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Al Maktoum Challenge R1 Presented By Nakheel (Group 2) (Dirt) Racecard

  • Channel: SK/RT
  • Distance: 1m
  • Going: Fast
Runners
14

Type
All Weather

Surface
Dirt

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(13)
Avant Garde silk
Avant Garde tb
J: Richard Mullen
T: B Seemar
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 8 wins from 32 in the last 14 days (25%)
Third behind Secret Ambition and Golden Goal in C&D Godolphin Mile last March; new trainer
1/323-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 109
Days: 293
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G2 9-0 tb 3/15 Secret Ambition (6¼L) 11/1 109 103
27 Feb 21 Gul Gulfstream Park 8f Fs G2 8-6 b 2/6 Fearless (¾L) 23/5 - 106
23 Jan 21 Gul Gulfstream Park 8f Fs G3 8-6 b 3/8 Performer (1½L) 128/10 - 98
5 Dec 20 Gul Gulfstream Park 7f Fs 8-10 b 1/12 Town Classic (½L) 32/5 - -
28 Sep 20 Rmp Remington Park 9f Fs 3yG3 8-12 b 4/9 Shared Sense (5½L) 33/10 - 93
10 Jun 20 Gul Gulfstream Park 8f Fs Cl 8-6 b 2/10 Taamer (1¼L) 113/10 - -
2
(14)
Capezzano silk
CD
C
Capezzano h
J: Royston Ffrench
T: S bin Ghadayer
CD
4 x C&D Winner - Won 4 times before on this course at this distance
C
6 x Course Winner - Won 6 times before at this course
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 18 in the last 14 days (0%)
Quirky; G1 winner in 2019; below form last season, finished well beaten over C&D on return
/7408-
Age: 8
Weight: 9-0
OR: 109
Days: 43
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
2 Dec 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs 9-6 h 8/10 Everfast (18L) 9/2 109 67
27 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 10f Fs G1 9-0 12/12 Mystic Guide (67L) 25/1 110 14
11 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 9.5f Fs G2 9-0 h 4/9 Salute The Soldier (2L) 3/1F 110 109
21 Jan 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G2 9-0 h 7/11 Military Law (7¾L) 7/4F 117 94
17 Dec 20 Mey Meydan 8f Fs L 9-4 h 3/7 Thegreatcollection (2¾L) 13/8F 117 103
29 Feb 20 Jan Riyadh 9f Fs 9-0 h 14/14 Maximum Security (58L) 20/1 - -
3
(9)
Eastern World silk
D
Eastern World
J: Ray Dawson
T: A bin Harmash
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Promising second in C&D Listed race on dirt/stable debut on reappearance in December
10402-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 103
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Dec 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs L 9-0 2/10 Tuz (1¼L) 18/1 97 103
16 Jun 21 Asc Ascot 8f GF 2Hc 9-0 24/30 Real World (17½L) 20/1 99 79
13 Apr 21 Nmk Newmarket 7f Gd 2Hc 9-2 4/12 Double Or Bubble (5L) 3/1F 100 102
27 Mar 21 Don Doncaster 8f Gd 2Hc 9-3 11/18 Haqeeqy (9½L) 5/2F 98 87
13 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 9f Gd Hc 9-0 1/16 Gabr (3½L) 20/1 93 101
10 Sep 20 Don Doncaster 7f Gd 23yHc 9-1 p1 9/13 Haqeeqy (13L) 7/2F 94 71
4
(1)
Golden Goal silk
CD
C
D
Golden Goal
J: Sam Hitchcott
T: Doug Watson
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 29 in the last 14 days (0%)
2nd to Secret Ambition in Godolphin Mile in March, but behind two of these on reappearance
15424-
Age: 8
Weight: 9-0
OR: 107
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Dec 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs L 9-0 4/10 Tuz (3½L) 9/1 108 98
27 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G2 9-0 2/15 Secret Ambition (6L) 16/1 102 104
6 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G3 9-0 4/16 Midnight Sands (3¼L) 13/2 100 104
18 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs Hc 9-1 5/10 Hypothetical (3L) EvensF 100 100
21 Jan 21 Mey Meydan 7f Fs Hc 8-11 1/9 Desert Doctor (3½L) 7/2 92 102
28 Nov 20 Srh Sharjah 8.5f Fs Hc 9-11 2/16 Galvanize (hd) 90 95
5
(8)
Hypothetical silk
CD
D
Hypothetical t
J: Mickael Barzalona
T: S bin Ghadayer
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%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 18 in the last 14 days (0%)
Progressed well last season, 4th in the DWC latest, but his trainer has been out of form
42124-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 112
Days: 293
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 10f Fs G1 9-0 t 4/12 Mystic Guide (6¼L) 10/1 112 111
6 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 10f Fs G1 9-0 t 2/11 Salute The Soldier (1¾L) 11/2 110 112
18 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs Hc 9-4 t 1/10 Bright Start (¾L) 4/1 103 110
