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Al Fahidi Fort Presented By Mina By Azizi (Group 2) (Turf) Racecard

  • Channel: SK/RT
  • Distance: 7f
  • Going: Good
Runners
14

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(13)
Ajwad silk
C
D
Ajwad
J: Bernardo Pinheiro
T: R Bouresly
C
3 x Course Winner - Won 3 times before at this course
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 18 in the last 14 days (0%)
Three 1m-1m2f front-running wins here in 2019, smart at his best, but held since
/0585-
Age: 9
Weight: 9-0
OR: 96
Days: 288
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Apr 21 Mey Meydan 8f Gd 8-13 5/16 Alfareeq (5½L) 33/1 98 94
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
2
(3)
Alkaamel silk
CD
Alkaamel
J: Dane O'Neill
T: M Al Mheiri
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Came good again in minor C&D handicap latest but this is much tougher
2249-1
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 101
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Jan 22 Mey Meydan 7f Gd Hc 9-11 1/12 Dubai Mirage (1L) 14/1 95 101
16 Dec 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs L 9-0 9/10 Tuz (19½L) 20/1 95 63
2 Dec 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs 9-3 4/10 Everfast (12½L) 13/2 95 76
4 Nov 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs Hc 9-10 2/13 Gentile Bellini (1½L) 7/2J 94 99
8 Apr 21 Mey Meydan 7f Fs Hc 9-0 2/9 Bochart (2L) 5/1 94 99
19 Mar 21 Jeb Jebel Ali 7f Fs 9-0 6/15 Rodaini (10½L) 11/2 94 79
3
(8)
Could Be King silk
D
Could Be King
J: Pat Cosgrave
T: Niels Petersen
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Fifth in this last year; trained in Scandinavia these days; others have stronger form
25221-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 104
Days: 100
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
13 Oct 21 Ovr Ovrevoll 6f Gd 9-6 1/7 General De Vega (½L) 6/5F - -
19 Sep 21 Brp Bro Park 6f Gd L 9-4 2/10 General De Vega (½L) 7/5F - -
22 Aug 21 Ovr Ovrevoll 7f Gd L 9-6 2/8 Duca Di Como (1L) 7/2 - -
2 Jul 21 Hmb Hamburg 6f Sft G3 9-2 5/10 Majestic Colt (7L) 5/2 - 83
13 Jun 21 Brp Bro Park 6f GS L 9-4 2/12 General De Vega (1L) 6/5F - 91
25 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 7f Gd HcL 9-10 10/14 Zainhom (12L) 17/2 105 81
4
(9)
Garrulous silk
Garrulous
J: R Woodworth
T: M F De Kock
Decent in South Africa in 2020 but has plenty to prove now
2/78-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-0
OR: 103
Days: 92
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
21 Oct 21 Dea Deauville 6.5f St 9-0 ht 8/14 Rock Blanc (2¼L) 16/1 - 85
24 Sep 21 Cha Chantilly 6f GS 9-0 t 7/12 King Gold (4¾L) 68/10 - 78
29 Aug 20 Gre Greyville 6f Gd 3yG2 9-6 2/13 Erik The Red (½L) 8/5F - -
5
(12)
La Barrosa silk
D
La Barrosa
J: James Doyle
T: Charlie Appleby
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Going Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts on this ground (67%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 6 wins from 15 in the last 14 days (40%)
Below smart best when fading into third in 1m conditions race on return but should improve
/260-3
Age: 4
Weight: 9-0
OR: 108
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Jan 22 Mey Meydan 8f Gd 9-3 3/14 Path Of Thunder (3L) 5/2 108 102
15 Jun 21 Asc Ascot 8f GF 3yG1 9-0 10/13 Poetic Flare (12L) 16/1 108 96
22 May 21 Cur Curragh 8f Sft/Hy 3yG1 9-2 6/11 Mac Swiney (8L) 10/1 108 100
15 Apr 21 Nmk Newmarket 8f GF 3yG3 9-0 2/10 Master Of The Seas (¾L) 4/1 104 110
24 Oct 20 Sai Saint-Cloud 8f Hy 2yG1 9-0 5/6 Van Gogh (6¼L) 27/10 - 101
24 Sep 20 Nmk Newmarket 7f Gd 2yG3 9-0 1/6 Dark Lion (1L) 4/7F - 106
6
(5)
Land Of Legends silk
CD
D
Land Of Legends
