Doncaster: Mr Professor, ridden by David Egan, wins Lincoln Handicap

Mr Professor claimed victory in large race the Lincoln Handicap on the opening day of Britain’s 2024 Flat turf racing season at Doncaster.

Jockey David Egan began in stall two and moved Mr Professor into place within the race earlier than taking the lead and surging for the road.

Behind Mr Professor, which was 33-1 to win the one-mile race, have been Lattam in second place and Navagio in third.

“He is a powerful horse,” Egan instructed ITV Racing.

“He settled superb and I could not consider how properly he took me into the race and his change of substances.”

Mr Professor is owned by soccer advisor Kia Joorabchian’s Amo Racing.

Final yr’s winner Migration didn’t depart the stalls, whereas 5-2 favorite Chazzesmee was fifth.

Elsewhere, racing at Newbury was delayed by greater than an hour after a medical incident on the observe.

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