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Zabeel Trophy Sponsored By Emirates Airline (Rated Conditions) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: RTV
  • Distance: 1m
  • Going: Good
Runners
16

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(5)
Moqtarreb silk
D
Moqtarreb
J: Abdul Aziz Al Balushi 3
T: A R Al Rayhi
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Inconsistent but useful on a good day and, if on form, he'll be a player at this level
-49029
Age: 5
Weight: 9-6
OR: 105
Days: 33
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 9f Gd G1 9-0 9/11 Lord Glitters (4½L) 100/1 101 108
21 Feb 21 Abu Abu Dhabi 7f Gd L 9-2 2/15 Medahim (1½L) 95 101
13 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 9f Gd Hc 9-4 16/16 Eastern World (27L) 33/1 97 51
28 Jan 21 Mey Meydan 8f Gd Hc 8-11 9/16 Bedouin's Story (1¾L) 11/2 97 96
14 Jan 21 Mey Meydan 7f Gd Hc 9-4 4/13 Wasim (2½L) 11/2 97 98
11 Dec 20 Jeb Jebel Ali 7f Fs Hc 9-10 6/16 Karaginsky (14½L) 6/1 94 67
2
(15)
Royal Dornoch silk
D
Royal Dornoch t
J: Szczepan Mazur
T: M Al Mheiri
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Two 1m turf Group wins in Europe; leading claims on that sort of form but must bounce back
140-00
Age: 4
Weight: 9-6
OR: 108
Days: 33
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G3 9-0 ht 10/16 Midnight Sands (23L) 66/1 108 58
20 Feb 21 Jan Riyadh 7f GF 9-0 v 10/11 Space Blues (27L) 40/1 - 40
17 Oct 20 Asc Ascot 8f Sft G1 9-1 t 11/14 The Revenant (12L) 80/1 110 93
12 Sep 20 Leo Leopardstown 8f Gd G2 9-5 t 4/10 Safe Voyage (6½L) 12/1 110 103
13 Aug 20 Leo Leopardstown 8f Gd G3 9-2 t1 1/7 Ancient Spirit (nk) 12/1 107 110
20 Jun 20 Asc Ascot 8f GS 3yG1 9-0 7/7 Palace Pier (17½L) 50/1 110 83
3
(8)
Hakeem silk
CD
D
Hakeem t
J: S Paiva
T: A R Al Rayhi
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Won C&D handicap last year and as good as ever when landing 7f Abu Dhabi handicap latest
6-0641
Age: 7
Weight: 9-2
OR: 100
Days: 25
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Mar 21 Abu Abu Dhabi 7f Gd Hc 9-2 t 1/14 Prompting (nk) 96 101
25 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 7f Gd HcL 9-1 t 4/14 Zainhom (4½L) 50/1 97 92
21 Feb 21 Abu Abu Dhabi 7f Gd L 9-2 t 6/15 Medahim (4¼L) 89 94
13 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 9f Gd Hc 8-11 t 13/16 Eastern World (23L) 66/1 91 52
19 Nov 20 Mey Meydan 8f Fs 8-9 t 6/8 Casey Jones (11L) 14/1 91 70
14 Mar 20 Abu Abu Dhabi 11f Gd G3 9-0 t 6/12 Gm Hopkins (7L) 91 89
4
(6)
Lucius Tiberius silk
Lucius Tiberius t
J: Ryan Curatolo
T: Mahmood Hussain
Not built on reappearance third in 1m1f handicap here; others more likely
300070
Age: 6
Weight: 9-2
OR: 102
Days: 33
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 9f Gd G1 9-0 t 10/11 Lord Glitters (6½L) 150/1 100 104
25 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 10f Gd G3 9-0 t 7/7 Star Safari (10½L) 50/1 100 88
18 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 8f Gd G2 9-0 t 10/11 D'bai (4½L) 80/1 100 97
