January 20 / 14.35 Meydan

14.35

Fast

Race 2 (Handicap) (Dirt)

  • Prize money: £37500
  • 0m 6f 0y
  • 7 runners
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Race 2 (Handicap) (Dirt)

Runners: 7 runners

Type: Flat AW

Surface: Dirt

Weather:

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5/2 (Won)

Form: 1725-5 C

Last run: 14 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Useful 7f winner here last season; showed good speed before fading to fifth in C&D Group 3 latest; down in class.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

14

(8)

10th Feb 2024

Fast

0m 5f 0y

11:30 Jebel Ali

Rawy

9st 0lb

J: Oscar Chavez

T: M Al Mheiri

prominent, ridden 2f out, one pace

9/1

1st

7

(4)

20th Jan 2024

Fast

0m 5f 0y

11:30 Jebel Ali

Rawy

9st 0lb

J: Oscar Chavez

T: M Al Mheiri

touch slow away, midfield, progress 2f out, quickened to lead final furlong, readily

4/1

9th

9

(5)

22nd Dec 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

14:05 Meydan

Rawy

9st 0lb

J: Tyler Gaffalione

T: M Al Mheiri

midfield, uncomfortable with pace early, never on terms

12/1

9/4

Form: 0211- CD

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 3lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Progressive, having won a C&D maiden in December and following up in 5f Jebel Ali handicap; likely contender.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

1st

1

(7)

10th Feb 2024

Fast

0m 5f 0y

11:30 Jebel Ali

Colour Up

9st 2lb

J: Pat Dobbs

T: Doug Watson

in rear of mid-division, good progress 2f out, quickened to lead final furlong, just held on

5/1

1st

4

(6)

8th Dec 2023

Fast

0m 6f 0y

16:25 Meydan

Colour Up

9st 0lb

J: Pat Dobbs

T: Doug Watson

midfield, wide, edged left when quickening ahead 2f out, always doing enough

9/4

4th

2

(5)

4th Mar 2023

Fast

0m 6f 0y

16:20 Meydan

Colour Up

9st 5lb

J: Sam Hitchcott

T: Doug Watson

mid-division, ran on well final 2f

7/2

25/1

Form: 235-83 D BF

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 4lb

7 yo Horse

OR: 94

Form & Verdict
Quite good on his day but below form this term, most recently behind My Dubawi at Jebel Ali last week (6f); hard to fancy.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

11th

2

(16)

12th Jan 2024

Good

0m 7f 0y

14:40 Meydan

Alkaraama

9st 10lb

J: Sam Hitchcott

T: M Al Mheiri

dropped in, never dangerous

25/1

11th

5

(3)

22nd Dec 2023

Fast

0m 6f 0y

18:10 Meydan

Alkaraama

9st 8lb

J: Jim Crowley

T: M Al Mheiri

tracked leaders, ridden 3f out, found little

20/1

5th

4

(10)

26th Nov 2023

Fast

0m 6f 0y

12:30 Sharjah

Alkaraama

9st 0lb

J: Bernardo Pinheiro

T: M Al Mheiri

2/1

Form: 1708-1 D

Last run: 6 days

W: 9st 5lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Useful 7f AW winner in Britain who won 6f Jebel Ali handicap on last week's UAE/dirt debut, cruising into contention before running on well; had been off for 204 days and is now turned out again quickly, plus he's gone up 8lb, but he looks like making a good dirt horse.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

1

(8)

16th Feb 2024

Fast

0m 7f 0y

17:35 Meydan

My Dubawi

9st 11lb

J: Tadhg O’Shea

T: B Seemar

midfield, wide, folded tamely 3f out

13/8

1st

5

(1)

2nd Feb 2024

Fast

0m 7f 0y

17:00 Meydan

My Dubawi

9st 5lb

J: Tadhg O’Shea

T: B Seemar

soon led, kicked clear 4f out, always in command

12/1

8th

2

(4)

6th Jan 2024

Fast

0m 6f 0y

12:00 Jebel Ali

My Dubawi

9st 11lb

J: Tadhg O’Shea

T: B Seemar

tracked leaders, took keen hold, ridden 2f out, not quicken

5/1

25/1

Form: 5720/0 CD

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 0lb

5 yo Horse

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Was useful early in career when a dual 6f-7f winner here; no show at Sharjah on recent return from 384-day absence but had stumbled start; not impossible he suddenly bounces back from handy draw with good jockey up.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

4th

6

(10)

19th Feb 2023

Fast

0m 7f 0y

12:15 Meydan

Zhou Storm

9st 5lb

J: Marcelino Rodrigues

T: A Al Shemaili

mid-division, ran on well final 3f

25/1

11th

11

(9)

5th Feb 2023

Good

1m 0f 0y

12:50 Meydan

Zhou Storm

9st 1lb

J: Marcelino Rodrigues

T: A Al Shemaili

tracked leaders until weakened final 3f

20/1

5th

7

(2)

20th Jan 2023

Fast

0m 6f 0y

14:35 Meydan

Zhou Storm

9st 0lb

J: Antonio Fresu

T: A Al Shemaili

never dangerous

25/1

Form: 0320-5 CD

Last run: 7 days

W: 9st 5lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 95

Form & Verdict
Front-runner; six-time winner here, formerly smart; didn't run badly last week considering he got behind with a troubled start, but will likely to have to work hard if he's to lead now.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

12th

3

(5)

11th Mar 2023

Fast

0m 7f 0y

13:00 Jebel Ali

Bochart

9st 0lb

J: Bernardo Pinheiro

T: B Seemar

soon led, headed and weakened 1 1/2f ouut

12/1

6th

8

(10)

24th Feb 2023

Fast

1m 0f 0y

17:30 Meydan

Bochart

9st 2lb

J: Richard Mullen

T: B Seemar

never better than mid-division

12/1

8th

1

(3)

11th Feb 2023

Fast

1m 0f 0y

12:30 Jebel Ali

Bochart

9st 0lb

J: Richard Mullen

T: B Seemar

never better than mid-division

12/1

Form: 5/224-

Last run: 34 days

W: 9st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Often runs well without winning but is not straightforward; found 5f too sharp behind Colour Up at Jebel Ali on latest.
Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

6

(1)

20th Jan 2023

Fast

0m 6f 0y

14:35 Meydan

Behavioral Bias

9st 0lb

J: Pat Cosgrave

T: B Seemar

Often runs well without winning but is not straightforward; found 5f too sharp behind Colour Up at Jebel Ali on latest.

7/1

4th

5

(8)

17th Dec 2022

Fast

0m 5f 0y

11:15 Jebel Ali

Behavioral Bias

9st 0lb

J: Pat Cosgrave

T: B Seemar

near rear, chased leaders, ran on final 2f

10/1

Non-runners

Bochart