What To Follow At The Second Racing League Meeting 2022

James Mackie | @jamesmackieee

Lingfield (AW) - August 10 2022
Lingfield (AW) 18:40
Sean Levey


J: Sean Levey
T: Andrew Balding
Age: 3
Weight: 8-12
OR: 86
Days: 19

The penultimate race on the second week of the Racing League is the Class 3 Handicap over 1m4f and Neandra for Andrew Balding looks to have a big chance and could be one of our best bets of the day.

Third over 10f at Chelmsford on her debut in December 2021, she then went to Lingfield over the same trip when beating a nice type for John & Thady Gosden.

Stepped up to 1m4f at Leicester next time out he was a close up third in a Restricted Novices event, but got back to winning ways last time out on handicap debut.

A six length victor over course and distance at Lingfield, she has gone up 8lb but could still have more left in the tank and looks a promising type.


Trainer To Follow - Andrew Balding

Andrew Balding started last week with a winner in the Racing League and at Lingfield on Thursday he has two big chances that might pay to follow.

His first of the day is the five year old gelding Group One Power who drops back in trip and holds some of the best back form into the race.

The better of the two chances comes in the 1m4f event with Neandra looking to make it back to back wins over course and distance.

Jockey To Follow - Rossa Ryan

Rossa Ryan for Ireland on Thursday has a handful of tasty rides across the afternoon that makes him interesting to follow at the Surrey based track.

Set to ride Ffion in the opener the mare was a nice winner on seasonal debut and she will be looking to get back to that form.

Ryan teams up with Loughnane again in the third event with Double O showing some good form this season and has every chance of putting it all together here.

Baby Steps who is a horse that hits the frame but rarely wins but wearing eye shields, that could give him the extra edge.

To finish off, Ryan rides the Richard Hughes trained Merlin's Beard in the penultimate event and then in the finale teams up with the handler again on Sea Appeal.

Team Ireland could have a good evening.