 Dark Blue, Light Blue cross belts, striped sleeves, White cap Spirit Or Soul (FR) 42
3 9-1 p M Botti Martin Harley 68 7/18.00
8 (4) 69-2356 emerald green, mauve cap Gavlar 23
3 9-0 v1 W J Knight T P Queally 67 8/19.00
9 (6) 100-823 Orange, White diamonds on sleeves Oyster (IRE) 18
3 8-11 b N P Littmoden J-P Guillambert 64 14/115.00

Verdict

Grand Meister will need to dig a bit deeper off his current mark and the handicapper is loathed to drop Mairise in the weights despite three defeats in handicap company. Fort Berkeley was still beaten six lengths when runner-up in maiden race at Kempton so another chance goes to RED PASSIFLORA. She found one too good when favourite at Brighton but scored over track and trip on her reappearance and is just preferred to Spirit Or Soul.