5 Feb 21 Jeb Jebel Ali 10f Fs L 9-0 t 11/12 Saltarin Dubai (44L) 50/1 100 23
21 Jan 21 Mey Meydan 12f Gd HcL 8-9 t 13/14 Walton Street (29L) 16/1 102 69
7 Jan 21 Mey Meydan 9f Gd Hc 9-6 t 3/12 Eqtiraan (4¼L) 22/1 102 105
5
(11)
Mordin silk
D
Mordin tp
J: Xavier Ziani
T: S bin Ghadayer
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Distance Specialist - 3 wins from 5 starts at this distance (60%)
Useful handicapper around this trip in GB but missed 2020; below form on recent comeback
0354/7
Age: 7
Weight: 9-2
OR: 104
Days: 18
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Mar 21 Abu Abu Dhabi 11f Gd G3 9-0 tp 7/11 Irish Freedom (10½L) 104 82
28 Sep 19 Nmk Newmarket 9f Gd 2Hc 9-0 p 4/30 Lord North (5½L) 12/1 104 106
31 Aug 19 San Sandown 10f GF 2Hc 9-3 p 5/9 Hyanna (3¾L) 11/2 104 106
3 Aug 19 Don Doncaster 10f GS 2Hc 10-0 p 3/12 Spanish Archer (2¼L) 5/1 104 108
13 Jul 19 Yor York 10.5f GF 2Hc 9-5 p 13/21 Pivoine (8¼L) 20/1 106 99
19 Jun 19 Asc Ascot 8f Sft 2Hc 9-6 p 10/28 Afaak (4½L) 14/1 106 106
6
(16)
Mukalal silk
D
Mukalal
J: Fabrice Veron
T: E Charpy
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Hasn't stood much racing in recent times; this season's form well short of level required
/13/00
Age: 7
Weight: 9-2
OR: 100
Days: 25
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Mar 21 Abu Abu Dhabi 7f Gd Hc 9-6 11/14 Hakeem (6¾L) 100 87
21 Feb 21 Abu Abu Dhabi 7f Gd L 9-2 12/15 Medahim (9L) 100 82
8 Dec 19 Abu Abu Dhabi 8f Gd L 9-2 3/16 Taamol (1½L) 96 98
8 Nov 19 Abu Abu Dhabi 8f Gd 8-9 1/14 Azmaam (¾L) 93 95
26 Sep 18 Goo Goodwood 8f GS 2ClHc 9-8 v 8/9 Enigmatic (10½L) 6/1 96 81
11 Sep 18 Lei Leicester 7f GF 3Hc 9-8 v1 1/8 Flavius Titus (hd) 9/2 93 102
7
(2)
Vale Of Kent silk
D
Vale Of Kent
J: Jose Santiago
T: S bin Ghadayer
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Smart in Britain but well below form since switching to UAE
6-8060
Age: 6
Weight: 9-2
OR: 102
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 7f Gd HcL 9-10 13/14 Zainhom (24L) 16/1 105 51
21 Feb 21 Abu Abu Dhabi 7f Gd L 9-2 6/15 Medahim (4¼L) 105 94
4 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 6f Gd HcL 9-7 10/14 Man Of Promise (15L) 16/1 107 74
7 Jan 21 Mey Meydan 6f Fs Hc 9-10 8/8 Taamol (15½L) 16/1 98 59
3 Oct 20 Red Redcar 7f Sft L 9-0 6/6 Ostilio (9¾L) 17/2 108 89
26 Sep 20 Nmk Newmarket 7f Gd 2Hc 9-9 1/8 Gallipoli (nk) 5/1 104 112
8
(3)
Velorum silk
C
D
Velorum
J: Richard Mullen
T: Charlie Appleby
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Won 7f handicap here last February; held in two Group 2s this year, but likely player now
0/1-88
Age: 5
Weight: 9-2
OR: 103
Days: 49
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 8f Gd G2 9-0 8/11 D'bai (2½L) 11/2 103 101
21 Jan 21 Mey Meydan 7f Gd G2 9-0 8/10 Land Of Legends (7L) 9/4 103 96
27 Feb 20 Mey Meydan 7f Gd Hc 8-6 1/14 Zainhom (2¾L) 7/4F 96 108
20 Jun 19 Asc Ascot 8f GS 23yHc 8-12 26/28 Biometric (25L) 6/1 96 51
30 May 19 Yar Yarmouth 8f GF 5Nv 9-9 1/12 Audarya (1L) 1/6F - 98
17 May 19 Nmk Newmarket 8f GF 43yNv 9-2 1/13 Moqtarreb (1¼L) 2/1 - 94
9
(14)
Ajwad silk
CD
