Lingfield horse racing betting tips: Make it a really Good Friday with Sutter County

Bill Esdaile
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Horses drawn low tend to get the advantage heading into the first bend and I fancy the chances of 4/1 shot Sutter County (Source: Getty)

TEARING around Lingfield’s left-hand bends can be tricky if breaking from a wide stall in the six-furlong Three-Year-Old Final (4.10pm).

Horses drawn low tend to get the advantage heading into the first bend and I really fancy the chances of 4/1 shot SUTTER COUNTY, who breaks from stall one tomorrow.

Typical of a Mark Johnston-trained horse, I’m hoping he can burst out in front and remain there throughout.

Although he finished second to 5/4 favourite Second Thought over seven furlongs last time, he can reverse that form over six.

Only a neck separated the two at Kempton when they last locked horns over the trip and I’d rather play at 4/1 with 188BET than 5/4.

Dubai One is also interesting. She rounded off her hat-trick at Wolverhampton last time out and the booking of Ryan Moore stands out like a sore thumb.

The third race on the card is the seven furlong Fillies’ And Mares’ Final (2.40pm).

William Haggas has had an eye on this event ever since his Muffri’Ha won a Fast Track Qualifier back in the autumn.

Haggas’ filly, currently 5/4 favourite for the race, has rattled off three victories this season and looks in fine form to make it four.

She’s been placed in Group company out in Dubai over the winter and looks a serious contender in this field.

However, my preference is for ASHADIHAN over this trip.

While all of Muffri’Ha’s recent success has come over a mile or further, my selection is unbeaten over tomorrow’s seven furlongs.

Kevin Ryan’s filly, once touted for the 1,000 Guineas, won in fine style over this trip at Chelmsford back in February.

She’s an attractive bet at 9/4 to maintain her unbeaten run over seven furlongs.


Ashadihan 2.40pm Lingfield

Sutter County 4.10pm Lingfield

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