J: Frankie Dettori
T: Saeed bin Suroor
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Distance Specialist - 4 wins from 5 starts at this distance (80%)
Won this race on last year's reappearance; two creditable runs in defeat afterwards
0/155-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 111
Days: 300
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 9f Gd G1 9-0 5/12 Lord North (5½L) 40/1 112 111
20 Feb 21 Jan Riyadh 7f GF 9-0 5/11 Space Blues (2¼L) 12/1 - 112
21 Jan 21 Mey Meydan 7f Gd G2 9-0 1/10 D'bai (¾L) 13/2 105 114
7 Mar 20 Mey Meydan 6f Gd G3 9-0 p 10/16 Wildman Jack (11½L) 8/1 105 79
20 Feb 20 Mey Meydan 8f Gd Hc 9-6 2/15 Epic Hero (4½L) 9/4F 105 104
30 Jan 20 Mey Meydan 8f Gd Hc 9-5 2/16 Salute The Soldier (½L) 6/1 103 108
7
(10)
Manjeer silk
D
Manjeer t
J: Eddy Hardouin
T: Carina Fey
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Smart in Europe, twice Group 3 placed, but has a bit to find in this company; outsider
83555-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 98
Days: 41
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Dec 21 Dea Deauville 7.5f St L 8-13 t 5/11 Amilcar (4L) 31/1 - 97
13 Nov 21 Lin Lingfield (AW) 6f St L 9-3 t 5/11 Good Effort (2¾L) 40/1 101 104
25 Sep 21 Dre Dresden 7f Gd G3 9-2 5/12 Alpen Rose (3½L) 15/2 - 101
4 Sep 21 Bad Baden-Baden 6f GS G3 9-4 3/12 Kitty Marion (4¼L) 127/10 - 96
29 Aug 21 Dea Deauville 8f Gd G3 9-0 t 8/11 Dilawar (8½L) 30/1 - 90
14 Aug 21 Dea Deauville 6.5f St 9-0 t 3/7 Good Effort (1½L) 10/1 - 99
8
(4)
Naval Crown silk
C
D
Naval Crown
J: William Buick
T: Charlie Appleby
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Going Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts on this ground (67%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 6 wins from 15 in the last 14 days (40%)
Made all in 1m Listed race here last year; more smart form in defeat over 7f-1m back in GB
12428-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-0
OR: 111
Days: 194
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Jul 21 Dea Deauville 7f VSft 3yG1 9-2 8/13 Laws Of Indices (10½L) 5/1 - 85
19 Jun 21 Asc Ascot 7f Sft 3yG3 9-1 2/18 Creative Force (1¼L) 5/1J 111 112
1 May 21 Nmk Newmarket 8f GF 3yG1 9-0 4/14 Poetic Flare (3L) 50/1 111 113
14 Apr 21 Nmk Newmarket 7f Gd 3yHcL 9-6 2/7 Tactical (nk) 2/1F 108 111
25 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 8f Gd 3yL 8-9 1/6 Master Of The Seas (1¾L) 11/4 104 112
4 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs 3yG3 9-0 3/6 Mouheeb (4L) 11/4 104 96
9
(14)
Sanary silk
D
BF
Sanary t
J: Per-Anders Graberg
T: Nina Lensvik
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Multiple wins at a lower level in Europe; it's unlikely he's up to this
8/142-
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 104
Days: 138
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Sep 21 Kla Klampenborg 7f Gd Hc 9-13 2/9 Lost Empire (½L) 30/100F - -
22 Aug 21 Ovr Ovrevoll 7f Gd L 9-6 4/8 Duca Di Como (4L) 33/10 - -
24 Jul 21 Kla Klampenborg 7f GS 9-13 1/8 Sandtastic (2½L) 17/10F - -
23 Aug 20 Ovr Ovrevoll 9f Gd G3 9-4 8/13 Kick On (7¼L) 36/1 - 84
2 May 20 Kla Klampenborg 9f Gd L 9-4 3/11 Freestyler (1½L) 165/10 - -
25 Jun 19 Lcl Le Croise-Laroche 9f GF 3y 9-3 1/12 Ababeel (2½L) 49/10 - -
10
(11)
Spirit Of Light silk
CD
D
Spirit Of Light t
J: Tadhg O'Shea
T: E Charpy
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
C&D maiden win last season and won Abu Dhabi handicap this term, but this looks beyond him
56123-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 101
Days: 33
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Dec 21 Abu Abu Dhabi 7f Gd 9-3 t 3/10 Alfareeq (3L) 103 99
5 Dec 21 Abu Abu Dhabi 8f Gd L 9-2 t 2/13 Moqtarreb (nk) 91 104
