Been quiet start to the week with no claiming races on Monday or Tuesday .On Wednesday we have one claiming race at Lingfield with seven runners declared for 1 mile claiming stakes at 1.20.
1.20 LINGFIELD 1 MILE CLAIMING STAKES CLASS 6
7 runners go to post for 1 mile claiming stakes at Lingfield ,this looks very competitive with five runners having some kind chance in very open looking claimer .The main contenders look to be Marajaa , Munsarim and Opus Maximus .
Marajaa : Been in great form this winter winning twice ,including winning class 4 handicap over C&D earlier this month .Should won last time in 1 mile claimer at Kempton when given far too much ground to make up only failing by head .
Munsarim : Won 9 furlong claimer at Wolverhampton last time in first time blinkers beating fair sort and had some decent form on turf in 2011 winning two handicaps in the summer .
Opus Maximus :Fair record in claiming company winning 4 from 11 ,been contesting competitive handicaps on recent starts .Finished fair 6TH yesterday in class 4 handicap at Kempton staying on well at finish .Will be suited returning to claiming company .
VERDICT :This looks very tricky claimer with both Marajaa & Opus Maximus need delivering as late as possible and that could be problem if there's no pace in this small field .
Munsarim won in good style last time at Wolverhampton when dropping into claiming company for first time, and likes to race close to the pace which should suit in this small field .
Not betting race for me with only 7 runners ,though Munsarim is slightly favoured with the race likely to be run to suit.
(1) MUNSARIM (2) MARAJAA