4 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G3 9-0 t 2/6 Secret Ambition (3¾L) 15/2 97 100
22 Jan 21 Jeb Jebel Ali 8f Fs G3 9-0 4/12 Blown By Wind (13L) 7/2 97 83
7 Jan 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs Hc 8-7 t 1/7 Alkaamel (3½L) 7/1 92 100
6
(3)
Imperial Empire silk
C
D
Imperial Empire
J: Frankie Dettori
T: B Seemar
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Course Specialist - 3 wins from 4 starts here (75%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 8 wins from 32 in the last 14 days (25%)
A natural on the dirt, winning two 7f starts here, but this is a major jump up in class
17011-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 99
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Dec 21 Mey Meydan 7f Fs 8-7 1/9 Syrtis (2¼L) 7/1 85 87
18 Nov 21 Mey Meydan 7f Fs Hc 8-13 1/16 Tabarak (3½L) 9/1 77 88
7 Mar 21 Abu Abu Dhabi 8f Gd Hc 9-3 10/16 Ganbaru (6¼L) 79 71
13 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 6f Gd Hc 8-10 7/16 Taneen (8¼L) 6/1 80 67
16 Jan 21 Mey Meydan 8f Gd Hc 9-1 1/14 Kanood (nse) 20/1 76 82
3 Oct 19 Lin Lingfield (AW) 8f St 42yHc 9-0 6/8 Qaaddim (3¼L) 3/1F 78 74
7
(10)
Kafoo silk
CD
C
Kafoo t
J: William Buick
T: B Seemar
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 8 wins from 32 in the last 14 days (25%)
2-2, a C&D maiden and 7f conditions race here; potentially up to this
11-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-0
OR: 104
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Dec 21 Mey Meydan 7f Fs 9-2 t 1/9 Prince Eiji (shd) 15/8 90 105
18 Nov 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs 3y 9-2 t 1/10 Al Maroom (6½L) 6/4F 90 91
8
(11)
Kimbear silk
CD
Kimbear t
J: Antonio Fresu
T: B Seemar
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 5 wins from 14 in the last 14 days (36%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 8 wins from 32 in the last 14 days (25%)
2nd in this 2019/won it 2020, but behind Imperial Empire in 7f conditions race on return
83543-
Age: 8
Weight: 9-0
OR: 100
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Dec 21 Mey Meydan 7f Fs 9-3 t 3/9 Imperial Empire (5¼L) 15/2 100 84
19 Mar 21 Jeb Jebel Ali 7f Fs 9-0 4/15 Rodaini (4¼L) 7/1 102 94
6 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G3 9-0 5/16 Midnight Sands (5¼L) 12/1 105 99
4 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G3 9-0 v 3/6 Secret Ambition (5½L) 9/2 108 96
21 Jan 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G2 9-0 8/11 Military Law (9L) 12/1 110 91
7 Mar 20 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G3 9-0 5/12 Salute The Soldier (8¾L) 100/30 113 96
9
(2)
Marie's Diamond silk
D
Marie's Diamond
J: Rowan Scott
T: Roger Fell
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Was smart for Mark Johnston in Britain but not bred for dirt; sold for 65,000gns in Oct
65370-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 100
Days: 90
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Oct 21 Asc Ascot 8f GS 2Hc 9-2 20/20 Aldaary (20L) 28/1 102 67
25 Sep 21 Nmk Newmarket 9f GF 2Hc 9-4 7/26 Bedouin's Story (4½L) 33/1 102 103
18 Sep 21 Ayr Ayr 8f Gd 2Hc 9-13 3/10 Revich (¾L) 12/1 101 107
30 Aug 21 Rip Ripon 8f Gd 2Hc 10-5 5/8 Garden Oasis (9¾L) 7/1 102 89
21 Aug 21 Chs Chester 7.5f Gd 2Hc 9-10 6/10 Fools Rush In (2L) 13/2 103 106
31 Jul 21 Ham Hamilton 8.5f GF 2Hc 10-0 2/5 Artistic Rifles (2¼L) 9/4F 103 108
10
(7)
Midnight Sands silk
CD
C
BF
Midnight Sands
J: Pat Dobbs
T: Doug Watson
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
C
6 x Course Winner - Won 6 times before at this course
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Course Specialist - 6 wins from 9 starts here (67%)
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (0%)
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 29 in the last 14 days (0%)
Form figures here read 211111187 including Group 3 win but needs to bounce back
8/187-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 109
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Dec 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs L 9-2 7/10 Tuz (8L) 7/4F 110 90
27 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G2 9-0 8/15 Secret Ambition (9½L) 6/4F 110 97
6 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G3 9-0 1/16 Chiefdom (2¼L) 15/2 107 111
7 Nov 20 Kee Keeneland 7f Fs 8-8 8/12 Sleepy Eyes Todd (16L) 124/10 - -
