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Godolphin Mile Sponsored By Nakheel (Group 2) (Dirt) Racecard

  • Channel: SK/RT
  • Distance: 1m
  • Going: Fast
Runners
16

Type
All Weather

Surface
Dirt

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(2)
Al Nefud silk
CD
Al Nefud
J: Tadhg O'Shea
T: B Seemar
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
Course Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts here (67%)
Going Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts on this ground (67%)
Two dominant wins over C&D before 2nd to World Cup hopeful Hot Rod Charlie in 9.5f Group 2
231-12
Age: 4
Weight: 9-0
OR: 111
Days: 50
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Feb 22 Mey Meydan 9.5f Fs G2 8-13 2/12 Hot Rod Charlie (5¼L) 8/1 104 112
7 Jan 22 Mey Meydan 8f Fs 4y 9-3 1/7 Desert Wisdom (2¼L) 4/9F 96 102
23 Dec 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs 8-9 1/5 Atlantic Sky (6¼L) 5/4F 80 89
29 Apr 21 Lin Lingfield (AW) 12f St 53yNv 9-2 3/6 Mandoob (3½L) 7/4 - 80
7 Apr 21 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 10f St/Slw 43yNv 9-5 2/5 Bay Bridge (5L) 11/10F - 84
19 Mar 21 Lin Lingfield (AW) 10f St 53yNv 9-5 2/6 Polling Day (2¾L) 13/8 - 76
2
(15)
Algiers silk
D
Algiers
J: James Doyle
T: Simon & Ed Crisford
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Won Group 3 Jebel Ali Mile latest, but more needed and has a tough draw
335-21
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 107
Days: 42
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Feb 22 Jeb Jebel Ali 8f Fs G3 9-0 1/12 Remorse (1½L) 6/1 107 106
29 Jan 22 Jeb Jebel Ali 10f Fs 9-6 2/9 Lost Eden (2¼L) 4/1 107 104
5 Sep 21 Lon Longchamp 10f GS G3 9-1 5/6 Dawn Intello (2¼L) 18/5 - 104
15 Aug 21 Dea Deauville 10f Gd G3 9-0 3/7 Wally (¾L) 9/1 - 109
21 Jul 21 Vic Vichy 10f GS G3 9-4 3/6 Grand Glory (4L) 61/10 - 104
26 Jun 21 Com Compiegne 10f Hy L 9-0 1/9 Dream Works (¾L) 33/10 - 108
3
(8)
Bankit silk
D
BF
Bankit t
J: Jose L Ortiz
T: Steven Asmussen
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Big performance to win minor stakes race over 1m at Belmont last May, but track was muddy
2/13-5
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 107
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Feb 22 Oak Oaklawn Park 8f Fs 8-7 5/10 Runnin' Ray (5L) 19/10F - -
17 Jul 21 Mon Monmouth Park 9f Fs G3 8-10 3/6 Dr Post (3L) 3/1 - 101
31 May 21 Blm Belmont Park 8f M Hc 8-11 1/6 Danny California (13½L) 49/20 - -
24 Oct 20 Blm Belmont Park 9f Fs Hc 8-9 2/7 Mr. Buff (3¼L) 26/5 - -
26 Sep 20 Chu Churchill Downs 8f Fs G3 8-9 7/12 Mr. Money (3L) 112/10 - 96
12 Jun 20 Blm Belmont Park 8f Fs Hc 8-11 3/9 Funny Guy (1½L) 43/10 - -
4
(1)
Bathrat Leon silk
D
Bathrat Leon
J: Ryusei Sakai
T: Yoshito Yahagi
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (0%)
Japanese runner; won 1m turf Grade 2 at home last April, but well beaten on sole dirt try
0000-9
Age: 4
Weight: 9-0
OR: 108
Days: 80
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Jan 22 Chk Chukyo 8f GF HcG3 8-9 9/16 Zadar (3¾L) 89/10 - 100
13 Nov 21 Tok Tokyo 8f St G3 9-0 13/16 Soliste Thunder (10L) 207/10 - 93
23 Oct 21 Tok Tokyo 8f GF G2 8-9 12/17 Songline (7¾L) 137/10 - 95