C
Ajwad
J: J Rosales
T: R Bouresly
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
Three 1m-1m2f front-running wins here in 2019 but struggled since
/0-058
Age: 8
Weight: 8-13
OR: 98
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 7f Gd HcL 9-2 8/14 Zainhom (9¼L) 40/1 98 80
21 Feb 21 Abu Abu Dhabi 7f Gd L 9-2 5/15 Medahim (3¾L) 98 95
5 Feb 21 Jeb Jebel Ali 7f Fs Hc 9-0 15/16 Aridity (30L) 8/1 63 -
7 Mar 20 Mey Meydan 9f Gd G1 9-0 11/13 Barney Roy (19½L) 66/1 105 76
8 Dec 19 Abu Abu Dhabi 8f Gd L 9-2 10/16 Taamol (7¾L) 105 83
12 Apr 19 Mey Meydan 10f Gd 9-2 1/16 Majestic Mambo (nk) 8/1 102 107
10
(7)
Alfareeq silk
Alfareeq
J: Antonio Fresu
T: M Al Mheiri
Best run in UAE when second in 7f Jebel Ali conditions race latest; stays further; chance
-09582
Age: 4
Weight: 8-13
OR: 99
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Mar 21 Jeb Jebel Ali 7f Fs 9-0 2/15 Rodaini (3¼L) 33/1 94 96
11 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs Hc 9-6 8/13 Desert Peace (4¼L) 16/1 94 87
19 Feb 21 Jeb Jebel Ali 8f Fs 4y 9-3 5/13 Shamikh (8½L) 7/1 94 71
4 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 6f Gd HcL 8-10 9/14 Man Of Promise (13½L) 80/1 97 68
28 Jan 21 Mey Meydan 8f Gd Hc 8-11 12/16 Bedouin's Story (3¼L) 40/1 97 93
30 Aug 20 Dea Deauville 7.5f St 3y 9-2 5/10 Brave Shiina (1L) 3/1F - 78
11
(12)
Famous Wolf silk
Famous Wolf
J: Fernando Jara
T: A bin Harmash
Held in four starts in UAE; bled from the nose over C&D latest
/409-0
Age: 5
Weight: 8-13
OR: 99
Days: 70
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Jan 21 Mey Meydan 8f Gd Hc 9-0 16/16 Bedouin's Story (32L) 80/1 99 29
27 Feb 20 Mey Meydan 8f Fs Hc 9-2 v 9/9 Moqarrar (47+L) 25/1 99 -
16 Jan 20 Mey Meydan 10f Gd HcL 8-8 11/11 Certain Lad (13L) 66/1 102 82
9 Jan 20 Mey Meydan 9f Gd G2 8-13 4/5 Benbatl (5L) 33/1 102 102
23 Jun 19 Fra Frauenfeld 12f Gd 3y 9-2 3/7 Aquilino (2½L) 6/5F - -
6 May 19 Cha Chantilly 9f Sft 3yG3 9-2 4/7 Flop Shot (4¾L) 14/1 - 99
12
(13)
Gabr silk
D
Gabr
J: Adrie de Vries
T: Doug Watson
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Won 1m2f turf Listed in GB 2018; patchy record in UAE but claims if this unfolds to suit
01-727
Age: 6
Weight: 8-13
OR: 95
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 9f Gd Hc 9-3 7/14 Bright Melody (4¾L) 16/1 97 93
13 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 9f Gd Hc 9-4 2/16 Eastern World (3½L) 40/1 97 98
22 Jan 21 Jeb Jebel Ali 8f Fs G3 9-0 7/12 Blown By Wind (31L) 12/1 97 42
13 Nov 20 Jeb Jebel Ali 8f Fs 9-0 1/5 Eqtiraan (1L) 4/1 97 94
30 Jan 20 Mey Meydan 10f Gd Hc 9-1 11/14 American Graffiti (9L) 28/1 100 86
9 Jan 20 Mey Meydan 8f Gd Hc 9-6 t 10/13 Zakouski (13L) 10/1 103 87
13
(4)
Mailshot silk
CD
D
Mailshot v
J: Royston Ffrench
T: S bin Ghadayer
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
D
5 x Distance Winner - Won 5 times before at this distance
Two C&D wins; poor run on dirt latest can be excused; in any case, others more solid
-40050
Age: 7
Weight: 8-13
OR: 95
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 7f Fs Hc 9-0 v 14/15 Sharamm (23L) 16/1 78 24
