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25 February 2021
Thursday 25th February

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Nad Al Sheba Trophy Sponsored By Gulf News (Group 3) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: RTV SKY
  • Distance: 1m 6f 11y
  • Going: Good
Runners
8

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(8)
Away He Goes silk
Away He Goes
J: Jim Crowley
T: Ismail Mohammed
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 15 in the last 14 days (0%)
Has kept on to be placed in two 1m4f handicaps here this year; this longer trip may suit
515-32
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 107
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 12f Gd Hc 9-5 2/16 Star Safari (¾L) 11/2 103 108
21 Jan 21 Mey Meydan 12f Gd HcL 8-10 3/14 Walton Street (5½L) 14/1 103 102
24 Oct 20 Nby Newbury 12f Hy G3 9-4 5/8 Euchen Glen (13½L) 6/1 103 88
12 Sep 20 Don Doncaster 12f Gd 2Hc 9-5 1/5 Mankayan (3L) 100/30 95 108
15 Aug 20 Dea Deauville 10f Hy G3 9-0 p 5/7 Skalleti (7L) 25/1 - 105
25 Jul 20 Nmk Newmarket (July) 10f GF 3Hc 9-7 2/6 Data Protection (2¼L) 5/2 93 99
2
(2)
Corsen silk
Corsen
J: Bernardo Pinheiro
T: Q Aboud
Makes no appeal at all for new yard following an absence
36/00-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 90
Days: 348
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Mar 20 Abu Abu Dhabi 11f Gd G3 9-0 10/12 Gm Hopkins (24L) 95 59
20 Feb 20 Mey Meydan 8f Gd Hc 9-1 p 15/15 Epic Hero (48L) 40/1 100 -
23 Oct 18 Dea Deauville 12.5f GS 3yL 9-0 6/8 King Of Leogrance (2L) 58/10 - 95
14 Sep 18 Sai Saint-Cloud 12f Gd 3yL 9-0 3/5 Lettre De Chateau (1¾L) 78/10 - 101
10 Aug 18 Cla Clairefontaine 8f Sft 3y 9-0 1/9 Snakeless (hd) 37/10 - -
30 Jun 18 Lon Longchamp 8.5f GS 3y 9-2 2/8 Breath Of Fire (¾L) 4/5F - 81
3
(1)
Global Heat silk
C
Global Heat
J: Hector Crouch
T: Saeed bin Suroor
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Won minor 1m4f handicap here before third in C&D handicap, behind Volcanic Sky; more to do
643-13
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 99
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 14f Gd HcL 8-9 3/10 Dubai Future (2½L) 15/2 96 99
14 Jan 21 Mey Meydan 12f Gd Hc 9-6 1/11 Miracle Maker (3½L) 11/4F 90 98
26 Sep 20 Cfd Chelmsford (AW) 10f St 2Hc 8-7 3/6 Solid Stone (nk) 11/4 89 94
27 Feb 20 Mey Meydan 10f Gd Hc 8-5 4/10 Simsir (6½L) 12/1 90 87
30 Jan 20 Mey Meydan 10f Gd Hc 8-5 6/14 American Graffiti (3¼L) 8/1 90 90
19 May 19 Rip Ripon 10f Gd 43yHc 9-7 1/7 Takumi (nk) 6/4F 83 94
4
(3)
Ispolini silk
CD
D
Ispolini t
J: William Buick
T: Charlie Appleby
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Distance Specialist - 3 wins from 5 starts at this distance (60%)
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 6 wins from 14 in the last 14 days (43%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 8 wins from 25 in the last 14 days (32%)
Two C&D wins in 2019 inc this race; however, below best since, behind two of these latest
/04-94
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 107
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 14f Gd HcL 9-8 t 4/10 Dubai Future (7L) 14/1 108 106
21 Jan 21 Mey Meydan 12f Gd HcL 9-4 tp 9/14 Walton Street (15L) 13/2 110 97
17 Jul 20 Hay Haydock 12f GS L 9-5 t 4/7 Trueshan (3¼L) 7/2 112 107
6 Jun 20 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 16.5f St G3 9-3 t 10/11 Nayef Road (12L) 6/1 115 103