12 Sep 21 Nak Nakayama 8f GF HcG3 8-7 15/16 Catedral (7½L) 26/5 - -
30 May 21 Tok Tokyo 12f GF 3yG1 9-0 15/17 Shahryar (18L) 53/1 - 93
9 May 21 Tok Tokyo 8f GF 3yG1 9-0 UR/18 Schnell Meister () 18/5 - -
5
(6)
Desert Wisdom silk
CD
Desert Wisdom v
J: Adrie de Vries
T: A Al Shemaili
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 13 in the last 14 days (0%)
Won C&D G3 Burj Nahaar, helped by getting dream ground-saving run on the rail from post 1
1-2291
Age: 4
Weight: 9-0
OR: 111
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Mar 22 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G3 9-0 v 1/11 Mubakker (1½L) 33/1 96 111
12 Feb 22 Jeb Jebel Ali 8f Fs G3 9-0 v 9/12 Algiers (13L) 14/1 96 82
28 Jan 22 Mey Meydan 8f Fs 9-1 v 2/9 Discovery Island (nk) 15/8 96 96
7 Jan 22 Mey Meydan 8f Fs 4y 9-0 v 2/7 Al Nefud (2¼L) 12/1 90 94
24 Dec 21 Jeb Jebel Ali 7f Fs 3y 8-11 v 1/8 Al Murqab (1½L) 40/1 - 94
7 Jun 21 Lei Leicester 8f GF 4Md 9-3 11/14 Baaeed (19½L) 10/1 - 42
6
(16)
Dubai Icon silk
C
D
Dubai Icon v
J: Pat Cosgrave
T: Saeed bin Suroor
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (0%)
Seventh in this last year from gate 14; now in 16; not up to this
72-100
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 110
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Mar 22 Mey Meydan 10f Fs G1 9-0 v 11/14 Hypothetical (25L) 16/1 111 68
11 Feb 22 Mey Meydan 10f Fs L 9-6 v 10/13 Appreciated (22L) 7/2 111 84
21 Jan 22 Mey Meydan 10f Fs 8-10 v 1/16 Remorse (8½L) 16/1 99 109
14 Oct 21 Cfd Chelmsford (AW) 8f St 3Hc 10-0 2/12 You're Hired (¾L) 100/30F 97 104
6 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G3 9-0 v 7/16 Midnight Sands (5¾L) 22/1 98 98
18 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 10f Fs HcL 9-0 v 2/10 New Trails (2L) 11/2 96 97
7
(11)
Full Flat silk
D
Full Flat
J: Hiroto Yoshihara
T: Hideyuki Mori
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Japanese runner who won the 1m Saudi Derby in 2020; off since July of the same year
/2160/
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 107
Days: 626
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Jul 20 Ohi Ohi 10f St 3yL 8-11 12/13 Danon Pharaoh (10½L) - -
21 Jun 20 Tok Tokyo 8f St 3yG3 8-11 6/16 Cafe Pharoah (10½L) 241/10 - -
29 Feb 20 Jan Riyadh 8f Fs 3y 8-9 1/13 Mishriff (2¼L) 16/1 - 111
18 Jan 20 Kyo Kyoto 9f St 3y 8-11 2/5 Hakuai Windsor (1¾L) 74/10 - -
1 Nov 19 Sna Santa Anita 8.5f Fs 2yG1 8-10 5/8 Storm The Court (8¼L) 80/1 - 96
12 Oct 19 Kyo Kyoto 7f Sft 2y 8-9 5/11 Lauda Sion (8¾L) 105/10 - 60
8
(10)
Golden Goal silk
CD
C
D
Golden Goal
J: Pat Dobbs
T: Doug Watson
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
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
6l second to Secret Ambition in this race last year; won C&D G2 in Jan, not so good latest
424-18
Age: 8
Weight: 9-0
OR: 108
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Mar 22 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G3 9-0 8/11 Desert Wisdom (8L) 9/2 110 93
14 Jan 22 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G2 9-0 1/14 Secret Ambition (1½L) 28/1 107 113
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) 16/1 102 102
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
9
(12)
Great Scot silk
D
Great Scot t
