Thoughts on Wednesday’s runnersDecember 8, 2015
Two runners on Wednesday 9th of December. First off at Lingfield is Who’sthedaddy in the 3.25. Kimberley Van Der Vegt takes the ride in the mile apprentice handicap. Kimberley has ridden this horse out at home throughout his career and deserves a chance on the racecourse for all her hard work at home. Kimberley has been working hard on her fitness, strength and technique with coach Colin Brown and tomorrows race looks an ideal opportunity to put those skills into practice. The horse has had a break since his last run and this run should bring him on a bit, he is probably best over ten furlongs but has run well enough over a mile that it made sense to start him back here. The draw is not ideal being ten of ten but this is a drop in grade from his most recent starts. The emphasis is however firmly on Kimberley learning plenty about race riding and getting some experience.
Its an open race with mostly exposed sorts and as it is a hands and heels race for very inexperienced jockeys quite hard to predict too much.
Trimoulet runs at Kempton in a fiercely competitive mile and three handicap with Tom Queally in the plate. Last time out he put up a bold front running performance when third over a mile and a half at this venue. It was his first go on a right handed track and Tom Queally felt that he would be better for having done it, as he was bit green through the bends. This looks a competitive heat with a big field and being drawn out wide is no help. The drop back a to eleven shouldn’t be a problem as he travelled very well last time over twelve and has won over ten furlongs.