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16:25 Lingfield Park

Racing Welfare 24hr Helpline 0800 6300 443 Maiden Hurdle (Class 4)

  • 7 Runners
  • Distance: 2m
  • Going: Heavy (Soft in places)
  • Surface: Turf
  • £6,400 added
  • Winner: £4,159
  • 2nd: £1,221
  • 3rd: £611
  • 4th: £305
Weighed In
  • Winning Time: 4m 24.20s
  • Off Time: 16:25:56
  • 7 Ran
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1
Silk - Red, yellow braces, yellow sleeves, red stars, red cap, yellow stars
  • Form 09
  • Age 5
  • Weight 11-2

raced wide and keen, held up in touch, steady headway 4th, remote 4th after 3 out, tailed off

2
Silk - Mauve and black (quartered), mauve sleeves, white cap
9/4
  • Form 5353
  • Age 5
  • Weight 11-2

raced keenly, chased leaders, 2nd before 4th, led going well before 2 out where went left, clear when went left again last, ridden out

3
Silk - Yellow, Brown disc, quartered cap

Corzeam (FR)

14 ht
50/1
  • Form R4R-PPP
  • Age 6
  • Weight 11-2

reluctant lining up and led in start, headway to lead 1st, clear after next, headed before 2 out, no chance with winner when dived and lost 2nd last, no extra in 3rd

4
Silk - Black, Red braces, armlets and cap
  • Form 83
  • Age 6
  • Weight 11-2

led until 1st, chased leader until before 4th, chased leaders, weakened 3 out

5
Silk - Emerald green and purple (quartered), checked sleeves, purple cap
5/4
  • Form 2
  • Age 5
  • Weight 11-2

held up in touch, steady headway 4th, 3rd and pushed along after 3 out, ridden between last 2, went 2nd and hit last, no chance with winner

6
Silk - Dark green, white seams, white sleeves, dark green armlets, orange cap
  • Form 394
  • Age 5
  • Weight 11-2
  • Official Rating 117

raced keenly, held up in rear, modest 5th 2 out, never involved, tailed off

8
Silk - Maroon, black hooped sleeves, black cap
100/1
  • Form 990U
  • Age 6
  • Weight 11-2

keen, chased leaders on inside, weakened 4 out, tailed off when went badly left 2 out

7
NR
  • Form 1-U72
  • Age 6
  • Weight 11-2
  • Official Rating 119

NonRunner

Previous results

In depth

Verdict

LE MUSEE ran a cracker on his UK and hurdling debut at Wincanton. He was beaten under a length by a winner rated 125 and would only need to run up that form here to go one better. Ar Mest is improving with experience and the Huntingdon third looks the one for forecast-backers ahead of Plumpton fourth Lost History, who holds Hier Encore on the form book. Flat winner Thames Knight just hasn’t taken to hurdles.

Formwatch

Alltimegold (IRE) 100-1 (10-12) Not fluent 1st, towards rear, 9th of 14, 27 3/4l behind Jabulani (10-12) at Lingfield 2m 3f (3) sft in Nov.

Ar Mest (FR) 7-1 (11-4) Jumped left at times, took keen hold, tracked leaders, led 3rd, not fluent 4th or 5th, blundered last, headed flat, lost 2nd post, 3rd of 15, 2l behind Django Django (11-4) at Huntingdon 2m (4) sft in Jan.

Corzeam (FR) 40-1 (11-4) Reluctant to line up, steadied rear, pulled hard, latched on to back of field 3rd, struggling when mistake 5th, pulled up before next, at Southwell 2m (4) sft in Feb.

Hier Encore (FR) 50-1 (11-4) Towards rear, headway before 6 out, outpaced before 2 out, kept on same pace, 3rd of 9, dist behind Dr Des (11-10) at Towcester 2m 3f (4) sft in Feb.

Le Musee (FR) 40-1 (11-2) Held up towards rear, 7th and some headway after 3 out, went 2nd after 2 out, closed last, edged left flat, stayed on, 2nd of 12, 3/4l behind Molineaux (11-2) at Wincanton 1m 7f (3) hvy in Feb.

Lost History (IRE) 11-1 (11-5) Mid-division, pushed along before 6th, headway chasing leaders before next, weakened after 3 out, 4th of 13, 16 1/4l behind Jaisalmer (11-5) at Plumpton 2m (4) hvy in Jan.

Thames Knight 80-1 (11-4) Mistake and unseated rider 1st, at Plumpton 2m mdn (4) sft in Jan.

Shivermetimbers (IRE) 6-1 (11-5) Led, jumped left, joined 3 out, headed next, no impression on winner last, stayed on same pace, 2nd of 13, 4 1/2l behind Zalvados (11-5) at Ludlow 2m mdn (4) sft in Jan.