January 20 / 15.10 Meydan

15.10 Meydan

Good

Race 3 (Handicap) (Turf)

  • Prize money: £37500
  • 0m 5f 0y
  • 8 runners
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Race 3 (Handicap) (Turf)

Runners: 8 runners

Type: Flat Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather:

10/1 (Won)

Form: 24754-

Last run: 295 days

W: 9st 4lb

5 yo Gelding

OR: 94

Form & Verdict
Still improving last season but has been off since March and needs to return as good as ever.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

12

(13)

27th Jan 2023

Good

0m 6f 0y

14:35 Meydan

Thunder Of Niagara

8st 10lb

J: Ray Dawson

T: A bin Harmash

chased leaders, ran on well final 2f

6/1

1st

4

(3)

20th Jan 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

15:10 Meydan

Thunder Of Niagara

9st 4lb

J: Ray Dawson

T: A bin Harmash

tracked leaders, led just over 1f out, ran on well

10/1

19

6th Jan 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

17:30 Meydan

Thunder Of Niagara

8st 7lb

J: Reserve

T: A bin Harmash

Useful handicapper but off since last March and this looks too tough for him.

10/1

Form: /6033- C

Last run: 329 days

W: 9st 7lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict
Latest win came over 6f here two years ago; finished third in carnival handicap over that trip when last seen 11 months ago; others more likely.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

2nd

3

(5)

20th Jan 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

15:10 Meydan

Taneen

9st 7lb

J: Dane O’Neill

T: M Al Mheiri

soon led, headed just over 1f out, ran on same pace

10/1

5/2

Form: 11291/

Last run: 495 days

W: 9st 11lb

5 yo Horse

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Three useful 6f AW/turf wins for Roger Varian in Britain, also second in Royal Ascot handicap over this trip; absent since latest win in September 2021 but may still have more to give.
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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3rd

1

(8)

20th Jan 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

15:10 Meydan

Boomshalaa

9st 11lb

J: Pat Dobbs

T: Doug Watson

mid-division, ran on same pace final 2 1/2f

5/2

Form: /5230-

Last run: 329 days

W: 9st 3lb

4 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict
Twice placed over 6f here last year; has been off since a poor run on dirt last February and subsequently gelded; stable is going well, though, so he needs taking seriously.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

4th

5

(4)

20th Jan 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

15:10 Meydan

Home City

9st 3lb

J: Daniel Tudhope

T: Saeed bin Suroor

tracked leaders, ran on same pace final 2 1/2f

11/4

9/2

Form: 30368- D

Last run: 176 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Useful 5f AW/turf winner in Britain; off since July and needs to run as well as ever but that's possible; sold for 70,000gns in August; tongue-tie added; has been gelded.
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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

8

(6)

20th Jan 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

15:10 Meydan

Shamlaan

9st 0lb

J: Tadhg O’Shea

T: B Seemar

never better than mid-division

9/2

8th

2

(9)

28th Jul 2022

Good To Firm

0m 5f 0y

Class 3

16:45 Goodwood

Shamlaan

9st 9lb

J: Jack Mitchell

T: Kevin Philippart De Foy

prominent, ridden 2f out, weakened inside final furlong

10/1

Form: /0097- C

Last run: 56 days

W: 9st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Won up this straight track three years ago; doubtful whether he's the same force now and he looks the stable second string on jockey bookings but has dropped 10lb in the weights for two runs on dirt this term.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

7

(7)

20th Jan 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

15:10 Meydan

Roulston Scar

9st 0lb

J: Saif Al Balushi

T: A bin Harmash

never near to challenge

14/1

20

6th Jan 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

17:30 Meydan

Roulston Scar

8st 7lb

J: Reserve

T: A bin Harmash

Won up this straight track three years ago; it's doubtful he's the same force now, but this switch back from dirt is in his favour.

7th

3

(8)

25th Nov 2022

Fast

0m 6f 0y

16:20 Meydan

Roulston Scar

9st 5lb

J: Ray Dawson

T: A bin Harmash

near rear, chased leaders final 3f, no extra

10/1

OUR TIP

Form: 26005-

Last run: 92 days

W: 9st 11lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 100

Form & Verdict
Had some smart form for Hugo Palmer in Britain; sold for 100,000gns in October; overall record is patchy but has claims if on his game for new stable; cheekpieces added.
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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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7th

2

(1)

20th Jan 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

15:10 Meydan

Hierarchy

9st 11lb

J: Saffie Osborne

T: Jamie Osborne

never better than mid-division

6/1

5th

2

(4)

20th Oct 2022

Standard

0m 6f 20y

Class 2

19:15 Wolverhampton (AW)

Hierarchy

9st 8lb

J: Cieren Fallon

T: Hugo Palmer

slowly into stride, soon in touch with leaders, steady headway and prominent over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, edged right and no extra final 110yds

9/1

20/1

Form: 7/85-0

Last run: 9 days

W: 9st 0lb

4 yo Colt

OR: 90

Form & Verdict
Maiden; showed plenty of speed before fading to finish just behind Home City over 6f here last February; ran poorly at Sharjah on last week's return (dirt; started slowly) but return to turf is a help and is down to this trip for the first time.
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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

8th

6

(2)

20th Jan 2023

Good

0m 5f 0y

15:10 Meydan

Bin Askar

9st 0lb

J: Adrie de Vries

T: A Al Shemaili

slowly into stride, never dangerous

20/1

14th

1

(10)

11th Jan 2023

Fast

0m 6f 0y

13:00 Sharjah

Bin Askar

9st 11lb

J: Richard Mullen

T: A Al Shemaili

slowly into stride, never near to challenge