7 Nov 21 Abu Abu Dhabi 7f Gd Hc 9-1 t 1/16 Raakezz (2½L) 84 93
8 Apr 21 Mey Meydan 7f Gd Hc 9-6 b 6/16 Bawaasil (3½L) 13/2 85 82
11 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs Hc 8-10 b 5/13 Desert Peace (2L) 25/1 85 82
19 Feb 21 Jeb Jebel Ali 7f Fs Hc 9-3 b 10/15 Karaginsky (10½L) 16/1 85 64
11
(2)
Storm Damage silk
D
Storm Damage
J: Hector Crouch
T: Saeed bin Suroor
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
3-4 in Britain last year, winning two 7f-1m novices and 1m Class 2 Newmarket handicap
1911-
Age: 4
Weight: 9-0
OR: 108
Days: 167
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Aug 21 Nmk Newmarket (July) 8f Gd 23yHc 9-7 1/4 Far Hope (5½L) 5/4F 97 113
16 Jul 21 Nmk Newmarket (July) 8f GF 4Nv 9-9 1/6 Valiant Prince (1L) 10/11F 90 98
19 Jun 21 Asc Ascot 7f Sft 3yG3 9-1 9/18 Creative Force (11L) 10/1 - 85
2 Jun 21 Kem Kempton (AW) 7f St/Slw 4Nv 9-2 1/13 Thaler (3½L) 3/1 - 95
12
(1)
Story Of Light silk
Story Of Light
J: Mickael Barzalona
T: A bin Harmash
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (0%)
Useful, hardy type on dirt and turf but no evidence he's up to this task
/5323-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 103
Days: 36
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Dec 21 Mey Meydan 7f Fs 9-2 3/9 Kafoo (13½L) 4/1 103 72
26 Nov 21 Jeb Jebel Ali 6f Fs 9-0 2/8 Al Tariq (nk) 11/2 95 100
29 Oct 21 Jeb Jebel Ali 6f Fs Hc 9-2 3/12 Ababil (1½L) 8/1 95 100
11 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 5f Gd Hc 9-2 5/10 Motafaawit (7¼L) 11/2 96 82
6 Feb 20 Mey Meydan 7f Gd 3y 8-10 3/14 Bella Fever (¾L) 9/1 86 95
9 Jan 20 Mey Meydan 6f Gd 3y 9-0 4/15 Platinum Star (2¼L) 10/1 86 85
13
(6)
Ventura Rebel silk
Ventura Rebel v
J: Ray Dawson
T: A bin Harmash
Smart in Europe but ran poorly when last seen in August; gets a headgear switch
/5807-
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 105
Days: 166
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Aug 21 Cur Curragh 6f Y G3 9-9 p 7/7 Gustavus Weston (18L) 15/2 107 52
26 Jun 21 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 6f St G3 9-6 p 10/13 Chil Chil (8¼L) 14/1 108 92
19 Jun 21 Asc Ascot 6f Sft G1 9-3 p 8/12 Dream Of Dreams (4½L) 22/1 108 107
12 May 21 Yor York 6f GS G2 9-8 p 5/12 Starman (5L) 50/1 108 104
26 Sep 20 Cur Curragh 6f Gd G3 9-5 p1 1/11 Forever In Dreams (½L) 10/1 101 108
6 Sep 20 Yor York 6f Gd L 9-0 v1 6/9 Starman (8½L) 18/1 104 88
14
(7)
Zainhom silk
CD
D
Zainhom v
J: Antonio Fresu
T: M Al Mheiri
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 7 wins from 21 in the last 14 days (33%)
Won C&D handicap last Feb; yet to find his form this term; probably not good enough anyway
0677-8
Age: 8
Weight: 9-0
OR: 104
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Jan 22 Mey Meydan 8f Gd 9-3 v 8/14 Path Of Thunder (7¾L) 33/1 107 92
16 Dec 21 Mey Meydan 6f Fs Hc 9-4 v 7/9 Rich And Famous (18½L) 16/1 78 31
14 Nov 21 Abu Abu Dhabi 8f Gd 9-6 v 7/14 Mailshot (6L) 108 95
29 Oct 21 Jeb Jebel Ali 7f Fs Hc 9-5 v 6/14 Eshtiraak (12½L) 9/2 80 53
27 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 9f Gd G1 9-0 v 11/12 Lord North (13½L) 80/1 110 95
6 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 9f Gd G1 9-0 v 6/11 Lord Glitters (2¼L) 28/1 103 113
Verdict

The Godolphin runners are the horse to focus on, with NAVAL CROWN taken to prove best. Land Of Legends won this last year.

Verdict silk image
Naval Crown

Betting Forecast:

13/8 Naval Crown,

7/2 La Barrosa,

Land Of Legends,

7/1 Storm Damage,

20/1 Alkaamel,

Could Be King,

Zainhom,

25/1 Garrulous,

Ventura Rebel,

33/1 Manjeer,

Spirit Of Light,

50/1 Ajwad,

Sanary,

Story Of Light

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