Lingfield Park

  • 15:15 Betway Winter Derby Stakes 1m 2f

  • Winner £56,710 2nd £21,500 3rd £10,760 4th £5,360
  • Going: Standard
  • Surface: Polytrack

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 2m 2.73s
  • Off time: 15:16:42
15:15 Lingfield Park Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Master The World (IRE) 16/1
2nd Mr Owen (USA) 8/1
3rd Battle Of Marathon (USA) 33/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Sky Bet
1 (10) 01/6176- Red, white sash, royal blue cap Autocratic 182
Distance Winner
5 9-0 Sir Michael Stoute R Kingscote 112 1001
2 (4) 0316-43 Purple, Orange disc Battle Of Marathon (USA) 21
6 9-0 J Ryan Josephine Gordon 102 1001
3 (5) 235/116- Purple, red star and sleeves, red cap, purple star Convey 293
Course and Distance Winner
6 9-0 Sir Michael Stoute J Fanning 111 1001
4 (7) 5053-23 Grey, beige star, grey sleeves, beige stars and stars on cap Gabrial (IRE) 19
9 9-0 R A Fahey P Hanagan 104 1001
5 (3) 131022- Dark Blue, Beige epaulets, hooped sleeves, Beige cap Khalidi 203
4 9-0 C G Cox A Kirby 114 1001
6 (9) 060127- Light blue, red chevron, dark blue sleeves, white stars, light blue cap, red star Master The World (IRE) 63
Beaten FavouriteDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
7 9-0 p D R C Elsworth S M Levey 107 1001
7 (8) 77331-2 Claret, gold braid, claret sleeves, claret cap, gold tassel Mr Owen (USA) 19
6 9-0 D M Simcock J P Spencer 106 1001
8 (6) 16421-6 Royal Blue, White sleeves, Royal Blue stars, Royal Blue cap, White star Petite Jack 21
Course WinnerDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
5 9-0 b Archie Watson L Morris 102 1001
9 (2) 1/3483-1 White, Emerald Green hoop Utmost (USA) 21
Course and Distance Winner
4 9-0 J H M Gosden R Havlin 105 1001
10 (1) 11113-1 Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap Clear Skies 29
5 8-11 A P O'Brien R L Moore 96 1001

Verdict

Convey made a winning reappearance to land this prize last year while Sir Michael Stoute also sends the Group 3 winner Autocratic, who ended last season with a couple of below par efforts in August. Neither are easily dismissed but Clear Skies has no easy task despite winning five times at Dundalk for Aidan O’Brien in recent weeks. Utmost is preferred having beaten both Battle Of Marathon and Petite Jack in the Listed trial race here three weeks ago for John Gosden but the latter’s former inmate KHALIDI (NAP) makes most appeal. A dual Listed winner last year, Clive Cox will likely have his new charge ready to roll for this and he has every chance on today’s terms. The remainder are harder to fancy though Master The World won the Listed Churchill Stakes here in November and may prove best of them.