J: Adel Alfouraidi
T: A Mishrif
D
7 x Distance Winner - Won 7 times before at this distance
Distance Specialist - 7 wins from 13 starts at this distance (54%)
Going Specialist - 5 wins from 8 starts on this ground (63%)
Smart dirt form in Saudi Arabia but this looks a bit too competitive for him
1311-2
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 112
Days: 70
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Jan 22 Jan Riyadh 8f Fs 9-2 2/13 Emblem Road (1L) - 111
11 Dec 21 Jan Riyadh 8f Fs 9-2 1/12 Emirates Currency (4½L) - -
19 Nov 21 Jan Riyadh 8f Fs 9-11 1/8 Whip Nae Nae (5¾L) - -
20 Feb 21 Jan Riyadh 9f Fs 9-0 t 3/14 Mishriff (7½L) 66/1 - 107
16 Jan 21 Jan Riyadh 8f Fs L 9-0 1/18 Maypole (4L) - 111
18 Dec 20 Jan Riyadh 8f Fs 9-10 1/19 Nicklaus (3L) - -
10
(5)
Mubakker silk
C
Mubakker
J: Dane O'Neill
T: Doug Watson
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
Cold Recent Form Jockey - 0 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (0%)
Just stretched by 1m when having a wide trip and denied by Desert Wisdom in Group 3 latest
/31-12
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 111
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Mar 22 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G3 9-0 2/11 Desert Wisdom (1½L) 7/2 111 108
28 Jan 22 Mey Meydan 7f Fs 9-3 1/11 Island Rule (1L) 11/4 108 110
9 Dec 21 Mey Meydan 6f Fs 9-3 1/8 On The Warpath (2½L) 6/4F 104 107
8 Apr 21 Mey Meydan 7f Fs Hc 9-11 3/9 Bochart (3¼L) 5/2F 104 107
27 Jun 20 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 6f St G3 9-3 11/11 Judicial (9¾L) 13/8F 104 83
2 Jun 20 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 6f St/Slw 2Hc 9-2 1/11 Glen Shiel (2¾L) 7/4F 95 112
11
(4)
Pogo silk
D
Pogo
J: Kieran Shoemark
T: Charles Hills
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Smart turf runner but not bred for dirt; others more likely
6327-5
Age: 6
Weight: 9-0
OR: 112
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Feb 22 Jan Riyadh 7f GF G3 9-0 5/14 Songline (4¼L) 7/1 - 105
19 Nov 21 Sak Sakhir 10f Gd G3 9-2 7/13 Lord Glitters (7L) - 102
24 Sep 21 Nmk Newmarket 8f GF G2 9-4 2/7 Benbatl (¾L) 14/1 110 113
28 Aug 21 Goo Goodwood 8f GF G2 9-4 3/9 Lavender's Blue (2L) 18/1 110 111
21 Aug 21 Yor York 7f Gd G2 9-6 6/9 Space Blues (8¾L) 14/1 112 92
15 Jun 21 Asc Ascot 8f GF G1 9-0 5/11 Palace Pier (5L) 66/1 112 110
12
(3)
Secret Ambition silk
CD
C
D
Secret Ambition t
J: Antonio Fresu
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
Front-running win in this race last year from stall 2; ran well in Saudi; contender again
151-27
Age: 9
Weight: 9-0
OR: 112
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Feb 22 Jan Riyadh 9f Fs G1 9-0 t 7/14 Emblem Road (13½L) 66/1 - 93
14 Jan 22 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G2 9-0 t 2/14 Golden Goal (1½L) 7/2 115 110
27 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G2 9-0 t 1/15 Golden Goal (6L) 12/1 109 114
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
13
(9)
Snapper Sinclair silk
D
Snapper Sinclair t
J: Luis Saez
T: Steven Asmussen
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
US runner; 25-1 fourth in this last year when having wide off-the-pace trip from gate 14
1265-6
Age: 7
Weight: 9-0
OR: 108