15 Sep 19 Dor Dortmund 14f Gd G3 9-6 1/13 Djukon (nk) 7/10F - 106
17 May 19 Yor York 14f GF G2 9-1 t 4/8 Stradivarius (6¾L) 7/2 116 107
5
(6)
Mondain silk
Mondain t
J: Harry Bentley
T: A R Al Rayhi
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 18 in the last 14 days (0%)
These conditions should suit but even his best doesn't look enough
210-00
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 95
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Feb 21 Jeb Jebel Ali 10f Fs L 9-0 10/12 Saltarin Dubai (43L) 40/1 95 25
21 Jan 21 Mey Meydan 12f Gd HcL 8-5 10/14 Walton Street (17L) 80/1 95 81
10 Oct 20 Nmk Newmarket 18f Sft 2Hc 8-13 16/34 Great White Shark (19L) 16/1 93 83
18 Sep 20 Ayr Ayr 17.5f GS 3Hc 9-12 1/6 Fun Mac (5½L) 11/4F 89 99
29 Aug 20 Nmk Newmarket (July) 14f Sft 2Hc 9-4 2/7 Believe In Love (10L) 10/1 91 92
16 Aug 20 Rip Ripon 14f GS 3Hc 9-9 4/6 Zeeband (3¼L) 3/1 92 96
6
(7)
Volcanic Sky silk
Volcanic Sky
J: Frankie Dettori
T: Saeed bin Suroor
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 13 in the last 14 days (0%)
Won over 2m in Britain last summer; good second in C&D handicap latest; leading claims
535-62
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 104
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 14f Gd HcL 9-0 2/10 Dubai Future (1½L) 9/2 100 105
21 Jan 21 Mey Meydan 12f Gd HcL 8-9 6/14 Walton Street (8¼L) 14/1 102 97
25 Sep 20 Nmk Newmarket 12f Gd L 9-5 5/6 Walton Street (19L) 9/2 102 82
11 Sep 20 Don Doncaster 14.5f Gd 2Hc 10-0 3/8 Apparate (2¼L) 13/2 102 107
19 Aug 20 Yor York 16.5f Gd 2Hc 9-10 5/17 Summer Moon (4½L) 10/1 102 105
13 Jul 20 Kem Kempton (AW) 16f St/Slw 3Hc 9-7 1/9 Pianissimo (5L) 5/2 92 106
7
(4)
Yakeen silk
Yakeen t
J: Jose Santiago
T: Q Aboud
Struggled in UAE; return to turf in his favour, but has little chance
8/4-78
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 93
Days: 34
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
22 Jan 21 Jeb Jebel Ali 7f Fs Hc 9-1 t 8/12 Hyde Park (19L) 33/1 80 51
8 Jan 21 Jeb Jebel Ali 9f Fs Hc 9-7 7/8 Tailor's Row (22L) 28/1 87 50
13 Nov 20 Jeb Jebel Ali 9f Fs Hc 8-7 t 4/6 Just A Penny (25L) 25/1 93 48
12 Apr 19 Mey Meydan 10f Gd 8-9 t 8/16 Ajwad (11½L) 28/1 103 84
5 Apr 19 Mey Meydan 8f Gd 9-2 9/16 Ajwad (16½L) 12/1 103 70
7 Jul 18 Gre Greyville 11f Gd G1 8-5 14/18 Do It Again (9½L) 16/1 - 92
8
(5)
Brilliant Light silk
BF
Brilliant Light p
J: Pat Cosgrave
T: Saeed bin Suroor
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Has run creditably in two 1m2f-1m4f handicaps here this year; this trip likely to suit
116-43
Age: 4
Weight: 8-9
OR: 96
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 12f Gd Hc 8-6 3/16 Star Safari (1L) 5/2J 93 97
28 Jan 21 Mey Meydan 10f Gd HcL 8-11 4/15 Ya Hayati (4¾L) 9/1 93 91
9 Oct 20 Nmk Newmarket 12f Sft 23yHc 8-13 6/17 Kingbrook (8½L) 8/1 93 91
22 Aug 20 San Sandown 10f GS 33yHc 9-6 1/10 Tenbury Wells (shd) 8/1 88 97
31 Jul 20 Wol Wolverhampton (AW) 12f St/Slw 5Nv 9-2 1/10 Crystal Pegasus (nk) 5/6F - 84
8 Jul 20 Nby Newbury 10f GS 53yNv 9-5 2/8 Darain (4¾L) 9/2 - 84
Verdict

This may be between stablemates Volcanic Sky and BRILLIANT LIGHT (nap), who both shaped well last time. The latter can improve.

Verdict silk image
Brilliant Light

Betting Forecast:

5/4 Volcanic Sky,

3/1 Away He Goes,

7/2 Brilliant Light,

9/2 Ispolini,

20/1 Global Heat,

66/1 Mondain,

100/1 Corsen,

Yakeen

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