Through the Card: Lingfield, Wednesday 27 March

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There is all-weather racing from Lingfield on Wednesday

Timeform take you through the card at Lingfield on Wednesday...

"...she still looks fairly treated having been raised 5 lb in the weights..."

Timeform on Deira Surprise

14:00 - Shaun Keightley has his runners in good order and IMAGE OF THE MOON (2) showed improved form making her handicap debut at Kempton earlier this month, making good headway out wide over a furlong out but hanging right in the straight. There should be more to come from this lightly-raced filly on just her fourth career start, and she remains one to be interested in from just a 1 lb higher mark. Dragon Sun is a potential big improver, who cost plenty at the Breeze-Ups prior to three low-key efforts last season.

14:30 - GABRIELA LAURA (4) left her debut behind when finishing runner-up at Kempton last time, despite still not looking the finished article, diving right leaving the stalls and racing freely in the early stages. She did well to stick in there as long as she did with that in mind and could easily have more to offer. Pytilia looks the main form danger and can place again, while Its Nice Tobe Nice makes most appeal of the newcomers.

15:05 - DEIRA SURPRISE (1) has been more consistent than progressive so far, but she deservedly got her head in front when winning a seven-furlong nursery when last seen in December, beating a subsequent two-time winner by a length. The fourth has also come out and won since, and looks progressive, too, so the form looks rock solid, and she still looks fairly treated having been raised 5 lb in the weights. Hugo Palmer has a good record with his horses returning from a break, so fitness shouldn't be a worry, and Deira Surprise is expected to follow up now. Shanghai Grace is respected in his hat-trick bid, while Howzer Black proved himself at this trip last time and should remain competitive.

15:35 - HARRY CALLAHAN (10) arrives in good form having landed the odds in a couple of minor events on his last two starts and should make a bold bid for the hat-trick now back in a handicap in what doesn't look the strongest race of its type. Plenty of the opposition have something to prove, but Greenview Paradise and Wally's Wisdom are a couple others to consider.

16:10 - CREATIVE TALENT (3) had to sweep round the field to belatedly get off the mark at Wolverhampton last time so, following a small rise, this thriving seven-year-old could well follow up. Tesorina, a winner here in February, did enough to think she's still in form last time, while Sir Gnet keeps leaving the impression that he can defy his current mark when everything clicks.

16:40 - LUNA MAGIC (10) is a while without a win but is clearly on a fair mark at present, and looked right back in top form when finishing fifth over C&D last time, so she might be worth chancing in an open-looking event. Last-time-out winner Power Home should be on the premises again along with Smiley Bagel.

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