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16:00 Lingfield Park

32Red Tomb Raider Slot Handicap (BOBIS Race) (Class 4)

  • 8 Runners
  • Distance: 7f
  • Going: Standard
  • Surface: Polytrack
  • £8,000 added
  • Winner: £5,175
  • 2nd: £1,540
  • 3rd: £770
  • 4th: £385
Weighed In
  • Winning Time: 1m 23.21s
  • Off Time: 16:02:28
  • 8 Ran
1(4)
Silk - Dark Blue, Yellow chevron hoop, Yellow cap

Grandest

111 p D
7/2
  • Form 51-
  • Age 3
  • Weight 9-7
  • Official Rating 82

raced wide held up, headway halfway, ridden when weakened over 1f out

2(7)
Silk - White, red cross belts, red sleeves, yellow stars, red cap, yellow star
16/1
  • Form 9134-
  • Age 3
  • Weight 9-5
  • Official Rating 80

headway to lead over 5f out, ridden and headed 2f out, kept on one pace

3(2)
Silk - Royal Blue, Yellow chevron, Yellow cap, Royal Blue spots
  • Form 411-
  • Age 3
  • Weight 9-5
  • Official Rating 80

tracked leaders when short of room after 1f, headway to press winner 2f out, one pace final furlong

4(6)
Silk - Emerald Green, Royal Blue sleeves, Emerald Green armlets, White cap
  • Form 32147-
  • Age 3
  • Weight 9-2
  • Official Rating 77

raced wide tracked leaders, ridden halfway, soon weakened and eased, pulled up over 1f out

5(5)
Silk - Pink, royal blue braces
  • Form 1-
  • Age 3
  • Weight 9-2
  • Official Rating 77

keen led, headed over 5f out, tracked leader, led again 2f out, ridden and ran on inside final furlong

6(3)
Silk - White, red hollow box

Basil Berry

21 CD
12/1
  • Form 122133
  • Age 3
  • Weight 9-1
  • Official Rating 76

towards rear, ridden and headway over 1f out, no impression final furlong

7(1)
Silk - LIGHT BLUE, BEIGE star
25/1
  • Form 302232-
  • Age 3
  • Weight 9-0
  • Official Rating 75

in touch, ridden 2f out, weakened final furlong

8(8)
Silk - Royal Blue, White stars, hooped sleeves, Royal Blue and Red quartered cap
  • Form 21166-4
  • Age 3
  • Weight 8-11
  • Official Rating 72

switched left start, always in rear, ran wide bend 2f out

Previous results

In depth

Verdict

Grandest landed the odds at Southwell in December and makes his handicap debut on his comeback. Outback Traveller bids for a hat-trick off a 5lb higher mark having recorded a double over 6f here last year. Neither of the above are easily overlooked but GLORIOUS EMPIRE is just preferred. Ed Walker's charge made a winning start at Kempton in November and the form looks rock-solid with both placed horses winning since and fifth-placed Like A Prayer subsequently landing a double. Others to note in an open contest include previous 6f winners Black Caesar and Rizal Park.

Formwatch

Grandest 4-9fav (9-5) Tracked leaders, led on bit over 2f out, driven clear final furlong, ran on well, won at Southwell 7f 2yo mdn stks (5) fbs in Dec beating Jalingo (9-5) by 4l, 10 ran.

Black Caesar (IRE) 4-1fav (9-6) Tracked leader, led over 2f out, ridden and headed entering final furlong, kept on one pace, 4th of 12, 5l behind Kenny The Captain (9-5) at Doncaster 6f 2yo hcp 0-85 (4) sft in Nov.

Outback Traveller (IRE) 5-4fav (8-11) Tracked leader, ridden to lead over 1f out, driven out, won at Lingfield 6f 2yo hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Oct beating Pound Piece (8-6) by 3/4l, 9 ran.

Rizal Park (IRE) 12-1 (8-12) Held up mid-division, ridden over 1f out, one pace, 7th of 11, 6l behind Art Official (9-5) at Goodwood 7f 2yo hcp (2) gd in Aug.

Glorious Empire (IRE) 11-4fav (9-5) Tracked leaders, headway over 2f out, ridden entering final furlong, led towards finish, kept on well, won at Kempton 6f 2yo mdn stks (5) pol in Nov beating Nova Champ (9-5) by 1 1/2l, 11 ran.

Basil Berry 10-1 (9-2) Tracked leaders on inside, headway on inside disputing 2nd 2f out, ridden over 1f out, stayed on under pressure inside final furlong, never going pace to challenge, 3rd of 6, 2l behind Crowdmania (9-4) at Kempton 7f hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Mar.

Ice Slice (IRE) 3-1fav (9-7) Dwelt, soon close up, ridden over 1f out, went 2nd inside final furlong, no impression towards finish, 2nd of 9, 1 1/2l behind Baytown Kestrel (9-7) at Lingfield 5f 2yo hco 0-75 (5) pol in Sep.

Dovil's Duel (IRE) 66-1 (8-8) Took keen hold, led 1f, prominent, not clear run over 2f out, stayed on same pace from over 1f out, 4th of 7, 3 1/2l behind Passing Star (9-5) at Kempton 1m hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Mar.