Racing tips: Vaulting towards victory at Lingfield?

Buccaneers Vault wins the DFS Silk Series Lady Riders' Handicap at Doncaster
Buccaneers Vault wins the DFS Silk Series Lady Riders' Handicap at Doncaster

Buccaneers Vault should feel the benefit of a recent outing as he lines up in the 188Bet Casino Handicap at Lingfield.

The six-year-old had been off the track since last October before pitching up at Newcastle a couple of weeks ago and turning in a fair effort to finish fourth.

Paul Midgely’s charge was a bit keen through the early stages in that six-furlong contest and perhaps that showed a little.

Kawasir can get his first win on the board in the 188Bet Up To £75 Cash Bonus Novice Stakes.

Roger Varian’s charge is a half-brother to an American Grade One winner and was certainly not a cheap recruit as a $400,000 purchase.

However, he was found wanting at the first attempt when only third in a Kempton heat, beaten six-and-a-half lengths while having to show a bit of fight to hold on to his minor honour.

Pivotal Flame can get back on the right track in the closing Racing Welfare Apprentice Handicap.

She finished stone last on her most recent start, which was a particular blow as she was bidding for a hat-trick following two wins at Lingfield.

Tim Easterby lowers his sights with High Jinx as he reappears in the Phil Bull Trophy Conditions Stakes at Pontefract.

The 10-year-old races outside Listed or Group race company for the first time since 2012 and while he might well need a run, he has upwards of 20lb in hand on the official ratings.

Archippos was a winner at Doncaster’s Lincoln meeting last month and can follow up in the Visit The All New Handicap.

Karl Burke is quick out of the blocks to hike Unwritten up to 12 furlongs in the British Stallion Studs “High-Rise” EBF Novice Stakes and the hint should be taken.


Fairyhouse: 2.40 Le Martalin, 3.10 Eoline Jolie, 3.40 Speak Easy, 4.10 Max Dynamite, 4.40 El Vasco, 5.15 Bonny Kate, 5.45 Lagan Island, 6.15 Sapphire Lady.

Lingfield: 2.20 Sir Hector, 2.55 Jungle Inthebungle, 3.25 Lenin, 3.55 Kawasir, 4.25 BUCCANEERS VAULT (NAP), 5.00 Le Torrent, 5.30 Pivotal Flame.

Pontefract: 2.00 Frankster, 2.35 Unwritten, 3.05 Gangland, 3.35 High Jinx, 4.05 Archippos, 4.35 Swiss Belle, 5.10 Bombero.