2 Oct 20 Kee Keeneland 6f Fs G2 8-8 7/9 Diamond Oops (5¾L) 63/10 - 91
5 Sep 20 Chu Churchill Downs 7f Fs 8-11 3/5 Bourbon Resolution (1¾L) 6/5F - -
11
(4)
Salute The Soldier silk
CD
C
D
Salute The Soldier
J: Adrie de Vries
T: Fawzi Abdulla Nass
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Three 1m-1m2f Group wins here; fifth in Dubai World Cup latest; lacks a recent run
/3115-
Age: 7
Weight: 9-0
OR: 113
Days: 293
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 10f Fs G1 9-0 5/12 Mystic Guide (7¼L) 13/2 115 109
6 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 10f Fs G1 9-0 1/11 Hypothetical (1¾L) 11/4F 113 115
11 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 9.5f Fs G2 9-0 1/9 Thegreatcollection (1L) 11/2 110 113
21 Jan 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G2 9-0 3/11 Military Law (2½L) 11/4 111 106
17 Dec 20 Mey Meydan 8f Fs L 9-4 4/7 Thegreatcollection (3¾L) 3/1 111 100
7 Mar 20 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G3 9-0 1/12 Axelrod (5½L) 13/2 108 117
12
(5)
Secret Ambition silk
CD
C
D
Secret Ambition t
J: Tadhg O'Shea
T: B Seemar
CD
4 x C&D Winner - Won 4 times before on this course at this distance
C
7 x Course Winner - Won 7 times before at this course
D
6 x Distance Winner - Won 6 times before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 5 wins from 15 in the last 14 days (33%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 8 wins from 32 in the last 14 days (25%)
Seven wins here including two Group races last season, notably Godolphin Mile in March
/2151-
Age: 9
Weight: 9-0
OR: 115
Days: 293
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G2 9-0 t 1/15 Golden Goal (6L) 12/1 109 116
6 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 10f Fs G1 9-0 t 5/11 Salute The Soldier (7L) 7/1 109 102
4 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G3 9-0 t 1/6 Hypothetical (3¾L) 5/2 109 109
22 Jan 21 Jeb Jebel Ali 8f Fs G3 9-0 t 2/12 Blown By Wind (4L) 13/8F 109 102
17 Dec 20 Mey Meydan 8f Fs L 9-2 t 2/7 Thegreatcollection (2¼L) 9/2 109 102
7 Mar 20 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G3 9-0 t 3/12 Salute The Soldier (6½L) 15/8F 112 102
13
(12)
Syrtis silk
D
Syrtis
J: Bernardo Pinheiro
T: A Al Shemaili
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
50-1 second to Imperial Empire in 7f conditions race on dirt/UAE/stable debut in December
2/602-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 97
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Dec 21 Mey Meydan 7f Fs 8-10 2/9 Imperial Empire (2¼L) 50/1 92 84
23 Jun 21 Sal Salisbury 8f GS 2Hc 10-1 t 12/12 Johan (32L) 22/1 101 37
10 May 21 Wdr Windsor 8f GS L 9-5 t1 6/6 Solid Stone (13L) 6/1 101 84
14 Oct 20 Sai Saint-Cloud 8f Hy L 9-2 2/7 Celestin (4L) 2/1F - 98
12 Sep 20 Cha Chantilly 8f Gd 9-0 1/8 Alexander James (hd) 57/10 - 97
27 Jul 20 Com Compiegne 8f GS 8-9 4/9 Tantpispoureux (3½L) 5/2J - 72
14
(6)
Thegreatcollection silk
CD
C
Thegreatcollection b
J: Pat Cosgrave
T: Doug Watson
CD
3 x C&D Winner - Won 3 times before on this course at this distance
C
4 x Course Winner - Won 4 times before at this course
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 29 in the last 14 days (0%)
2nd in this last year before some more creditable runs in defeat but held by some of these
22473-
Age: 8
Weight: 9-0
OR: 110
Days: 29
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Dec 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs L 9-0 b 3/10 Tuz (1½L) 11/2 111 103
27 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 10f Fs G1 9-0 b 7/12 Mystic Guide (12½L) 50/1 111 101
6 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 10f Fs G1 9-0 b 4/11 Salute The Soldier (6L) 9/2 111 104
11 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 9.5f Fs G2 9-0 b 2/9 Salute The Soldier (1L) 5/1 110 111
21 Jan 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G2 9-0 b 2/11 Military Law (1¼L) 10/1 105 109
17 Dec 20 Mey Meydan 8f Fs L 9-0 b 1/7 Secret Ambition (2¼L) 11/2 101 105
Verdict

An open race in which EASTERN WORLD appeals most. He has a fantastic pedigree for this track and shaped well on his first attempt.

Verdict silk image
Eastern World

Betting Forecast:

5/1 Kafoo,

11/2 Midnight Sands,

6/1 Salute The Soldier,

7/1 Eastern World,

Hypothetical,

Secret Ambition,

10/1 Golden Goal,

12/1 Imperial Empire,

Thegreatcollection,

20/1 Avant Garde,

Capezzano,

Kimbear,

25/1 Marie's Diamond,

Syrtis

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