25 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 10f Gd G3 9-0 p 5/7 Star Safari (7¼L) 50/1 95 94
13 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 9f Gd Hc 9-3 12/16 Eastern World (23L) 28/1 96 58
28 Jan 21 Mey Meydan 8f Gd Hc 9-0 15/16 Bedouin's Story (6¼L) 16/1 99 89
7 Jan 21 Mey Meydan 9f Gd Hc 9-3 4/12 Eqtiraan (5¾L) 16/1 99 99
4 Dec 20 Abu Abu Dhabi 8f Gd L 9-2 3/16 Boerhan (hd) 92 102
14
(1)
Mount Pelion silk
D
Mount Pelion
J: Sam Hitchcott
T: Doug Watson
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Eyecatcher when 4th in slowly run C&D carnival handicap in January; bled from nose latest
2/7-49
Age: 6
Weight: 8-13
OR: 98
Days: 54
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 9f Gd Hc 9-5 9/16 Eastern World (11½L) 5/1 98 83
28 Jan 21 Mey Meydan 8f Gd Hc 8-13 4/16 Bedouin's Story (½L) 40/1 98 100
17 Dec 20 Mey Meydan 8f Fs L 9-0 7/7 Thegreatcollection (16½L) 14/1 98 67
16 Nov 19 Lcl Le Croise-Laroche 9f Hy 9-6 2/13 Monty (1¾L) 21/10F - 100
20 Oct 19 Lon Longchamp 8f Hy L 9-2 4/7 Qualisaga (3L) 29/10F - 103
12 Sep 19 Lon Longchamp 8f Gd 9-0 1/8 Graphite (1½L) 11/2 - 104
15
(9)
Nayslayer silk
Nayslayer v
J: Bernardo Pinheiro
T: Jaber Ramadhan
Won 7f Abu Dhabi handicap on reappearance but held since; others hold stronger claims
1-0306
Age: 5
Weight: 8-13
OR: 96
Days: 25
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Mar 21 Abu Abu Dhabi 7f Gd Hc 9-4 v 6/14 Hakeem (3¼L) 98 95
25 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 9f Gd Hc 9-4 v 12/14 Bright Melody (16L) 50/1 98 72
21 Feb 21 Abu Abu Dhabi 7f Gd L 9-2 v 3/15 Medahim (2¾L) 94 98
14 Jan 21 Mey Meydan 7f Gd Hc 9-1 v 12/13 Wasim (10½L) 14/1 94 74
20 Dec 20 Abu Abu Dhabi 7f Gd Hc 9-1 v 1/14 Rebel Streak (3½L) 85 93
12 Mar 20 Mey Meydan 8f Fs Hc 8-11 v 7/11 Alkaamel (20L) 8/1 85 64
16
(10)
Seniority silk
D
Seniority b
J: Tadhg O'Shea
T: S Seemar
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Was a smart handicapper around this trip in Britain but not the same force these days
2-0004
Age: 7
Weight: 8-9
OR: 93
Days: 18
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Mar 21 Abu Abu Dhabi 11f Gd G3 9-0 b 4/11 Irish Freedom (3L) 90 92
13 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 9f Gd Hc 9-2 b 10/16 Eastern World (13½L) 66/1 95 76
28 Jan 21 Mey Meydan 10f Gd HcL 9-4 b 15/15 Ya Hayati (55L) 66/1 98 6
14 Jan 21 Mey Meydan 7f Gd Hc 9-5 b 13/13 Wasim (24L) 16/1 98 41
14 Mar 20 Abu Abu Dhabi 11f Gd G3 9-0 b 2/12 Gm Hopkins (½L) 95 101
20 Feb 20 Mey Meydan 8f Gd Hc 8-13 p 10/13 Cliffs Of Capri (6¼L) 22/1 98 90
Verdict

The obvious one is Velorum, but MOUNT PELION can go well if belatedly confirming the promise he showed two starts back.

Verdict silk image
Mount Pelion

Betting Forecast:

5/4 Velorum,

8/1 Moqtarreb,

10/1 Hakeem,

Alfareeq,

Mount Pelion,

12/1 Gabr,

16/1 Royal Dornoch,

Mailshot,

20/1 Vale Of Kent,

Ajwad,

Seniority,

25/1 Lucius Tiberius,

Mordin,

33/1 Mukalal,

Nayslayer,

50/1 Famous Wolf

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