2.00pm – Marathon Championships Conditions Stakes
Initially as big as 3-1 for this when the race was priced up after declarations on Wednesday, Alan King’s eight year old Rainbow Dreamer is a strong market leader at a general 2-1.
Ranch Hand has been steady at around 7/2, while Roger Varian’s Australis has been weak, drifting from an opening 6-1 to 8-1 this morning.
2.35pm – Fillies’ And Mares’ Championships Conditions Stakes
Put in at even money on Wednesday, favourite Indie Angel is now a general 5/6, punters latching on to her Listed win here last October. However, favourites have been beaten in this at evens and 4/6 in two of the past three renewals and second-favourite Shimmering Dawn is solid at 7/2 for James Tate and James Doyle. There has also been support this morning for Richard Hannon’s Arafi, in a point to 9-1, but as short as 15/2 in places.
3.10pm – Sprint Championships Conditions Stakes
The most open betting heat of the Finals, Harrys Bar is out to as big as 6-1, having opened up at 7/2 on Wednesday. Exalted Angel has been strong and is generally 11/2, while there has been a bit of money around for Amanda Perrett’s Tinto, in from as big as 20-1 to 14-1 this morning. Brian The Snail is outsider of the field at 28-1, despite being the sole representative for Richard Fahey, who has won three of the past six renewals.
3.45pm – 3 Year Old Championships Conditions Stakes
9.4 favourite when the markets were formed on Wednesday, Clive Cox’s Diligent Harry has been well-backed ever since and is now as short as 6/4 (general 13/8) to record a third win from four starts. Apollo One is also strong in the betting, in a point to 7/2, with Mighty Ghurka going the other way, out to as big as 9/2.
4.15pm – Easter Classic Middle Distance Championships Conditions Stakes
Having bypassed the Winter Derby to take in the Saudi Cup, Bangkok is back at Lingfield Park and bids for a third course success, for which he is now a general 5/6 shot (10/11 with Bet365). John and Thady Gosden’s Winter Derby scorer Forest Of Dean is 2-1 to gain his revenge on Bangkok, having finished a close third to him in the Winter Derby Trial here in February. It is 14-1 bar two, with Ed Walker’s recent Kempton Park winner Assimilation the big drifter.
4.45pm – Mile Championships Conditions Stakes
This is quite close on ratings, but in the betting Khuzaam is clear market leader to further enhance his fine All-Weather record, with 13/8 the best price on offer. Recent Listed winner Mums Tipple represents 2019 winning trainer Richard Hannon (pictured) and is 7/2 across the board, while French raider Silver Quartz is on the drift, the Francis Graffard-trained representative out to as big as 12-1, having opened at 8s.