Timeform UK SmartPlays: Friday January 22

Friday's SmartPlay tips come from Lingfield
Friday's SmartPlay tips come from Lingfield

Timeform bring you their best bets from racing in Britain on Friday...


"Another horse who has done well since joining a new yard last autumn is Realize, and he can continue his good work by winning the good-quality seven-furlong handicap at Lingfield."

Muaither - Lingfield 13:25

Muaither was very slowly away and looked clueless for much of the race when third of four in the maiden won by King of Dreams at this track on his debut 10 days ago, but he appeared to be getting the hang of things late on and could easily improve past the form horse Milrow in this similar race. Muaither is bred to be useful, cost 475,000 guineas as a yearling and represents top connections, so it's would be no surprise to see him progress plenty with that effort behind him. John Gosden has sent out seven winners from his last 16 runners, with four of those successes coming at this course.


Boomerang Bob - Lingfield 14:00

This good-quality six-furlong handicap can go to Boomerang Bob given he's a fit and in-form horse against several returning from an absence. Boomerang Bobs has got back to his best since joining the Jamie Osborne stable in November, perhaps given confidence by his success in a claimer in December and winning a handicap and finishing a close second in similar race on his two starts since, both over C&D. Boomerang beat next-time out winners Mythmaker and Pensax Lad for his latest win, and time may tell he faced a very stiff task attempting to give 4 lb to Godolphin's Hold Tight last time (pair clear of the rest). Boomerang Bob is still feasibly treated on his old form (runner-up in the Norfolk and Greenham Stakes) and can add to his recent tally.


Realize - Lingfield 15:05

Another horse who has done well since joining a new yard last autumn is Realize, and he can continue his good work by winning the good-quality seven-furlong handicap at Lingfield. Realize has a largely progressive profile on the all-weather and he took his form to a new level to run when running out a convincing winner in a mile handicap at Chelmsford in December on his fourth start for the Stuart Williams yard, having next-time-out winners Second Wave and Lunar Deity comfortably behind him. Realize took another step forward (smart form) when second to Cold As Ice in a minor event over seven furlongs at the same track last four weeks ago, and his stable has continued to bang in the winners since, so another big runs looks on the cards.


Timeform UK SmartPlays
(All at Lingfield)

Back Muaither in the 13:25
Back Boomerang Bob in the 14:00
Back Realize in the 15:05


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