Days: 70
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
15 Jan 22 Oak Oaklawn Park 8f Fs L 8-10 6/9 Rated R Superstar (6L) 124/10 - -
19 Dec 21 Twp Turfway Park 8.5f Fs 3y 8-12 5/7 Cross Border (4½L) 2/1 - -
6 Nov 21 Dma Del Mar 8f Fs G1 9-0 6/8 Life Is Good (12L) 14/1 - 99
1 Oct 21 Sna Santa Anita 6.5f Fm G2 8-12 2/9 Lieutenant Dan (½L) 39/10 - 111
8 Sep 21 Knd Kentucky Downs 8.5f Fm L 8-10 1/9 Bob And Jackie (¾L) 2/1F - -
29 Apr 21 Chu Churchill Downs 8f Gd 8-6 2/8 Set Piece (1¼L) 48/10 - -
14
(13)
Soliste Thunder silk
D
Soliste Thunder h
J: Cristian Demuro
T: Daisuke Takayanagi
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Won 1m dirt Grade 3 in November and fourth in 1m dirt Grade 1 February Stakes at Tokyo
031-94
Age: 7
Weight: 9-0
OR: 114
Days: 34
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
20 Feb 22 Tok Tokyo 8f M G1 9-0 4/16 Cafe Pharoah (3¼L) 8/1 - 109
30 Jan 22 Tok Tokyo 7f St G3 9-0 9/16 T M South Dan (4¼L) 29/10F - 96
13 Nov 21 Tok Tokyo 8f St G3 8-11 1/16 Air Spinel (1¼L) 56/10 - 111
11 Oct 21 Mka Morioka 8f S L 9-0 3/16 Arctos (2¾L) - -
8 Aug 21 Hak Hakodate 8.5f St G3 8-11 10/14 Suave Aramis (8¼L) 29/10 - -
5 May 21 Fun Funabashi 8f St L 9-0 2/12 Casino Fountain (nse) - -
15
(7)
Storm Damage silk
D
Storm Damage
J: Christophe Soumillon
T: Saeed bin Suroor
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Course Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts here (67%)
Has recorded the two fastest 7f turf times here on last two starts; may take to this test
11-411
Age: 4
Weight: 9-0
OR: 115
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Mar 22 Mey Meydan 7f Gd 9-6 1/16 Mutafawwig (1¾L) 11/4 111 117
11 Feb 22 Mey Meydan 7f Gd L 9-3 1/16 Mutafawwig (3¼L) 11/2 108 113
21 Jan 22 Mey Meydan 7f Gd G2 9-0 4/14 Naval Crown (1½L) 6/1 108 107
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
16
(14)
Tuz silk
CD
D
BF
Tuz
J: William Buick
T: B Seemar
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Can start slowly and not easy to win with, for all that he did land C&D Listed race in Dec
301-33
Age: 5
Weight: 9-0
OR: 107
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
5 Mar 22 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G3 9-0 3/11 Desert Wisdom (2¼L) 3/1F 105 106
4 Feb 22 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G3 9-0 3/8 Hypothetical (3¾L) 9/4J 106 106
16 Dec 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs L 9-0 1/10 Eastern World (1¼L) 16/1 105 106
27 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G2 9-0 10/15 Secret Ambition (10½L) 9/1 105 93
6 Mar 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs G3 9-0 3/16 Midnight Sands (2½L) 7/2 100 106
18 Feb 21 Mey Meydan 8f Fs Hc 9-1 4/10 Hypothetical (2¾L) 12/1 100 101
Verdict

This can go to AL NEFUD, who won both starts over C&D before a fine second to World Cup contender Hot Rod Charlie going 9.5f.

Verdict silk image
Al Nefud

Betting Forecast:

9/4 Al Nefud,

11/2 Secret Ambition,

7/1 Storm Damage,

8/1 Mubakker,

10/1 Soliste Thunder,

12/1 Bankit,

14/1 Desert Wisdom,

16/1 Golden Goal,

Great Scot,

20/1 Algiers,

Full Flat,

Pogo,

Snapper Sinclair,

25/1 Bathrat Leon,

Tuz,

50/1 Dubai Icon

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